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First choral concert at Beech Hill

The first choral concert of the season got off to a flying start at Beech Hill this week. Having worked incredibly hard during the first few weeks of term, the ...

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Celebrating European Languages

A celebration of languages and cultures from around the world started with our ever-growing Postcard Challenge.  Well done to all those who sent them in. It...

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Paralympian Talan Skeels-Piggens visits Elstree

On Friday 27th September, Talan Skeels-Piggens visited Elstree to talk about how his life dramatically changed following a serious motorcycle accident in 2003. ...

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Year 6 Informal Concert

The Year 6s got the new series of Informal Concerts off to a cracking start, providing a varied and entertaining programme. We heard confident performances on t...

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Our Mini Olympians show us how it’s done

Despite the dark clouds and intermittent rain, the Mini Olympics got off to a flying start on Bates, with athletes ranging from age 3 to 6. Our visitors from Bo...

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A reflective time in France

There was definitely a sombre note to the atmosphere at breakfast yesterday morning, as everyone processed what a big day of history they had ahead. Visiting th...

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Year 3s go in to the Underworld with Orpheus

This week, some of our Year 3s, reenacted the Greek myth “Orpheus and Eurydice”.  The objective was to start gaining an understanding of the ancient Greek ...

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Microsoft Vice-President gives our Years 5 & 6 top technological tips

Years 5 and 6’s Enrichment Programme continued with a presentation from Mrs Nicola Hodson – Vice-President, Global Sales and Marketing, Field Transf...

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Getting creative with our PALS

Last Saturday, we welcomed PALS back to Elstree, and thanks to the exceptional weather, we had lots of fun on the Front Lawn.   Joining us, was our Head of Ar...

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Year 7’s French Trip

Our Year 7’s set off on their French trip early on Sunday morning  in good spirits. Thanks to Madame Goodbourn, we have a first-hand account of their adv...

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