Chinese New Year

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On Thursday the whole school learnt about Chinese New Year. We were fortunate enough to have experts in Chinese Dance, Kung Fu and Calligraphy join us for the day and teach us some new skills. The day started with an assembly about … Continued

Fun in the Snow

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The children have had lots of fun at break today, making a range of snowmen, including the fine examples below. Those who did not wish to venture outside or didn’t have waterproof clothing stayed in the hall and watched a … Continued

International School Award

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The school has been awarded the British Council’s International School Award (Foundation Level) for the work completed last year on, “All Around the World”, along with the introduction of Mandarin Chinese teaching in Year 3. Feedback stated that Rush Common … Continued

Prayer Space at Rush Common

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All classes had the opportunity to visit the Prayer Space, which had been set up in the school library. The Churches in Abingdon provided the children with the opportunity to reflect or pray, using the theme, “Space.” They were asked … Continued

Diwali Workshop

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All classes enjoyed a cultural Indian Dance workshop on Thursday 15th  and Friday 16th November. They learnt about the Festival of Diwali: why it is important to Hindus and how the story of Rama and Sita is linked to the … Continued

Peter Pan Production

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Thanks once again to Friends of Rush Common, who have generously funded a pantomime produced by M&M Productions. This year the whole school enjoyed  watching a lively rendition of Peter Pan.

Remembrance Day

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Our Remembrance Service today was, as always, a very moving occasion.  We all felt incredibly proud of our pupils and their respectful and mature attitudes throughout the ceremony. Our thanks to Mr Owen who gave up his time to come … Continued

Ambitions Day 2018

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The children thoroughly enjoyed taking part in our 2018 Ambitions Day, where they were able to experience a wide range of career opportunities. We are very grateful to all our guests for giving their valuable time to inspire our pupils. … Continued

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