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Category: Lower School News

Lower School explores the past

24th March 2021

This week has seen the Lower School boys step back in time as both year groups enjoyed a WOW day exploring and learning about the Ancient Greeks and the Ancient Egyptians. In Year 3, the boys have been creating Death Masks and learning about their significance, as well as looking into the slightly gruesome process of…

A look at Art and DT through historical eyes

22nd March 2021

The study of an artist can be truly inspiring when exploring one’s own artistic interests, and with this in mind the boys here are looking at, Water Lilies, By Claude Monet. The boys are studying the colour blending techniques used to create flow and form, as well as exploring how they can create different effects…

Our Spring Term Head Boy, James

18th March 2021

Starting his term as Head Boy during Remote Learning, this was James’ message to the Dulwich Prep community.   We chatted to James during Children’s Mental Health Week, the theme this year being ‘Express Yourself’. Read on to find out more about James and to see why we are so proud to have him as…

A Letter from the Head Boy

4th December 2020

Happy 2021! Dear Parents and friends of the Prep, We can’t do our normal Christmas concerts this year but that doesn’t mean we can’t be festive. With the help of teachers across the School, and with some technical support, we’ve put together an advent calendar here – click on Santa over there on the right…

Rainforest Day in Year 4

17th November 2020

Last Tuesday, Year 4 celebrated Rainforest Day. The boys took part in several activities that immersed them in our topic, pulling together their skills from across the curriculum. The first activity was a ‘mini beast hunt’, where we visited Early Years woods and categorised bugs we found. The boys also scavenged fallen leaves and twigs…

Jacob, our Autumn Term Head Boy

16th November 2020

Starting at Dulwich Prep London in 2011, Jacob is remembered as “always arriving at school with a lovely smile and ready to learn” by Mrs Barrick, his Nursery teacher. Mr Topham, Head of Upper School, says “Jacob is kind and thoughtful and his independence of mind, creativity and playfulness shine through in this video. He…

Dulwich Prep London Remembrance Service 2020

13th November 2020

“When you go Home, tell them of us and say,  For your Tomorrow, we gave our Today” John Maxwell Edmunds, 1916   At 11am on 11th November 2020, our school joined together for a two minute silence to honour and remember all those who have sacrificed their lives in combat. The service began with autumn…

Embracing Change in Sport

11th November 2020

It’s a new normal for sport at Dulwich Prep London. Coming back in September, we knew that our teaching style would be impacted by the new social distancing measures. Often we find that anything new or different can be seen either as a threat to the status quo or as an opportunity. The DPL sports…

DT Community Projects

8th October 2020

From working with the Alma-Nac architects repurposing the Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Colour Palace to creating environmentally-friendly engines using the 3D printer, learn about all the wonderful things our DT department are involved with at Dulwich Prep London.

DPL@Home Goes Live

21st April 2020

Our new Remote Learning site, DPL@Home, opened its virtual doors this morning as pupils returned to work for the Summer term. Staff have been busy building the site and creating content during the Easter break to allow our pupils to continue their learning as effectively as possible. The site directs pupils to their subject lessons…