Yearly Archives: 2017

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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 [...]

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 [...]

November 16th, 2017|

Year 4 School Assembly

Well done to our Year 4 for their Remembrance Assembly this morning.  The children put together an interesting and informative assembly.  They provided further information to the school and parents on the men who died who are on our Smallwood Manor Roll of Honour.  It made us think about how young they were when they died and how [...]

November 15th, 2017|

Parliament Week at DCPS

UK Parliament Week is an annual festival that engages people from across the UK with Parliament, explores what it means to them and empowers them to get involved. Here at DCPS we have been learning about Parliament, laws, decision making, ballots, discussions and how we are all involved in making changes.  Having our own Pupil Parliament [...]

November 15th, 2017|

The Big Question: Wednesday

This week is UK Parliament Week. Today's big question: Should we allow main prep pupils to choose where to sit at lunchtime? Thanks to Tilly for contributing the question.

November 15th, 2017|

Tuesday Results of Referendum

The votes have been counted by an external adjudicator. There was 100% turn out to vote from the electorate (Main Prep teachers and pupils), 87 votes cast. The big question: Should we allow chocolate snacks at break time? Yes= 76 votes No= 11 votes Good news! Mr Gear has agreed that snacks from both home [...]

November 15th, 2017|

Week 9 U10 Rugby Festival Team Sheets

U10 A Squad The Elms Festival (NG10 4AD) Date: Wednesday 15th November Venue: Away K.O. Time: 1.30.pm Stan Davies Will Hough Freddie Hill Nathan Tweddle Jimmy Spooner Harry Hamplett Christian Burrows Joe Green Oscar Barton Return Time: 4.45pm   U10 B Squad v The Elms Festival (NG10 4AD) Date: Wednesday 15th November Venue: Away K.O. Time: 1.30.pm [...]

November 14th, 2017|

Week 9 U8/U9 Rugby Team Sheets

U9 Rugby v Wolverhampton Grammar School Date: Tuesday 14th November Venue: AWAY K.O. Time: 2.30pm Bruce Hill Alfred Hough William Best Max Andre James Shaw James Lee Harry Stockdale RETURN TIME- 5.15pm U8 Tag Rugby v Wolverhampton Grammar School Date: Tuesday 14th November Venue: AWAY K.O. Time: 2.30pm  Jacob Morfitt Sammy Emmerson Oscar Genders Tom Kirwan Reuben [...]

November 14th, 2017|

The Big Question: Tuesday

This week is UK Parliament Week. Today's big question: Should we allow chocolate snacks at break time?  

November 14th, 2017|
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