Archive for 2020

A BIG boarding weekend for Year 6

The children in Year 6 have just experienced their ‘Big Weekend’.  Big Weekends provide an opportunity for an entire year group to experience board...

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Geography river field trip for Common Entrance

Last week, Year 8 hot footed it to the River Pang in Berkshire, so data could be collected on a field trip.  Fieldwork is embedded within the geography curricu...

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Outdoor learning for Elstree Early Years

The children in Nursery and Reception enjoyed their first day of outdoor learning for the term today. They skipped into school and got straight on with butterin...

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Making friends by team building

At the start of every term, Elstree runs a team building session for its pupils in the Prep School. Split into year groups, boys and girls are tasked with excit...

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Boarding life at Elstree School

Boarding fun at the Weekend

We were blessed with glorious warm September sunshine over the first weekend of the term which is always an open weekend when any of the boarders are able to st...

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Elstree Girls Sept 2020

Elstree is a co-educational Berkshire school

Becoming fully co-educational It’s official. Elstree is a co-educational Berkshire school.  The move to becoming fully co-educational this September has ...

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Bushcraft Camp August 2020

On Monday 24th August,  14 Elstree pupils embarked on a Bushcraft Camp for three days in the schools glorious grounds with Mr Attwood and Mr Pilkington.  The ...

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The Elstree Hour

The Elstree Hour inevitably had to operate slightly differently to normal this Summer Term but, nevertheless, the Year 2 children were treated to a plethora of ...

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Scrap Heap Challenge – Leavers’ Programme

One of the last leavers’ programme activities of 2020 was ‘Pilko’s Scrap Heap Challenge’.  The aim was for pupils to make ‘an animal’ with movi...

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Year 8 Leavers’ Programme

The Year 8 leavers have had a full and varied leavers’ programme this year.  From Life skills to a Science roadshow are just some of things they have bee...

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