Headmaster’s Headlines – 27.01.23

27th Jan 2023
Senior School

It is always nice to have a little pause for an exeat weekend. We have certainly earned it; you will have seen how much has been going on in the newsletters so far this term and in the articles below. Well done all!

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Chinese New Year Celebrations 2023

27th Jan 2023
Senior School

This week we celebrated Chinese New Year with a Chinese-inspired lunch for the staff and students. You can read more about how this holiday is celebrated by Chinese communities below.

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Great Dressage Results

27th Jan 2023
Senior School

Congratulations to Harriet Plummer (Second Form), Imogen Trott (Fifth Form) and Maisey Russell (Lower Sixth) who are presently competing in the Dressage Pop-Up Winter Series. Conditions are tough with so much ice and snow, let alone all the rain we have had!

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Inspiring Holocaust Webinar

27th Jan 2023
Senior School

As part of the events to commemorate and remember the victims of the Holocaust, Third Form students were privileged to hear Ruth Posner BEM share her incredible testimony with school children nationwide through a live webinar.

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Wellbeing Update – 27.01.23

27th Jan 2023
Senior School

This week saw a break-out session on various terms related to sexuality as well as one on understanding mental health. A Wellbeing Parent session took place on Saturday and a yoga session taught students about the significance of flexibility. 

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Headmaster’s Headline – 20.01.23

20th Jan 2023
Senior School

We have not let the freezing temperatures get us down and I am glad to report another very good week here overlooking the chilly Weald. This afternoon I spent time in the Lambe's rooms, the Art and Design Technology departments and also in the Shooting Range seeing once more the great range of experiences that students get to have at School, seeing them work both individually and together in sensitive and thoughtful ways.

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Eventers Challenge Success

20th Jan 2023
Senior School

Last weekend, the SVS Equestrian team travelled to Coombelands to take part in some Arena Eventing. Arena Eventing is a mixture of Show Jumping and Cross Country. It is normally a course made up of 12 to 16 jumps and includes a vast network of left and right turns, which need to be firstly remembered and then secondly navigated with your pony.

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A Busy Workshop

20th Jan 2023
Senior School

It was delightful to see the Design Technology workshop yesterday busy with students from a number of year groups applying their manufacturing skills. First Form Design Technology Club students have been enjoying manufacturing their insect houses, confidently using a range of hand processes alongside the pillar drill and belt sander.

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