Archive for the ‘Extra Curricular’ Category

Year 7’s BIG weekend

What a BIG weekend our Year 7 have just experienced!  Starting with a trip to Downe House, the girls hosted a challenging quiz involving mixed teams. After tim...

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Supporting the New South Wales State Emergency Services

On Monday, pupils and staff raised money for the New South Wales (NSW) State Emergency Services by dressing down.  Donations reached a staggering figure of £1...

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A thought-provoking presentation about plastic

Having achieved the prestigious Green Flag award twice, as an Eco School, Elstree is committed to raising awareness of environmental issues, and putting great i...

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Why it’s brilliant boarding

Boarding at Elstree can be so busy (as you’ll see from the Lent Term’s time-table below)!  During the week, there’s a host of exciting and un...

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Paper planes and cinnamon twirls with our PALS

Elstree supports a number of charities, and PALS (Partners for Active Leisure Scheme) West Berkshire, is one that has received support from our school for many ...

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An enriching Saturday morning

In preparation for Common Entrance pre-testing and interviews, our Years 5 and 6 attend a range of lectures and workshops during their enrichment sessions on Sa...

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Politics is not boring!

Elstree was delighted to hear from Mr Hugh Barnes, Head of Politics at Uppingham School.  His lecture ‘Politics is not boring!’ covered a number of topical...

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Treasure hunt, art and bowling for our boarders

The first boarding weekend of the Lent term got off to a cracking start. First our pupils participated in a treasure hunt around the school, organised by Mr. At...

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Honorary Sports Exhibition to Radley

We were delighted to receive the news that Toby in Year 8 has received an Honorary Sports Exhibition to Radley.  Toby was assessed in his chosen sports –...

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A high note to the Term

The Lent Term has started on a high note with pupils achieving outstanding music and LAMDA results.   Of the 14 LAMDA students, 8 achieved distinctions, 5 gai...

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