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John Muir Walk, Monday 12th June

As part of their John Muir Award, our Year 4 children went on a mammoth walk with Mrs Emmerson Friend, Miss Hart and their TAs this morning.  They started at Smallwood Manor and wandered up to the church heading south towards Buttermilk Hill.

As they walked, the children were discovering and observing nature; finding lots of bugs, […]

June 12th, 2017|

Week 7 Rounders Team Sheets

U11A v Yarlet –  Monday 12th June
U11B v Yarlet – Monday 12th June
U9 v OVS – Tuesday 13th June
U11 Tournament at DCPS – Friday 16th June


June 11th, 2017|

Summer Serenade

What a fantastic performance!  The children at DCPS have provided parents and staff with a wonderful Summer Serenade. Tonight’s musical composition involved all children from Year 3 up to Year 6 and what a performance we were given.

It was great to listen to all the musical pieces and let the children show us how they’ve been progressing […]

June 8th, 2017|

Maths Cross Curricular Day

In addition to the wonderful Summer Serenade last Thursday, DCPS held a cross curricular mathematics day across the school.  The children really enjoyed taking part in activities that involved investigating mathematics in different subject areas.

Reception created some fantastic pictures using 2D shapes. PP1 focused on symmetry in art and symmetry in nature and produced some […]

June 8th, 2017|

Maths Day Madness!

Year 4’s maths revision today was extremely hands-on, looking at measuring areas, estimating, calculating and looking at angles.  The classes were split into four groups looking at; number bonds, measuring perimeters, large measuring, looking at angles.

The children enjoyed using metre rules, large tape measures, rulers  to measure lengths, they also tried to estimate the lengths of the areas […]

June 8th, 2017|

Week 6 U11A Rounders Team Sheet

U11A Rounders Match v OVS – Wednesday 7th June

June 6th, 2017|

John Muir Award – Planning Stages

The Year 4 children have been signed up to the John Muir Award scheme which is so exciting for them.  Today they learnt more about what the initiative is all about and hopefully they will be able to tell you about what they have learnt and what an influence John Muir has been in the […]

June 6th, 2017|

Karting Mad!

One of our Year 6 students, Dan Parrans- Smith, is an avid karter, and a couple of weeks ago he took part in the East Anglian Kart Championships at Kimbolton Circuit, Cambridgeshire.

Against fierce National competition he managed a podium in 3rd place in the final, having never finished off the podium in all of the […]

June 6th, 2017|

Denstone College Prep School celebrates Inspection Results

Press Release -25th May 2017

“Can Do Culture” Brings Best out of Pupils

A local East Staffordshire independent prep school has been celebrating an excellent inspection result.

Denstone College Prep School was given an ‘excellent’ rating for the quality of the pupils’ personal development, in an Independent Schools Inspectorate report undertaken last term.

Pupils at Denstone College Preparatory School […]

June 5th, 2017|

Match Report U9 Rounders v Yarlet 25th May

U9A Rounders v Yarlet (25.04.17)

The Under 9A’s travelled to Yarlet School for their first match of the season. The team of Captain Caoimhe; Belle; Daisy; Darcie; Esther; Evangeline; Phoebe; Su Shan; Tilly and Verity B; combined superbly well to show a strong dominance throughout the game. Denstone Prep were first to bat and the fact […]

June 5th, 2017|
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