Monthly Archives: November 2014


Christmas Fair

Everyone is welcome to the Christmas Fair and Family Fun Day on Saturday 22nd November 11am - 3pm. Children's craft activities, face painting, traditional children's stalls, hog roast, festive tombola, raffle, cake stall & competitions are guaranteed to entertain the children, giving you time to visit a wide variety of shopping stalls! Click on the link below to access the [...]

November 17th, 2014|

Children In Need Day

The Pre-Prep had great fun coming to school in onesies or home clothes on 'Children in Need Day.' They looked very colourful and warm! These costumes were just right for Pre-Prep 2 to discover how we have night and day! Thank you for all your donations.

November 16th, 2014|

1914 to 2014 Remember the Men from a Century Ago

This year's Remembrance Day has understandably focused on the 100th  anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War. The children have listened to the stories behind the names on our roll of honour and thought about the great sacrifices made by the men. Pre-Prep 2 have laid their crosses underneath the Peace Oak and those [...]

November 16th, 2014|

We Will Remember Them

This week has been a very special one indeed for everyone at Denstone College Prep School. We gathered in the chapel just before 11 o’clock on Tuesday to observe two minutes’ silence, impeccably followed even by our very small children in Reception and followed by Saffron playing the Last Post and Josh and Rebecca reading [...]

November 14th, 2014|

Year 4 Feature Week

We are working really hard, trying to cover as much as possible before we get to Exam week. The latest photos are from our science lesson. We are looking at solids and liquids, we focused on identifying the properties of each state. We were a bit confused by ketchup; we decided it was a liquid [...]

November 11th, 2014|

Week 9 U11 Hockey

Please click on the link below to access the Week 9 Hockey U11 Team List: Week 9 U11 v Abbotshome 12.11.14 Hockey

November 9th, 2014|

Forest School Fire

Pre-Prep 1 and 2 had a lovely time at Forest School on Wednesday morning.  They were all very excited about having a fire under the canopy.  PP2 were thinking hard about imaginative words to describe the fire so that they could write bonfire poems back in class and PP1 were thinking about fire safety so that they [...]

November 8th, 2014|

Family Breakfast & Dads’ Supper

May we remind you about two upcoming events for your diary: The Family Breakfast is on Friday 14th November The Dads' Supper is on Monday 17th November

November 7th, 2014|

A Lively Landscape!

On Monday, Pre-Prep 2 investigated landscape features. After talking about natural and man-made features, the children had fun re-enacting the water cycle! They then transformed the landscape into a dinosaur world and discovered what happened when the volcano erupted! There was an enormous amount of discussion and the afternoon ended with some great pastel pictures [...]

November 4th, 2014|

Changes to the Team Fixtures

Unfortunately the following previously scheduled matches have been cancelled: U10 v Grace Dieu 5.11.14 U9 Hockey v Lichfield 7.11.14  

November 3rd, 2014|
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