Thousands of thousands stand around Thy throne, O God most high; Ten thousand times ten thousand sound Thy praise; but who am I? These are the lines from one of my favourite hymns. Not only do I like the rousing tune but it has some wonderful lines: Thou art a sea without a shore, A sun without a sphere; Thy time is now and evermore, Thy place is everywhere. But the line that I always note is the question But... Read More
Good morning, welcome back and Happy New Year to you all. I hope you have all enjoyed a good break and I look forward to meeting you all in the weeks ahead.Last week, my family was sitting at the kitchen table, following one of the numerous festive meals, discussing the year ahead, our move to Suffolk and the various goals we thought we might set for 2016. When I asked my 9-year-old son what he thought his new year’s re... Read More
I urge you all to start the term as you mean to go on: wear your uniform smartly and with pride, on all occasions. As all the old hands know, I cannot stand for lying, vandalism, or any other form of anti-social behaviour. Such actions can destroy our life together and bring the Schools good name into disrepute. At the same time, I hold great store in common courtesies and good manners. By good manners I mean saying thank you... Read More
I want to start today by linking some of the experiences that you’ve had in chapel and around school over the last week and a half. Recently we have been remembering those who have given their lives so that we may live in a safe and free democratic society. Nine days ago we had a most memorable Remembrance Day Parade followed by a fantastic service of Remembrance. Last Tuesday we all stood outside on Armistice Day and observed two mi... Read More