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Grandparents’ Morning

It was a pleasure to welcome over 70 grandparents to Elstree on Saturday morning.  Many of them joined us for our church service and then walked back to Elstre...

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Reception Visit to Hiller’s Nursery

We had a very enjoyable and exciting trip out to Hillier’s Garden Centre in Hermitage.  We investigated all of the fruit trees such as apples, cherries and p...

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Lent Term Lectures

On the first Saturday of term, a series of lectures was given.  These ranged from Year 6 learning about the French Resistance, to key moments in the twentieth ...

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Elstree Singles and Team Tennis Tournament

The 1st IV Tennis team played gallantly in the Elstree Tennis Tournament on Sunday 23rd April.  Summer Fields, Cothill and Ludgrove took part in the tournament...

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Spring Concert

As preparations for concerts go, this was not the most auspicious! Benedict dropped his cello, breaking a tuning peg, Charlie’s string snapped, Julian acciden...

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Festival of Food

On Wednesday we were treated to an amazing lunch themed on a ‘Festival of Food’.  The lunch was the Palmer & Howells themed competition lunch...

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Declamations Poetry Competition

On Saturday we enjoyed the final of the Declamations Poetry Competition.  Three boys from each year made it to the final which was adjudicated by Abby Hatch, H...

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Senior Choir Day at Salisbury Cathedral, Old Sarum Castle and Bath Abbey

 After breakfast on Thursday, Mr Attwood commented that military expeditions have been organised with less paperwork, but it was a complicated day for the Seni...

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U13A Rugby Tour

With what seemed like weeks and weeks of build up to the start of tour, many boys, staff and parents kept asking me what I was most looking forward to. My answe...

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Year 8 Informal Concert

Friday lunch is one of my favourite times at Elstree: the weekend is about to begin, it’s fish-and-chips for lunch, and Mrs Westley arranges Informal Concerts...

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