Monthly Archives: April 2015


Week 4 Rounders Selections

Please click on the links below to access the Week 4 team lists: Week 4 - Girls Rounders U9 v The Elms 06.05.15 Week 4 - Girls Rounders U11 v The Elms 06.05.15

April 30th, 2015|

News Round Up So Far

Activities Morning & Summer Fete Saturday 9th May sees our Activities Open Morning and our Summer Fete in the afternoon. If you have not yet passed on your invitation please make every effort to do so. This is going to be an action packed day with a wide variety of activities planned for our visitors [...]

April 29th, 2015|


Form 3 have been learning about some famous explorers today. They hunted around the classroom, looking for clues, in order to find out what their chosen explorer is famous for.

April 28th, 2015|

Year 5 go to Snibston Discovery Centre

Year 5 visited Snibston Discovery Centre, near Coalville to continue their studies of geography and rocks.  Following a tour by a former miner learning all about how coal was extracted from mines, the children became detectives themselves as they cleverly solved clues and followed various lines of enquiry to discover a number of different rocks. The [...]

April 27th, 2015|

Year 6 visit West Midlands Safari Park

                                             Year 6 had a brilliant day as they ventured to West Midlands Safari Park where they explored animals from around the world; discovered how animals had adapted to their habitats and got to meet some very friendly and furry creatures.  First up was a drive through the safari where many species were spotted, [...]

April 27th, 2015|

Sharing Sweets!

Pre-Prep have enjoyed lots of activities based on the poem 'What A Noise Last Night!' which describes a cats' party on the roof of a house. They have made fantastic cats, created invitations, written menus and composed cat kennings. They have also solved mathematical problems involving multiplication and division. Here they are sharing the sweets [...]

April 26th, 2015|

Saint George’s Day

I think that there must have been more red roses in DCPS than in any other school in England on Saint George's day! There were roses on rugby shirts, skirts, blouses and leggings! Children wore roses in buttonholes and in their hair. There were real roses, silk roses and even home-made roses! Everyone was very [...]

April 26th, 2015|

Week 3 Rounders Selections

Please click on the link below to access the Week 3 team lists: Week 3 - Girls Rounders U9 v The Elms 29.04.15 Week 3 - Girls Rounders U11 v The Elms 29.04.15 Week 3 - Girls Rounders U9 v Highclare 30.04.15 Please note - the match versus The Elms is now an under 11 & [...]

April 26th, 2015|

New team captains announced

The new term has brought along a new sport for some of the girls in Main Prep and meant revisiting a sport last studied nearly a year ago for others.  We are now all trying to master the art of Rounders.  This has meant learning a lot of new skills: hand-eye co-ordination for batting and [...]

April 26th, 2015|

First Swim

Reception are enjoying their swimming lessons. They are all confident in the water and are becoming very independent getting themselves dried and dressed!

April 22nd, 2015|
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