Headmaster's Blog

September 2019

  • Published on 27/09/19 by John Dobson

    HMV

    There has been much ‘anti-private school’ rhetoric in the past week.  Apparently, we are elitist and not good for society.  I couldn’t disagree more. Today, girls from Years 10 and 11 organised a coffee morning to support Macmillan nurses.  ‘The World...
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  • Published on 20/09/19 by John Dobson

    HMV

    Having a hobby is crucial for both children and adults.  As parents and teachers, we know the many benefits of having a hobby: from learning to win (and lose) to building confidence, from helping to read to developing imaginary play, from problem solving to resolving arguments.   At S...
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  • Published on 13/09/19 by John Dobson

    HMV

    Sometimes change can be scary; sometimes coming out of our “comfort zone” can be daunting.  At Stoneygate, we encourage our pupils to take that plunge. This week Mr Ashwin challenged students in our senior assembly to ‘channel that inner voice’ into something positive...
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  • Published on 06/09/19 by John Dobson

    HMV

    Welcome back and a particularly warm welcome to all new pupils and new staff. Stoneygate did not close over the summer holiday. We had a wonderful, successful summer camp here despite…builders, painters, plumbers, carpet fitters, IT technicians, carpenters, tree surgeons all needing access...
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September 2019