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Year 6 pupils break scholarship record – Press Release

Press Release 12th February 2018 Denstone College Prep School Year 6 pupils break scholarship record. An independent school in Marchington has achieved a 100% pass rate in their entrance exams to senior school. Out of 22 Year Six pupils who sat the entrance exam into Denstone College and one other private school, all 22 have [...]

February 13th, 2018|

DCPS teacher selected to be a UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador

Denstone College Prep School teacher selected to be a UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador Mrs Emmerson-Friend, a teacher from Denstone College Prep School near Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, has been selected to attend “Teachers’ Institute” at the Houses of Parliament. Since its launch in 2006, “Teachers’ Institute” has trained more than 700 teachers from all parts of the [...]

January 15th, 2018|

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 [...]

June 26th, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

May 22nd, 2017|

World Book Day 2017

Thursday 2nd March - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland “I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.” Lewis Carroll (Alice in Wonderland) Quote from a teacher: “Our aim on WBD was to engage and enjoy the story of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Over the course of World Book Day we transformed [...]

March 3rd, 2017|

DCPS Students score highly in entrance exams

Press Release 28th February 2017 Denstone College Prep School continues to achieve high standards An independent school in Marchington has attained a 100% pass rate in their entrance exams to senior school. Out of 32 Year Six pupils who sat the entrance exam into Denstone College, all 32 have been offered places, and 16 scholarships [...]

March 1st, 2017|

Talented art students at local prep school

Press Release – 5th December 2016 Talented Art Students at local prep school A Marchington school has been entered into several local and national art competitions and been highly successful. Some outstanding artwork by Denstone College Prep School pupils was entered into the Alrewas Agricultural & Horticultural Show 2016, Draycott Show Inter-Schools Art Competition 2016 and [...]

December 5th, 2016|

Smallwood Pre-School Relaunch

PRESS RELEASE - Smallwood Pre-School Relaunch – November 2016 Denstone College Prep School in Uttoxeter is pleased to announce that they have relaunched their nursery as Smallwood Pre-School, providing pre-school education for children from the age of 2 years old. Helen Griffith, the Head of Pre-Prep would like to confirm that the pre-school is available [...]

December 5th, 2016|
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