Month: January 2020

PREP SCHOOL SPORTS ROUND UP: WEEK 3

29th January 20

U11 Rugby A Team v Wellesley House On Wednesday 22nd January the U11 rugby team played our first match of the season against Wellesley House. In the first half Wellesley started with the ball and passed it to there flank and scored. It was then our ball now and it was passed to Sascha who…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 3

29th January 20

The pupils in Muddy Knees and Pre Prep have enjoyed an extremely colourful week as they discover, explore and learn all about Chinese New Year. In Pre Prep the children began the week by making their own colourful Chinese dragons out of paper, card and egg boxes stuck together with an abundance of glue and…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 162

27th January 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, As we head towards half term, and we continue to monitor our pupils’ work and progress, please could I ask that day parents are checking and signing-off their son/daughter’s Prep Diaries on a regular basis? This helps teachers and house staff in the Senior School enormously, and provides us with very…

DOVER COLLEGE – THINKING DIFFERENTLY ABOUT POST 16 EDUCATION

22nd January 20

Dover College is proud of its extensive Sixth Form provision offering its pupils two pathways – the A Level+ focusing on highly academic subjects and the BTEC driven Careers Programme offering more vocational subjects. Dover College is leading the way and will be one of the very few independent schools ensuring that our pupils will…

IS YOUR 4-YEAR OLD READY FOR SCHOOL?

20th January 20

The deadline for applying to primary schools for children entering school in September 2020 has now passed but is your 4-year old ready for school? If they are, that is great but don’t forget to explore all your options, Dover College is still accepting applications for Pre-Prep entry in September 2020 but what if your…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 161

20th January 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, I am pleased to share with parent’s details of the Music department activities that will be taking place this term. Mr Stephens has put together a great programme of bands and ensembles, and this will only grow in time. A number of parents have been in touch with Ian Stephens about…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 1 & 2

20th January 20

The pupils returned from the Christmas break full of enthusiasm and energy. They couldn’t wait to get back to Muddy Knees to see all their teachers and friends recounting stories of their magical Christmas experiences. Welcome back everyone! In Pre Prep the pupils have started the term learning all about knights (and princesses!). Having read…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 160

13th January 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, I welcome you back to the College after a wonderful Christmas holidays at the start of what will be a very busy Lent Term. There is much sport, music and drama to look forward to, including the College’s annual Musical. We will keep you posted of how this goes! At the…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 159

13th January 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, The Carol service yesterday provided a wonderfully uplifting and festive finish to the Michaelmas Term. I was so impressed with the readers and the choir, which this year performed a mixture of traditional and modern carols that kept the congregation spellbound. The message of Christmas never ceases to be awe-inspiring to…

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