Inspiring a Love of Languages

Inspiring a Love of Languages

Head of School, Dee (Upper Sixth, Gascoigne), and Head of Harcourt, Tara (Upper Sixth, Harcourt), shared their passion for languages with pupils across the School in the first student-led Modern Foreign Languages Day. They organised an array of linguistic and cultural...
Finding a Fève – La Fête des Rois

Finding a Fève – La Fête des Rois

La Fête des Rois is always a popular feature of the Prep School calendar and a welcome start to the Lent Term for staff and pupils alike. The festive French-style celebration of Epiphany sees pupils excitedly watch as the galette is cut to find out who has been...
Fourth Form CEW Trip to Barcelona

Fourth Form CEW Trip to Barcelona

A group of Fourth Form linguists visited Barcelona. The first day was packed with activities which included a visit to Port Vell, the newly renovated harbour, and a walk up the Ramblas. In the nearby Barri Gotic (Catalan for Gothic Quarter) the group admired the...
A Final Farewell to French Friends

A Final Farewell to French Friends

We were delighted to welcome our French exchange partners back to England for their leg of the Fourth Form exchange. Their respective Cokethorpe families welcomed them with happiness and hoorays as friends were reunited. Weekends were with filled some quintessentially...
Putting Linguistic Skills to the Test

Putting Linguistic Skills to the Test

Second and Third Form pupils had the opportunity to put their Spanish skills to the test as they watched a performance of Mi Personalidad from the Onatti Theatre Company, all in Spanish. Whilst the language used was authentic and complex at times, our linguists showed...