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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…

DPL Model Challenge

15th March 2021

On the last Friday of half term, boys in Middle and Upper School were encouraged to take part in the first-ever Tribe Model competition.  The aim was to recreate part, or all, of the school in either a 2D or 3D format.  The final pieces submitted by the end of the February break exceeded all…

Remarkable Success – Year 6 and Year 8 Offers Announced

1st March 2021

With the majority of senior school results now known in Year 6 and Year 8, we are, once again, thrilled with the results. Despite the challenges of this assessment season, the boys have achieved remarkable success. “I hope the boys know how proud we are of them and that their experience will stand them in…

Coronavirus Update

3rd March 2020

Further to our updates on reopening, this our position. We currently have families awaiting test results. They have reported that they no longer feel unwell and there is no reason for us to be unduly concerned. The pupils are continuing to self-isolate. It is anticipated that the number of individuals being tested in the UK…

Record Exam Results

14th February 2020

On one of the busiest days for results in the local area, Dulwich Prep London is proud to announce its best ever 13+, 11+ and pre-test results (with most schools yet to announce their pre-test results of course). We are extremely proud of the boys and their record achievements, but we are also acutely aware…

Townsend Warner History Prize for prep schools

14th February 2020

DPL has, for the 2nd time, entered pupils in Years 7 and 8 for the Townsend Warner History Prize for prep schools, a historical tradition in its own right now celebrating 135 years of friendly competition. Five of our children have successfully made it through the gruelling first paper, meaning they have finished in the…

Pow Wow sharing

13th February 2020

This week Pre Prep and Lower School boys enjoyed a Pow Wow of sharing stories with each other.  Each boy brought along one of their favourite picture books to read to their Pow Wow friend.  There was lots of giggles and smiles as they talked about why they loved their book.  Some boys also designed…

Science Live

13th February 2020

The GCSE Science lectures were a lot of fun to experience. The atmosphere was fantastic as all the students chatted around us as we waited for the event to start. The first person  to speak was Professor Alex Sella, who talked about the qualities of ice and its properties. It was highly entertaining and showed…

Literacy Moderation

12th February 2020

Early Years held a Literacy Moderation evening for a number of schools in the local area including; Alleyns, Sydenham High, Streatham and Clapham High, Bickley Prep and Rosemead. We compared and discussed 4 samples of children’s writing and matched these to different statements within the EYFS including; the development matters statements, Early Learning Goals and…

Old Boys' Quiz Night

12th February 2020

A complimentary welcome drink, courtesy of Dulwich Gin, greeted Old Boys (including three who were girls in the Nursery!), former staff and former parents as they arrived for the inaugural Old Boys Quiz night. The evening was a resounding success!  Over 135 sat down to solve the Prep-related bespoke questions asked by Paul Sinha, the…

Open Morning