The 2018 Speeches and Prize-Giving evening was a very special event. Gus Lock gave his last address after five years as Head Master and the guest of honour, Simon Lycett, delivered valuable messages, as well as stunning floral displays.
The Friends of Belmont, at Belmont Preparatory School, presented a cheque for £2,000 to the Brigitte Trust. The Trust support people at the end of life in their own homes, offering support and respite to their carers.
On a very hot but gloriously sunny morning last Friday, 6 July, Headmaster Chris Staley welcomed the audience of Governors, Guest of Honour Master Chief Mike MacKay, Grammarians, visitors and guests to the 2018 Speech Day.
On Thursday 5 July, Mrs Keryn Neaves, Senior Deputy Head of Magdalene House Prep School, welcomed guest of honour, Wing Commander Manu Patel OBE. She then made her speech using horticultural allegories.
On Saturday 7 July, Lady Natasha Rufus Isaacs returned to Westonbirt, the prestigious independent school where she studied in the heart of Gloucestershire, to address current students at their Speech Day celebrations.
In his keynote speech at Woldingham School's Prize Day, Amol Rajan, BBC Media Editor, told the Sixth Form to seize the opportunities created by inspirational women.
Forget The Rolling Stones – a real legend headlined local Winchester school’s Kirkfest 2018 tribute concert to its much-loved retiring Headmistress Miss Penelope Kirk.
Proud parents watched on delightedly this week as 17 pre-schoolers graduated from Little Crackers Nursery. Nursery staff had organised the special ‘Graduation Ceremony’ to celebrate the pre-school group ‘moving on’ to big school.
Year 12 pupils from University College School took part in a diverse week of activities to support the local community. Highlights included a fun day for pupils from Kentish Town Primary School and conservation work in Waterlow Park near Highgate.
Gresham’s celebrated the end of the academic year joined by alumni and professional rugby players Tom and Ben Youngs and former professional cricketer and MCC President Matthew Fleming. A new on-site Outdoor Activity Centre was officially opened too.