Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Declamations

On Friday 26th January, all boys congregated in the McMullen Hall for the annual Declamations competition. The school welcomed Harry Crump, House Master and Hea...

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House Cross Country

The course was awash with mud and the start had to be modified to avoid churning up the games pitches.  That said, all boys were running for their Houses (nort...

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Snow Centre Visit

Over the weekend the boarders piled into the minibuses and hit the slopes…. of Hemel Hempstead Snow Centre!  The departure from school was appropriately snow...

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Year 5 Visit to Didcot Water Treatment Site

The Year 5 Geography field trip to the Didcot Water Treatment site was one to remember for all the right reasons: the scenery, the sites and the smells! After a...

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Performing Arts Soiree

This event is always a highlight and this year’s evening proved no exception – the audience was treated to some really high-quality performances from prospe...

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Visit from PALS

Last Saturday we welcomed children from PALS and their adult helpers to the school.  Despite the poor weather, which resulted in a last minute change to plans,...

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Five of Elstree’s top musicians, including our 3 music scholars, benefited from some coaching by top professional jazz musician Stuart Henderson, who worked w...

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Charterhouse Prep Schools’ Strings Day

Having been plucked from lessons at 12:30pm, Henry and Jackie munched their lunches as we sped along the M4, A33, M3 and the Hog’s-Back on the way to Charterh...

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Boarders’ Race Night

On the first Saturday night of the Lent term an exclusive group of boarders met in the McMullen Hall to pit their wits against the bookies at the annual Boarder...

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The Greatest Briton Lecture

On Saturday, January 13th, six Elstree panellists argued who was the Greatest Briton. Mr Baxter argued that Diana, Princess of Wales embodied the humanity, sinc...

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