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Main Prep Disco Gets Underway!

The children were full of excitement and fun prior to actually going into the gym for their school disco.  Dave Dee was ready and the time had come for the hair brushing, waxing, spraying to stop so the dancing could commence!  As you can see from the photos the children and teachers always enjoy this event […]

October 12th, 2017|

U11/U10 Swimming Gala v St Bede’s

DCPS v St Bede’s Swimming gala  – 11th October 2017

 The Denstone Prep Under 11/10 girls and boys swim team consisting of: 

 Year 6 girls: Georgina; Isabel C; Grace; Uma; Mia; Isobel W and Eloise 

Year 6 boys: Joe B; Charles W and Max W 

Year 5 girls: Phoebe; Verity; Esther; Caoimhe; Tilly D; Emily F; Daisy; Cleo; Evangeline P; Isla; Darcie and Su Shan.  

Year […]

October 11th, 2017|

Year 4 Test Insulators

Year 4 were given a challenge to see if they could find out which insulating material would keep Mrs McMahon’s soup warm.  They were provided with three cups each made of different materials (cardboard, plastic and polystyrene) and were asked to predict which material would keep the soup warm for longer and therefore provide better insulation.  […]

October 11th, 2017|

Year 4 Keep it Cool!

The Challenge:  Year 4 have yet again amazed us by designing their own scientific experiment in class today.  They were given the challenge of devising an experiment to find the best method to cool a hot cup of tea as quickly as possible.  The children could choose from various equipment such as; glass beakers, metal and […]

October 10th, 2017|

Prep School Heads’ Conference

A couple of weeks ago I spent three very enjoyable days in Edinburgh at the annual IAPS Conference. This is the Independent Association of Prep Schools and the Conference is aimed at all 700 schools whose heads are members.

These schools are spread all over the world and encompass day schools, boarding schools, single sex and […]

October 10th, 2017|

Week 6 U11 & U10 Swimming Gala Team

U11/10 Swimming Gala v­ St Bedes

DATE: Wednesday, 11th October 2017

TIME: 2.30pm

VENUE: Denstone Prep School (ST14 8NS)

Dear Parents,

Your daughter/son has been selected to represent D.C.P.S. U111/10 girls swimming team against St Bedes.

FINISH:

CHILDREN WILL BE READY FOR COLLECTION FROM D.C.P.S BY 4.15PM

GIRLS

ALL year 5 and 6 girls will be swimming in the swimming gala.

 BOYS

Any boy not in […]

October 10th, 2017|

Week 6 U10 Rugby Team Sheet

U10 Rugby v Derby Grammar School

Rykneld Sports Centre, Richmond Park Road, Mackworth, Derby.

DE22 4FB

Date: Wednesday 11th October

Venue: Away

K.O. Time: 2.00.pm

George Houston

Oscar Barton

Henry Hotchkiss

Seb Garratt

Zach Ireland

Christian Burrows

Finley Abson

Nathan Tweddle

Richard Morris

Harry Moore

Tom Cooper

Charlie Gear

Matthew MacFarlane

Return Time: 4.15pm

October 10th, 2017|

Week 6 U11 Rugby Team Sheet

U11 Rugby v Derby Grammar School

Rykneld Sports Centre, Richmond Park Road, Mackworth, Derby,

DE22 4FB

Date: Wednesday 11th October

Venue: Away

K.O. Time: 2.00.pm

Louis Cholerton

Ben Kirwan

Stan Davies

Freddie Hill

Oscar Marsden

Jonathan Fitzpatrick

Archie Evans

Alfie Waterfield

Will Hough

Jimmy Spooner

Joe Green

Harry Hamplett

Return Time: 4.15pm

October 10th, 2017|

Week 6 U9 Football Festival Team Sheet

U9 Football @ St Anselms (DE45 1DP)

Date: Tuesday 10th October

Venue: Away

K.O. Time: 3.00pm
TEAM 1
Bruce Hill

Alfred Hough

William Best

James Shaw

Emerson Garratt

James Lee

Harry Stockdale

Please remember to bring shin pads.

Return Time 6.00pm
TEAM 2
 

Sammy Emmerson

Oscar Genders

Tom Kirwan

Harry Rowcliffe

Reuben Anderson-Dixon

Finley Jacques

Tommy Dalton

Please remember to bring shin pads.

Return at 6.00pm

 

 

October 9th, 2017|

U10 Hockey Festival at The Elms

Under 10 Hockey Festival at The Elms – 6th October 2017

The Under 10 girls along with some select Under 9 girls attended the U10 Elms hockey festival where the emphasis of the afternoon was on enjoyment of hockey. 

Team Gunners captained by Darcie W and Team Potters led by Cleo N along with all the players took to […]

October 6th, 2017|
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