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Author Martin Small delights his young audience with an enthusiastic book reading

Probably better known for his career as a judo teacher and past British Judo Champion, Martin Small has recently started a new venture as an author of childrenâ...

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Fencing Match away at Orley Farm, Harrow

Elstree school visited Orley Farm School in Harrow on 13th October for their first fencing match of the season and first in many years. Two teams –  jun...

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Minotaurs, Medusa and Samurai Swords at Elstree School

Elstree School Book Week started with all the fun of Character and Costumes Day and the theme of  ‘Myths and Legends’. The grounds, library and classro...

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Year 8 Informal Concert – Friday 14th October

The Long Room reverberated to a wide range of musical styles and instruments on Friday as many of the musicians in Year 8 treated us all to their first Informal...

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Destination Didcot

The children in Year 1 have been learning about transport and were looking forward to their school trip. We travelled the scenic route to Didcot Steam Train Mus...

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Year 8 Big Weekend

From the first waft of Lynx through the corridors of the boarding house to the final wave goodbye of the girls from Downe House, the Year 8 Big Weekend was a b...

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Year 2 Trip to The Living Rainforest

There was great excitement in Year 2 as the coach pulled away on our trip to The Living Rainforest in October. Since the start of our topic, the children have ...

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Year 5 Practical Science Challenge Day at Bradfield College

I really enjoyed the Science Challenge at Bradfield College. We started with a Chemistry experiment and then used microscopes to look at the mouths of insects f...

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PALS Visit on Saturday

Last Saturday we welcomed seven PALS and their helpers to the school. With it being Halloween at the end of the month we got into a spooky frame of mind by carv...

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Mini Olympics Event

On a rather sunny afternoon in late September, a Mini Olympics was held on Bates. A range of activities was set up for the children from Home Farm Nursery, Rece...

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