Archive for the ‘Extra Curricular’ Category

Elstree Cross Country Teams raise money for St. Michael’s Hospice

A new inter-house competition hit Elstree last week – Cross Country in relays – and goodness, did it hit the spot.  A wash of red, blue, yellow and...

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The GREAT Elstree Debate

Last week, the much-anticipated Middle and Senior School Elstree Debates took place in the McMullen Hall.  Here, one of our Year 6 and three of our Year 8 pupi...

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How many of the 65 Elstree Boarders Escaped from Colditz?

The Escape to Colditz event is a firm favourite of Elstree Boarders, and an Elstree tradition introduced to the school many years ago.   It is held in such hi...

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Nelson Mandela Lecture – Doing Life with Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend

Head of Boarding Mr Hepburn organised a very special Nelson Mandela lecture – Doing life with Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend – on Teams this Saturd...

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First Aid Lessons for Year 4

On Saturday, lucky Year 4 was enriched with knowledge when taught First Aid for Beginners by Elstree’s Sister Cook.  Knowing what to do Carefully explain...

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Year 7 BIG Boarding Weekend

It was Year 7’s turn for their BIG Boarding Weekend, which was as action-packed as ever. Ready Steady Cook! Starting on Saturday night, our pupils took pa...

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Welly Wanging Inter House Competition

According to Oxford Languages ‘Top Banana’ means ‘the most important person in an organisation or activity.’  To Elstree, Top Banana is...

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Making friends by team building

At the start of every term, Elstree runs a team building session for its pupils in the Prep School. Split into year groups, boys and girls are tasked with excit...

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Bushcraft Camp August 2020

On Monday 24th August,  14 Elstree pupils embarked on a Bushcraft Camp for three days in the schools glorious grounds with Mr Attwood and Mr Pilkington.  The ...

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The Elstree Hour

The Elstree Hour inevitably had to operate slightly differently to normal this Summer Term but, nevertheless, the Year 2 children were treated to a plethora of ...

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