Category: Headmaster’s Notes

Headmasters Notes: Reflecting Back On Lent Term

31st March 23

I am writing this on the eve of the final day of the Lent Term. The children are looking forward to the annual PMA Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow and Friday Prayers will give everyone the opportunity to reflect back on what has been a busy, exciting and fulfilling term. This term, our Year 6 pupils…

Headmaster’s Notes: A festive end to Term

16th December 22

Dear Parents & Friends, This week certainly reached a crescendo with our Final Friday Prayers ending in a riotous, hilarious and memorable alternative version of ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’.  I think the teachers taking part enjoyed it just as much as the children and parents watching on. It’ll be hard to top it for…

Headmaster’s Notes

18th November 22

Dear Parents & Friends, Prince’s Mead has excellent relationships with all the senior schools that we feed and I have enjoyed visiting some of these schools over the past few weeks, including King Edward VI School, Lord Wandsworth College and St. Swithun’s. Last week, I popped across to meet Cliff Canning, the Head of Embley,…

Headmaster’s Notes

11th November 22

Dear Parents & Friends, On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, the guns fell silent over the battlefields of the First World War. Remembrance Day is an important day in the school’s calendar.  This morning, we gathered in front of the portico to remember and honour those who served and still…

A special Commemorative Friday Prayers

9th September 22

  Dear Parents, After the very sad news of the death of Her Majesty the Queen, the school will be holding a Commemorative Service today at Friday Prayers starting at 8.35am. Kind regards,   Adam King Headmaster

Headmaster’s Notes: We smile because it happened

18th July 22

We smile because it happened Speech Day is always a special occasion to draw the school community together for one more time and it was a pleasure to celebrate the achievements of all at Prince’s Mead this morning. It has been a very special year with examination success, a number of unbeaten sports teams, creative…

Headmaster’s Notes: Celebrating the milestones

8th July 22

Calling to mind the musical chairs that none of us will have missed in Cabinet this week, my thanks must go to my Senior Leadership Team and all our Prince’s Mead staff for navigating, with just one week to go, this busiest of weeks whilst all remaining in post and as loyal as ever to…

Headmaster’s Notes: Success is no accident

1st July 22

As Headmaster, it is one of my great privileges to see the culmination of years of investment in our children paying dividends and this year is no exception. I must congratulate each and every Year 6 pupil being awarded entry into the senior school of their choice – an array of 13 different schools this…

Headmaster’s Notes: A Sporting Chance

24th June 22

Our Sports Day today was a tremendous opportunity for pupils, parents and staff to share in the joys of being together as a community and enjoy the spectacle of healthy competition, accompanied by Pimms and well-stocked picnic hampers too. It was certainly a very happy occasion with much support and encouragement for fellow team mates…

Headmaster’s Notes: Every moment is an experience 

17th June 22

The breadth of opportunity that Prince’s Mead offers our children outside of the classroom exists to broaden those all-important skills of teamwork, independence, resourcefulness, responsibility, leadership and sense of public service in each and every pupil. This week has been no exception with a veritable feast of opportunities; with Year 6 throwing themselves into their…