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Spanish in PP2

Pre-Prep 2 have also started their Spanish lessons with señora Green and have had fun learning their numbers with Chico the monkey. The children have used their knowledge of Spanish numbers to help them locate Chico the monkey who hid in various locations around the classroom. Dónde está Chico? Uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco, seis, [...]

May 6th, 2017|

Reception Mother’s Day Plants

Reception performed very well in the Mother's Day Assembly.  They recited a poem and sang lots of songs.  They made a card and decorated their own plant pot and then planted a flower for their mummies.

March 28th, 2017|

PP1 Blast off to the Space Centre

Pre-Prep 1 had a great day out at the Space Centre last Wednesday.  They really enjoyed visiting the Planetarium and finding out about the Sun and the Moon. After lunch the children explored and found out lots of interesting things about Space, including Laika the first dog in space. The children also had lots of [...]

March 28th, 2017|

Maths & Science PP2

The children in PP2 have been using stop watches to see how quick they are at counting, writing and building. They found it a challenge to beat each other’s times. It’s all part of the fun of Maths in year 2.               Last week the children of PP2 were [...]

March 28th, 2017|

Mother’s Day

PP2 have been excitedly busy making special Mother’s Day plaques and cards using a mixture of materials to create these stunning individual pieces. We hope that all the Mums at Denstone College Prep School have had a Happy Mother’s Day.    

March 28th, 2017|


This week we celebrate the children who have achieved their certificates, Heidi Blurton, Joe Gear, Harry Rowcliffe and Finley Jacques have all received their Silver Certificates and Imogen Abson, Reuben Anderson Dixon, Evie Norris and Thomas Kirwan  have received their Gold Certificate, well done to all these wonderful hardworking students.

March 15th, 2017|

Weighing It Out

This week in PP2 Maths involved estimating and measuring mass.  The children have been investigating items around the classroom that are heavier or lighter than 100g and have had a great time using the balance scales. We have also been looking at how many grams make a kilogram and reading scales accurately.

March 15th, 2017|

Roald Dahl

Pre-Prep 2 have been learning all about Roald Dahl and his amazing life and the wonderful legacy that he has left to everyone.  His amazing books have inspired us all at some point in our lives and the children of PP2 have been writing their own biographies identifying the main events of his long and [...]

March 15th, 2017|

Circus Workshop – PP2

The circus rolled into DCPS last week giving the children of Pre-Prep 2 the opportunity to experience a wide variety of skills, including juggling, stilt walking, hula hooping, miniature bike riding and a whole host of other carnival activities.  The children of PP2 had an absolutely fantastic time and showed great determination and skill. Pre-Prep 2 [...]

February 9th, 2017|

Queen’s Birthday Celebrations in Pre-Prep

The Pre-Prep and Pre-School enjoyed the Queen's Birthday celebrations enormously. Year 6 came down to help nursery make their kites and then we went out to fly them, they were truly impressive!    

June 14th, 2016|
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