A View of The Close

A View of The Close – 16th December

A View of The Close – 16th December

From the Headmaster’s Desk As the end of term approaches I would like to thank you for your support throughout this very busy term; as always, it is greatly appreciated. It has been wonderful to have been able to meet families face to to face at events and for a more normal programme of competitive ...

A View of The Close – 19th November

A View of The Close – 19th November

From the Headmaster’s Desk Whilst the return of certain measures which we had all hoped were behind us has been an unwelcome start to the week, the mood around the College is generally positive. This has no doubt been helped by some beautiful weather, which has shown off the autumnal colours of the trees beautifully ...

A View of the Close – 5th November 2021

A View of the Close – 5th November 2021

From the Headmaster’s Desk Although the temperature has dropped considerably since we have returned from the half term break, the trees on The Close look splendid bathed in autumnal light. I would like to publicly thank our Grounds Team, who continue to do such a wonderful job in keeping our site looking beautiful. I know ...

A View of The Close – 8th October 2012

A View of The Close – 8th October 2012

From The Headmasters Desk Over the first half of this term it has been wonderful to see our creative and performing arts departments springing back to life, from a state of semi-hibernation during COVID restrictions. Our choir gave a beautiful rendition of Shine on Us during chapel, reminding us what we have been missing over ...

A View of The Close – 17th September

A View of The Close – 17th September

From The Headmasters Desk It has been another busy week at the College, with pupils and staff making the most of the fine weather at break and lunchtime. It has been great to see competitive fixtures resume, with matches played against Northbourne Park and Wellesley House. We look forward to swimming lessons commencing for Prep ...

A View Of The Close – 2nd July 2021

A View Of The Close – 2nd July 2021

From The Headmasters Desk The College has been a hub of activity this week, with pupils across Prep and Senior actively participating in our inaugural Round Square Week. From beach cleaning to filmmaking and recycling to teambuilding, the ideals of adventure, democracy, environmentalism, internationalism, leadership and service have been more apparent than ever. The week ...

A View of The Close – 25th June 2021

A View of The Close – 25th June 2021

From The Headmasters Desk. It has been another busy and productive week at the College. We were pleased to welcome Gareth and Jess Doodes to the College yesterday, for the unveiling of Gareth’s portrait in the Refectory. A video of the speech by the Chairman of Governors, as well as the unveiling, is available on ...

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