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Early Years Blog – Week 8

27th June 19

Last week was non-stop in the Early Years Department, preparing and practicing for Sports Day so this week, we have been chilling out and having a few relaxed days. Whilst the Little Learners have been dodging the showers and enjoying the sunshine with gigantic bubbles, our Pre-Reception children have also been outside investigating objects that…

Early Years Blog – Week 8

27th June 19

Last week was non-stop in the Early Years Department, preparing and practicing for Sports Day so this week, we have been chilling out and having a few relaxed days. Whilst the Little Learners have been dodging the showers and enjoying the sunshine with gigantic bubbles, our Pre-Reception children have also been outside investigating objects that…

Early Years Department at Dover College Gives Pupils Extraordinary Start

26th June 19

Dover College is delighted to share the outcome of the recent external moderation in our Early Years Department. Each year, Reception class teachers are required to submit profile scores for each child leaving the Early Years Foundation Stage – basing these both upon teacher judgment and evidence collected throughout the year. Occasionally, schools and settings…

Early Years Blog – Week 7

17th June 19

A busy week for the Little Learners as they practice for their Sports Day, which took place on Friday 14th June. Pupils worked extremely hard to learn the whole school dance alongside a range of other events, which included dribbling balls, throwing hoops, the sack race, running races and the ever-popular egg and spoon! A…

Pupils Welcome D-Day Veterans

17th June 19

Pupils Welcome D-Day Veterans Return to Dover Following Celebrations Across The Channel On the 9th June, the ship carrying 255 D-Day veterans back from the commemorations in France was diverted at short notice back into Dover due to adverse weather conditions. The MV Boudicca had been due to dock in Portsmouth for an official welcome…

Early Years Blog – Week 6

17th June 19

Our Little Learners and Pre-Reception classes returned following the half-term break full of energy and enthusiasm. Having observed the lifecycle of a butterfly from egg, it was time to release the beautiful butterflies into their natural habitat. Choosing a glorious sunny morning, the children visited St Stephen’s Garden to release the butterflies amongst the vibrant…

New Dover College Prefects

24th May 19

We are delighted to announce the new Prefects for the academic year 2019 – 2020. Each and every one of them contributes so much to our warm Dover College community and so these appointments are well-deserved indeed. We know that they will all be wonderful ambassadors for the College and we wish them every success…

Early Years Blog – Week 5

23rd May 19

What a week we have had in Little Learners! After much waiting and anticipation, the class chicks finally arrived creating much excitement throughout the whole Junior School. Reception class were lucky enough to be in school at the same time as the first chick hatched. All afternoon they watched the incubator as the eggs wobbled…

Early Years Blog – Week 4

17th May 19

The Little Learners have been eagerly keeping a close eye on our chick eggs which have started to wobble. They are due to hatch today! Meanwhile, our caterpillars have grown an enormous amount and are busy spinning their cocoons. Following the story of The Hungry Caterpillar, children painted their feet to create butterflies. They said…

Early Years Blog – Week 3

10th May 19

The fun never ends in the Early Years Department at Dover College. This week has been no exception with the Little Learners class continuing to develop their interest in lifecycles. They have been taking extra special care of the incubator which houses seven eggs waiting to hatch – only eight more days to go! The…