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DOVER COLLEGE MARKS REMEMBRANCE DAY

11th November 19

The Dover College community, including parents, pupils, staff, Governors, Old Dovorians and local dignitaries came together for a moving service led by the Minister Deb Scoble on Remembrance Sunday. As the congregation approached the College memorial chapel they passed a thought provoking art installation created in collaboration with both Prep and Senior school pupils to…

MUDDY KNEES & PREP PREP BLOG: WEEK 8

11th November 19

Pre-Prep pupils bounced back into school following the half term break and were ready and raring to go celebrating bonfire night. Pupils discovered Guy Fawkes before making their own firework paintings using lots of different techniques. Pupils also appear to have returned with the writing bug! During child-initiated learning pupils were observed thoroughly enjoying using…

PREP SCHOOL SPORTS ROUND UP – WEEK 8

8th November 19

U9 Football v Northbourne Park The U9’s played against Northbourne Park. We started off with some excellent play from Cooper which meant we scored our first goal. Josh made some amazing passes which led to two more goals. The final score was 3-0. We then played a training match to finish the afternoon. Man of…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE No 154

8th November 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, Firstly, I would like to congratulate Allana Gambrell (P5), who received the first Bronze Star of the term during the Harvest Festival Service on the last day before half term. During the holidays, twenty-nine pupils attended the Basque Country Hockey and Football tour. They all played incredibly well and the Sporting…

HEALTHY BODY, HEALTHY MIND BENEFITS PREP SCHOOL PUPILS

7th November 19

Prior to the half term break our Prep School pupils threw themselves into Healthy School week with great gusto. Pupils were thoroughly exhausted by the end of the week and for good reason having participated in an action-packed timetable for exciting activities. The programme for the week was tailored to the age of the pupils…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 153

18th October 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, As I type, the 4thand 5thYears are winding their way to the Basque country after an early start where they will be playing hockey and football. It should be a super experience for them and I am very grateful to the staff, led by Tom Butt. I enjoyed hosting the reunion…

PREP SCHOOL BLOG: MICHAELMAS TERM NO.2

14th October 19

Following an incredible start to the academic year, the Prep school races to half term with as much gusto and energy as day one. No two days are ever the same and there is so much going on every day; our buildings buzz with the excitement of learning differently! To mention just a few highlights,…

A View from The Close No 152

11th October 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, As autumn finally gets a hold on the weather, Week 6 has proved to be another action packed five days. The Headmaster sends his regards and warm wishes from Lagos and returns to the UK on Monday. Some of the highlights for me this week have included the special news of…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 5

8th October 19

Muddy Knees pupils have had an extremely busy week learning about 2D shapes which led them on to creating some amazing shape pictures as well as designing and making their own vehicles. Each pupil selected their own materials to make their vehicles go super fast. The children enjoyed learning how to us a saw to…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 151

4th October 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, I waved off a minibus of happy and excited U14 footballers this morning who are going to Antwerp for their tour. I hope that they bring back some silverware! It has been another busy week, and last Saturday we had a very successful Open Day. I am grateful to the pupils…