1112, 2017

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 [...]

1711, 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 [...]

1611, 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 [...]

1611, 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.

1611, 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. [...]

1511, 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 [...]

1511, 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.

1511, 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 [...]

1411, 2017

The Big Question: Tuesday

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

1311, 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 [...]

1011, 2017

Spooky Science!

Our science lessons started with a bang the first day back after half term.  'Spooktacular' science provided Year 6 pupils with the opportunity to test their alchemy skills and create magical potions and edible delights [...]

1210, 2017

Main Prep Disco Gets Underway!

The children were full of excitement and fun prior to actually going into the gym for their school disco.  Dave Dee was ready and the time had come for the hair brushing, waxing, spraying to [...]

2109, 2017

A Maths Problem

Mr Bettany's Year 6 maths class took the opportunity this morning to take their lesson outside (prior to the heavens opening this afternoon!)  They were asked to take a look at the outdoor classroom, specifically [...]

509, 2017

Year 6’s First Day Back

Welcome back our new Year 6!  We've heard all about what they've been up to over the holidays and its been great catching up with 8 weeks worth of news for some of us. Here [...]

1606, 2017

Year 6 ICT

Year 6 have been working on their ICT programming and some amazing computer games have been produced. "We’ve been making games in ICT then sharing them with our friends. It takes about a week for [...]

606, 2017

Karting Mad!

One of our Year 6 students, Dan Parrans- Smith, is an avid karter, and a couple of weeks ago he took part in the East Anglian Kart Championships at Kimbolton Circuit, Cambridgeshire. Against fierce National [...]

2205, 2017

Year 6 PGL Update

The Year 6 Children have arrived safe and sound at PGL. Mr Bettaney

1905, 2017

Igloo Building

Year 6 children have continued to focus on Polar regions in geography. As such, they recently learned the impact global warming is having on Polar ice sheets and its implications for people and Polar Bears [...]

1905, 2017

Chester Zoo Visit

Year 6 spent a lovely day in the Cheshire sunshine at Chester Zoo. On arrival they were able to see the 3 baby elephants in their enclosure before carrying on further into the zoo stopping [...]

1905, 2017

World War 2 Talk

World War 2 Talk Year 5 were incredibly lucky to have a visit from Mr Peter Armitage MBE and Mr Mark McKenzie to talk to the children about World War 2. In addition to the [...]