All boys attend Assembly with their class. It is an important part of the School day. There are items of School and other news mentioned, and much of the School's normal, ethical and philosophical teaching takes place, by way of stories, examples from history and famous lives, poetry, etc. It is an occasion for reinforcing positive community values and individual attributes, for celebrating successes and individual achievements, and for emphasising core qualities such as honesty, unselfishness, determination, self-discipline, initiative and so on. Pupils often participate in the Assembly.
The Pre-Prep have their own assemblies each day except on Friday. Years 3 to 8 have full main-school assemblies on Mondays (with the Headmaster) and Wednesdays. On Tuesdays, Years 3 to 5 have their own assembly, while Years 6 to 8 have a form lesson; on Thursdays the situation is reversed. On Fridays, the whole School (including the Pre-Prep) gather for a "Merit Assembly" in which the pupils' achievements are celebrated by means of issuing awards and commendations, etc.
The personal development of the pupils is excellent, fostered by the warm, family atmosphere of the school ...
Independent Schools Inspectorate
Many congratulations to all the boys in Year 8 who sat Common Entrance last week. They have all passed into their senior schools with some very impressive results indeed!
Our boys will be attending the following Senior Schools:- City of London 4, 1 on an Academic Scholarship. Haileybury 1, UCS 2, Oakham 1, St Albans 1 on a Sports Scholarship. Merchiston Castle 1, Mill Hill 2, Wetherby 1 and Westminster 1, through the Westminster Challenge.
Well done to our boys!
Jun 20th, 2016 - FULL ARTICLE
For the weekly newsletter, the termly calendar and information for current pupils and parents.
Term Begins Wednesday 4th January
Half Term 13 to 17 February
Term Ends Wednesday 29 March
Term Begins Tuesday 18 April
Half Term 29 May to 2nd June
Term Ends Friday 7 July