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|

LAMDA Exam Results

Congratulations to the large number of pupils who have passed their LAMDA examinations!


LAMDA Introductory Graded Examination Solo
James McFarlane

Introductory Stage One
Archie Rathband

Joules Pritchard

Harry Elias

Pippa Rees

Jemima Saunders

LAMDA Introductory Graded Examination Solo
Heidi Blurton

Introductory Stage Three
Finley Jacques

LAMDA Level 1 Award In Communication (Grade 3)
Grace Lister

Speaking Verse and Prose Grade 3
Mia Streets

Archie Fenton

Archie Evans

Oscar Marsden

Max Houston

LAMDA Level 1 Award In […]

June 5th, 2017|

Year 6 PGL Update

The Year 6 Children have arrived safe and sound at PGL.

Mr Bettaney

May 22nd, 2017|

Encore! – Another fantastic win for local school choir

Press Release – 16th May 2017

Encore! – Another fantastic win for local school choir

On Friday 5th May, Denstone College Prep School Choir took part in the 109th Derby Arts Festival at the St John the Evangelist Church in Derby. This is an amateur competitive festival for Drama, Music, Dance and Speech. This is the 7th year […]

May 22nd, 2017|

Year 3, 4 & 5 Dovedale Walk

The Years 3, 4 & 5  have arrived safely in Milldale and the walk is well underway!

May 22nd, 2017|

A Special Treat For Year 3.

Year 3 had some special visitors today. Alfred Hough introduced his school friends to his chicks, who hatched out a few weeks ago. The children handled the chicks very well and we all remembered to wash our hands afterwards. Thank You to Mrs Hough for bringing the chicks into school.

May 17th, 2017|

School open as normal

The waterboard have assured us that all will be back to normal for school tomorrow. Thank you for your help in collecting your children so unexpectedly.

May 16th, 2017|

Teddy Bear’s Picnic & Open Day

You’re warmly invited to join us on Friday 26th May, for the annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic & Open Day at Smallwood Pre-School. This is a fantastic opportunity to visit our award winning facilities and let your children experience our beautiful rural surroundings first hand. To let us know you are coming or to find out […]

May 16th, 2017|

Year 3 Meeting Our Pre-Prep 2 Buddies

Year 3 had a wonderful time meeting their Year 2 buddies for the first time. Here at D.C.P.S.  the buddy system is a very special tradition that demonstrates the caring nature of our pupils.

Year 3 are looking forward to taking their responsibilities very seriously. They hope to ensure a smooth transition from Pre-Prep to Main […]

May 15th, 2017|

Magnet Mazes.

Year 3 produced some fantastic Magnet Mazes to help develop our understanding of Magnets and Springs. The children used their imagination to create some wonderful mazes. All staff were amazed at the brilliant work the children had completed. The children really enjoyed testing out each others mazes. Well Done Year 3!

May 15th, 2017|
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