Archive for the ‘Boarding’ Category

Year 8 Big Weekend

The ladies of Wycombe Abbey descended on Elstree on Saturday night for a glamorous evening of Casino Royale themed fun. Dressed in their best James Bond outfits...

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Boarders’ Wildlife Club

With 150 acres of grounds, Elstree has plenty of room to share some space with a few elusive but spectacular friends. The Wild Wanderers boarding club has been ...

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Year 7 Big Weekend

The boys got their glad rags and deodorant(!) on to welcome the girls from Downe House for the Year 7 Big Weekend on Saturday night. The amazing Amy from Berksh...

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Boarders Celebrate Burns Night and hit the slopes!

The boarders enjoyed a truly Scottish feast on Saturday evening. Mr Smith taught us all a bit about the haggis and then toasted it in true Burns night style. Af...

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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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