Archive for the ‘Boarding’ Category

An enriching Saturday morning

In preparation for Common Entrance pre-testing and interviews, our Years 5 and 6 attend a range of lectures and workshops during their enrichment sessions on Sa...

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Politics is not boring!

Elstree was delighted to hear from Mr Hugh Barnes, Head of Politics at Uppingham School.  His lecture ‘Politics is not boring!’ covered a number of topical...

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Treasure hunt, art and bowling for our boarders

The first boarding weekend of the Lent term got off to a cracking start. First our pupils participated in a treasure hunt around the school, organised by Mr. At...

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A high note to the Term

The Lent Term has started on a high note with pupils achieving outstanding music and LAMDA results.   Of the 14 LAMDA students, 8 achieved distinctions, 5 gai...

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A visit for our Boarders from the Big Man

What a special night our boarders had this week. Not only did they congregate around the piano and sing a Christmas Carol or two, but they also received a surpr...

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Boarders’ Christmas Party

The final weekend of the term has been action-packed and full of fun. On Saturday night there was the boarders’ Christmas supper and party.   The boys were ...

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Christmas Tree Decorations

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…..!  Many thanks to the Year 4 ‘elves’ who helped Mrs Inglis to decorate the Christmas tree in the Front Ha...

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Colditz Weekend

It has been a brilliant weekend at Elstree with the Escape from Colditz on Saturday night, which was terrific fun.  The pouring rain provided a very atmospheri...

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Open Weekend

This weekend has been an ‘Open Weekend’ where anyone who boards is able to join the full-boarders for the weekend. On Saturday night the boys all made home-...

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Elstree’s eco-considerate Bonfire Night

The Elstree Bonfire night on Friday was a huge success, particularly as it adopted a more environmental approach.  As initiated by the Eco Committee, Friends o...

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