Headmaster's Blog

October 2019

  • Published on 25/10/19 by Natalie Hunt

    Measuring success and happiness

    Tuesday’s Daily Telegraph online included an interesting graphic which mapped independent schools’ GCSE grades against their termly fees. I am pleased to report that LGS fared particularly well, sitting towards the most positive extreme of the quartile reflecting ‘Low Fees High Gra...
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  • Published on 11/10/19 by Natalie Hunt

    It's OK not to be OK

    Yesterday was World Mental Health Day. Pupils and staff were asked to contribute their thoughts on what they did when they felt down or stressed and to highlight what they were grateful for. These were then strung together around the main foyer to form a colourful, practical and very positive displa...
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  • Published on 04/10/19 by Natalie Hunt

    Master of my fate and captain of my destiny

    Whilst I was very pleased to return to LGS yesterday, it’s also good to get out of school every so often to freshen my perspective and to learn from others. The 150th Anniversary HMC Conference in London certainly provided such an opportunity, and I was able to benefit from some excellent spea...
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October 2019