Category: General Dover College

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)….

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…

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…

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…

“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…

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…

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…

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…