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|

First Aid Club

It was like a scene from ‘Casualty’ in Mrs Davies’ First Aid club on Wednesday afternoon as the enthusiastic first aiders and casualties practised their arm slings and elevation slings.

They also revisited the head bandage, not because they needed the practice, but just because it was so much fun!

I’m still unclear as to whether the […]

October 12th, 2016|

England Hockey Coach to Visit on Monday 31st Oct

Unfortunately due to his international training commitments, Grahame Mansell-Grace won’t be able to visit the school tomorrow (10th Oct). However, we have rearranged it for Monday 31st October. Grahame Mansell-Grace a.k.a. ‘Panda’ is currently the First Team Coach at Loughborough Women’s Hockey Club, and has been the England Hockey Lead Talent Development Coach for the England […]

October 7th, 2016|

Arty-Fact Theatre Visit

Arty-Fact Theatre Visit -Tuesday 4th October

Today we had two visitors from the Arty-Fact Theatre come to visit DCPS.  The whole school from Year 1-6 came along  to watch and were in for a treat.  There were two actors who acted out an informative drama production as Mrs E. Tree and Mr Mans. The production was set around […]

October 6th, 2016|

First Aid After School Club with Mrs Davies

As many of you may be aware, in the past I have trained adults to deal with First Aid. This is a subject I feel is vital for all to learn, young and old alike. So when I decided to run a First Aid After School Club I had no idea it would be such […]

October 5th, 2016|

Alrewas Show Success!

Over the summer Mrs Belcher entered some of our talented art students into the art competition at 2016 Alrewas Show. The results were exceptional. Isla Spencer (4H), Bruce Hill (Form 3), Darcey Wilson (4EF) and Imogen Vickers (6L) were all highly commended and won rosettes. These were presented in assembly this morning. Congratulations to them […]

September 19th, 2016|

Teddy Bears’ Picnic & Open Day – Friday 26th May 1-3pm

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 […]

June 7th, 2016|

Year 3 Exploding Volcanoes.

Today in Science we mixed ingredients to create a chemical reaction. Year 3 thoroughly enjoyed their introduction to Chemistry,.

Volcanoes fits nicely into our Rock and Soils Science topic and after all the pupil’s hard work with their exams, Ms Hart and Mrs Davies wanted to treat them to some excitement in the Science laboratory. As you […]

May 13th, 2016|

Show and Tell.

The children had an interesting array of items for ‘show and tell’ this week. First, an authentic gas mask from the Second World War complete in its original box was generously bought in by Mr Gear for us all to see. Nathan brought in a very special medal for us all to look at, which […]

April 29th, 2016|
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