On Saturday, it was wonderful to welcome so many families to our Open Day to see what makes Tranby outstanding. Our pupil tour guides, classroom guides, musicians and sports players were exceptional ambassadors. Across the senior school classrooms, our teachers showcased their expertise and subject passion and provided numerous activities for our visitors to enjoy. Particular favourites for our visitors included the green screen experience in Film Studies, where children had the choice to delve into the ocean or to be a sports presenter, and the Art Department’s immersive woodland scene, with tents for children to explore. The Science Department were busy with experiments and sixth formers were on hand to explain their rocketry successes. English created a book tree where children could have a blind date with a book, and shared expertise on how to encourage a love of reading within young hearts and minds.
In the Prep School, it was all hands on deck in the newly refurbished STEM loft, where children baked cookies. The incredible Faraway Tree promoting books and the love of reading was on display along with music performances, making clay owls, crafting aboriginal art and engaging with textiles.
Headmistress Alex Wilson said: “Every year, Open Day provides potential pupils and parents the opportunity to learn what makes Tranby unique. We are always thrilled to welcome newcomers to visit our classrooms and experience directly the expertise of our teaching staff. Our beautiful grounds were also on display in the glorious weather, and with boys’ football at the Pavilion and girls’ hockey at the Astroturf, all facets of the school’s excellence were on display.”
The best way to understand Tranby is to visit us during a day in term time, via our ‘School in Action’ Days. We are holding a number of these throughout October and November in both the Prep and Senior School. Booking for these events can be done via links below:
Prep school - book here
Senior School - book here