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Year 4 Sort Out Solids

Today Year 4’s were involved in a science experiment to help sort out some solids.  Mrs Wason had been up to mischief this morning and made such a mess mixing different types of solids together in lots of bowls.  The children had to find the best equipment suitable to separate the substances so that Mrs […]

November 21st, 2017|

Week 10 Boys U10/U11 Rugby Team Sheets

U11 RUGBY v Newcastle Under Lyme School

Date: Wednesday 22nd November

Venue: Home

K.O. Time: 2.15pm

Archie Evans

Jonathan Fitzpatrick

Alfie Waterfield

Anton Woo

Louis Cholerton

Charles Worthington

Oscar Marsden

Ben Kirwan

Max Webber

Stan Davies

Freddie Hill

Jimmy Spooner

Christian Burrows


U10 RUGBY V Newcastle Under Lyme School

Date: Wednesday 22nd November

Venue: Home

K.O. Time:

Louis Cheetham

Will Hough

Seb Garratt

Oscar Barton

Finley Abson

Nathan Tweddle

Zach Ireland

Matthew MacFarlane

Joe Green

Joe Brown

Tom Cooper

Harry Moore

Richard Morris

Will Vickers

George Houston

Henry Hotchkiss

November 21st, 2017|

Week 10 U11 Girls Hockey Team sheet

U11 Hockey v­ Stafford Prep School

DATE: Wednesday, 22nd November 2017

TIME: 2.15pm

VENUE: Stafford Prep School (ST18 9AT)

Dear Parents,

Your daughter has been selected to represent D.C.P.S. girls U11A & B hockey team against Stafford Prep School.


Verity B
Emily F

Esther B
Evangeline P

Caoimhe C
Darcie W

Daisy H
Su Shan W

Cleo N
Isabel […]

November 20th, 2017|

National Open Art Competition 2017

National Open Art Competition

The following children have been selected for the Online National Open Art Children’s Gallery on the NOA website and each child will receive a certificate for their achievement. So they can tell all their friends and family to go and find their work on the website in the gallery where National Open […]

November 20th, 2017|


For me, one of the most important events of the school year took place last Friday when we held our Remembrance Service at the end of our chapel service. Even though Armistice Day was the following day, we had to observe it and did so with a short, but very moving service that […]

November 17th, 2017|

Choir Investment and Eucharist Service

Father Brendan took a lovely service today and invested our new choir.  It was a very special service with some lovely solo performances by; Anton on the piano, Uma on the piano, Su-Shan on the violin and Max singing.

November 17th, 2017|

Thursday Results of the Referendum

The Big Question:

Would we like/use an outdoor table tennis table on the Practice Pitch?

We now have a very keen electorate that are very engaged in the process.

The results:

Yes- 58

No- 28

Pupil Parliament will use this result to help inform their next discussion about outdoor play spaces in school.

November 16th, 2017|

The Big Question: Thursday

This week is UK Parliament Week.

Today’s big question:

Would we like/use an outdoor table tennis table on the Practice Pitch?

Thanks to Anton for contributing the question.

November 16th, 2017|

Wednesday Results of the Referendum

The Big Question:

Should we allow Main Prep pupils to choose where to sit at lunchtime?

Another keen turn out. Happily, this question prompted much debate, this is a key part of the referendum process.

The results:

Yes- 61

No- 27

I have passed this information on to Mr Gear, he can use it to help inform his decision making.

November 16th, 2017|

5G Visit to Denstone College for Science Workshop

After looking at various bridge constructions the children were split into four groups and set a challenge of constructing a bridge from the various materials they were provided with – straws, sellotape, papers and magazines, string, insulating tape, card etc.

After a brief discussion the teams got going and worked with great enthusiasm and ingenuity to […]

November 16th, 2017|
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