Senior School 14 Jan 22
Headmaster’s Headlines – 14.01.22
It is a stunning afternoon here at School. The School site looks beautiful today, bathed in sunshine with hardly a cloud in the sky. Sunrises and sunsets have also been breath taking; I wonder how many more days we can have like this as the winter progresses.
Sixth Form 14 Jan 22
Head of School Speech
During the Headmaster's Assembly today, Katherine Sawyer (Upper Sixth) delivered her Head of School speech, which you can read below.
Sixth Form 7 Jan 22
Head of School Speech
During the Headmaster's Assembly today Theodore Dransfield (Upper Sixth) delivered his Head of School speech, which you can read below.
Senior School 7 Jan 22
Indoor Hockey Success
Over the Christmas break, several of our pupils competed at the Indoor Hockey UK Championships. This is a tournament ran independently of England Hockey, aiming to give more athletes a taste of Indoor Hockey, in a highly competitive environment.
If only parents could have heard the joys and squeals emanating from the classrooms and corridors on the first day of Advent, as the children explored our newly converted Winter Wonderland. Here in School, we all felt rather privileged to have helped to create this magical experience and we are of course very grateful to the small army of elves that arrived on Wednesday evening to help!Read More
Inspired by Greek vases, children in Year 3 have created visually pleasing and informative sketchbook pages. The artistic historians used their Super Power of Looking to inform their drawings and reflect the style of the amazing ancient vases. Greek vases came in many shapes and sizes, from enormous water and wine mixing Kraters to tall, tiny oil holding Lekythos.Read More
As part of pupil voice, students are encouraged to set up an Action Team if they have an idea to make a difference to the School community. This could be an idea to change something in School for the better or to share a passion. They give students the power to make decisions and become leaders of change.Read More
Following last year’s successful and popular Mandarin course, we once again put our Year 6 students up for this fascinating language challenge. This term, they swapped one of their weekly French lessons for a Friday afternoon of Mandarin. The sessions have been partly a live lesson with an online teacher, and partly a digital programme of interesting language and cultural activities and games.Read More
This week, children in Years 3 to Year 6 celebrated both Artsmark Week and belonging to their castles, Bodiam, Hever, Leeds and Rochester, by creating castle community trees. They discussed how the tree is a symbol of their castle community and how it is strengthened by everyone helping, supporting and being kind to each other.Read More