Archive for the ‘Extra Curricular’ Category

Year 5 & 6 Enrichment Programme

The vast majority of senior schools now conduct pretesting in the Autumn of Year 6 with interviews and assessment days following later in the year.  A new init...

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VE Day Activities & Celebrations

On May 8th 1945 the Allies celebrated the defeat of Nazi Germany and the end of Adolf Hitler’s Reich, formally recognising the end of the Second World War in ...

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Elstree Key Workers’ Children

Since the beginning of term, we have been delighted to look after some of the children of our key workers here at school. Every morning we open the doors at 8am...

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Winners of Waste Week

Elstree is a multi-award winning Eco School, having won the prestigious Green Flag award twice. The latest eco initiative undertaken involved dining tables bein...

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Who won Fugitive?

Elstree has many wonderful quirks and traditions that stem from years gone by.  One of the favourites is Fugitive. Played at the end of every term, the entire ...

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Kikuyu Tribe Talk to Year 3

Catherine, one of our current parents, gave Year 3 a fascinating talk on the Kikuyu tribe in Kenya.  Being from that tribe herself, she was able to bring in so...

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Radley’s Head of Strength and Conditioning visits Elstree

Elstree’s Year 7 and 8 and their parents received a visit from Mr Warren Beatty – Head of Strength and Conditioning at Radley College – and co...

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Elstree’s mental health awareness week

Elstree encouraged pupils and staff to focus on mental health this week through a number of engaging activities. Sessions were organised for pupils to try new t...

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Scholarship news from Wellington College

Against fierce competition, our Year 8 pupil Rain has won a much coveted music scholarship to the prestigious Wellington College. Director of Music Simon Willia...

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Portals to the Past – Year 3s are transported back to the Second World War

Last week the children in Year 3 were whisked back in time for the day to the 1940s to the excitement and horrors of the Second World War.  Each child was dres...

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