Archive for the ‘Extra Curricular’ Category

First Aid for Beginners

The Year 4 boys were treated to some special time with the Matrons on Saturday morning.  They visited the medical centre and Mrs Anderson spoke to them about h...

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Year 5 Trip to Warwick Castle

The Year 5 trip to Warwick Castle this year was another busy affair with plenty for the boys to experience. The wet conditions did nothing to dampen the enthusi...

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Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night was great fun on Friday.   The Terrace was buzzing with Year 8 boys and the Friends of Elstree Committee running the stalls selling  hot chocol...

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Boarding Weekend

The boarders enjoyed an action packed weekend.  On the Saturday evening, the Safari Supper took place which consisted of different courses and games in diffe...

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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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Year 1 Visit Didcot Railway Museum

All Aboard! On a foggy October morning an excited Year 1 boarded the minibus and headed for the Steam Day at Didcot Railway Museum. Our day began with a talk ab...

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Gift Fair

On the first Friday of half term, the McMullen Hall, Dining Room, Front Hall and Long Room were transformed into a wonderful Aladdin’s Cave of goodies to be s...

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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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Elstree Award PALS visit

Last Saturday we once again welcomed the PALS to the school; it was great to see such a big turnout.  PALS is a local charity that supports children and young ...

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Elstree School’s Book Week

Elstree School Book Week started with all the fun of Character and Costumes Day and the inspiring theme of  ‘Stage and Screen’.  The school grounds, l...

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