Category: Prep School

DOVER COLLEGE EARNS CHAMPION STATUS

9th March 20

Hot on the heels of earning Kent recognition for its green initiatives, Dover College has now earned regional honours. Dover College has been awarded the South East EcoChampion Mark in recognition of the work the organisation has delivered through its Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Campaign. This follows recognition last month at the Kent Green School…

MUDDY KNEES AND PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 8

7th March 20

Our Muddy Knees Nursery and Pre Prep pupils have been looking ahead with their theme of Spring. They planted their own bean seeds and welcomed some frogspawn as the newest members of the classroom. Pupils have watched with great anticipation each and every day as they observe the lifecycle changes into tadpoles … watch this…

PUPILS CELEBRATE WORLD BOOK DAY

5th March 20

In a fantastically colourful celebration of children’s literature and their authors but perhaps more importantly reading, the pupils in the Prep School dressed up as their favourite book characters. As part of the national World Book Day celebrations encouraging children of all ages to share stories and promote reading for pleasure pupils relished the opportunity…

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….

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…

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…

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 3

29th January 20

U11 Rugby A Team v Wellesley House On Wednesday 22nd January the U11 rugby team played our first match of the season against Wellesley House. In the first half Wellesley started with the ball and passed it to there flank and scored. It was then our ball now and it was passed to Sascha who…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 3

29th January 20

The pupils in Muddy Knees and Pre Prep have enjoyed an extremely colourful week as they discover, explore and learn all about Chinese New Year. In Pre Prep the children began the week by making their own colourful Chinese dragons out of paper, card and egg boxes stuck together with an abundance of glue and…