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The Year 6 Oratory Maths Challenge

On Tuesday 23rd January 2018, four mathematicians made their way to The Oratory for a fight with no enemies, a battle with instead of swords, pencils and brains...

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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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Breakfast Workshop for Year 1

Year 1 have been doing their topic on Farming  and were visited by Jan from The Newbury & District Agricultural Society, delivering a fun-filled morning wi...

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Declamations

On Friday 26th January, all boys congregated in the McMullen Hall for the annual Declamations competition. The school welcomed Harry Crump, House Master and Hea...

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House Cross Country

The course was awash with mud and the start had to be modified to avoid churning up the games pitches.  That said, all boys were running for their Houses (nort...

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Snow Centre Visit

Over the weekend the boarders piled into the minibuses and hit the slopes…. of Hemel Hempstead Snow Centre!  The departure from school was appropriately snow...

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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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Performing Arts Soiree

This event is always a highlight and this year’s evening proved no exception – the audience was treated to some really high-quality performances from prospe...

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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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