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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…

PREP SCHOOL SPORTS ROUND UP – WEEK 4 & 5

4th October 19

Wednesday, 2ndOctober – U11 Spring Grove Tournament On Wednesday 2ndOctober 2019 Dover Prep School played a tournament at Spring Grove. Kick off was at 1.30pm and our first match was against St Ronan’s. We started off well with Joe scoring 2 goals in the first half and then Sacha scored another 1 in the second…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 4

30th September 19

Muddy Knees pupils have embraced their new roles as recycling superheroes this week. Using the appropriate bins for recycling, using both side of a piece of paper and planting new plants in the playground the youngest members of the Dover College family have really got to grips with the Prep School termly topic ‘The Global…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO. 150

27th September 19

We prepare for Open Day tomorrow with nearly 90 visitors booked in to see the school. This is wonderful news, and I am delighted that so many people want to come and visit the school and learn more about our provision. I am very grateful to parents for contacting their local MP concerning the decision…

PREP SCHOOL SPORTS ROUND UP – WEEK 3

24th September 19

U9 Boys Football Wednesday, 18th September, the U9 boys played against Northbourne Park. We started off strong with some good passes by Josh which led to the first goal. Cooper created some good space and scored. Humphrey made some good saves. Unfortunately, they got around us and scored a goal however, the final score was…

PREP SCHOOL BLOG: MICHAELMAS TERM No. 1

23rd September 19

It has been an incredible start to this academic year, from the moment the Prep School pupils bounced back through the classroom doors it has been non-stop! Pupils from Prep 1 upwards arrived back at school having completed a whole host of stunning holiday projects to kick-start this terms learning topic, Global Dimension. The theme,…

MUDDY KNEES BLOG: WEEK 3

23rd September 19

Our Pre Prep class have been putting their thinking caps on this week and discussing how they can reuse household items and recycle waste. There was lots of excitement when they created munching machines out of old milk bottles. The theme continued in maths when children swapped rubbish for money by weighing items to see…

30TH ANNIVERSARY: REMEMBERING THE FALLEN ROYAL MARINES

23rd September 19

On the 22nd September 1989 11 members of the Royal Marines Band Service, RMBS, died when the IRA detonated a bomb outside their barracks in Deal. Over the past 25 years to remember the fallen, the RMBS Rugby Team has played a commemorative game against the Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club. This longstanding fixture is…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO. 149

20th September 19

Today has been filled with formal photograph for the Prep School, individual pupils, houses, siblings…it’s a wonderful memory of an important moment in a child’s life, and I for one treasure the pictures that I’ve amassed during our time at Dover College. Details will be sent to parents when they photos are ready to be…