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U9 Football Festival Report

U9 Football Festival 22nd September 2017

This year’s U9 Football Festival gave all the Year 3 and 4 Boys the opportunity to have an enjoyable afternoon of football along with St Augustine’s and All Saints (Denstone) in a ‘round robin’ festival. Matches were 10 minutes each way with the overall 1st and 2nd place in the […]

September 22nd, 2017|

Team Work for Year 5

Mrs Emmerson-Friend took the Year 5 children outdoors for a team building lesson.  They worked together using a rope to make shapes using their communication skills to talk to each other and make the shape they needed … oh, and all of them were blindfolded except the nominated leader who was the only one able […]

September 22nd, 2017|

Pupil Parliament – Our New Food Committee

It was the first meeting of our newly elected Food Committee and what a lot of ideas and requests were discussed.  The children inundated Mrs Emmerson-Friend with their great ideas for snacks, lunches and even the snacks provided for “Little Tea”.  The new committee will be talking ideas over with their classes and obtaining some […]

September 21st, 2017|

A Maths Problem

Mr Bettany’s Year 6 maths class took the opportunity this morning to take their lesson outside (prior to the heavens opening this afternoon!)  They were asked to take a look at the outdoor classroom, specifically the white cover over the top of the classroom.  The children had to work out how much material was needed […]

September 21st, 2017|

Cup of Tea for Year 4?!

As part of Year 4’s Science Topic “Keeping Warm”, the children had to devise an experiment to find out what happens to a freshly poured cup of tea which is left in the classroom for 30 minutes.

The children came up with some great ideas that the tea will get cold but were asked to be […]

September 21st, 2017|

English – Senses in the Cedars

Just before the rain came this afternoon, Year 4 had a fantastic sensory English lesson down in the Cedars before lunch. They were asked to use their senses to describe the Cedars and they were taken down to Cedars to get some ideas.

They started the lesson by with what they could see in the Cedars and writing […]

September 21st, 2017|

U11 Hockey v Grace Dieu Match Reports

U11A Hockey v Grace Dieu – 20th September 2017

The U11A hockey team led by joint captains Mia and Grace played Grace Dieu Manor School on our home grass pitch. Despite hard work by Georgina, a solid and ever dependant defender who worked tirelessly to keep the ball out of our defending D, nothing could be […]

September 21st, 2017|

Week 3 Team Sheet U11 Hockey & Rugby

U11 A&B Hockey Wednesday 20th Sept

U11 A&B Rugby Wednesday 20th Sept

September 18th, 2017|

Olympian visits DCPS

Olympian visits DCPS – 18th September

The Under 11 and 10s were honoured to welcome former Olympian Lisa Prince to Denstone Prep for a session on hitting and scoring. Lisa, having only recently returned from representing England at the European Masters in Holland, was able to pass on her knowledge of scoring goals and clean striking […]

September 18th, 2017|

Week 3 Team Sheet U9 Rugby

U9 Rugby v Twycross House School (a) – Tuesday 19th September

September 18th, 2017|
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