Month: May 2021

Headmaster’s Notes: The language of mankind

28th May 21

Although it seems only a matter of a few weeks since Easter, a great deal has been achieved here at Prince’s Mead in so many areas. I have witnessed some extraordinary talent across the whole school, in academic work, creative writing, on cricket pitches, in musical performances, and even sausage-making, to name but a few!…

Headmaster’s Notes: Out of adversity comes opportunity

21st May 21

With the end of the first week of our Festival of Education, it has been so energising to reflect on the breadth of opportunity for your children at Prince’s Mead. In this week alone, Year 4 headed off on their residential down to Somerset, Year 2 have been out and about in Winchester studying King…

Headmaster’s Notes: Counting our blessings

14th May 21

As we complete Week 4 of this Summer Term, there are so many blessings for the Prince’s Mead community to count, although many of these come without any complacency. We are so fortunate that our children are able to spend plenty of time on our fabulous grounds each day. I am sure too that many…

Headmaster’s Notes: Enjoying a good innings

7th May 21

I am sure that you would agree with me that it has been a good start to the summer term. In fact, I would say that it has been a fantastic start and one with numerous examples of how enriching a place Prince’s Mead is. With the sounds of xylophones sounding across the Itchen Valley…

New Library

4th May 21

This week saw the opening of the new school library, a cosy double room in the middle of the school to curl up and read in. Photos below capture the grand cutting of the ribbon by our youngest and oldest pupil.

Building Beehives

4th May 21

This film shows our Year 6 worker bees busily building frames for our new honey bees.