Headmaster's Blog

November 2019

  • Published on 29/11/19 by Natalie Hunt

    Learners for Life

    I am enjoying observing lots of lessons currently. Mr Anderson and I focussed at the beginning of the month on core PE, and we were very pleased to witness pupils’ very positive attitudes towards the curriculum, as well as the impressive progress they were making. I am now seeing all the new t...
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  • Published on 22/11/19 by Natalie Hunt

    Consideration

    Our Royals are not having a great time currently. Prince Andrew has been pilloried for showing little contrition in what was described as a ‘car crash’ of an interview. And Meghan and Harry have been criticised for apparently being over-sensitive towards media intrusion. If you’re...
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  • Published on 15/11/19 by Natalie Hunt

    Quite extraordinary!

    I wrote last week about ‘routine’. Well, this week has been far from it!
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  • Published on 08/11/19 by Natalie Hunt

    The same old routine

    I wonder if you read recently about Davis Vilums, the Latvian computer programmer who moved to London seven years ago, and has just completed a five-year mission to cycle every street in Central London, recording his journeys on Endomondo and colouring in a ‘Super Scale’ A-Z as he went...
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  • Published on 01/11/19 by Natalie Hunt

    Me, myself and I

    I have recently taught a Year 7 Latin class the word for ‘I’. Many of you will know that it is ‘ego’, and we all will have heard people being described as having ‘a big ego’ or possibly being called ‘egotistical’ or self-centred. My young classicists w...
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November 2019