Archive for the ‘Boarding’ Category

Open Boarding Weekend

The first weekend of the term saw extraordinary scenes at the Esltree Races saw big “money” being placed, won and lost (!) on Saturday evening. Ther...

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Boarders’ Christmas Carols

The last night of the Autumn term always treats the boarders well. The boys gathered in the front hall in their pjs and dressing gowns for a collection of carol...

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Boarders Christmas Open Weekend

This weekend the Boarders’ Christmas Party was a festive extravanganza for all involved.  A delicious feast was topped off with an Elstree-fied version o...

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Ready, Steady, Cook

The big weekend for the Year 7s was based around the ‘classic’ tv programme ‘Ready Steady Cook’.  It is fair to say that the evening was a lot better t...

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Boarders ‘Escape from Colditz’ Weekend

This weekend saw the ‘Escape from Colditz’ Weekend – one of the favourite weekends in the boarding calendar. Castle Colditz, high on the cliff...

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Boarders go Mountain Biking at Swinley Forest

The Boarders enjoyed a fun weekend which started on Saturday evening with a Safari Supper, with different courses and games being held in different staff houses...

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Year 8 Big Weekend

From the first waft of Lynx through the corridors of the boarding house to the final wave goodbye of the girls from Downe House, the Year 8 Big Weekend was a b...

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Boarders’ Clubs

Now that the darker evenings are drawing in, the boarders have started their evening boarders’ clubs.  Last night they were involved in DT, art, fantasy foot...

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Year 6 Big Weekend

Thirty Year 6 boys enjoyed an action packed weekend.  The Saturday evening started with a game of ‘Stormers’, a game where one team at a time try t...

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Boarding Weekend

After some successful encounters on the football pitches on Saturday afternoon against Lambrook, the Year 8s travelled to Wycombe Abbey for their first social e...

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