On Monday afternoon the children at DUCKS were invited to attend a wellbeing creative workshop with Sue Mulholland, Director of Art and Design.
We are conducting an experiment to find the best growing conditions for cress.
Following a rather chilly couple of weeks, we chose to use the changes in the weather to our advantage.
The children in Reception, Year 1 and 2 came together virtually to celebrate House Day, representing their Houses wearing yellow for Elm, green for Willow, blue for Chestnut or red for Oak.
Local mosaic artist Tamara Froud has created a bird-themed wall-mounted mosaic at the main entrance for DUCKS, Dulwich College Kindergarten and Infants’ School.
Sue Mulholland, Director of Art & Design led a creative workshop titled 'Mould it' this afternoon for the DUCKS community.
The children of DUCKS were delighted last week to hear bedtime stories read and told to us in the spirit of National Story Telling week.
The Moorhens and Herons had a fabulous time in the snow after the long awaited flurry at the weekend.
As we embark on another term of virtual learning, pastoral care remains a priority for College staff as well as pupils and we have introduced a range of initiatives to help staff look after their wellbeing.
Despite not being able to hold our usual 'Carols by Candlelight' event this year, children at DUCKS have been finding different ways to sing carols and experience the festive season.
Each child created a beautiful poppy and on the morning of 11 November, they carefully presented their designs to create a carpet of poppies outside the front of the Infants' school.
Police Officer PC Tracey Crampton came to visit us at DUCKS and enjoyed meeting some of the children as she walked through our corridors and spent time talking to the children in the playground.
The Infants' School children had a fantastic time partaking in a charity assault course to raise awareness for Brixton and Norwood Foodbank
On Monday morning, 12 October, the College held a foodbank collection for the Brixton and West Norwood Foodbank in which all years of the school participated, from DUCKS to Upper Sixth.
Pupils, their parents and members of staff at the College are being asked to help tackle digital poverty for local partner organisations in need of support through donations of any unwanted devices at home or at work.
During this unparalleled time in the College’s history, one of the consequences of lockdown is that we are unable to end the year with our traditional Founder’s Day event.
The final Choral Evensong of the academic year and the first virtual Chapel Choir Service in our online world will be led by the Chaplain and Master and will include music by Francis Jackson, William Walton and Theodore Dubois.
Seeing the smiling faces of our DUCKS learners this week has been such a wonderful gift.
With the cancellation of thousands of fundraising events, charities have lost billions in income and many charities have had to reduce services at a time when vulnerable members of society need them most.
Staff and children alike had a fantastic time dressing up on Thursday for World Book Day.