Head’s Blog

Saturday 11th March

The highlight of the week has to have been the hatching of the chicks! Amidst all the major events of school life the emergence of new-born chicks from their eggs created huge interest and excitement. It was wonderful to see the sheer delight and curiosity of the Prep School children as they raced in each morning to find out what progress there had been overnight.Read More

World Book Day

We celebrated World Book Day on Tuesday 28th February this year, two days early so that all the Years 4, 5 and 6 pupils on the Aylmerton trip didn’t miss out. The book character fancy dress costumes were superb all the way from Year 1 to Year 11 and including many members of staff, too.Read More

Head’s Blog

It’s just over a week now since the ski trip returned and a number of parents remarked on just how well it went. The accompanying staff did a wonderful job and the pupils were a real credit to the school. Stoke’s unique ethos was very much in evidence. In the words of one parent, “One of the things I love about Stoke is the way pupils of widely varying ages interact so well together.  It is something that really marks out Stoke as being different to other schools.”

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Science Facelift

It’s been a busy time at Stoke College during the Christmas break! The Chemistry Lab has had new flooring fitted as well as ceiling and walls painted, the Biology Lab has had the ceilings refreshed and Physics has also had new carpet and redecorations. None of this would have been possible, in what is a relatively short break without the great dedication of our Maintenance Team and external contractors, big thank you to Blakes Decorators Ltd and Superior Finish for helping us with the facelift!

PTA Christmas Bazaar

Once again the PTA worked like Trojans with special help from the children in Years 4, 5 and 6 to produce another successful Christmas Bazaar last Friday. The hall was looking festive and Santa was the usual central attraction in his grotto.Read More

PTA Christmas Bazaar

The annual PTA Christmas Bazaar closed a very busy week last week with two hours of fun and creativity. Between the members of the PTA, the Prep School staff and Prep pupils, there was a great variety of fun stalls to visit on Friday afternoon and once the Senior School and parents joined in, the Sports Hall became a real Christmas market.Read More