Archive for the ‘Academic’ Category

Year 6 Headmaster’s Project

Since January, Year 6 have used a dedicated 30 minute lesson each week to develop an idea and create an artefact for the Headmaster’s Project. Creativity, org...

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Year 8 Take Over Day

A popular day in the Summer Term calendar is the Year 8 Take Over Day. Elstree’s new teaching staff (Year 8 pupils) performed excellently under the scrutiny o...

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Years 4,5 and 6 Maths and Science Challenge

Logical thinking, flowing creative juices and innovative ideas shone through as the Years 4, 5 and 6 competed in this year’s Maths and Science Challenge. This...

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Year 6 Geography Field Trip to Durdle Door

Year 6 were excited to visit Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove this week on a geography field trip. This term Year 6 are studying the topic ‘Coasts’ and so to m...

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Class Poetry Performance

The school had such a wonderful morning watching the class Poetry Performance.  This was an “in-the-round” performance with the audience sitting around the...

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Year 4 History Trip to SS Great Britain

Year 4 enjoyed a day out in Bristol visiting the SS Great Britain, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It was the world’s first great ocean liner. The tr...

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Elstree World Book Day 

Elstree celebrated World Book Day all week. Whilst the Pre-Prep were dressed up their favourite book character, the pupils at the Prep School were involved in a...

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Portals to the Past – Year 3s are transported back to the Second World War

Elstree Year 3s were treated to half a term’s history lessons in one day, delivered by Carl from the company Portals to the Past. The pupils were dressed ...

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Year 4 STEAM project

Year 4 had a fantastic morning creating ceramic table lights for their STEAM project. Pupils were put in groups and given a thrown ceramic form. The idea of the...

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Elstree Declamations Competition

On Friday 28th January, Elstree hosted the final of the annual Declamations Competition. It was a pleasure to have the finalists perform in person, in the McMul...

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