Archive for the ‘Boarding’ Category

Douai Sports Day

Sunday 31st May was Douai Sports Day, a fun-packed collection of games and sports (and sweets) where the boys measured their football shot power, had their face...

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Year 6 Big Activity Weekend

No quarter was asked or given during the great Year 6 Big Weekend water fight. Skirmishes broke out as soon as the boys said good bye to Summer Fields, with hos...

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Open Weekend

It was wonderful to see the school burst back into life with the first open weekend of the term.  If you ask any boarder what they like most about boarding the...

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Year 6 Big Weekend

A match lights and a fuse fizzes… Cue the Mission:Impossible techno remix. “Your mission, should you choose to accept it…” Escape from a top floor cell,...

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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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