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Half Term Bulletin



Monday 22nd – Friday 26th September

Posted on Sep 19, 2014

Dear Parents, I am impressed with how the children have settled in to the new academic year, they are enthusiastic about learning and I am observing good manners and care and consideration for others, which is very pleasing. I was delighted to see so many of you at the Welcome Tea for parents in the […]

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Monday 12th – Friday 16th May

Posted on May 8, 2014

Snippets from Chard School History: I was priviledged to host a visit of three Old Cerdics last week – two of whom survived the Great Fire of Chard School in 1959 when Wyndham House burned to the ground (the wing that extended beyond our current dining room and art room).  They wandered around the school recounting […]

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Tuesday 6th May – Friday 9th May

Posted on May 2, 2014

Thank you to everyone for all your efforts in getting the school ready for the Open Day. If you kindly put up an Open Day promotional sign, please could you take it down as soon as possible and return it to the school office. Junior Prep Club now runs from 3.30 – 4.00 pm with […]

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Monday 28th April – Friday 2nd May

Posted on Apr 25, 2014

Term is now in full swing so thank you to all the children, staff and parents for your patience.  The children have settled in brilliantly and the sun has shone!  We may have some minor teething problems over the next few weeks, so please continue to be patient as we bed down into the term. Following feedback from staff and […]

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Wednesday 23rd April – Friday 25th April

Posted on Apr 23, 2014

Wednesday 23rd April 8.00-8.40am Breakfast Club 8.50am Term Begins 3.30 – 4.00pm Junior Prep Club 4.00-5.00pm Cricket 4.00-5.00pm Bug Garden Club Thursday 24th April 8.00-8.40am Breakfast Club Paul Cawley-Wakefield in School 12.50-1.15pm French Club 3.30-4.00pm Junior Prep Club 4.00-5.00pm Inter house sport 4.00-5.00pm French Club 7.00pm Governor Meeting Friday 25th April 8.00-8.40am Breakfast Club 8.40am […]

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Monday 31st March – Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Posted on Mar 28, 2014

Message from the Friends: A big thank you to everyone who has supported us this term.  Watch this space for news of events next term! Happy Easter to you all, The Friends Committee In School this week: MONDAY 31st   Concert Dress Rehearsal County hockey practice: 3.30pm – 4.30pm TUESDAY 1st Concert: 2pm Church of […]

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Monday 24th March – Friday 28th March

Posted on Mar 21, 2014

Chard School’s Vision The vision for Chard School can be viewed by clicking here and is posted on the ‘About Us’ section of the website. Snippets from Chard School History:  The current Elizabethan school house has been one since 1671 when it was left by William Symes’ grandson to be a school.  The school house bears the date 1583 […]

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Monday 17th March – Friday 21st March 2014

Posted on Mar 14, 2014

Snippets from Chard School History:  Advertisement for the school in 1828 – “The School House is situated in the most salubrious part of Chard and is very commodious.  The School Room is spacious and healthy, to which a playground is attached and enclosed so as to prevent communication with the town.  Mr Fayrer’s (Headmaster) pupils […]

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Monday 10th – Friday 14th March 2014

Posted on Mar 9, 2014

Message from the Friends … We have had 2 successful film events this term.  Tintin raised £89 and congratulations go to Isabella who won the film raffle.  Our Peppa Pig coffee morning with our younger children proved very successful – especially for the Dads!  We raised £57 towards the Friends funds so thank you to […]

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Monday 3rd March – Friday 7th March

Posted on Feb 28, 2014

In School this week: Sporting successes:  Congratulations to our football team – through to the National ISA Championships and to our hockey players who are through to the Somerset County Finals! Pancake Day:  Symes are entering into the spirit of Pancake Day on Tuesday 4th with a sale of their own pancakes at break time.  […]

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