Week 7: Beginning Monday 25th February

Below you will find further information on:

  • Postponement of Year 6 Parents’ Coffee Morning in Centenary Atrium, Saturday 2nd March (Year 6 parents)

  • Parents watching School Activities (all parents)

  • PSHCE Lifebus postponed to week 7 (parents of pupils in Years 3-7)

  • Pink Dinner, Friday 1st March (all parents)

  • Dean Close Community Clay Pigeon Shooting, Friday 8th March (all parents)

  • Dean Close London Business Club, Thursday 14th March (all parents)

  • Dean Close Community Golf Day, Friday 29th March (all parents)

  • Ultimate Activity Camps (all parents)

  • Music Information  Week 7 (all parents)

  • Match Fixtures Week 7 (all parents)

General notices

Postponement of Year 6 Parents’ Coffee Morning in Centenary Atrium (Year 6 parents)

We have had to move the Year 6 Parents’ Coffee Morning from Saturday 2nd March due to our Open Morning. The new date is Saturday 27th April at 8.30am in the Centenary Atrium.

Parents watching School Activities (all parents)

Please can we remind parents that they are welcome to come and watch any events in the calendar highlighted in bold. Activities such as Gymnastics, Junior Swim, Dance Lessons, Play Rehearsals, Fencing etc. are not open for parents to watch.

PSHCE Lifebus postponed to week 7 (parents of pupils in Years 3-7)

Please click here to access a letter explaining the lessons taught in the Lifebus.

Pink Dinner, Friday 1st March (all parents)

Please click here to access information about this event hosted at Dean Close to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Charity.

Dean Close Community Clay Pigeon Shooting, Friday 8th March (all parents)

Please click here to access further information. Join Old Decanians, Staff, Current & Past Parents at Ian Coley Sporting for a morning’s shooting and tuition. Suitable for beginners and advanced shots.

Dean Close London Business Club, Thursday 14th March (all parents)

Please click here to access further information.

Dean Close Community Golf Day, Friday 29th March (all parents)

Please click here to access further information.All are welcome to join us for a round of Golf at Cotswold Hills Golf Club, Cheltenham. All in aid of Nyakatukura Memorial Secondary School, a School that Dean Close has supported since 2005.

Ultimate Activity Camps (all parents)

After another successful year, Ultimate Activity Camps are returning to Dean Close Preparatory School in 2019 with their fun and engaging holiday programmes. Ultimate Activity Camps offer exciting activity day camps for 4-14 year olds with over 40 activities every week delivered by engaging and enthusiastic staff who will instruct and encourage children to try new activities and make new friends – and naturally have lots of fun!

Their dates are below

  • Easter:            Monday 8th to Thursday 18th April
  • Summer:        Monday 22nd July to Friday 23rd August

Please visit www.ultimateactivity.co.uk for details and their Early Booking Offer (ends 12th March) – or telephone on 0330 111 7077 (local rate).

Music Information Week 7 (all parents)

Tuesday 26th February

Performance Platform 1.30pm

We are looking forward to our 2nd Performance Platform of the term. The programme of performers will be sent to parent(s) / guardian(s) of those performing.

Friday 1st March

Choral Day

Chamber Choir will be attending DCS Choral Day on Friday 1st March with a service to end the day. Parent(s) and guardians(s) of those taking part will be emailed further details early next week.

Match Fixtures Week 7 (all parents)

We are only sending match details in our weekly clarion. Team sheets, pitch location and further information can be accessed using the password DCPSsport2018 on the sports section of the School website http://www.deancloseprepsport.org.uk/

Tuesday 26th February

Swimming Gala v Beaudesert Park School – Year 3, Year 4 and Year 5 Away 4.45pm (please note this is now an Away fixture)

Wednesday 27th February

Hockey v The Downs School Malvern College – 3rd VII and 4th VII Home 2.30pm, 2nd VII Away 2.15pm, 1st VII Away 3.15pm.

Hockey v The Dragon School – U11A and U11C Home 2.00pm, U11B Home 2.50pm

Netball v Beaudesert Park School – U12A, U12B, U12D Away 2.00pm; U13A, U13B, U13C Away 2.45pm; U11A, U11C, U10C, U9B Home 2.15pm, U11B, U10B Home 3.00pm

Severnside Netball Tournaments – U10A & U9A Away (Clifton) 2.00pm

Thursday 28th February

Netball – U11 IAPS Regionals at Millfield Preparatory School10.00am

U11 District Cross Country – Race 3 at St Edwards Preparatory School 4.00pm

Friday 1st March

Netball – U12 IAPS Regionals at Millfield Preparatory School 10.00am; U13 IAPS Regionals at King’s Bruton 10.00am

Hockey – U13 In2Hockey County round Home 10.00am

Hockey – U11 IAPS at Clifton Away 10.00am

Netball v Berkhampstead School – U8 Home 3.30pm

Saturday 2nd March

Hockey Tournament at Millfield Preparatory School – U10A and U10B Away 9.30am

Hockey Festival at Clifton College Preparatory School – U9A, U9B Away 10.00am

Netball v Kingswood School – U13B, U13C, U13D Home 12.30pm; U12B, U12C, U12D Home 1.15pm