A day out at Dovedale

The whole boarding community enjoyed a fabulous day out in the fine British weather at Dovedale. We reached the top of Thorpe Cloud with many of the pupils showing great agility, fitness and 'mountain goat' navigation of some tricky terrain. There...


Orienteering ~ Calke Park

In glorious sunshine at Calke Park, Jake from Year 8 had an excellent run on a light green course, achieving a result that placed him in the top half of all finishers and was the best time of anyone in his age class. Jake has progressed well throu...


Youth Speaks 2017

Abbotsolme played host to the Uttoxeter 'Youth Speaks' Public Speaking competition on Thursday 18 May. Millie from Year 7 achieved second place in the competition. The event involves pupils from Year 7-8 making speeches of 5 minutes duration on a...


Spanish Food Tasting

Year 9 have been studying the topic of food this term and on Wednesday we tried some typical Spanish foods – Spanish omelette, olives, Manchegan cheese, chorizo and cured ham. Some pupils were a little reluctant to try the olives but at the...


Year 10 Camps 2017

The Year 10 camp is a challenge to complete a 30 mile journey across The Lake District using boats, bikes and boots. This year we were graced with blue skies and sunshine for the duration of the camp, which was a blessing, and helped with the g...

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