Archive for the ‘Boarding’ Category

Bonanza boarding weekend

What a bonanza boarding weekend it was at Elstree for the end of the Lent Term. First, Lara and the Catering Team treated boarders to an early Easter supper. Th...

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Year 7 Virtual Social with Downe House

The Lent Term Year 7 Big Weekend and social with Downe House is always eagerly anticipated, and while lockdown restrictions meant we were not able to meet in pe...

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The Big Boarding Brew

Friday evening saw the first of the remote Boarding events take place – the ‘Big Boarding Brew’.  What is The Big Boarding Brew? Head of Boar...

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Boarders’ Christmas Carols in PJs

On the final evening of the Autumn Term, our Elstree Boarders gathered (in bubbles) for some final festive fun in the Front Hall.  Performing and singing Chris...

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Christmas party for Elstree Boarders

The Christmas party for Elstree Boarders was different this year. It took place on a Thursday night rather than the usual last Saturday of term. Below, Head of ...

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How many of the 65 Elstree Boarders Escaped from Colditz?

The Escape to Colditz event is a firm favourite of Elstree Boarders, and an Elstree tradition introduced to the school many years ago.   It is held in such hi...

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DIY Pizzas for Elstree Boarders

While last weekend was action-packed full of fun for our Elstree Boarders, it also provided some much needed time to relax and recharge the batteries before exa...

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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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Year 7 BIG Boarding Weekend

It was Year 7’s turn for their BIG Boarding Weekend, which was as action-packed as ever. Ready Steady Cook! Starting on Saturday night, our pupils took pa...

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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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