Mr Gear treated the children to an extended break today to take advantage of the snow which we don't see here very often! Most children had brought suitable clothing for the weather and had great fun on the Headmaster's Lawn sledging down the hill or on the playing fields making snow angels, snowmen and generally [...]
The Year 3 and Year 4 girls were excited as Miss Bennett had organised for Lisa Prince (nee Bayliss) to come in to train with them. Lisa has represented Great Britain many times in hockey and is an Olympic Medal winner! Friday was a bitterly cold afternoon and whilst the excitement of Lisa arriving was [...]
Father Brendan took a lovely service today and invested our new choir. It was a very special service with some lovely solo performances by; Anton on the piano, Uma on the piano, Su-Shan on the violin and Max singing.
The Big Question: Would we like/use an outdoor table tennis table on the Practice Pitch? We now have a very keen electorate that are very engaged in the process. The results: Yes- 58 No- 28 Pupil Parliament will use this result to help inform their next discussion about outdoor play spaces in school.
This week is UK Parliament Week. Today's big question: Would we like/use an outdoor table tennis table on the Practice Pitch? Thanks to Anton for contributing the question.
The Big Question: Should we allow Main Prep pupils to choose where to sit at lunchtime? Another keen turn out. Happily, this question prompted much debate, this is a key part of the referendum process. The results: Yes- 61 No- 27 I have passed this information on to Mr Gear, he can use it to [...]
UK Parliament Week is an annual festival that engages people from across the UK with Parliament, explores what it means to them and empowers them to get involved. Here at DCPS we have been learning about Parliament, laws, decision making, ballots, discussions and how we are all involved in making changes. Having our own Pupil Parliament [...]
This week is UK Parliament Week. Today's big question: Should we allow main prep pupils to choose where to sit at lunchtime? Thanks to Tilly for contributing the question.
The votes have been counted by an external adjudicator. There was 100% turn out to vote from the electorate (Main Prep teachers and pupils), 87 votes cast. The big question: Should we allow chocolate snacks at break time? Yes= 76 votes No= 11 votes Good news! Mr Gear has agreed that snacks from both home [...]
This week is UK Parliament Week. Today's big question: Should we allow chocolate snacks at break time?