Archive for the ‘Academic’ Category

The GREAT Elstree Debate

Last week, the much-anticipated Middle and Senior School Elstree Debates took place in the McMullen Hall.  Here, one of our Year 6 and three of our Year 8 pupi...

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Elstree’s final Autumn Term Music Concerts

Final in the programme of informal music concerts The programme of informal music concerts came to a climax the week before last, ending with Years 3 and 4.  H...

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It’s beginning to look alot like Christmas at Elstree

There’s been a hive of activity in the lead up to Christmas at Elstree, with everyone getting involved.  The wreath on the front door was kindly made by ...

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Nelson Mandela Lecture – Doing Life with Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend

Head of Boarding Mr Hepburn organised a very special Nelson Mandela lecture – Doing life with Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend – on Teams this Saturd...

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Celebrating Boarding School of the Year Award

Last month, Elstree was delighted to be crowned Independent Boarding School of the Year at the ISOTY Awards 2020.  Crowned Boarding School of the Year To celeb...

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Black History Month at Elstree

Celebrating black history and culture in the month of October has been a British tradition since the 1960s. This has taken on various forms in the past, includi...

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Developing Revision Study Skills

Revision skills are critical to our pupils reaching their potential at Elstree. During the Autumn Term, our Years 7 and 8 attend a bespoke Revision Study Skills...

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Harvest festival celebrations with Pre-Prep

Last week, our Pre-Prep celebrated Harvest with their very own Harvest Festival. The children gathered outside in the Pre-Prep entrance, surrounding the wonderf...

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A celebration of languages

¡Hola! Guten Tag! Privet! Olá! Ni hao …  Language week for Elstree Prep Last week, Elstree enjoyed its annual event of celebrating languages and cultures. ...

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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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