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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…

Red Nose Day at the Early Years

22nd March 2021

As the gates opened on Friday morning, the Early Years children arrived dressed in all sorts of bright, colourful clothes and beautiful homemade crowns to match the theme of Carnival for Red Nose Day. The girls and boys wore all the colours of the rainbow,  sparkly jewels and feathers, and had happy smiley faces. In…

“If you go down to the woods today…”

18th March 2021

The Reception boys explored our wood yesterday looking for bugs and beetles (but not bears) and had fun puddle jumping!  The children, kitted out in raincoats and wellies, trekked through the woods for an hour. They looked under logs and stones finding all sorts of little animals from worms and woodlice to spiders and slugs, as…

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…

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…