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Buttercup the Cow

On Thursday 22nd January, Jan came to visit Year One again with Buttercup the cow. Buttercup is a life sized cow, but not a real one. Jan said if she couldn’t...

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Boarding News

Open Weekend With the boarders under starters orders and the going good to firm for the term ahead, Elstree’s answer to John McCririck, SCB, gathered the runn...

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Annual House Cross Country Competition

We had a beautiful, crisp winter’s day for our annual House Cross-Country competition. Every pupil competed and every pupil gained points for their house – ...

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‘Rasher the Pig’ for Year 1

This term Year One are learning about farms. On Tuesday 20th January Jan and Pam came from the Newbury and District Agricultural Society with Rasher the pig. (H...

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Burns Night

On the evening of Wednesday 21st January, the boarders celebrated Burns Night.  They had a delicious traditional supper with a twist – Haggis Nachos, Steak B...

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London Chamber Orchestra

On Tuesday 20th January, four boys were taken to Bradfield College to listen to the London Chamber Orchestra.  The orchestra was amazing, particularly the viol...

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Performing Arts Soiree

What a spectacular evening we all enjoyed in the Long Room for the Performing Arts Soiree last night.  It was a wonderful opportunity for the Year 8 boys who w...

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House Global Location Quiz

2015 saw the first ever Global Location Quiz. There were some fantastic results with an amazing eight children gaining 100%. The Winners were: Year 3:  Nancy J...

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The Opening of Bates

On Saturday morning we were delighted to open the new All Weather Pitch.  In suitably wet and blustery conditions for an ‘All Weather’ pitch Sid Inglis  a...

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Andy Kirkpatrick – Inappropriate Climbing

I do not think anyone would have guessed from the title of this lecture initially what the actual central theme would be. Although Andy used his comical stories...

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