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  • 06/06/24

    Year 12 students complete CABI work experience

    In May, three of our Year 12 students, Isadora, Sarah and Raymond, had the fantastic opportunity to complete work experience at CABI, shadowing the work of one of Preston Manor’s ex-students, Dr Charith Perera, PhD, who works there as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Charith’s work focuss...
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  • 23/05/24

    DofE Bronze Award program

    On Wednesday 22 May 2024, a group of enthusiastic Year 9 students participated in the DofE Bronze Award program, along with their parents. The event featured a presentation highlighting the expedition and other achievements, followed by the distribution of certificates to the participants. To make t...
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  • 01/05/24

    Year 9 Count on Us Maths Challenge

    On Wednesday 1 May, five Year 9 students participated in the Count on Us Maths Secondary Challenge held at Hammersmith Academy, organised by the Jack Petchey Foundation in partnership with the Mayor’s Fund for London. It is a unique, interschool maths programme fo...
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  • 30/04/24

    Year 8 Cambridge Physics Experience

    On Thursday 30 April, 23 Year 8 students visited Cambridge University. Upon arrival, we were given a great presentation about why one would like to go to university and how it is beneficial for our career, as well as understanding the workload involved in joining a major college. There- after w...
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  • 26/04/24

    Learning has no borders!

    We were delighted to welcome school leaders from the Charter Institute at Erskine, in South Carolina this week as part of their tour to observe English schools and see how the system here differs from theirs and to exchange ideas and strategies to improve student learning. We thoroughly en...
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  • 25/04/24

    Exploring the World of Non-Newtonian Fluids: A Journey with Professor Michael Cates

    On Thursday 25 April, six Year 12 Physics students attended a thought-provoking lecture at the Royal Society by Professor Michael Cates from the University of Cambridge. The lecture focused on "Bullet-proof Custard" and delved into the fascinating world of non-Newtonian fluids...
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  • 22/04/24

    February Jack Petchy Awards

    In February, all previous student winners of the Jack Petchey award, and two of our teacher leader winners (Ms Surti and Ms Samaroo) were invited to the Brent Civic Centre for a celebration with the deputy mayor and other Brent Schools. Each of our winners showed outstanding leadership and school va...
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  • 22/03/24

    Year 8 Buddy Training

    On Friday 22 March a cohort of Year 8 students took part in Buddy Training led by Ms Anand and Sienna Griffiths (Head Student and Chairperson of the VI Form Mental Health Committee). The students completed applications putting themselves forward for this opportunity at the end of Year 7 an...
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  • 21/03/24

    Year 5 Mental Health Champions

    On Thursday 21 March, Year 5 students took part in Mental Health Champions training led by One Goal. The students thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and are now certified Mental Health Champions for our Lower School!
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  • 20/03/24

    Year 12 Professional Interviews with PGIM

    Having an interview - talking about yourself, your strengths, your areas for development, your ambitions and what motivates you can be very intimidating for all of us, but all the more so if you’ve never had any practice. So it was a great opportunity for our Year 12s when graduate employees f...
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  • 20/03/24

    Preston Manor School awarded the Race and Conscious Equality Charter Mark

    Preston Manor School has been recognised for its commitment to action and improvement in relation to race equality, and has been awarded the Race and Conscious Equality (RACE) Charter Mark.
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  • 19/03/24

    Cutting Edge Research comes to Preston Manor VI Form!

    If our VI Form scientists  want to find out more about cutting edge research, then all they have to do is meet up with our ex-student Charith Perera. Charith left us in 2014 and in those 10 years, while working hard to develop an impressive career in academia, he has regularly visited us and be...
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