Welcome to this week's news!


Friday, 8th February, 2019       


Parent Social Event

We are really excited to be welcoming so many parents to Dwight Casino Night at the Lower School (49 Woodside Avenue, N12 8SY) this Saturday, 9th February, from 7pm. But we still have room for more and tickets can still be bought via WisePay here. This is going to be a fun-filled professional evening and you do not want to miss out! We look forward to seeing you there!



Two of my favourite events of the school year took place in the past week; on Friday evening our D2 Theatre Arts Students performed their final, experimental solo plays, and on Monday evening our M5 students shared their Personal Projects. Both evenings were inspiring and thought-provoking and demonstrated the way that creativity and analytical thought can combine to produce something remarkable. 


For their final, solo, performances, the Theatre Arts students had to devise a performance in the style of an established practitioner. This required thorough... Read more...




ISA Under 16 Football Competition

Congratulations to the U16 Boys Football team who travelled up to Nottingham University to compete in the ISA 9 a-side competition last week. The team endured the freezing conditions and battled well against some tough competition... Read more...

Chinese New Year in The Lodge

This week in The Lodge we have celebrated Chinese New Year and looked at the ways in which this is culturally celebrated! We have carried on our growing knowledge in maths and phonics and our love of The Big Bad Wolf has continued where we are developing... Read more...


The Great Dwight Bake Off

The first round of the House Bake Off and the House Spelling Bee have now been completed, and we anticipate the finals will both be of a brilliant standard. The Bake Off first round was titled World Cakes and the entries showcased our great diversity of culture... Read more...

Come and see our learning in the Lower School 

It has been another fun week of learning in the Lower School. Our Year 4 students shared their learning in our assembly on Friday when they talked about different explorers and that everyone is an explorer. They also talked about different flags that Fares in Year 4... Read more...


D2 Drama Solos

On Friday, 1st February in Jubilee Hall, the D2 Theatre students performed their own experimental plays which were inspired by leading theatrical practitioners. Portia's play, called Piece of Mind explored the emotional changes after having a stroke.... Read more...


Lower School Staffing Update

As you know Mrs. Brooks is now on maternity leave, in her absence, her role in year 3 has been taken over by Miss Dattani (along with Mrs. Weber) and her PYP leadership role has been taken by Miss Larragy. We wish them all well. After the half term break, we will be joined by... Read more...


Dwight Den in Lower School

Last week we launched Dwight Den. The Dwight Den is part of the Dwight Decking and it is a place where students can gather off the playground that is sheltered and cool as the students say! It was an idea approved by the Student Council and we hope many students enjoy using it!


Spark Tank Judges Needed

Spark Tank is designed to nurture innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership skills beyond the classroom. Students can participate in the Spark Tank programme to develop their... Read more...

EAL Lessons for Parents

We have been hosting EAL lessons for Parents this term and we want to continue it into the next half-term too with intermediate classes! The sessions will take place every Monday starting on Monday, 25th February with the final session on Monday, 25th March from 9-10am in the Lower School library and cost £10 for the term. They are for any parent who would like further support with their English language skills in a friendly and social context. If you would like to apply please click here.

Save the Date


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Lower School Reminders

Date Reminders

  • On Saturday, 9th February our DPA are hosting their Casino Night. Tickets can still be purchased here.
  • On Tuesday, 12th February it is Development Tuesday so school will be closing at 2.30pm.
  • On Thursday, 14th February our Lodge Students (Kindergarten, Reception and years 1 and 2) will be having ACE time from 9-10am. Our years 3, 4, 5 and 6 students will be having their ACE time on Friday, 15th February from 9-10am.
  • On Friday, 15th February our Year 1 students will be holding their Bake Sale!
  • On Friday, 15th February reports will be sent home.
  • We break up for term on Friday, 15th February and return to school on Monday, 25th February.
Upper School Reminders

Upper School Trips

Tonight, Friday, 8th February, our M5 and D1 students will be seeing a Spanish play.


Managebac Parent Sessions

In order to learn about how to use the Managebac system, Flora (MYP Coordinator) and Fiona (DP Coordinator) will be running a coffee morning (8.30-9.30am) and evening session (6.00-7.00pm) on Tuesday, 12th February. These sessions will be held in the Hall on the Jubilee campus (N11 3LX).


Laptops will be provided at these sessions, or you are welcome to bring your own device, (preferably a laptop or tablet). Please click here to confirm which session you will be attending and whether you will need a school device or will be bringing your own.


Whole School Reminders

Development Tuesday

On Tuesday, 12th February it is Development Tuesday. Lower School students will finish at 2.30pm and Upper School students at 2.40pm. The school buses will be running and will pick up your child at these times. 


Term Dates

We break up for half-term on Friday, 15th February and will be returning on Monday, 25th February.


Whole School Upcoming Events

Saturday - 9 February 2019
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday - 12 February 2019
2:30 PM - 3:40 PM
Friday - 15 February 2019
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Lower School

Upcoming Events

Thursday - 14 February 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Friday - 15 February 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Upper School

Upcoming Events

Saturday - February 9, 2019
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday - February 11, 2019
All day