Monthly Archives: January 2015


Rocket Scientists

On Wednesday of last week, year 6 pupils were finally able to take their first steps into the study of Rocket Science when they mixed various solids and liquids to create very carefully controlled explosions. Following a safety  instruction briefing from class teacher Mrs Emmerson-Friend, the class of 'mad scientists' donned safety goggles and took to the little tarmac [...]

January 31st, 2015|

Outdoor Classroom opened

Denstone College Preparatory School welcomed local dignitary Anne Woodward to formally open the outdoor classroom. Pre-prep pupils celebrated the opening by toasting marshmallows over the fire-pit, a treat which was very much enjoyed by everybody. Thank you to all that attended the event.                                    

January 31st, 2015|

A Wonderful Snow Day!

We love to make the most of the snow when it comes to our wonderful grounds. Here are some photos from today...

January 30th, 2015|

Snow at last!

The Pre-Prep have been thinking about snow for the last few weeks and were thoroughly delighted today when there was a real snow storm during singing! We hurried out to play and managed to enjoy the snow before it melted!

January 29th, 2015|

Under 10 netballers make their debut

Edenhurst:          9 Denstone Prep:   1 The Under 10 netballers made their Lent 2015 debut away at Edenhurst School and not only were they up against opponents that had had a terms head start in netball, they were also up against a mix of severe weather conditions with strong winds, freezing cold conditions, rain, sleet, [...]

January 28th, 2015|

**Upcoming Event**

Opening of the Outdoor Classroom Tuesday 27th January 2015. 2.30pm – 3.30pm. Denstone College Prep School look forward to welcoming Anne Woodward, the Acting District Commissioner of the Scouting Movement who will conduct the grand opening of the Outdoor Classroom at the school.  Everyone is warmly invited to join us in the opening of the classroom which is proving [...]

January 26th, 2015|

Under 9s play their first netball match together

Denstone Prep:  3 Highclare:           7 This was the U9s first match EVER! The team had only started playing netball at the beginning of term.  The team felt a mixture of nerves and excitement about their first game and were very brave!  All the players played with energy and they played their best.  Pippa Ball scored 2 goals [...]

January 24th, 2015|

Successful start for Under 11 Netballers!

Denstone Prep:  8 Highclare:           0 The Under 11s played their first match of the term when they welcomed an under 11 team from Highclare School to Denstone College Prep. Isabella Shipley (GD) donned the captain armband for the first time and immediately won the toss.  Electing the first centre pass, Holly Clarke (C) got the game underway.  [...]

January 22nd, 2015|

Week 4 Netball Selections

Please click on the link below to access the Week 4 Girls’ Netball Team List: Week 4 - Girls Netball U10 v Edenhurst 28.01.15

January 22nd, 2015|

Good luck to Year 6s!!

All at Denstone College Prep School wish all the year 6 children sitting their Senior School entrance exams over the next few days the very best of luck. The children have very been working very hard these past few months and studiously applying themselves to their revision and extra-curricular work to ensure that they are [...]

January 22nd, 2015|
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