There is nothing quite like browsing in a book shop. The sheer variety of books on offer make the whole experience so enriching and so magical. Just that smell of new books is enough to transport you away on an adventure, the opportunity to lose yourself in another world. Reading those first few words and…June 28, 2021
What will your legacy be? It’s a question that I regularly ask the Year 8 children in particular as they move steadily through their final year. Admittedly most have never even considered that they might even have a legacy to leave, let alone what it might be. I pose it for a good reason as…May 10, 2021
The world is a busy place. I think I only really realised just how busy when in the first lockdown the roads and the streets became so eerily quiet. It was quite a shock when almost overnight the roar of the traffic subsided, the drone of the planes was no more and suddenly the birds…March 1, 2021
I wonder if you’ve ever thought about what your true or intrinsic value might be? Over the years various organisations and academics have tried to estimate what an individual life might be worth. An almost impossible task you might suggest but it turns out that recent research by economists puts that figure at around £8…February 8, 2021
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” What a fantastic way to endeavour to live our lives. The very notion that doing something seemingly insignificant can change someone’s life should be encouragement enough to be kind. In school, children regularly give us a clear insight into kindness. They often naturally show…February 1, 2021
A very Happy New Year to you all. I do hope that you managed to enjoy a relaxing Christmas with your close families. A new term always has a sense of trepidation to it. After the rhythm of the holidays the routines will change and for a few days everything can seem a little at…January 18, 2021
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