Month: November 2020

Headmaster’s Notes: The Season of Hope

27th November 20

The sparkle of fairy lights on our trees and the sight of shooting stars in our Dining Hall tells me that Christmas is on its way at Prince’s Mead. There is certainly an air of expectation and magic around every corner one turns inside Worthy Park House. In such an extraordinary year, we are determined…

Headmaster’s Notes: Experience is knowledge

16th November 20

What a privilege it was to gather together as a school, albeit socially distanced, to mark Armistice Day on Wednesday, as we took time to remember those who bravely served on our behalf in conflicts over the past century, and those who experienced such trauma and sacrificed so much in order that we can enjoy…

Prince’s Mead Lectures: Rear Admiral John Lang

9th November 20

Drawing upon his 33 years in the Royal Navy, culminating as Deputy Chief of Defence Intelligence in the rank of Rear Admiral, we were privileged to welcome Rear Admiral Lang through our doors over the half-term break to offer a tailored insight to Prince’s Mead pupils of what Remembrance is, the role of our Armed…

Headmaster’s Notes: Remembering 75 years on

6th November 20

In Friday Prayers this morning we remembered and gave thanks for the extraordinary bravery, resourcefulness and tenacity demonstrated by British and Commonwealth forces who fought with great distinction in the Second World War and the freedom their service and sacrifice gave us. Celebrating 75 years since the end of the war in Europe in 1945,…