Archive for the ‘Academic’ Category

Lecture – Life in the Irish Guards

It was a great pleasure to welcome Lieutenant Rory McGrath, an Elstree old boy, back to talk to the school about life in the Irish Guards.  Rory began by expla...

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Year 3 Trip to Hindu Temple

On Wednesday 14th November the Year 3 boys and girls were treated to a wonderful introduction to Hinduism at the Hindu Temple in Reading. As we entered the buil...

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Elstree in World War 1

Mr Christopher Normand, a former parent, came to Elstree to speak to the school about Old Elstree boys who were killed in the Great War.  He has uncovered an a...

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World War 1 Exhibition

Thanks to the very hard work and vision of Zoe Webster and her helpers Amber Locke and Rachel Verow, as well as the generosity of so many parents and grandparen...

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Year 2 trip to Henley Literary Festival

Year 2 enjoyed a fantastic afternoon at the Henley Literary Festival where we met the children’s author, Tom Percival. He entertained the children with &#...

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Public Schools Presentation

On Friday afternoon, the Headmaster gave a talk to parents about Public Schools.  He covered the entry processes of the different schools, their timings and re...

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Prep School Heads of English Conference at Elstree

On Friday Luke Owens, Head of English at Elstree, organised a Prep School Heads of English conference hosted in the Long Room at Elstree.  We were delighted to...

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Year 7 French Trip

Y7 boys went to Nord Pas de Calais region in Desvres. On the first day we went to a Boulangerie where we learnt to make croissants with a folding technique and ...

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European Languages Week

After a much anticipated language event, the boys made the most of the language celebrations which kicked off with a number of competitions across the year grou...

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Year 3 Practical Maths

Year 3 had a practical maths lesson earlier this week on weighing with Mrs Storchak, Head of Maths.  The boys needed to know the weight of all the plastic bot...

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