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We Will Remember Them

This week has been a very special one indeed for everyone at Denstone College Prep School. We gathered in the chapel just before 11 o’clock on Tuesday to observe two minutes’ silence, impeccably followed even by our very small children in Reception and followed by Saffron playing the Last Post and Josh and Rebecca reading [...]

November 14th, 2014|

Getting the Family Outside to Learn

On Saturday a group of intrepid adventurers in Years 1 and 2, together with their parents, gathered together in the courtyard for a morning’s experience of Forest School organised by Mrs Clews and Mrs Emmerson-Friend. The torrential rain earlier in the morning and a fairly bleak forecast did not dampen the spirits one little bit [...]

October 5th, 2014|

What Makes A Successful Team?

I really enjoyed Year 4’s assembly on teamwork this week. As a sportsman I have played in any number of teams since I first represented my prep school at the age of ten and as a follower of Chelsea, Essex County Cricket Club and the fortunes of England’s rugby team since 1970 I have also [...]

September 27th, 2014|

Headmaster’s Blog 19th September

Melanie and I very much enjoyed meeting some of you at our wine and nibbles parties over the past two weeks. It was good to see you and I am also very grateful to those of you who have already returned the questionnaires.  There is a box in the hallway in the Manor House for [...]

September 22nd, 2014|

Welcome Back!

One of my main targets for this term is to try to get to know DCPS as quickly as possible and as comprehensively as I can. This really means getting to know all of the people within the school as you are what makes us what we are. To that end I have given the [...]

September 8th, 2014|
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