Month: December 2019

Headmaster’s Notes: ‘Tis the season to be jolly

13th December 19

As we woke up to those General Election results this morning, weary candidates from our own Prince’s Mead Mock Election were coming to terms with their results after a well-fought campaign; tempting voters with ‘more sausage rolls’, ‘homework-free birthdays’ et al. Thank you to our Returning Officers for their extraordinary work in counting the votes…

Latest Press: WinchestHer Magazine

12th December 19

We are delighted that WinchestHer Magazine talked to us about what Winchester parents should consider when applying for a Nursery or School for their young children. They spoke to Head of Pre-Prep, Mrs Fecher, Head of EYFS, Mrs O’Siochain and Marketing Manager, Mrs Bennett in December. For the full article:      

Nativity: Everyone Loves a Baby

11th December 19

At a Bethlehem Inn, six children live with their parents – a kind innkeeper and his wife, who have just had a new baby. But the children aren’t too keen on the new addition. They’d rather have a dog, a donkey, or even a camel! In an effort to escape all the baby talk, the…

Headmaster’s Notes: beautiful singing at Winchester Cathedral

6th December 19

It was a great pleasure to welcome so many of you to our Christmas Carol Service at Winchester Cathedral yesterday afternoon for our annual gathering in the heart of the community. We are committed as a school to making a difference to the lives of our pupils but also to the lives of the community…

The Duke Awards

5th December 19

Children from Years 1 – 6 are now in possession of their Duke Award books. Further to my assembly earlier in the year, the Duke Awards are a scheme of 10 components designed to foster resilience and independence in children. This programme is voluntary and runs independently to the school curriculum, although the skills developed…