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CORNOVIRUS UPDATE: 9th MARCH

9th March 20

Following the increasing challenges posed by the worldwide Coronavirus outbreak, the College’s management team has been working on ways in which we can safeguard our pupils’ health and do our utmost to ensure that the virus does not enter our community.   To that end, the following takes place with immediate effect: All Sports Fixtures…

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…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 166

6th March 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, The sun is shining here this morning and, as children and staff arrive dressed outrageously in their World Book Day costumes yesterday, it reminds us all what school is really about. Surrounded by Longstockings, Potters, Everdeens, Smurfs, Dinosaurs, Poppins, Loompahs and Tiggers any fears and concerns recede for a time and…

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…

MUDDY KNEES AND PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 7

5th March 20

A very excited Pre Reception joined together with the Muddy Knees pupils for a special visit from a local paramedic who told them how to take care of not only themselves but others around them. The paramedic spent time showing the children what she might use if the children were to hurt themselves – there…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE 165

1st March 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, You will be fully up to speed with contingency plans being put into place in light of any COVID 19 alert. In addition to advice to our community regarding hygiene and limiting people from outside the community coming into the College, we have put together contingencies for any possible phased isolation…

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)….

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….

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…