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It All Starts at Pilgrims

With another Pilgrims Open Day on the horizon we wanted to talk in this blog about planning for your little one’s e...

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New Year Challenges, New Year Promises

Having successfully negotiated the first term of a new academic year, our children are now settled into their school ...

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Endings and New Beginnings

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Advent: the gift of preparation

Advent is the festival before Christmas that is all about preparation.  It begins on the nearest Sunday to St Andrew...

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The Way We Are

At this time of year, we are:

1. Proud that everyone has settled in after the summer holiday...

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The Beauty of Autumn

Every season has its own special appeal.  Spring is full of the hope of new life emerging from the cold of winter; s...

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Pilgrims School presents Shakespeare for Beginners

We are now in the 400th year since the death of William Shakespeare. The words of Shakespeare have been ad...

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Summer Fun – looking for things to do in Bedford over the summer holiday?

Here are some suggestions for child-friendly activities on your doorstep.

As the summer holid...

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How Competitive Should Sports Day Be?

When it comes to sport at school and the question of how competitive it should it be, there are inevitably a wide ran...

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The Joy of a Career Working in Childcare

There are few jobs more rewarding than working with children and playing a vital role in their education during their...

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Bee Inspired

We have an inherent love of nature at Pilgrims, and our children are introduced at a very young age to everything tha...

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Little Green Fingers

Children, gardening and outdoor play are an obvious combination.  Most children love having the opportunity to play ...

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Encouraging a love of books

Reading is so incredibly important to a child’s development – it introduces them to new words and ideas; it s...

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Christmas at a Pre-Prep

Christmas is always a special, magical time at Pilgrims School.  The air is full of festive anticipation and the chi...

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Little Acts of Kindness …

At Pilgrims we want our children to be familiar with and understand the concept of helping others, reflecting the sch...

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Encouraging creativity

At Pilgrims we focus on making learning fun because young children learn through play and are far more likely to enga...

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Welcome to our new school blog

At Pilgrims School we place a huge emphasis on educating and inspiring children within a friendly and supportive envi...

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Year 2 Priory Marina trip

Our Year 2 children had a wonderful start to the new term with a trip to Priory Marina as part of their autumn term t...

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Bedford Park Proms 2015

Our school choir was proud to perform at this year’s Proms in the Park on Saturday 1 August. We would like to thank...

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Pilgrims Talent Show

Well done to all the contestants in this year’s Talent Show Final – the judges were very impressed.  A...

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500 cobbles!

As part of our birthday celebrations, the school will be creating a new ‘art installation’.  This will r...

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Smile!

Smile everyone!  We would like to say a big “Thank You” to Mrs Lucy Edwards and her colleagues at Fuji F...

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Local artist applauds young talent

Local painter and illustrator, Alasdair Bright, was the guest of honour at o...

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Ahhhhhh!

Look what happened overnight!  All ten chicks have arrived safely – please meet Rosie, Fluffy, Benedict, Norri...

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New arrivals

Without wishing to sound like Chris Packham from BBC’s Springwatch, we’re very excited to announce some n...

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Parents’ Breakfast

A reminder about the Parents’ Breakfast on Wednesday 6th May from 9am in the dining room.  This is an opportun...

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Feathery friend visit

We had another feathery friend visit us today!  Keira the barn owl came to visit the children in Year 1, although lo...

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Water development at Pilgrims!

Mayor Dave Hodgson has officially opened a fabulous new pond development at Pilgrims Pre Preparatory School on Brickh...

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Parent Facebook page is now live

We are delighted to announce that we are now live on Facebook!

We have made the decision to open a Closed Grou...

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Tea is served!

The children from Year 2 invited their parents to a very special Victorian Tea Party. They were very proud of the fac...

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Snow fun!

The snow is here and so are we!

The children (and staff) spent the morning on the school field making snowmen,...

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Christmas nativity performances

The Christmas performances have begun in spectacular style. We will be uploading more photos as each performance take...

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Five year old donates hair to children’s charity

On the 6 December, five year old Avaani Katechia, will have her long, thick dark hair cut in order to donate at least...

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National Space Centre Visit

September started with a bang in Year 2 as we investigated a mysterious crash landing on the school field. Later that...

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Big Autumn Event

On Thursday 9 October, the children in Little Pilgrims invited their parents along to their ‘Big Autumn Event’. ...

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Flying the green flag!

Congratulations to all the pupils and staff at Pilgrims Pre Prep School for obtaining the pinnacle ‘Green Flag’ a...

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PILGRIMS IN BLOOM

Since returning to school for the summer term, the children in main school have been busy transforming their outdoor ...

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Year 1’s day trip to Sydney, Australia

The Year 1’s Summer term topic is “On the Move” which involves the children exploring all types of transpor...

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Easter Eggstravaganza!

On the last day of the spring term, the children always take part in an Easter Egg hunt around the school.  This yea...

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Our pupils celebrate Lots of Socks Day!

Our pupils have all taken part in Lots of Socks Day – an annual, international fundraising event organised b...

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Well done to our Year 2 children!

With a 100% assessment pass rate, 56 children in Year 2 have accepted a place at their chosen Harpur Trust Prep Schoo...

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Year 3’s trip back in time…

The children in Year 3 have just returned from a trip to The Imperial War Museum at Duxford as part of their World Wa...

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Reception recreates the Sistine Chapel!

Have you ever wondered how Michelangelo felt whilst painting the Sistine Chapel? This week the children in Reception...

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Year 1 helps escaped giraffe

As part of their spring term topic, ‘A Tall Tale’, the Year 1 children discovered an empty crate outside their cl...

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Christmas nativity performances

Throughout the first two weeks of December the children all took part in their own special versions of the much loved...

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Year 2 Sailing Day at Priory Marina

As part of their autumn term topic entitled ‘Storms & Shipwrecks’, Year 2 ‘mysteriously’ ...

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Year 1 find a Bog Baby

The children in Year 1 started the new term with a very strange new arrival. Whilst exploring the school’s wildlif...

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