Archive for the ‘Boarding’ Category

Boarders visit Swinley Forest

With Mr Perry doing his best impression of Paul Hollywood on Sunday morning, the boys were given the challenge of baking a cake and I’m pleased to report t...

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Year 7 Big Weekend

New York, London, Paris, Woolhampton….  After watching our inaugural Elstree Fish and Chip Fashion Show on Saturday night this quiet corner of Berkshire may ...

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Year 8 Casino Royale Big Weekend

Ian Fleming may not have had the McMullen Hall in mind when he wrote Casino Royale, however the Elstree boys and the Downe House girls did their best to add a t...

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Boarding News

Open Weekend With the boarders under starters orders and the going good to firm for the term ahead, Elstree’s answer to John McCririck, SCB, gathered the runn...

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Burns Night

On the evening of Wednesday 21st January, the boarders celebrated Burns Night.  They had a delicious traditional supper with a twist – Haggis Nachos, Steak B...

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Boarders’ Carols

The last night of this term is always a special one as the pyjama clad boys head down to the candlelit Front Hall for the Boarder’s Celebration of Christmas....

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Dorm Star Winners

Well done to Studd and Clive who were the winners of the dorm stars this term.  Clive enjoyed a celebratory ’eat all you can’ dinner at Cosmos in Reading o...

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Boarders’ Christmas Weekend

The Boarders’ Christmas Supper and Party was a fantastic way to round off the weekend activity programme this term. The catering team did us proud, laying on ...

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Winchester Christmas Market Visit

The Boarders have had a great weekend.  It started off with a visit to the cinema to see Interstellar at Basingstoke. No visit to the cinema is complete witho...

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Boarders’ “Escape from Colditz”

A few years ago I don’t think I would have predicted that I would be part of a team spending their evening stalking children by torch light! I hasten to add t...

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