Headmaster's Blog

June 2019

  • Published on 28/06/19 by Natalie Hunt

    The Power of Language

    “Teenagers are gonna wanna do their v best in exams but gotta be thinkin about not using too much slang.” So began one of the articles in the Times on Wednesday. According to an online tutoring agency, ‘slanglish’ is partially to blame for teenagers failing their Engli...
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  • Published on 21/06/19 by Mhairi Thornton

    Future-wise

    We have welcomed some of you to parents’ evenings this week, and I hope that they have proved helpful and encouraging. Our Year 7s have just begun their LGS journey, whilst our Year 12s should be giving earnest consideration to their next destination – whether it be university, an appren...
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  • Published on 14/06/19 by Natalie Hunt

    Images of Peace

    We have looked this week at some powerful images in assemblies – all of which we can interpret in our own ways. That is, of course, the wonder of art, which, like music, drama and literature, allows us to discover meaning which is relevant to our own lives. This creative and sometimes ‘s...
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  • Published on 07/06/19 by Natalie Hunt

    Co-educators

    I stressed on Wednesday afternoon to parents of new pupils how very important and special our partnership was as their children embarked on the adventure of secondary education. In fact, we are, as teachers and parents, co-educators as we aim to give our children the best possible preparation for th...
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June 2019