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Monthly Archives: February 2017


Match Report U10 Football v WGJS – 1st Feb

U10s Football v Wolverhampton Grammar JS – 1st Feb
Result 3-1 (win)

The U10s Football against WGJS saw both teams produced a really good level of football on a very difficult pitch. There wasn’t much at all between the two teams, with both sets of attackers having good chances early in the game to put the game […]

February 10th, 2017|

Mums’ Supper @ Hoar Cross Hall

Mums’ Supper & Beauty Talk

On Thursday 2nd February, 25 mums and their friends enjoyed an evening at Hoar Cross Hotel. As a first time visitor to this venue I was greatly  impressed by the grandeur of this beautiful property and its interior design; perfect for our Mums’ Supper!  The evening began with a short […]

February 9th, 2017|

Year 4 – Best Science Lesson Ever!

“The Best Science Lesson Ever!”

(Year 4 pupil quote)

Last week we had a very special science lesson thanks to Mrs EF’s father-in-law.  He was able to collect some very interesting specimen for the children to dissect.  Mrs Emmerson Friend talked to the children about owl pellets and we learnt that an owl will eat its prey […]

February 9th, 2017|

Year 6 Polar Explorers

Year 6 geographers experience ‘Polar Exploration’

Year 6 Geographers have been finding out what it feels like to be polar explorers – going into the unknown, with only a guide…. and a sense of humour. The day in question couldn’t have mirrored the realities of Polar Exploration any better as the mercury plummeted and the children […]

February 9th, 2017|

Year 5 Historians Prepare for a World War II Gas Attack

Year 5 historians prepare for a World War II Gas attack 

As the saying goes, prevention is better than cure and in Great Britain in September 1939 some 38 million gas masks had been given out, house to house, to families. However, they were never needed but nothing could be predicted about what was going to […]

February 9th, 2017|

Year 4 Forest School

Year 4 Forest School

Year 4 have been enjoying their Forest School.  This week they’ve been busy using tarpaulins to make some great outdoor shelters.  They have learned how to tie a reef knot and a timber hitch. We have seen some terrific teamwork with the children working together to solve problems and to face challenges.  […]

February 9th, 2017|

Circus Workshop – PP2

The circus rolled into DCPS last week giving the children of Pre-Prep 2 the opportunity to experience a wide variety of skills, including juggling, stilt walking, hula hooping, miniature bike riding and a whole host of other carnival activities.  The children of PP2 had an absolutely fantastic time and showed great determination and skill.

Pre-Prep 2 […]

February 9th, 2017|

Girl’s U11 Netball Tournament Team Sheets

Girl’s U11 Netball Tournament Arsenal v OVS (Team 1) Wednesday 8th Feb at Repton School

Girl’s U11 Netball Tournament Gunners v OVS (Team 2) Wednesday 8th Feb at Repton School

February 7th, 2017|

First Holy Communion – and a Baptism!

On Friday twelve children in the prep school took Holy Communion for the first time and one of them, Lola, was baptised so that she could take her Communion.

I am very grateful to Father Brendan and Father Graham for running the classes for all of the children and for arranging for Lola to be christened. […]

February 6th, 2017|

Boy’s U8 & U9 Football Team Sheets – Week 5

U8 & U9 Football v WGJS  7.2.17

February 6th, 2017|
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