Archive for the ‘Creative Arts’ Category

Midwinter Wonderland

The first performance of the senior school play,  a Midwinter Wonderland, took place yesterday.   It is midwinter and grumpy Oberon is feeling the cold.  In ...

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Bob Chilcott Opens The New Music School

Elstree School was delighted to welcome Bob Chilcott, one of the most active composers and choral conductors in Britain today, to open the new Music School.  T...

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Autumn Concert

The Autumn Concert is always exciting – it gives us the opportunity to hear the newly reformed groups for the first time in the new academic year and is full ...

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Year 7 Informal Concert

Normally I’m very grumpy when boys tell me that they are going to miss a Greek lesson during Rest on a Friday but not today as they were missing it in order t...

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French Play – ‘Mes Chers Voisins’

On the first day back after half-term, Elstree hosted a performance of ‘Mes Chers Voisins’ for the boys in Year 7 and 8, performed by two French actors. It ...

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Year 4 Informal Concert

Junior Informal Concerts are always delightful  and as we listen to the boys at this initial stage of their musical journeys we become excited at the thought o...

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Year 8 Informal Concert

The Year 8 boys treated the audience to a magnificent concert last Friday.  The programme included voice, drum kit, bagpipes, piano and performances by two ban...

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Year 5 Informal Concert

The second informal concert of the term took place on Friday and it was the turn of Year 5.   With 13 boys playing solos, we were treated  to a real mix of i...

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Thatcham Photography Competition Award

Congratulations to Cosmo who was awarded second place in the Junior Thatcham Photography Competition.  He was awarded his certificate on Sunday, having entered...

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Brockweir Soapbox Derby

On Saturday, five brave Year 7 boys got up early to participate in the UK’s steepest soapbox race at Brockweir, near Chepstow.  Having successfully desig...

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