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Sunday, 8 September 2019

Headmaster's Blog #44

After an inordinate time ‘off blog’, I am returning refreshed and with good intentions to start my blogging anew. As with every new academic year most of us begin with ...


Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Headmaster's Blog #43

Well, if I am not very careful indeed, as regards my blog writing, this term will continue as the last ended, which is not what was promised. Even with the luxury of a bank holiday...


Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Headmaster's Blog #42

Easter Blog Guilt built and then subsided with the soothing effects of being on holiday. My weekly blog fell into a ditch and failed to climb out in the second half of last term...


Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Headmaster's Blog #41

What a wonderful first week back after half term. We were lucky with the weather on our week off, but that was just the prelude to four of the most beautiful days I can remember. I...


Sunday, 24 February 2019

Headmaster's Blog #40

Half Term Blog Although it is dangerous to say it out loud, one has to admit that this week has felt an awful lot like spring and that the prospect of snow and a return to winte...


Monday, 11 February 2019

Headmaster's Blog #39

Yes, I’m still ill. It is very boring and I’m not going to say anything else about it, but I can’t wait to be better. If it hadn’t been for that I would hav...


Monday, 4 February 2019

Headmaster's Blog #38

I will try hard not to write my entire blog about being ill – as I have been for over a week now, and I can’t pretend that it hasn’t dominated things. As one of t...


Monday, 28 January 2019

Headmaster's Blog #37

The snow drops are out, and there is a very nice smelling, yellow flowering shrub just outside the Pre-prep, but that is just about the only colour nature is offering us right now ...


Monday, 21 January 2019

Headmaster's Blog #36

The first full week of term has just entered the weekend and one of our new ‘Long Optionals’. It does seem a little early for one of these; I think it was a quirk of th...


Monday, 14 January 2019

Headmaster's Blog #35

The Spring Term Begins It has been a great first week back at school with the children full of enthusiasm and energy and very happy to be back. The 1st 7 footballers dusted off ...


Tuesday, 1 January 2019

Headmaster's Blog #34

2019 – New Year Blog I must say it is fantastic to hear the buzz and excitement emanating from the pupils as they sit in the first assembly of term in Ashton Hall. That is...


Monday, 1 October 2018

Headmaster's Blog - The Autumn Term Begins

I have escaped to France and finally now have a moment to write a blog for the first two weeks of term. It has been literally non-stop since the starting gun went off on Sunday eve...