Month: February 2020

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

25th February 20

If you are visiting or planning a visit to Dover College and have been in one of the below affected countries during the past 14 days, please could we ask that you email admissions@dovercollege.org.uk or call 01304 244506 to discuss your visit. (China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Macau, Italy)….

WINNERS OF GREEN SCHOOL AWARDS 2020

24th February 20

Dover College Prep School was delighted join the eco-friendly schools of Kent and Medway for the KM Charity Team Green School Awards 2020, which took place at Ashford International Hotel on Thursday, 13th February. In its fifth year, this initiative praises schools for giving its pupils the knowledge and motivation to help protect our planet….

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 164

24th February 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, Half term is upon us, and this last week has seen the Prep School win the Best Green Champion at the KM Green Awards. Everyone is delighted about this achievement, which is a result of the commitment and dedication of the pupils and staff. We enjoyed welcoming visitors to the Sixth…

MUDDY KNEES AND PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 5

10th February 20

In Pre Prep this week the children have been learning all about measure. Having received a letter from a Princess who was stranded on the climbing frame the children set to work making a ladder which was long enough to cross the moat. Each child made a ladder measuring one metre long and then had…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 163

10th February 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, I am very grateful to all the parents who completed the ISI Parent Survey last week. The feedback has been extremely helpful, and although we did not receive the comments, we have been given the data, which I will share with everyone in due course after the management team have drilled…

PREP SCHOOL SPORTS ROUND UP: WEEK 5

7th February 20

U11 Rugby Festival at Junior Kings On Wednesday 5th February Dover Prep School played a rugby festival at Junior Kings. We played 7 matches. In first game we played well but did not quite hit our tackles but that improved through the matches. We completed some great runs and scored 2 brilliant tries. We all…

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY BLOG: 5,4,3,2,1 BLAST OFF!

6th February 20

The Prep 1 pupils had a rocketing visit to the Design Technology Workshop in the Senior School this week! The aim of their visit was to make rockets and launch them across the flower beds of middle ground. With the help of Mr Irwin and Mrs Gardner, the pupils drew their rocket designs before getting…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 4

6th February 20

There has been great excitement in the Pre Prep this week after a magical egg appeared! Over the course of the week the children deligently looked after the egg, keeping it warm and even making a bed for it. After all their fantastic nurturing, the excitement reached fever pitch as a dragon hatched out of…

“Mary Poppins” Returns!

6th February 20

Our very own “Mary Poppins” – Malandra Rogers – returned to Dover College to give a presentation to some of our senior pupils on the life of a Norland Nanny and Malandra’s own experiences at Norland College. After her studies here in the Sixth Form, Malandra joined the Prep School as a young  apprentice to…

PREP SCHOOL SPORTS ROUND UP: WEEK 4

3rd February 20

U11 Netball v Northbourne Park On Wednesday 29th of January the U11 girls played against Northbourne Park, they had an A and B team. First we played against the A team, We started first and moved quickly and did some amazing passes. The whistle blew at half time we had a switch up in possessions…

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