Headmaster’s Headlines – 25.11.22

25th Nov 2022
Senior School

I write this just a few hours before the exeat break begins. We have had a very busy three weeks so far this Half Term and I am sure we are all looking forward to a little pause now, before the final three weeks which will, we hope, be full of Christmas cheer. Here is to a weekend up in the loft looking for all of the decorations.

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Head’s Lines – 25.11.22

25th Nov 2022
Senior School

Another wonderful, wild and wet week has finished today with a glorious Open Morning for prospective parents, ably hosted by our Head Boy, Elliott E, and Head Girl, Alice W, as well as by our fabulous Year 6 Prefects. We are, of course, drawing closer to various decision points for parents as they consider Nursery, Reception and Year 7 options for their children in September 2023.

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Success against Skinners

18th Nov 2022
Senior School

On Wednesday 9th November, the SVS 1st XV Rugby team played against Skinners School in round four of the National Vase. Alfie Jarrett (Upper Sixth) wrote a report on the game below.

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1st XI Hockey Success

18th Nov 2022
Senior School

Thursday 17th November saw the 1st XI girls play Kent College Canterbury (KCC), in their final home game of the term.  The match provided the 1st XI an opportunity for redemption, having lost to KCC on penalties in the cup at the start of the season.  SV started strong, showing real intent to get forward in numbers at any opportunity.

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Neon Art Experience

18th Nov 2022
Senior School

On Tuesday, a selection of GCSE and A-level Art students were invited to participate in a morning of vibrant, artistic fun. Students that are focusing on the figure, form and atmospheric light for their Personal Projects took part in a neon life drawing and Photography class.

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National Youth Training Choir

18th Nov 2022
Senior School

After securing a place with the National Youth Girls’ Choir last year and graduating in the summer, Georgina Godfrey (Fifth Form) auditioned for the National Youth Training Choir, which is the next level for ages 15 to 18.

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Headmaster’s Headlines – 18.11.22

18th Nov 2022
Senior School

I suspect, like us at home this week, your washing machines have been working overtime with soaking and muddy games kit. As wonderful as it is that students get the opportunity to be outdoors and have fun (all the way from our very youngest in Forest School at SVPS, right up to the NCOs in the CCF) I know the impact on laundry management! Let’s hope for a slightly less soggy weekend and week ahead.

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Remembrance Parade 2022

18th Nov 2022
Senior School

Much of what happens in the CCF is behind ‘closed doors’; whether in a wood, on a ship or in the air. Remembrance is different. The CCF is at the forefront of the events with the Sutton Valence School Standard, and, as the nominated standard bearers of the Sutton Valence Branch of the Royal British Legion, we proudly carry their standard on their behalf.

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