Archive for the ‘Extra Curricular’ Category

U10 British Youth Fencing Championships

On Sunday four Year 4 boys represented Elstree in this UK wide epee tournament, at Oundle School.  All boys won many matches and produced some impressive resul...

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Lent Term Lecture – Remembering Great Men and Women in History

‘What would you like to be remembered for?’ is a question that requires more than a brief moment of contemplation; indeed, it may even require a lifetime. N...

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Year 2 Visit Windsor Castle

As ever our trip to Windsor Castle had been a long awaited day for Year 2.   On arrival we all looked to see if the Royal Standard was flying, but sadly not. ...

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French Play

Year 5 and 6 boys have enjoyed a great interactive performance from Onatti Production, the delivery of which was both in French and English enabling them to gen...

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Asmolean Museum Art Trip

I really enjoyed the Year 7 art trip to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Everything was interesting but my favourite parts when we learned all about the history of...

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World War II Day

On Tuesday we were visited by a company called ‘Portals to the Past’ who gave  a thrilling experience of life in World War Two, our history topic this term...

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Year 5 Visit to Didcot Water Treatment Site

The Year 5 Geography field trip to the Didcot Water Treatment site was one to remember for all the right reasons: the scenery, the sites and the smells! After a...

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Visit from PALS

Last Saturday we welcomed children from PALS and their adult helpers to the school.  Despite the poor weather, which resulted in a last minute change to plans,...

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Five of Elstree’s top musicians, including our 3 music scholars, benefited from some coaching by top professional jazz musician Stuart Henderson, who worked w...

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Old Boy Returns to Elstree

On Thursday 18th January, Elstree were fortunate to be visited by old boy, Benedict Pollard.  Benedict was a pupil at Elstree in the 1980s, winning an academic...

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