Welcome to this week's news!


Friday, 23rd November, 2018          

Head of School Welcome


When I joined Dwight in January 2016, I shared with students in the Upper School that the three most important things I learned in school were a love of reading, debating skills and how to play basketball. I also learned quite a lot about the Russian Revolution, photosynthesis, differentiation from first principles, literary analysis and French irregular verbs. Whilst these were interesting (mostly) and helped me pass my exams, they have had much less impact on my life since I left school. On the other hand, reading, basketball and debating have all had a significant and... Read more...



Day and Night in The Lodge

On Tuesday, 4th and Wednesday, 5th December we have our Christmas performance starting from 9am. Our children have been practising really hard and we are looking forward to seeing you there... Read more...


Design Department: Events and News

Are you a female design student, interested in STEM? Well look no further than applying for Generation Tech today! In other news, Our M1 students have been completing their Design project on Community Awards...  Read more...

Maths Day and Book Fair

Last week we hosted two Lower School events. Maths Day and Book Week. Our Maths day was led by Ms. Dunaway. Our students were grouped into their Houses: Pioneers, Artists and Visionaries and took part in several Maths based activities in different classrooms... Read more...


Musical Excellence

Congratulations to Finn who played with the National Children's Orchestra at their Junior Regional Concert at the Barbican this November. The orchestra allows young musicians to achieve their full potential, letting them learn, perform and create. Finn did not just stop with the orchestra though! She has also played at... Read more...


Friendship Bench

Well done to Teagen in Year 3 for demonstrating Taking Action! She had identified that sometimes in the playground, some students want to play with other students but they don't know how to let each other know. So she invented the Friendship Bench! Students can sit on the... Read more...



Redefining Juliet Theatre Trip

D1 students had a rare opportunity to see the gutsy and insightful 'Redefining Juliet' play. A refreshing zoom lens into exploring Juliet's character, while doing a brilliant job in challenging universal ideas of beauty and sexuality. Students had the delight to witness... Read more... 


M4 Collograph Workshop

Today, the M4 art students headed to the Inky Cuttlefish printmaking studios for a 2 hour Collograph workshop. The process involved making plates of different textures to create areas to hold the ink.


Using their drawings of trees which they had been working on in class, they decided on three tones and used scalpels to carve their designs to produce some wonderful finished pieces of artwork.

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Lower School Reminders

Lower School Clubs

Our After School clubs for 2018 have finished today which means that our sign-up for our term two clubs will start soon! The registration will open on Monday, 3rd December at 5pm and will be closing on Thursday, 6th December at 5pm. To see what clubs are on offer, please click here.


Flu Jabs

The NHS are visiting Dwight London on Tuesday, 11th December to administer nasal flu jabs. Consent forms will have been sent home to all students from Reception to Year 5. Please return this to the school office by Tuesday, 4th December.


Phonics for Parents Workshop

On Tuesday, 4th December the Lower School will be running a Phonics for Parents workshop after the Lower Primary Christmas performance. During the workshop, we will go through the terminology used in school while teaching phonics, how we teach a phonics lesson and how you can best support your child at home. The session will run from 10am - 11am in the Lower School Library.


Minty Mouse Performance

Performances of Minty Mouse are on Tuesday, 4th December and Wednesday, 5th December from 9am to 9.40am. Please click here to reserve tickets for your preferred date. 


Next Week

Year 6 will have their First Aid training and Year 2 will be visiting the Fire Station as part of their unit on the community.


Cold Weather

Just a reminder that the weather is getting colder. As they say in Colorado, there is no such thing as bad weather - just bad clothing!  Please make sure that your child has an appropriate coat as well as labelled hats, gloves and scarves. We don't want to finish a great year with lots of our students getting coughs and cold.


Holiday Club

Our Holiday Club sign up form is now available here for the Christmas holidays. If you would like to get in touch about the activities and outings, feel free to contact Louise Olver at

Upper School Reminders

 Diploma Drama Performance

Tonight at 6:30pm in Jubilee Hall, our Diploma Drama Students will be performing their collaborative plays. We hope to see you tonight!


M2 French Trip: Bread Ahead Trip

The Bread Ahead Workshop will be held on Monday, 10th December. Students will need a packed lunch and their Oyster travelcard. The students, Ms. Villatte and Ms. Danvers will leave school at 8.50am and return at 2.40pm which means all students will be able to attend their activity Period 7.


Mandarin Trip

On Monday, 3rd December the MYP Mandarin students will be visiting China Town to explore Chinese Culture. The students will be leaving Spahn Campus at 9.30am and returning for 3.00pm. There will be no cost for travel, however, your son/daughter can bring up to £30 for shopping and lunch. Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Lee with any further questions or queries. 

Whole School Reminders

Early Closures

Development Tuesday is always on the last Tuesday of each half term, and therefore please note that our next one for the Whole School is on Tuesday, 11th December. School will close at 2.30pm. School finishes this term at midday on Friday, 14th December.


Whole School Upcoming Events

Monday - 3 December 2018
All day
Monday - 10 December 2018
All day
Tuesday - 11 December 2018
2:30 PM

Lower School

Upcoming Events

Monday - 3 December 2018
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday - 4 December 2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Upper School

Upcoming Events

Wednesday - December 5, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday - December 7, 2018
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM