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Dulwich Prep London | Newsletter

Head Master's Newsletter | 18th October 2019

Simply stunning! What a pleasure it is to finish what has been an immensely bustling and vibrant half term with the vivid memory of our Year 8 boys performing last night. (Video to follow in the next issue.)
As I said at the time, I don’t think I have ever seen a group of young performers undertake such a moving piece with such depth and meaning, the content of which was keenly attuned to the school having finalised the last plaque for the memorial wall that pays homage to those old boys taken from us by war.
With the outstanding professionalism of trained adult actors, Year 8D commanded the stage with true emotion and reverence.
 
All this... on top of the knowledge that we have had our swim team reach the national finals, and that those boys sitting their ISEB  and forthcoming examinations are performing exceptionally well in their mocks and feeling confident when I have had the opportunity to chat with them over lunch, is confirmation that the school continues to go from strength to strength.
Today alone Thomas and Kasper have presented on Jeans for Genes, the Big Band have played, our choir boys have sung an enchanting descant, it it Roman Day for our Year 3s and the tribes have had a go at creating the most beautiful Diwali patterns all over the Quad... and this is just a normal day at the Prep!
It is a privilege to be able to say to you that there is much to come over the remainder of the year and we look forward to seeing you after the boys and girls' well earned rest.
Have a splendid half term break!

Y7 DT Creative Rotation

Year 7 Creative Rotation have been working with architects Alma-nac to design, make and install planters for our site. Find out more

Year 3-6 Swimming Gala

Last Thursday afternoon the Year 3-6 swim squad had their first round of London League. Find out more

Chessington Rainforest Trip

What a fantastic day at Chessington - not even the rain could dampen the unrelenting enthusiasm exuded throughout by Year 4! Find out more

Prep+ Grafitti Art 

On Sunday, Prep+ came to school when we had our first ever Graffiti Art Course. Find out more
To find out more about recent Prep+ adventures, click here

Dulwich College Music Day

Oliver M and Tom H (both 6D) have written about their recent musical experience at Dulwich College. 
Read the full article here 

4L Class Assembly

Did you know that Ojibwas and Chippeways are actually the same tribe? Or that Deerfeet wasn’t a tribe but referred to a barefoot runner? Or have you ever considered why the school chose these characters to be the names for the tribes?
Find out more

Whitgift Biathlon

On a grey and wet Sunday morning a selection of boys travelled to Croydon to compete in the Whitgift Biathlon.
Find out more

Summer Trips Reminder

Dear Parents, both of our Summer trips are now open to book. There are two trips taking place that each offer the boys a once in a lifetime opportunity (unless you did them last year!). Both of them are available to book on the Parent Message board. To read about Ponte di Legno, click hereor for Saling, click here
 

Thank You!

The Friends of Dulwich Prep London would like to thank all the boys, parents and teachers for their generous harvest donations of food. Find out more

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