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Yearly Archives: 2016


Year 3 Christmas Hats.

After a beautiful Christmas dinner and chocolate dessert, Year 3 enjoyed the tradition of showing off their Christmas hats. What a creative bunch! Well Done to Devon who won the prize for the best hat!


December 13th, 2016|

Getting Ready for Christmas

Our Christmas Fair a couple of weeks ago set the tone for what has been an increasingly “Christmassy” feel around the school which has not surprisingly gathered momentum when the first doors of the advent calendars were opened at the beginning of the month.

The Christmas tree and decorations have gone up and preparations for […]

December 9th, 2016|

Year 3 Victorian Christmas Assembly.

What a fantastic performance 3D gave this morning. They all worked so hard on their lines. In the process the children also learnt alot about the experiences of Victorian children, that we will build upon together in our History lessons. The children also learnt more about kindness, which is a theme which ran through our […]

December 7th, 2016|

Year 4 Trip to Marchington Woodlands

Year 4 endured a cold and misty walk today up to Marchington Woodlands Church, linking this trip with their work in Geography and History.  The children were tasked with looking out for historic clues connecting Smallwood Manor to the Church.  The children were beautifully behaved and showed respect when walking around the graveyard.  The church was warm and […]

December 6th, 2016|

Week 12 – Girl’s Hockey Teams

Girl’s Hockey v Grace Dieu – 7.12.16 – Gunners

Girl’s Hockey v Grace Dieu – 7.12.16 –  Gooners

Girl’s Hockey v Grace Dieu – 7.12.16 – Arsenal


December 6th, 2016|

Talented art students at local prep school

Press Release – 5th December 2016

Talented Art Students at local prep school

A Marchington school has been entered into several local and national art competitions and been highly successful.

Some outstanding artwork by Denstone College Prep School pupils was entered into the Alrewas Agricultural & Horticultural Show 2016, Draycott Show Inter-Schools Art Competition 2016 and the National Open […]

December 5th, 2016|

Smallwood Pre-School Relaunch

PRESS RELEASE – Smallwood Pre-School Relaunch – November 2016

Denstone College Prep School in Uttoxeter is pleased to announce that they have relaunched their nursery as Smallwood Pre-School, providing pre-school education for children from the age of 2 years old.

Helen Griffith, the Head of Pre-Prep would like to confirm that the pre-school is available for any […]

December 5th, 2016|

Award Winning Chapel Choir to Sing at Waitrose

Press Release – 29th Nov 2016
Award Winning Chapel Choir to Sing at Waitrose!

A local award winning school choir will be singing Christmas Carols on Friday 9th December from 3pm till 4pm at the Waitrose Store in Uttoxeter. The Denstone College Prep School Chapel Choir has been competing in the Derby Arts Festival Competition for the […]

December 5th, 2016|

Year 3 Trip to Sudbury.

Year 3 enjoyed a fabulous day out at Sudbury’s Museum of Childhood to support our work in History on the Victorians. The Victorian school teacher was very strict, as you can see from the photographs. We also discovered an old Denstone College cap on display from Victorian times.


December 1st, 2016|

Year 3’s Own Assembly.

This morning most of Main Prep were getting ready for exams. Our Monday morning assembly usually takes place in the school room with the whole of Main Prep. However, the school room was set up  with examination desks.  So in Year 3, we decided to hold our very own Monday morning assembly in […]

November 28th, 2016|
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