Headmaster's Blog

October 2019

  • Published on 25/10/19 by John Dobson

    HMV

    Miles Davis, the great jazz trumpeter once said, “Time isn’t the main thing. It’s the only thing.” As parents and teachers we know how precious time is.  As staff, we continually discuss time.  How much time should be given to homework?  Should pupils miss a...
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  • Published on 11/10/19 by John Dobson

    HMV

    These are complex, uncertain times for the UK. This weekend we might have a Brexit plan, Extinction Rebellion might bring London to its knees, and who knows what will happen with regard to the rugby!  Schools need to prepare its students for these uncertain times and students need both skills a...
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  • Published on 04/10/19 by John Dobson

    HMV

    I love to listen to Radio 4’s ‘Saturday Morning Live’ programme with the Rev Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir.  I particularly enjoy the ‘Thank you slot’ in which members of the public phone in to thank people for kind acts done for them in the past - sometimes decades...
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October 2019