Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Richard Benyon MP Talks to Elstree Boys

On Thursday the boarders had a really interesting talk from Mr Benyon our local Conservative MP for Berkshire. He was recently Minister for the Environment but ...

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Informal Concert for Years 5 & 6

We were treated to a joyful concert yesterday by Years 5 and 6 on Monday, 2nd February. Twenty boys played solos;  there was a selection of drums, piano, saxop...

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PALS Visit on Saturday 31st January

Last Saturday, 31st January, five PALS and adult helpers made their latest visit to the school. The covering of snow meant a last minute change of plan but in t...

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Chinese New Year Workshop, 2nd February

Years 1 to 4 welcomed Marcus Reoch from Dragons in Europe who gave an inspirational and engaging presentation to the children.  There was interaction and invol...

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Year 8 Casino Royale Big Weekend

Ian Fleming may not have had the McMullen Hall in mind when he wrote Casino Royale, however the Elstree boys and the Downe House girls did their best to add a t...

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Year 7 Art Tip to Victoria and Albert Museum

On Monday, 26th January, Year 7 went to the Victoria and Albert Museum. After our drink and snack we were ready to explore the vast museum in groups.  I loved ...

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Annual House Cross Country Competition

We had a beautiful, crisp winter’s day for our annual House Cross-Country competition. Every pupil competed and every pupil gained points for their house – ...

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London Chamber Orchestra

On Tuesday 20th January, four boys were taken to Bradfield College to listen to the London Chamber Orchestra.  The orchestra was amazing, particularly the viol...

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The Opening of Bates

On Saturday morning we were delighted to open the new All Weather Pitch.  In suitably wet and blustery conditions for an ‘All Weather’ pitch Sid Inglis  a...

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Andy Kirkpatrick – Inappropriate Climbing

I do not think anyone would have guessed from the title of this lecture initially what the actual central theme would be. Although Andy used his comical stories...

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