Category: News

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.

Headmaster’s Notes: Doing ordinary things extraordinarily well 

23rd April 21

It has been a pleasure to welcome the Prince’s Mead community back for the Summer term after the Easter break looking so refreshed and energised for all that is ahead. The summer is often the favourite term for many and I hope that it will prove to be a very happy one for all this…

Spring Open Day

12th March 21

Thank you to those of you that attended our Spring Open Day today. It was our pleasure to meet so many of you on our live event. If you have missed some details of wish to see our updated film about life at Prince’s Mead, please do visit If you would like to speak…

100 Days of Prince’s Mead!

8th March 21

Reception reached a momentous milestone today! It is 100 days since they started Reception.  What a super journey they have been on.

Headmaster’s Notes: Perseverance, secret of all triumphs

26th February 21

Not dissimilar to NASA’s extraordinary success in the landing of Perseverance on Mars last week, Britain’s vaccine programme is a triumph of scientific and human endeavour that has offered us all a path to advancement, starting on the 8th March with our most important national business: education in school. I have marvelled at how the Prince’s Mead community has navigated…

Prince’s Mead School YouTube and Vimeo Channels

18th February 21

Hello If you would like to keep updated with all our challenges and films, please do visit our channels: Some of our films are not for the general public and placed on Vimeo for our immediate school community only. Please do contact us if there is a film you are not able to…

Headmaster’s Notes: The pioneer spirit is alive and well

12th February 21

Independent schools have long enjoyed being pioneers in the creation of collaborative models for education and Prince’s Mead is no exception. Time and time again we have shown ourselves able to adapt and diversify quickly and successfully. More than 600 years after it was founded by William of Wykeham, Britain’s oldest public school, and one…