Month: February 2020

Headmaster’s Notes: Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

28th February 20

This week has been incredibly busy on the sporting front at Prince’s Mead where pupils have represented the School at a number of exciting competitions, including the IAPS U11 Netball qualifiers plus Rugby and Netball tournaments. Our netballers performed incredibly well and, whilst they did not return this year with any silverware, their performance in…

Prince’s Mead Nursery & Holiday Clubs

26th February 20

We have been overwhelmed with interest in our new Nursery which opens on 20th April 2020.  With a brand new setting; fun, exciting and experienced new team members and access to the entire school grounds, no wonder it has been a success already. We are opening the doors on Monday 20th April just before the…

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update: Monday 24 Feb

24th February 20

Dear Parents I write to update and reassure you about the precautions our school community is taking to guard against the Novel Coronavirus outbreak. This advice is a further update to that issued by the School on 10th February.  The welfare and wellbeing of our whole school community remain our priority. We are monitoring the…

Audience Tickets for BBC Songs of Praise Junior Choir of the Year 2020

24th February 20

General tickets for Song of Praise for Saturday 21st March at Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry If you would like free audience tickets for the event, please follow the instructions below. The parents of the choir have already been allocated tickets. It’s one of our biggest events of the year! Come and support our Young Choirs…

Headmaster’s Notes: Music is the medicine of the mind

13th February 20

We had the great pleasure of welcoming a BBC film crew to Prince’s Mead this week, with the privilege of being able to share with them all that we celebrate here on the musical front at the school. The team thoroughly enjoyed meeting staff and pupils, as well as filming some of the fantastic music…

Headmaster’s Notes: It’s okay not to be okay.

7th February 20

Many of us noted this week a rather public exchange as David Leakey, a decorated Lieutenant General, responded to the presumption from a prominent political figure that military personnel are, essentially, too tough to feel anxiety. Leakey explained that “just because we’re trained to take things at a higher level…doesn’t mean we don’t feel it.”…

What do our Teachers love to read?

5th February 20

It’s Storytelling Week!  We asked all our teachers and staff about the books that they loved reading when they were in school. They also told us about the latest books they love to read to children.  What is your favourite book for children?   Mrs Leonard My favourite book at primary school was The Secret…