Lord Lieutenant of Kent Awards

14th Oct 2022
Senior School

This week saw Major Millbery, CCF Contingent Commander, attend the Lord Lieutenant of Kent Awards to honour Major Prem Ale, our CCF Adjutant. Each recipient of the Lord-Lieutenant’s Certificates for Meritorious Service marches to stand next to the Lord Lieutenant of Kent, The Lady Colgrain, whilst a citation, detailing reasons for the award, is read. You can read the citation for Major Ale below.

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Kidenza Orchestra Trip

14th Oct 2022
Senior School

This week a group of seven chosen young musicians from SVS took a trip to Benenden School’s brand new auditorium to watch the Kidenza Orchestra perform. Harry Heyworth and Dominic Powell (both Second Form) speak about this experience below.

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Super Shakespeare Event

14th Oct 2022
Senior School

On Monday 10th October, a group of Fifth Form students attended a Wealden Hub Shakespeare Event at Benenden School. Mathilda Featherstone, Brook Homewood, Celestina Meneses-Bautista, Fred Mundell and Otto Plant have written the following report about their trip.

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Headmaster’s Headlines – 14.10.22

14th Oct 2022
Senior School

I continue to be inspired by how much so many students care about the School and community here. On Tuesday, I enjoyed meeting with the Student Council and hearing their reflective and constructive ideas about how we can maintain many of the good points at the School and consider what we can do to make it even better. These conversations are important and I really value their thoughts.

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Headmaster’s Headlines – 07.10.22

7th Oct 2022
Senior School

As suspected, last Saturday was a brilliant day for hundreds of people here. After a very positive prospective student Open Day in the morning (with over 200 visitors), the sun continued to shine throughout the afternoon where we enjoyed the coming together of a wide-ranging group of Old Suttonians (ranging from their 20s to their 80s) for an OS Open Afternoon, followed by a beautiful afternoon of fixtures.

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Barnaby Plays for England

7th Oct 2022
Senior School

Barnaby Merrett (Upper Sixth) got his first cap playing for England U18 in the summer against South Africa and shared his incredible experience with us below.

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Terrific Theatre Trip

7th Oct 2022
Senior School

After being postponed several times due to the pandemic, Sutton House finally took a trip to The Marlowe Theatre to watch Les Misérables. Ella Booth and Christine Mazuryk (both Lower Sixth) write about the trip below.

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CSS Superstars

7th Oct 2022
Senior School

Students in the Second Form have spent the beginning of the Michaelmas Term learning about web development in Information Technology with Miss Young. The journey to become a web developer started with a key process, which involved students sharing their criteria for a great website. Students assessed important aspects, such as accessibility and compatibility on multiple devices.

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