Month: October 2019

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 153

18th October 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, As I type, the 4thand 5thYears are winding their way to the Basque country after an early start where they will be playing hockey and football. It should be a super experience for them and I am very grateful to the staff, led by Tom Butt. I enjoyed hosting the reunion…

PREP SCHOOL BLOG: MICHAELMAS TERM NO.2

14th October 19

Following an incredible start to the academic year, the Prep school races to half term with as much gusto and energy as day one. No two days are ever the same and there is so much going on every day; our buildings buzz with the excitement of learning differently! To mention just a few highlights,…

A View from The Close No 152

11th October 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, As autumn finally gets a hold on the weather, Week 6 has proved to be another action packed five days. The Headmaster sends his regards and warm wishes from Lagos and returns to the UK on Monday. Some of the highlights for me this week have included the special news of…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 5

8th October 19

Muddy Knees pupils have had an extremely busy week learning about 2D shapes which led them on to creating some amazing shape pictures as well as designing and making their own vehicles. Each pupil selected their own materials to make their vehicles go super fast. The children enjoyed learning how to us a saw to…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 151

4th October 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, I waved off a minibus of happy and excited U14 footballers this morning who are going to Antwerp for their tour. I hope that they bring back some silverware! It has been another busy week, and last Saturday we had a very successful Open Day. I am grateful to the pupils…

PREP SCHOOL SPORTS ROUND UP – WEEK 4 & 5

4th October 19

Wednesday, 2ndOctober – U11 Spring Grove Tournament On Wednesday 2ndOctober 2019 Dover Prep School played a tournament at Spring Grove. Kick off was at 1.30pm and our first match was against St Ronan’s. We started off well with Joe scoring 2 goals in the first half and then Sacha scored another 1 in the second…