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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…

Science and sewing in the Lower School

23rd April 2021

The boys are back for the summer term and have been enjoying playing in the sunshine with their friends and getting stuck into their learning. It’s been fabulous to see how many boys have been cycling to school and making good use of our new Lower School bike sheds. In DT, the boys have been…

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…