Month: October 2016

Harvest at BG

11th October 2016

Early October marks Harvest at Bilton Grange, which was celebrated in two services led by Prep and Pre-prep children. On Sunday, members of the middle school led “The Wonder of Creation” in which we gave thanks for the fruits of creation, and we were delighted to welcome Dr Richard Maloney, headmaster of Uppingham School, and…

Adventures at Lunt Fort

10th October 2016

Sin, dex, sin, dex ,sin, dex……….. Our Year 3 arrived at the Lunt Fort and were met by a Roman soldier demanding a password to ensure they were friendly.  Fortunately someone knew ‘tomacula’ (or sausages) and the 28 new conscripts were taken in.  They then spent the day learning about life as a Roman soldier…

Boarders’ trip to Warwick Castle

3rd October 2016

  On Sunday, the boarders went on a trip to explore Warwick Castle in the beautiful autumn sunshine. They clambered around the battlements, going to the top of the tallest towers and learning how they could use machicolations and take advantage of the ‘killing zone’ to repel attackers. Some found the height rather disconcerting but…