Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Class Poetry Performances

Earlier this term, the entire school packed into the McMullen Hall to hear and see the Year 5-8 classes perform a class poem. It is a nerve racking experience f...

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PALS visit at the Weekend

Last Saturday we welcomed seven PALS and their helpers to Elstree for the second time this term. As it was the day before Mother’s Day, they coloured in cards...

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Pangbourne Piano Festival

Last weekend, over 110 young pianists aged 7 to 18 years old, from all over the South East took part in this year’s one-and-a-half-day Piano Festival at Pangb...

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Year 8 Casino Royale Big Weekend

With the McMullen Hall spruced up so it had more than a passing resemblance to Las Vegas’s Bellagio, the scene was set on Saturday evening for another Casino ...

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Jewish Shabbat Prayers

Year 5 met on Friday night for some familial Jewish Shabbat prayers. They reflected on what they were thankful for, learnt some Hebrew, shared some bread from a...

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Year 5 Informal Concert

What a talented bunch the Year 5s are! We were treated to 20 solo items in their Informal Concert and it is encouraging to see the variety of instrumentalists m...

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Ludgrove Cross-Country Relays

A very enjoyable afternoon was spent at Ludgrove with some very gutsy running from both junior and senior teams. Both Elstree teams came in a very respectable 9...

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Year 2 trip to Windsor Castle

As we walked to the Castle we could hear the sound of a military band signalling that the changing of the guard was about to happen. Fortunately we were just in...

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China Day at Downe House

China Day at Downe House was great fun. I loved learning about calligraphy and designing our own patterns for the Chinese fans. The fashion show was also fantas...

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Inter-Schools Cross-Country Fixture at Chandlings

It was a bright but crisp sunny day at the annual inter-schools cross-country fixture at Chandlings Prep School in Oxford. With over twenty schools represented ...

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