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Year 8 Informal Concert – Friday 14th October

The Long Room reverberated to a wide range of musical styles and instruments on Friday as many of the musicians in Year 8 treated us all to their first Informal...

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Destination Didcot

The children in Year 1 have been learning about transport and were looking forward to their school trip. We travelled the scenic route to Didcot Steam Train Mus...

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Year 8 Big Weekend

From the first waft of Lynx through the corridors of the boarding house to the final wave goodbye of the girls from Downe House, the Year 8 Big Weekend was a b...

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Year 2 Trip to The Living Rainforest

There was great excitement in Year 2 as the coach pulled away on our trip to The Living Rainforest in October. Since the start of our topic, the children have ...

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Year 5 Practical Science Challenge Day at Bradfield College

I really enjoyed the Science Challenge at Bradfield College. We started with a Chemistry experiment and then used microscopes to look at the mouths of insects f...

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PALS Visit on Saturday

Last Saturday we welcomed seven PALS and their helpers to the school. With it being Halloween at the end of the month we got into a spooky frame of mind by carv...

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Mini Olympics Event

On a rather sunny afternoon in late September, a Mini Olympics was held on Bates. A range of activities was set up for the children from Home Farm Nursery, Rece...

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Year 5 Informal Concert

What an array of instruments we were treated to in the Year 5 concert – piano, violin, mini-bassoon, cello, saxophone, ukulele, drums and didgeridoo! The conc...

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Pop, Rock and Music Technology Day at Stowe School

On Thursday, Elstree School was represented by four boys at the first Pop, Rock and Music Technology Day organised at Stowe School. The day started with a long...

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Thank you letter from the Queen

The children at Home Farm were delighted and excited to receive a very special letter this week. It was from the Queen thanking them for the birthday card we ha...

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