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Fun in the Snow!

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 [...]

December 11th, 2017|

Choir Investment and Eucharist Service

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.  

November 17th, 2017|

Thursday Results of the Referendum

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.

November 16th, 2017|

The Big Question: Thursday

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.

November 16th, 2017|

Wednesday Results of the Referendum

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 [...]

November 16th, 2017|

Parliament Week at DCPS

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 [...]

November 15th, 2017|

The Big Question: Wednesday

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.

November 15th, 2017|

Tuesday Results of Referendum

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 [...]

November 15th, 2017|

The Big Question: Tuesday

This week is UK Parliament Week. Today's big question: Should we allow chocolate snacks at break time?  

November 14th, 2017|

UK Parliament Week

It is UK Parliament Week. In order to 'Engage. Explore. Empower.' the pupils with all things Parliamentary, we will be holding a lunchtime referendum on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week. The Big Question asked each day will aim to encourage debate among the children. The results will be announced first thing the next day. [...]

November 13th, 2017|
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