News & Events

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…

Green Screening at the Prep

2nd November 2020

Boys in 7C and the Y7 Drama Creative Rotation have been experimenting this month with the use of Green Screen. They have been editing and putting together their own short films. For the Y7 Drama Rotation the boys worked on a Docudrama/Documentary where they filmed and edited a Corona-themed piece of Docudrama that they had…

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…

Townsend History Prize

13th March 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.  After the success of getting a record five boys through to the second stage of the Townsend Warner History…

8C Drama Production

13th March 2020

“A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.” ―Gloria Steinem For the last two weeks, 8C have spent their time working on a piece of drama with the title “This Is What A Feminist Looks Like” with Mr Sperring in the Drama Studio. Surprisingly, the boys had no…

Buddy's Big Workout

12th March 2020

Well done and thank you to all of the Dulwich Prep London boys and staff who helped to raise money for Buddy’s big workout for the NSPCC. A wonderful week of fun fitness with dance and tribe workouts took place to raise awareness with the message to ‘stay safe and speak out’. Each boy from…