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Fixtures & Practices




Friday 7 August 2015


Dear Parents

It is our custom to hold three family services and a Carol Service in the Memorial Chapel during the course of the year.  Boys have a Chapel Assembly in Jagger every Monday and devotions at Thursday hymn practice and Friday Assemblies.  The Prep goes up to the Chapel for our start of term service and once later in the term: Ash Wednesday, Ascension Day and mid-term in the 3rd term.

Parents are invited to these three services.  Lately numbers of parents attending have dropped off – I know people are busy – but we might also just not be giving you sufficient notice or reminder.  This term’s mid-term service takes place on Wednesday, 19 August at 11h00.  Please do join us.  The service is ordinarily 45 minutes long; it is a wonderful opportunity to share a service with the boys, as they sing beautiful hymns and a number of the Grade 7s participate in the processions and with the readings and prayers.

Enjoy the long weekend.

Kind regards




Monday 10 August

Women's Day - Public Holiday

Tuesday 11 August

06:30 Men's Prayer Meeting - Rossall Pavilion

07:30 Ladies' Prayer Meeting - Rossall Pavilion

Friday 14 August

17:00-20:00 Gr 5 Charlton Outing - Go Kart Racing Canal Walk




Clothing Donations

All the clothes collected on Civvies Day have now be distributed. The recipients were: The Haven; Straatwerk; Salesians; The Community of Sir Lowry's Pass Village.

Thanks to Charlton House, who donated white shorts to the VUSA Academy team. VUSA is run by Bishops twice weekly teaching the boys Maths, Literacy and supporting them with Rugby coaching. Charlton collects all sports clothing and equipment that is no longer required. Please bring to Grant de Sousa's classroom.


Important to note that Inter-House Singing rehearsals start on 24th August, Monday. Please ensure you check the calendar and read the newsletter each week to see rehearsal times. They will appear on the extra-mural timetable. The event takes place on the 23rd October.

30 Boys from St Pauls enjoyed sharing a day with our Grade 3s.



The following events are scheduled. Please click the event for further information:
Emma Sadleir Talk 20 August 2015
Orange River Family Adventure 5-10 October 2015
Bishops Prep USA Tour December 2015


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