Headmaster’s Headlines 18.11.22

11th 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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Nick Veasey Talk

11th Nov 2022
Senior School

On Thursday afternoon, Art Scholars were invited to attend a talk by the artist Nick Veasey. Sophia Parkin (Third Form) talks about this experience below.

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Simon Parker Talk

11th Nov 2022
Senior School

‘Say Yes!’ to those opportunities when they arise. This was the message Angus Brown (Fourth Form) left this week’s Kingdon Society lecture with. Angus writes an insightful report on the lecture below.

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Hairy Hiles Fundraiser 2022

11th Nov 2022
Senior School

Throughout November, seven of our Sixth Form students are completing a Movember-style challenge to raise money for UWS Hile School, which is in Gulmi province of Nepal. Each boy will be representing a house and competing to raise the most amount of money for this important cause. 

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Exceptional Equestrianism

11th Nov 2022
Senior School

Over the past few weeks, the SVS equestrian team were very busy, competing in National Championships and the NSEA Regional Points League. Mrs Plummer, Master I/C of Equestrianism, wrote a report on their successes below.

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Excellent Edward

11th Nov 2022
Senior School

We are delighted to share the news that Edward Smith (Fifth Form), has been selected for the East, London & South East ILCA 4 – Regional Training Group. Edward is a member of the Royal Yachting Association and has been selected based on performance and commitment to a programme of training and competition over a period.

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Computer Science Seminars

11th Nov 2022
Senior School

On Thursday 10th November, a number of Sixth Form students travelled to London to take part in the Computer Science 2022 seminars. During their time there they got the opportunity to listen to four guest speakers talking about their profession and the past and future of IT. Kieran Bush (Upper Sixth) talks about this below.

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RAF Field Day October 2022

1st Nov 2022
Senior School

Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th of October saw the CCF embark on their field days, and the RAF Section went off to visit RAF Odiham on the 19th, the home of British Chinooks. Thomas Dolan reports on the experience below.

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