Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Performing Arts Soirée

With the shutters closed and the lights dimmed on Friday evening, the Long Room seemed to return to its days as the salon of a country house, with music to matc...

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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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Saturday Lectures

The first Saturday of the term started with a series of lectures.  Mr Reavill did a lecture on ‘Ten Books you have never heard of’ to Year 6, and Mrs Tille...

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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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Christmas Music at Elstree

We have been enjoying some festive seasonal music in the Front hall at drop-off and collection times from the string trio, bassoon group, Orchestra and Choirs. ...

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Round the House Games

Round the House Games is one of those very unique traditions that makes Elstree such a special place to be at Christmas time.  The boys are paired up: oldest a...

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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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The Senior Debate – ‘This House believes that the youth of today have never had it so good.’

This debate was preceded by a lesson in Greek.   The ‘youth’ referred to (???????) was the age of an Ancient Greek youth that was ready to train as a sol...

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End of Term Fencing Finals

The autumn term ended for the Fencing Academy with 31 boys competing for the Handicap Foil Trophy. With lots of new fencers keen to demonstrate their new-found ...

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