Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Scholars’ Presentations

The boys started work on their presentations and posters a week after they finished their scholarships. They then spent the next 3 months researching, planning...

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House Tennis Championships

Last Wednesday, the House Lawn Tennis Championships took place on Bates. Would northern rock be hard to crack? How far would the hand of southern hospitality ex...

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Year 5 and 6 Informal Concert

The Long Room was packed on Friday afternoon for our Year 5 and 6 informal concert.  The Choir got the concert off to a rousing start!  It was lovely to hav...

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Year 6 Visit Reading Mosque and Church

In their comparative study of Christianity and Islam, Year 6 took the rare opportunity to visit a Mosque and Church in Reading. Having removed all footwear, our...

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Year 3 Egyptian Day by Portals to the Past

On Wednesday 20th May each boy and girl in Year 3 dressed up in Egyptian costume or as an archaeologist. Portals to the Past, a splendid company that takes chil...

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Elstree Eagles at Caldicott Premier League Cricket

What do you get if you have 6 or 7 all-rounder cricketers, five over innings, short boundaries and three trophies? Answer: the end of defensive cricket. On Sund...

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House Music Competition

We were treated to some wonderful singing at the House Music Competition.  The overall House Music Soloist winner was Jack Kidson singing ‘Make you Feel my L...

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Alzheimer’s Society Concert and Cake Sale

Once again we were delighted to be able to support the Alzheimer’s Society with our annual cake sale, organised by Sophia Bentley.  Special thanks go to all ...

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Bates brings out the best in Mothers

What a racket, what funFor mother and sonFurnish’d and burnish’d by Woolhampton sunWhat strenuous doubles they played after teaThey in the tournament at sun...

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Fathers and Sons’ Golf Competition

A slightly breezy afternoon brightened up into something much more glorious as nine Elstree boys accompanied by their fathers (or uncles or Grandfathers in a co...

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