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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…

Planters are happening!

12th February 2020

Here are the first planters designed and made completely by the boys.  They chose edible plants (supplied by The Nunhead Gardener) for use in the cookery suite.  We hope they will be enjoyed and used from now on.

Cross Country Report

12th February 2020

12 boys from Year 7 and 8 were involved in the LSAA Junior A and B races on a very tough course. Nate G and Chris D raced against the year above doing superbly well to finish 37th and 45th respectively, even though Chris lost his shoe mid race! In the Junior B race, 10…

Swimming Gala Report

12th February 2020

On Thursday, the Years 5-8 swim squad walked down to Dulwich College for the IAPS Swimming Qualifiers.  With the finals held at the London Aquatics Centre, the pressure was on to swim fast times to ensure they made the cut.  Any pre-race nerves were quickly settled as boys supported each other on pool side and…

STEAM Day

10th February 2020

The Lower School went BANG last week with a fabulous STEAM day.  We had scientists, technologists, engineers, artists and mathematicians busy showing their talents and explaining their ideas in abundance. From exploding compounds to mind boggling feats of engineering, everyone left the day richer and with a greater knowledge that our minds and our world…

The Jaguar Challenge

6th February 2020

The Jaguar Primary School Challenge is an exciting competition, which engages with primary school pupils and teachers across the country. The challenge is to design and manufacture the fastest car of the future simulating the design and engineering processes used by real automotive companies, such as Jaguar.  Pupils will work in teams to produce paper…

Year 6 DT Project

6th February 2020

Mr Irvin’s year 6 DT class had the opportunity to use a Dyson Engineering Kit For Schools last term.  This included a Dyson Cool fan that they could disassemble and a set of instructional and interactive videos about the design process and the life of a design engineer.  With their new found knowledge on how…

Reception Classes visit Greenwich

6th February 2020

This term’s topic for our Reception boys has been ‘To infinity and beyond’, and to help them find out about the solar system, each class visited the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. They had the chance to explore three galleries looking at light in the universe and how the planets were formed. A highlight was definitely…

Year 5 DT Project

30th January 2020

We are always looking for ways to make our school more Eco friendly and our Year 5 boys have embarked on a whole year of thinking sustainably in DT. Their first project was a challenge to create a bug hotel for the school garden using only re-used materials. We found timber from the palettes that the…

Bristol Rugby Tour

30th January 2020

42 boys and 4 staff left early on Friday for an epic adventure of rugby, food, sea, sand and plenty of mud. After a lunch stop on route to Bristol, we arrived at Clifton College for our first round of matches. These were highly competitive and fiercely contested as always. Later that evening, the boys…