Headmaster's Blog

January 2020

  • Published on 31/01/20 by John Dobson

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    As staff we cannot hide from difficult, sometimes controversial topics.  Year 7 pupils this week have looked at literature linked to racism; they looked at an extract from Malorie Blackman’s “Noughts and Crosses” novel.  In this novel the ‘crosses’ (people who...
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  • Published on 24/01/20 by John Dobson

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    Staff at Stoneygate do not ‘just teach’.  Our core values, for both staff and pupils- the 4Cs (Caring, Creative, Curious and Committed) instill an ethos where we are constantly seeking to inspire. Curiosity was certainly in the air on Tuesday evening this week as a group of astro...
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  • Published on 17/01/20 by John Dobson

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    Our assembly theme for this week was the ‘New Year’.  Thank you to Mr Warner for leading the Tuesday assembly (‘Which member of staff wants to read 20 books in 2020?’ ‘Which member of staff wants to run the Morris Mile every day before school?’) As Mr Warn...
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  • Published on 10/01/20 by John Dobson

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    Happy New Year…it’s wonderful to be back at school. In November, Stoneygate gained membership of two organisations: the ISA (Independent Schools’ Association) and IAPS (Independent Association of Prep Schools).  Please do visit their websites: https://www.isaschools.o...
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January 2020