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Year 8 Big Weekend

From the first waft of Lynx through the corridors of the boarding house to the final wave goodbye of the girls from Downe House, the Year 8 Big Weekend was a b...

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Year 2 Trip to The Living Rainforest

There was great excitement in Year 2 as the coach pulled away on our trip to The Living Rainforest in October. Since the start of our topic, the children have ...

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Year 5 Practical Science Challenge Day at Bradfield College

I really enjoyed the Science Challenge at Bradfield College. We started with a Chemistry experiment and then used microscopes to look at the mouths of insects f...

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PALS Visit on Saturday

Last Saturday we welcomed seven PALS and their helpers to the school. With it being Halloween at the end of the month we got into a spooky frame of mind by carv...

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Mini Olympics Event

On a rather sunny afternoon in late September, a Mini Olympics was held on Bates. A range of activities was set up for the children from Home Farm Nursery, Rece...

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Year 5 Informal Concert

What an array of instruments we were treated to in the Year 5 concert – piano, violin, mini-bassoon, cello, saxophone, ukulele, drums and didgeridoo! The conc...

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Pop, Rock and Music Technology Day at Stowe School

On Thursday, Elstree School was represented by four boys at the first Pop, Rock and Music Technology Day organised at Stowe School. The day started with a long...

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Thank you letter from the Queen

The children at Home Farm were delighted and excited to receive a very special letter this week. It was from the Queen thanking them for the birthday card we ha...

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The Kennet and Avon Canal, Woolhampton

On Tuesday 4th October we went to visit the Kennet and Avon Canal just down the road from school. We went on the mini bus and there was a great deal of exciteme...

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Boarders’ Clubs

Now that the darker evenings are drawing in, the boarders have started their evening boarders’ clubs.  Last night they were involved in DT, art, fantasy foot...

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