Category: General Dover College

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 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…

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…

Early Years Blog – Week 2

3rd May 19

It has been another busy and highly excitable week in our Little Learners class as children begin to learn about growth and lifecycles. They started by planting sunflower seeds and were extremely enthusiastic upon the arrival of seven chick eggs which they placed in the incubator. Only another 16 days of waiting (and watching!) until…

Recyle with Michael

30th April 19

Dover College is delighted to have been named the winner of the The Salvation Army’s county-wide competition, Recycle with Michael. The initiative encourages recycling in schools diverting thousands of tonnes of textiles away from landfill. Over 50 schools in Kent took part in the initiative, donating a massive 15.45 tonnes of unwanted clothes and shoes….

Chapel Choir perform at No.1 Cathedral

26th April 19

On Thursday 25th April the Chapel Choir had the privilege of singing Choral Evensong in the wonderful Quire of Canterbury cathedral. This comes at a significant time in the cathedral’s history – major renovations are taking place to spruce up the building in time for the Becket 800 celebrations next year, the Lambeth Conference and…

Early Years Blog – Week 1

26th April 19

The youngest members of the Dover College community returned to school earlier this week with great enthusiasm for the term ahead which shouldn’t come as a surprise with all the exciting, creative activities our Early Years team have planned. Our Little Learners have had great fun making their own egg shaped chocolate and mini egg…