Category: General Dover College

Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child

5th December 17

Through the generosity of pupils and staff at Dover College, a total of 290 boxes were donated to this year’s Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal organised by the charity Samaritan’s Purse. Members of our school community packed boxes full of items including toys, school supplies, toiletries, hats, gloves and scarves, which are now being processed….

Lions International Peace Poster Contest 2017

5th December 17

Congratulations to Year 7 pupils Sam and Archie who have had their artwork selected for the Lions International Peace Poster Contest 2017. The theme for the competition this year is ‘The Future of Peace’ and the boys’ posters are among more than 600,000 entries which have been submitted worldwide. We look forward to hearing of…

School House Old Dovorian Visit

1st December 17

It was a cold morning with a fair amount of rain, hail and wind  that greeted Michael Lightbourne and John Widgery as they returned to Dover College. Michael was a guest of John, who lives locally, and had travelled all of the way from the Bahamas for the OD dinner in Cranleigh later that day….

Inter House Football

1st December 17

Well done to all of the School House boys for a great hat-trick of wins in the Inter House football competition. Priory set the bar very high with their win last week and today the Seconds and the Firsts had their work cut out. The Seconds had a straightforward win against a depleted Leamington, despite…

School House Bounces into Christmas!

1st December 17

It was a chilly night as we set off by coach to Ashford. Our School House trip destination was going to be Flip Out trampolining centre. The boys were filled with trepidation and excitement. Some had been before, but most had never been to anything like this. We arrived and after signing in it was…

A Taste of Home

29th November 17

When you are hundreds of miles away from home the little things can make a big difference to our international boarding pupils. School House boarder KJ is from Nigeria and after each trip home to his family he would often bring back a traditional Nigerian stew which proved very popular with his friends. Unfortunately it…

Physical Theatre Workshop

29th November 17

The Sixth Form created some fantastic work with visiting practitioner/Director ‘Glenn Tillin’. To support the ‘A Level Component 2’ Glenn delivered workshops focused on: Physical Theatre and the influence on this style by Steven Berkoff and Jacques Leqoc. The pupils are now taking the exercises they explored with Glenn and applying them to their own…

2018 Musical Production

29th November 17

Audition dates are set for the 2018 Musical Production at Dover College! Put 15th&17th January in your diary. New this year, there will be a Technical Enrichment running alongside the rehearsal process, meaning if there is anyone interested in backstage roles: prop making / lighting design / stage management / costume you should come to the…

House Music Competition 2017

29th November 17

On Saturday 4th November the annual House Music Competition was held in Menzies Hall. This was because of the Great Hall refurbishment, but it gave us an opportunity to present it in a different way with sympathetic lighting and staging. Also, the format was different this year, dividing the competition into three groupings of solo,…

Dover College Rugby Goes Premiership!

27th November 17

On the morning of Sunday 26th November, a group of Year 6 and 7 pupils from Dover College (and their ever-supportive parents) set off to travel the long journey to North London. Their mission was to play a game of rugby at Allianz Park, home of the top Premiership team, Saracens. The boys and girls…