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PTFA Spring Fair Letter

Spring Fair – Saturday 6th May – 12 noon to 3pm

The Spring Fair is almost upon us and we have been busy creating a fun filled afternoon for all ages! We have looked at the long range weather and it’s looking like we will have a lovely day again!

Of course we can only have a […]

April 27th, 2017|

Easter Fun

On the last day of our Lent Term, the Main Prep children were provided with a treat by their very own Easter Bennett.  This not so little bunny had been busy hiding, dropping and throwing easter eggs (large and small) around the cedars whilst the children were in their end of term chapel service.  After a brief chat […]

April 27th, 2017|

Year 3 Visit To Cadbury World.

What a fantastic day we had at Cadbury World today! We learnt lots about the Aztecs and how important chocolate was to them. We also got to sample some lovely chocolate. The children were a delight, lots of people commented on what a smart and well behaved  group of  children they are… Well Done Year […]

March 7th, 2017|

World Book Day 2017

Here are a few photos from World Book Day this morning. Apologies if your child is not featured, we are doing a feature in the Newsletter tomorrow so hopefully you will get a glimpse!


March 2nd, 2017|

DCPS Students score highly in entrance exams

Press Release

28th February 2017

Denstone College Prep School continues to achieve high standards

An independent school in Marchington has attained a 100% pass rate in their entrance exams to senior school. Out of 32 Year Six pupils who sat the entrance exam into Denstone College, all 32 have been offered places, and 16 scholarships and exhibitions were […]

March 1st, 2017|

Woodard 1000 Voices Concert, Birmingham Symphony Hall

Woodard 1000 Voices Concert, Birmingham Symphony Hall

On Saturday 11th February all Year 6 choir members joined approximately 750 other Woodard students at the Woodard 1000 Voices Concert at the Birmingham Symphony Hall.

We went to Birmingham for the whole day and learnt many different songs and practised different techniques and styles of music from a Swedish […]

February 17th, 2017|

Mums’ Supper @ Hoar Cross Hall

Mums’ Supper & Beauty Talk

On Thursday 2nd February, 25 mums and their friends enjoyed an evening at Hoar Cross Hotel. As a first time visitor to this venue I was greatly  impressed by the grandeur of this beautiful property and its interior design; perfect for our Mums’ Supper!  The evening began with a short […]

February 9th, 2017|

Baptism & Admission to First Holy Communion Ceremony

Admission to First Holy Communion and Baptism – 3rd February 2017

Canon Brendan Clover, our Provost, together with Father Graham, held a very special service this morning, the baptism of Lola Blake, one of our Year 6 pupils, and the Admission to First Holy Communion of Lola as well as another 11 pupils.

The pupils were :- Georgina Baggaley, […]

February 3rd, 2017|

The Circus Came To D.C.P.S.

Today we enjoyed a morning of circus tricks with ‘John the Juggler.’  The children, and staff, then had a chance to try out a range of circus skills, including stilt walking, juggling, riding small bikes and spinning plates to name just a few. As you can see from the photos we all had such fun, which […]

January 30th, 2017|

Year 3 Science: What makes objects shiny?

Mrs Davies set Year 3 a Science challenge, to investigate what makes objects shiny?  The children held each object up and asked whether or not it was shiny. They decided that the shiny ones are not sources of light, since light is reflected off them and then enters our eyes. We can’t see them when there is no light or when it is dark.

Together we agreed that […]

January 29th, 2017|
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