A View of The Close

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 ...

A View Of The Close – 18th June 2021

A View Of The Close – 18th June 2021

From The Headmasters Desk The Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday, that the lifting of all remaining restrictions would be postponed, threw our plans for Sports Day, Prize Day and Leavers Services into doubt. Happily, a missive from the Department for Education on Tuesday opened up some latitude with regards how these events might be run ...

A View Of The Close 28th May 2021

A View Of The Close 28th May 2021

Welcome to this special half term edition of "A View Of The Close" It has been a busy six weeks and pupils and staff are certainly ready for the half term break!. Starting today, we will be introducing a new weekly email, 'The Week Ahead', which will be sent out every Friday alongside A View ...

A View of The Close – 14th May

A View of The Close – 14th May

From The Headmasters Desk It has been another busy week at the College, as reflected in this four page edition. From Duke of Edinburgh expeditions to sports fixtures, the 10X Business Challenge to online debates, pupils across the school have been living out our Round Square values of adventure, democracy, environmentalism, internationalism, leadership and service. ...

A View of The Close – 7th May 2021

A View of The Close – 7th May 2021

From The Headmasters Desk Despite somewhat unpredictable weather, it has been wonderful to see competitive fixtures resume on The Close, at Maxton and away at other schools. Well done to all those who have participated, but particular congratulations to the Under 13 boys cricket team who decisively won their first fixture of the season against ...

A View of The Close – 30th April 2021

A View of The Close – 30th April 2021

From The Headmasters Desk This week has seen the rollout of iPads to pupils begin, with Prep 5, Prep 6 and Fourth Form issued their new devices. These year groups were selected to “road test” them, in advance of the others coming on stream. Feedback from pupils and staff has been incredibly positive, and we ...

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