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PTFA Family Barn Dance – Friday 3rd Feb

Barn Dance Letter  – 3rd February 2017

January 25th, 2017|

Year 3 Explore the Globe!

In our Geography lessons, Year 3 have discovered the continents and oceans of world. With our learning partners, we explored the globes and an atlas to locate and record our findings. For fun, each group then used the interactive whiteboard to identify a continent. Top marks for Year 3 who successful completed the challenge! Well Done! What will we discover […]

January 23rd, 2017|

Forest School in the Snow.

Year 3 enjoyed a fantastic forest school lesson in the snow. First they explored the snowy Cedars looking for animal tracks. Then, of course, a snowman had to be built. Year 3 enjoyed having lots of fun in the snow.
Mrs Davies

January 17th, 2017|

Year 3 Christmas Hats.

After a beautiful Christmas dinner and chocolate dessert, Year 3 enjoyed the tradition of showing off their Christmas hats. What a creative bunch! Well Done to Devon who won the prize for the best hat!


December 13th, 2016|

Year 3 Victorian Christmas Assembly.

What a fantastic performance 3D gave this morning. They all worked so hard on their lines. In the process the children also learnt alot about the experiences of Victorian children, that we will build upon together in our History lessons. The children also learnt more about kindness, which is a theme which ran through our […]

December 7th, 2016|

Year 3 Trip to Sudbury.

Year 3 enjoyed a fabulous day out at Sudbury’s Museum of Childhood to support our work in History on the Victorians. The Victorian school teacher was very strict, as you can see from the photographs. We also discovered an old Denstone College cap on display from Victorian times.


December 1st, 2016|

Year 3 Science. Animal Detectives.

Today we looked very closely at different animal skulls in our Science lesson. We were particularly  interested in the animals teeth. We worked out what diet the animals ate, if they were herbivores, carnivores or omnivores? This information then helped us decide what animal the skull belonged too. Can you guess? Ask the […]

November 14th, 2016|

Best Handwriting Competition

Congratulations go the following children who won the prizes for the best handwriting in Main Prep – Mia Streets, Oscar Marsden were highly commended and the overall winners were Charlotte Rees Yr 3, Esther Belcher & Caiomhe Crawford Yr 4, Isabel Chester Y5, Pippa Ball & Jack Burns-Priestley Yr 6.

November 10th, 2016|

New Playground Equipment Open!

Many of you will have notice the new equipment that was installed inside the walled garden over half term.  Having left it for a week to ensure that everything was settled, the Head Boy and the Head Girl, Henry and Amber, cut the tape on Monday morning and let the Year 4’s be the first children […]

November 10th, 2016|

Launching of Values-based Education

Values-based Education

Over the course of the last term and a half we have done a great deal of work geared towards introducing a new values-based education system into the School.

This has taken quite a bit of time as everyone connected with the Denstone College Prep School, pupils, parents, staff and governors, has had the opportunity […]

November 10th, 2016|
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