Parent Correspondence

Headmaster's Weekly Newsletters

  • Headmasters Newsletter – Week 10 Summer 17

    I write having just enjoyed the Junior Sports Day, which was a lovely British summer occasion. It was fantastic to see children competing so hard and being so supportive of each other and we really...

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  • Headmasters Newsletter – Week 8 Summer 17

    Year 8 pupils have had a wonderful week of adventure and challenge in the Lake District, with camping on a mountain, canoeing and exploring caves all on the itinerary. Meanwhile, their Common...

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  • Headmasters Newsletter – Week 5 Summer 17

    Exciting preparations for tomorrow’s Secret Garden PTA May Ball are underway outside my window as I write! The marquee looks splendid (Nursery children have just been exploring it!) and Kate Evans...

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  • Headmasters Newsletter – Week 4 Summer 17

    A highlight of the week was yesterday’s fantastic Summer Ensembles Concert, with a terrific range of music performed by an impressive number of pupils. It was wonderful to see some of our junior...

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  • Headmasters Newsletter – Week 3 Summer 17

    I hope you all enjoyed the May Day bank holiday with your children. This morning everyone from Reception upwards gathered in the Read Hall for Headmaster’s assembly where they learned about May Day...

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  • Headmasters Newsletter – Week 2 Summer 17

    We started the week with a special assembly for Years 1-8 about our Pre Prep building project. Stuart Hawkes, project manager, told us how a childhood loving Lego and painting a cottage had led to...

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  • Headmasters Newsletter – Week 1 Summer 17

    We enjoyed welcoming everyone back for the summer term on Tuesday, refreshed from what I hope was a good Easter holiday. Nursery children returned to a brand new home in the Pre Prep hall which had...

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  • Headmasters Newsletter – Week 11 Spring 17

    It is lovely to end the term with such glorious spring sunshine! The front lawn has been open all week for Prep pupils to play on over lunch break and it has been great to see them making such good...

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  • Headmasters Newsletter – Week 10 Spring 17

    Our Year 6 pupils have enjoyed a very rewarding week in France on the humanities trip. They have visited WWII landing beaches, museums, cemeteries, monuments, churches and the Bayeux Tapestry, with...

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  • Headmasters Newsletter – Week 9 Spring 17

    This week, we have enjoyed Year 7&8’s dazzling production of Cats. Children from Reception up have watched dress rehearsals and the two evening performances have both been fully booked. I think...

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  • Headmasters Newsletter – Week 8 Spring 17

    We have enjoyed some glorious spring sunshine this week and our grounds are now festooned with daffodils, crocuses and snowdrops. We are in the season of Lent and Revd. Dr. Patrick Richmond led...

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