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Boarders’ Evening Fun

This week we have been blessed with magical, sun-drenched evenings with the boarders making the most of the grounds after supper.  They have been kayaking on t...

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Mothers’ Tennis in aid of the Learning Development Department

We were so lucky to have such a gorgeous hot day on Monday for the annual Mothers’ tennis in aid of the Learning Development Department.  Bates was a veritab...

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Year 6 Big Weekend

Year 6 enjoyed their recent Wet, Wild & Wacky Weekend.  The Saturday evening started with a wide-game called Postbox, with 3 teams of boys chasing the Gapp...

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Y3 Trip to the Hawk Conservancy

The Hawk Conservancy is a rather special place. It’s clean, tidy and full of interesting ways to learn about birds. The guides are knowledgeable and passionat...

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Year 8 Informal Concert

This was a truly Informal Concert and we enjoyed hearing the swan-song of some of our Year 8 musicians who have entertained us so well over the years.  Both ou...

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Ridgeway Walk

Stunning weather greeted the Elstree families for the 2018 sponsored Ridgeway Walk on Saturday 5th May.  Bacon sandwiches were in plentiful supply at the West ...

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Reception Class Science Lesson

Last week, the Reception children joined the Year 8 boys with Mrs Watt for a Science lesson. The Year 8 boys prepared an enjoyable and exciting afternoon for al...

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Bucklebury Badgers vs Thatcham Thunder on Pavilion.

Result – Thunder win by 13 runs The Thunder are up and running!  After Gaspard won his fourth toss in a row, he again invited the Badgers to bat first and it...

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Reception trip to Hillier Garden Centre

On Friday 30th April Reception had a fabulous morning at Hillier Garden centre.  We got in the mini bus at school and drove the short distance to Hermitage. Th...

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Year 7 Informal Concert

The Year 7 informal concert was the first concert in the newly refurbished Long Room.  The venue looked absolutely stunning and the enhanced resonant acoustic ...

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