Archive for the ‘Boarding’ Category

Year 6 Big Weekend

The Year 6 Big Weekend was a great success and the children all thoroughly enjoyed the variety of activities that had been planned for them.   Activities on of...

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Open Weekend

Goodness me it has been a busy first weekend of term!  We have quite a large contingent of full boarders this term, plus a good number who had signed up for t...

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Year 6 Wet and Wacky weekend

As ever, the boarders have had a busy weekend here at Elstree. The Year 6 children (and the Year 4 & 5 full-boarders) enjoyed a slightly shorter than normal...

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A wonderful wet weekend!

Elstree Boarders did not need to worry about the wet weekend! Aside from lots of indoor sports, an exciting trip to Caversham Lakes was on the agenda. Boarders ...

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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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