Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

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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Football Festivals for Year 2

It has been a busy and exciting week for Year 2 with the London Schools Football Festival on Monday against Merlin, Orchard House and Knightsbridge Schools and ...

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IAPS Judo Tournament

Last weekend the IAPS judo tournament took place at the High Wycombe Judo Centre.  Four boys competed.  Casper came 7th out of 33 in his category, with Henry...

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The Pangbourne College Piano Festival

Most student pianists can only dream of playing on a Steinway grand piano (it’s a little like being handed the keys to a McLaren F1), but for four Elstree boy...

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Year 7 Informal Concert

The Year 7 boys at Elstree are not a bunch of shrinking violets, and this was very much in evidence at the Year 7 Informal Concert. It was a rumbustious concert...

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