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Headmaster’s Notes: Work hard, have fun and make history

19th June 20

Work hard, have fun and make history   Since the publication of further Government guidance to schools this week, the back rooms of Prince’s Mead have been hives of activity as we crafted a plan for the safe return to School over the coming days of those pupils who have remained at home with their…

Headmaster’s Notes: A hive of activity as rehearsals and practices are taking place

22nd November 19

Our Music Department is a hive of activity at this moment in time, as rehearsals and practices take place in preparation for one of the most exciting periods in the school year. Choristers, musicians, dancers and actors, supported so inspirationally by their incredibly talented teachers, are working tirelessly to ensure that that the forthcoming performances,…

Headmaster’s Notes: A real privilege to come together as a community

15th November 19

It was great to see so many of you at the Bonfire and Fireworks evening last weekend and a real privilege to come together as a community. Thank you to all those who worked so hard together, ensuring that the event ran so smoothly, especially to the PMA and our Estates team. Returning this week,…

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: 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 – The best memories are the ones made together

5th July 19

The penultimate week of term is always one of assorted emotions and our Speech Day and Sports Day this week have brought them to the fore. There was certainly happiness and pride as we celebrated all the achievements of the past year in our Speech Day event but there is also a hint of sadness…

Making Time for the Great Outdoors

28th June 19

What a pleasure it was to soak up the atmosphere at our final PMA event of the academic year last weekend as we reflected on the many wonderfully successful events they have organised over the past year. This team of volunteers, under the leadership of Mrs Bowyer, selflessly go out of their way to serve…

Headmaster’s Notes – Teamwork makes the dream work

21st June 19

We witnessed a wonderful celebration of sporting talent with our Sports Awards assembly in Friday Prayers this morning, recognising the very best of discipline, resilience, respect, leadership and, of course, teamwork that we have had the pleasure to observe throughout the academic year. Steve Jobs declared that “Great things in business are never done by…

Headmaster’s Notes – The Power of Community

14th June 19

It never ceases to amaze me what is achieved in one week at Prince’s Mead. On the musical front, thank you to our choir who entertained guests at the Bishop’s Tea Party at Wolvesey Palace. We have received so many positive comments from the Bishop and guests alike. Our Digital Leaders enjoyed a fantastic afternoon…

Headmaster’s Notes – Life is an adventure, not a package tour

7th June 19

A very warm welcome back from the half-term break. It has been an incredible week for our older children. Year 6 have enjoyed a week of water-based activities at Rockley and Year 5 have been deep in the forests of Oxfordshire; living off the land. Witnessing pupils around the campfire yesterday on their Bushcraft adventure…