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Budding Young Author about to be published

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Twelve year old Antonio is delighted to have his short story accepted for publication by Hashtag Press. Under the name of the Lil Author Skool, the publishers ran a world wide competition for budding young authors up to 21 years to enter their writing. The entries submitted over several competitions were then selected to be printed in an […]

U11 IAPS National Badminton Champions

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On Saturday 13 January Nikhil and Sonish represented St Martin’s at the IAPS National Badminton Championships which were held at Great Walstead School. There were 31 schools from around the country taking part. In the group stages the St Martin’s pair were undefeated in their six matches. In the semi-final they beat the Bedford Prep […]

Children’s Author David Baddiel Inspires St Martin’s Writers

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On Thursday 23rd November, David Baddiel came for a school lunch at St. Martin’s in Northwood, before giving a talk, reading some extracts and signing books. He spoke on the recurrent theme of wish fulfilment in his stories. David Baddiel asked the boys which celebrity parents they would like to be adopted by for a […]

Superheroes Just For One Day

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On Friday 17th November the staff and pupils at St. Martin’s School in Northwood, had fun dressing up as their favourite superheroes. During an afternoon assembly, the whole school of 400 pupils aged between 3 – 13 years, participated in the Superman dance. Afterwards the boys participated in a superheroes quiz. The events were organised […]

Driving and Putting his way to San Diego

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On Sunday 26 March, six-year-old Adam K. competed at the 2017 British Junior Golf Tour IMG Academy Junior World Championship qualifier at Park Hill golf course, played over 18 holes. There were 126 golfers from across the country that took part. The top golfers in the six age groups won a place in the 2017 finals […]

Pete Johnson Judges Creative Writing Competition

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Popular children’s author, Pete Johnson judged Chorleywood Bookshop writing competition from a short list compiled by a retired teacher, Penny Pugh. An Animal theme was used this year, with the Key Stage 2 entries writing about an animal character from a book that they would like in their life and the Key Stage 3 producing […]

Children’s author Dan Freedman officially opens the refurbished library.

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On Wednesday 28 June Dan Freedman, a children’s football themed novel author came to visit St Martin’s. Yet, not only did he give a fantastic talk about writing but he also officially opened the newly refurbished school library, which was an honour. He said how a library opens so many new doors in life and […]

Sri Lanka Cricket Tour

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Excitement filled the air as we reached our hotel after nearly a day of travelling. The hot weather greeted us as we stepped down from the air-conditioned coach into the humid air surrounding us. After a sumptuous dinner, we headed to our rooms for an early start the next day, eager for our first match. […]

Peter Pan literally flies in the Woodroffe Hall

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Peter Pan is the story of a boy who never wanted to grow up and our parents and friends of the school were transported to his home in Neverland by the boys in Years 7 & 8 as they performed this year’s play in the Woodroffe Hall on 16-18 of March. Our audiences were delighted […]

Inter-Patrol Pancake races on Shrove Tuesday

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Pupils at St Martin’s celebrated Shrove Tuesday by participating in pancake races during their morning break time. The boys ran it as a patrol competition with children from Kindergarten to Year 8 taking part. The team that reached the finish line first, whilst tossing their pancakes was the Nelson patrol. Of course the highlight was at lunch time, when the pupils […]

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