Programming comes to life for Years 5 & 6

Year 5 and 6 have enjoyed a fantastic day of programming and app development using the micro:bit – a tiny programmable computer, designed to make learning about computer programming easy and fun. Ali Maggs, a specialist micro:bit trainer who is also well known for producing games and applications, spent the day at Grace Dieu teaching the children how […]

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First Female Head at Grace Dieu!

For the first time in its 84-year history, Grace Dieu Manor School has a female Head. Mrs Margaret Kewell officially took up the role at the beginning of term, having previously held the position of Deputy Head for three years. It is certainly an exciting week of ‘1sts’ for Grace Dieu,” says Mrs Kewell. “I’m […]

3M Challenge Success!

Well done to all of the pupils who took part in the 3M challenge! We had a record number of pupils taking part in three different challenges: The Echo challenge, where pupils had to make a musical instrument out of recycled material. They also had to be able to play a tune on it – […]

A successful 500 words for Laya!
A successful 500 words for Layla!

Layla successfully made it through to the first round of the BBC’s renowned 500 words competition!   Layla’s success is particularly impressive given that her entry was selected from 131,798 entries. Her piece, entitled ‘Ooops – I’m off!’ was one of the 5,000 entries selected to go to the Reading Agency for the second round […]

Grace Dieu's successful Year 6 !
100% success rate for Grace Dieu pupils!

Year 6 pupils at Grace Dieu Manor School are celebrating after they were all offered their first choice of secondary school! We are absolutely delighted that every single one of our Year 6 pupils who took entrance exams were offered a place to their first choice secondary school We are particularly thrilled that two pupils, […]

Opera singers fly in to perform at Grace Dieu Manor School !

Three tenors flew in from the Rome Opera House to perform a concert of famous Opera and Neapolitan songs fora ‘Night at the Opera’ event at Grace Dieu Manor School in Thringstone. The tenors, Antonio Sorrentino, Corrado Amici and Francesco Giannelli, who were accompanied by pianist Nicholas Durcan, captivated the audience with their outstanding performances. […]

Book your space on one of our Open Days!

We are delighted to be holding a number of Open Mornings this Autumn: Thursday 21st September 9.30am-1pm Tuesday 10th October 9.30am-1pm Friday 24th November 9.30am-1pm All visitors are welcome to come along to enjoy a tour around the beautiful, stimulating, educational environment of Grace Dieu Manor School and Grace Dieu Nursery. A warm welcome awaits… Meet […]

The Romans have arrived at Grace Dieu Manor School in Thringstone.
The Romans have taken Grace Dieu by storm!

Pupils from Grace Dieu Manor School saw history ‘come to life’ during their Roman Day. All of the pupils, in Years 3 and 4, had a fantastic time learning all about the Romans – from the way they fought, to the way they lived their everyday lives. During the day, the children had a chance […]