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21
JAN

where are you snow?

 Matilda and Ned are wrapped up warm and waiting for the snow....but where is it?  

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20
JAN

A chilly night for swimming...

 

The cold January weather did not deter our Year 5 and 6 swimmers who went to Handcross Park on Monday to compete in a swimming gala. There were some fantastic individual and team performances in the relay with a few nail biting and exciting finishes! With the final scores added up, Dorset House A came 2nd to a very experienced Handcross Park A and thanks to some brilliant swimming the DH B's ended up 3rd! All the swimmers should be proud of their efforts and many thanks to the parents who came along and brought some very enthusiastic support!

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19
JAN

Aiming High

 

Pupils, parents and visitors were treated to an inspirational talk last week when Jake Meyer visited the school. This was the first time the new `state of the art’ audio visual set up had been used and it was wonderful to have a good audience.
Jake is an experienced public speaker whose incredible story of climbing Mount Everest aged only 21 is an inspirational tale of determination, tenacity and an unerring will to succeed.
Jake was only 14 when he set his sights on wanting to climb the ‘7 Summits’ – the highest mountain on each continent. At 6.30am on the 4th June 2005, aged only 21 and 135 days old, he reached the summit of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world and his 7th continental highpoint. At the time, he was the youngest Briton to climb Mt Everest, and the youngest man in the world to complete the 7 Summits.
Not content with just the 7 Summits, he also holds the record for the fastest ascent of the highest mountain in each of the 48 states in the contiguous USA. This culminated in 48 mountains, 350 miles of trekking, 100,000ft of climbing and 15,000 miles of driving in 23 days, 19 hours and 31 minutes.
He has also made first ascents of mountains and routes in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, holds the record for the fastest ascent of the highest point in every county in England, and numerous expeditions to Africa and South America. In 2009 he spent 3 months in Pakistan on K2, the second highest mountain in the world and arguably the most difficult and dangerous (with a 1 in 4 death rate). He reached 7700m without oxygen before bad snow conditions forced a retreat to safety.
The talk was followed by an interesting Q & A session where Jake was quizzed about his motivation and the practical aspects of his exciting expeditions. He called on adults and children alike to challenge themselves to achieve something new in 2015. It was a great start to the New Year. Pictures are Jake and Josh Taylor (Year 7) modelling Jake's suit.

 

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19
JAN

Sporting Weekend

 

Saturday saw the U11 girls head over to Windlesham for their annual tournament (See details below) whilst the U9,Colts and 1st XV boys' teams played rugby against Cottesmore.  The 1st XV enjoyed a spectacular win (48 - 0).  

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