Month: November 2019

DOVER COLLEGE HOST LONG STANDING DEAL & BETTESHANGER RUGBY FIXTURE

25th November 19

Dover College were honoured to host the long standing U13’s rugby fixture of Deal and Betteshanger against Canterbury. The teams were evenly matched throughout the game. Playing on a slightly smaller pitch pushed the boys further as the back row had less running space. This was definitely a forwards game and the boys kept pushing…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 10

25th November 19

There was great excitement last week when Ekin and Ethan discovered lots of paw prints in the mud during Forest School. The excitement quickly spread and soon we had lots of excited children running around the Discovery Garden trying to guess who had made them! The pupils imaginations went wild with suggestions the prints were…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 156

25th November 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, There is lots to celebrate this week, but special mention must go to Emily Calder, our new College World Champion! The write-up of her experiences in Sardinia makes for a gripping reading, and needless to say, we are enormously proud of her and all that she has achieved. Tonight sees the…

PREP SCHOOL SPORTS ROUND UP – WEEK 9

25th November 19

U11 A Football v Wellesley House Dover Prep School played a home match against Wellesley House on Wednesday, 20th November. Wellesley House started with the ball but that didn’t stop us from getting the ball off them and getting up front with the ball. Joe passed the ball to Zac and crossed it but unfortunately…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 9

18th November 19

Developing last week’s interest, this week the Pre-Prep and Muddy Knees pupils have been exploring ‘The Gingerbread Man’. Pupils came together to listen to the story before using their creative skills to make character masks representing the characters in the story.   Using their mathematical skills to measure the ingredients to make gingerbread people however,…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE No 155

15th November 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, Prep 5 gave a wonderful presentation on space and the solar system this morning in chapel – we witnessed some confident and accomplished performances from the boys and girls. Staff and parents alike were very proud of them. I am saddened to announce that Kitty Myers, who has been an excellent…

DOVER COLLEGE MARKS REMEMBRANCE DAY

11th November 19

The Dover College community, including parents, pupils, staff, Governors, Old Dovorians and local dignitaries came together for a moving service led by the Minister Deb Scoble on Remembrance Sunday. As the congregation approached the College memorial chapel they passed a thought provoking art installation created in collaboration with both Prep and Senior school pupils to…

MUDDY KNEES & PREP PREP BLOG: WEEK 8

11th November 19

Pre-Prep pupils bounced back into school following the half term break and were ready and raring to go celebrating bonfire night. Pupils discovered Guy Fawkes before making their own firework paintings using lots of different techniques. Pupils also appear to have returned with the writing bug! During child-initiated learning pupils were observed thoroughly enjoying using…

PREP SCHOOL SPORTS ROUND UP – WEEK 8

8th November 19

U9 Football v Northbourne Park The U9’s played against Northbourne Park. We started off with some excellent play from Cooper which meant we scored our first goal. Josh made some amazing passes which led to two more goals. The final score was 3-0. We then played a training match to finish the afternoon. Man of…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE No 154

8th November 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, Firstly, I would like to congratulate Allana Gambrell (P5), who received the first Bronze Star of the term during the Harvest Festival Service on the last day before half term. During the holidays, twenty-nine pupils attended the Basque Country Hockey and Football tour. They all played incredibly well and the Sporting…