Category: Headmaster’s Notes

Headmaster’s Notes: They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old;

8th November 19

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old; age shall not weary them nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them. It was a great privilege to welcome Mr Pete Maidment, Chaplain of Lord Wandsworth College, to Friday Prayers this…

Headmaster’s Notes: from the rugged and majestic setting of the Lake District

18th October 19

Writing this from the rugged and majestic setting of the Lake District as Year 5 pupils take to the mountains in an early morning scramble, it hardly seems possible that Half Term is already upon us.  Those long summer days of 2019 don’t seem too long ago but since then, our pupils have been throwing…

Headmaster’s Notes: Welcoming prospective parents to our Open Afternoon

11th October 19

It was a pleasure to welcome a large number of prospective parents to Prince’s Mead for our Open Afternoon today, where our visitors certainly saw the best of the School, albeit the sunshine was shining far brighter inside Worthy Park House than it was outside! Our visiting families were certainly wowed by the facilities and…

Headmaster’s Notes: Open Day, Breakfast for a Breakfast

11th October 19

It was a pleasure to welcome a large number of prospective parents to Prince’s Mead for our Open Afternoon today, where our visitors certainly saw the best of the School, albeit the sunshine was shining far brighter inside Worthy Park House than it was outside! Our visiting families were certainly wowed by the facilities and…

Headmaster’s Notes: Great things are done by a series of small things brought together

4th October 19

Having been away for part of this week donning my School Inspector’s hat, I was reminded of how fortunate we are as a school community in so many ways. The artist Vincent Van Gough said: ‘Great things are done by a series of small things brought together’ and how true this is this Harvest time….

Headmaster’s Notes: A glimpse beyond Prince’s Mead

24th September 19

In the midst of another very busy week, many of our senior children have been busy preparing for this term’s round of senior school assessment days and doing their very best to remain calm and collected for their interviews. I always look forward to playing my part in preparing pupils for the rigours of the…

Headmaster’s Notes: Pre-School Open Morning last Saturday

20th September 19

It was a pleasure to welcome a large number of prospective parents and their youngest children to Prince’s Mead for our Pre-School Open Morning last Saturday, where our visitors certainly saw the best of the School on a stunning September morning. Our visiting families were certainly wowed by the facilities and opportunities on offer. It…

Headmaster’s Notes: Michaelmas Term Begins!

16th September 19

Our older pupils have been chomping at the bit to get their first matches of the season underway and the fantastic results this week are testimony to this. I noted parents and pupils had even bigger smiles on their faces post-matches are they enjoyed our new match teas; a huge improvement appreciated by all. It…

Headmaster’s Notes: First matches of the season underway

14th September 19

Our older pupils have been chomping at the bit to get their first matches of the season underway and the fantastic results this week are testimony to this. I noted parents and pupils had even bigger smiles on their faces post-matches are they enjoyed our new match teas; a huge improvement appreciated by all. It…

Headmaster’s News: The start of a fantastic year

6th September 19

The start of the school year is always a magical time for a teacher. It is such a joy to see the children return and learn of all their adventures over the holidays. I have certainly learnt from conversations at the door over these last few days that Prince’s Mead children do like to keep…