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Year 3 Midnight Man

Year 3 have been working on their letters to the Midnight Man (an imaginary mysterious character who “visited” the classroom leaving a box containing stars, a horse shoe, a cloak and an explanatory letter.)  They have been considering how to improve their letter...

Match Reports December 2019

U11 Rugby The Under 11’s played an away fixture against Derby Grammar. It was a pulsating game with twenty tries and we played some fantastic rugby. Unfortunately, we started slowly and missed a few tackles that resulted in the opposition scoring four early tries....

Year 6 Round Up

Year 6 Round Up Mr. Bettaney, Mrs. Wilson and I would like to say thank you and well done to each and every pupil in Year six for a fantastic term of learning and, to those who took the entrance exam, congratulations on all securing a well earned place at Denstone...

Year 5 Changing States

Year 5 Science Year 5 have had a busy end to the term and have enjoyed bringing and talking about their science investigations they were asked to do on changing states. This year we had many who chose to show us what they had learnt by demonstrating these in a...

Climate Change Assembly

Year 4 Climate Change Assembly ‘No one is too small to make a difference’ was the message we were conveying during our year 4 assembly last Wednesday. We hope it gave everyone something to think about and ideas about how they can act to make a difference to climate...

PTFA Xmas update

Thanks to everyone who has helped the PTFA over the last term – we really appreciate all the cakes you made and bought, the uniform donations and sales, and all the people who helped us at the fair and who came and had fun. We made a whopping £1,235 at the Christmas...

Pre-Prep & Pre-School Xmas News

It has been a very exciting time in the Pre-Prep and Pre-School over the last two weeks! Last Friday the children performed the Nativity plays ‘The Toy Shop’ and ‘Everyone Loves a Baby’. The children sang beautifully and acted brilliantly throughout the performances...

It’s all for Charity!

Well done to Chloe B in Year 6 who completed 24 hours of silence in aid of Operation Orphan last Friday.  This would be a challenge for anyone, let alone a drama scholar, although these skills came in useful as she was able to communicate through the medium of...

National Children’s Choir of GB Success

Congratulations go to our Year 6 pupil Lydia who successfully auditioned for the National Children’s Choir of Great Britain and has accepted the place offered to her. To secure a place, pupils are assessed on their sight reading and singing ability and...

Honours 2019/2020

Congratulations to all of our Year 6 who all passed their entrance exams into Denstone College. The following pupils were successfully awarded scholarships and exhibitions! We hope that you all have a well earned rest over the Christmas Holidays. K. Webber           ...