Archive for the ‘Extra Curricular’ Category

Which house was the Top Banana?

Last Thursday, West House hosted the latest round of the ‘Top Banana’ inter-house competition. The whole school gathered in anticipation on the front lawn f...

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The swan (song) has landed

The Elstree School Chapel Choir had the great fortune of performing their final concert in the picturesque setting of Mapledurham Church near Pangbourne, Berksh...

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Meeting our PALS

On Saturday, Elstree School welcomed children and adults from one of our supported charities – PALS (Partners for Active Leisure Scheme).  The morning st...

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Year 4 Henley River and Rowing Museum Trip

Year 4 took a trip to the River & Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames, and despite the wet conditions, soaked up the sights, got excited about the experiments...

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Oratory School Golf

On Tuesday June 11th Mr Williams and I took a team of 6 Elstree boys over to the Oratory School to play in their Prep School’s Golf Tournament. Our team consi...

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Elstree Boys Golf

Parents and Sons’ Golf Competition

On a slightly breezy but sunny June afternoon, ten Elstree boys, accompanied by their adult partners, headed off to complete the tricky 9-hole Elstree golf cour...

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Kite Flying on Watership Down and The Importance of Being Earnest.

8SEW began the day by hopping on the mini buses and travelling up to Watership Down in Kingsclere with Mr and Mrs Inglis.  We hiked up the hill, playing cricke...

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Cooking with MasterChef Semi-finalist Annie Assheton

Mrs Assheton introduced 8SEW to 3 ‘doable’ recipes: carrot and coriander soup, soda bread, and treacle tart (this being the very popular amongst the class)....

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House Tennis

Our annual House Tennis Tournament is always a highlight of the tennis calendar in the summer term. Yesterday afternoon, 56 boys played in the tournament down o...

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8SEW Trip to Newbury

8SEW finished their exams earlier this term and so during some of our free time this term we decided to cycle along the Kennet and Avon Canal to Newbury. We set...

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