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News & Events

Year 8 Science Fair

14th June 2021

This term in Science, all of the Year 8 Day School classes worked in pairs or individually to investigate a range of topics. These were then presented at a Science fair on tri-folds. Each group chose a topic on which they researched and collected data. We used our peers or family members as test subjects…

Eco Week in Lower School

7th June 2021

Before half term, boys all across the school engaged in Eco Week. They honed their knowledge and upskilled their actions in order to make their world, your world, our world a better place for all.  In Lower School the children began the week by thinking about waste, identifying all of the locations of the various…

The Townsend-Warner History Prize 2021

24th May 2021

DPL has, for the 3rd time, entered Upper School pupils for the Townsend Warner History Prize for prep schools, a historical tradition which began in the same year that Dulwich College Preparatory School opened its doors to 13 pupils in 1885. Three boys, Freddie, Daniel, and Angus, have made it through to the second round,…

European Day in Year 1

21st May 2021

Year 1 have had a fantastic time this week, hosting their own European Day as part of their topic, learning all about France. They have been ‘Discovering Dolphins’ and ‘Enjoying Elephants’, learning about the food, culture, and traditions of the country. They have created some delicious crépes, filled with a range of fruit, syrup, ham,…

Pupils Shine in ‘Red Camp’ Process Drama

18th May 2021

As a part of their Documentary Drama unit Year 7 students rose to the challenge of engaging with a process drama, creating impressive scenes that explored themes of conflict, loyalty and love in the face of adversity. The ‘Red Camp’ process drama is an experiential mode of learning in which the teacher and students investigate…

The Power of Reflection

17th May 2021

The boys in Lower School know the ‘excellent learning’ skills well. They work to develop their thinking, communication, organisation and memory skills, whilst paying attention to the art of focusing, discovering, linking and creating. The umbrella of ‘enjoying’ and ‘playing’ is never far away, and all of these skills are wrapped up in the boys’…

Behind the Scenes: Our DPL Eco Mask Photoshoot

14th May 2021

Face masks have become a part of our everyday life and, it seems, they are here to stay for a while longer. As we look forward to celebrating ‘Eco Week’ during the last week of term, we are pleased to announce that Dulwich Prep London are producing face masks that have been made from upcycled…

Year 2 sculptures inspired by David Wallace

7th May 2021

Year 2 have been busy creating their own sculptures this week, inspired by Australian artist David Wallace. David grew up in Ltyentye Apurte (SantaTeresa) south-east of Alice Springs, and now lives in Titjikala in the Northern Territory. When he was young, he would go with his cousin out into the bush where they built a…

Lower School learn about the ocean

30th April 2021

The boys have begun a new topic of study this term with the focus being ‘Under the Sea’. There was much excitement as the boys got moving by playing ‘Captain’s Coming’, listening to their Captain’s demands as they scrubbed the decks and climbed the rigging.  Using the Every second breath project as a stimulus, the…

Giving children an environmental voice

27th April 2021

We have long been an eco-conscious school that strives to pursue a meaningful path towards improving the environment. Last year, we wanted to show our commitment to sustainable education further by entering the Eco-Schools programme. The programme consists of a seven-step framework focusing on 10 Eco-Schools topics and an assessment for the bronze, silver and…