Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

The Woodley Choir Festival

Three Elstree choirs (58 boys) took part in the competitive Woodley Choral Festival last weekend, and as a parent commented, “the Elstree boys were brilliant...

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Home Farm Book Day

The theme for the long awaited Home Farm Book Day this year was Animals. The children thoroughly enjoy dressing up and this year was no exception. The costumes ...

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Horrible Histories for World Book Day

Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown visited us as part of our World Book Day celebrations. The pupils enjoyed a fabulous presentation, briefly touching ...

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Murder Mystery at Elstree Manor

After supper on Friday night the boarders, parents and siblings all gathered in the McMullen Hall which had been transformed into “Elstree Towers” for our M...

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Top Banana House Competition

East House led the Top Banana competition earlier this week – Elstree’s ‘house spirit event’ which takes place four times annually – with a big game o...

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Music by Candlelight Concert

This is always an atmospheric occasion and this year was no exception.  By the light of hundreds of flickering candles the large Chapel Choir sang ten of their...

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Book Swap

A massive thank you to our Friends of Elstree Committee for organising the inaugural Elstree Book swap today.  Last week we were inundated with wonderful book ...

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PALS Visit

Last Saturday we welcomed thirteen PALS and their helpers to school for the first visit of the term (the earlier planned visit had to be cancelled due to the sn...

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Year 8 Big Weekend

Half-term already seems like a distant memory and we’ve had, as ever, a busy weekend.  The Year 8 boys hosted the Downe House girls on Saturday night to an e...

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Year 7 Informal Concert

A rousing rendition of Men of Harlech on the French Horn and the wistful playing of the cello in Glwysen reminded us that the Year 7 Informal Concert was taking...

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