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Speech Day

On Saturday we heard some very well prepared speeches from Henry and Amber as well as from our Headmaster and guest speaker.  Many thanks to all who attended, it was a great day and we were thankful that the rain stayed away so that we could enjoy our picnics and afternoon of sports (parents v’s […]

June 27th, 2017|

National Children’s Choir of Great Britain

Press Release – 26th June 2017

Local school’s singing talent

Once again, Denstone College Prep School has had 4 pupils selected for the prestigious National Children’s Choir of Great Britain. The National Children’s Choir of Great Britain was founded in 1998 by Lissa Gray.  Her vision was that talented young singers from throughout the United Kingdom would have […]

June 26th, 2017|

Hot Weather

Please could children leave their ties and blazers at home this week due to the hot weather. Don’t forget sun cream, hats and water bottles!

June 18th, 2017|

Summer Serenade

What a fantastic performance!  The children at DCPS have provided parents and staff with a wonderful Summer Serenade. Tonight’s musical composition involved all children from Year 3 up to Year 6 and what a performance we were given.

It was great to listen to all the musical pieces and let the children show us how they’ve been progressing […]

June 8th, 2017|

Maths Cross Curricular Day

In addition to the wonderful Summer Serenade last Thursday, DCPS held a cross curricular mathematics day across the school.  The children really enjoyed taking part in activities that involved investigating mathematics in different subject areas.

Reception created some fantastic pictures using 2D shapes. PP1 focused on symmetry in art and symmetry in nature and produced some […]

June 8th, 2017|

Denstone College Prep School celebrates Inspection Results

Press Release -25th May 2017

“Can Do Culture” Brings Best out of Pupils

A local East Staffordshire independent prep school has been celebrating an excellent inspection result.

Denstone College Prep School was given an ‘excellent’ rating for the quality of the pupils’ personal development, in an Independent Schools Inspectorate report undertaken last term.

Pupils at Denstone College Preparatory School […]

June 5th, 2017|

Teddy Bear’s Picnic a Success!

Smallwood Pre-School Teddy Bears’ Picnic/Open Day – 26th May 2017

Smallwood Pre-School, part of Denstone College Prep School in Marchington, held their annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic on 26th May. The lively event offered the opportunity for current and prospective parents and their children to come along, spend time together and enjoy the wonderful woodland setting, as well […]

May 26th, 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|

Farm Animals

Reception have been learning about Farm Animals.  This week we have been concentrating on the ‘cow’.  We have compared how a cow was milked long ago to how it is milked today.  We made butter using an old butter churn and shaking milk.  This was hard work!  We also made some delicious ice cream.


May 19th, 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|
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