Newsletter Archive

February 2023

09 Feb 2023

I have been reflecting this week on how we can keep moving the school forwards when the environment that surrounds …

January 2023

24 Jan 2023

We live in difficult times. War in Europe, cost of living crisis, standards in public life in question and the …

December 2022

20 Dec 2022

This past week came as a bit of a shock, with the weekend snowfall meaning that it was not safe …

November 24, 2022

24 Nov 2022

I wanted to start by thanking you for responding to the recent survey on the school, conducted by Kirkland Rowell. …

October 21, 2022

21 Oct 2022

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve …

September 29, 2022

29 Sep 2022

“The Only Constant in Life Is Change.” - Heraclitus
Another dramatic start to the school year, with schools not being …

July 20, 2022

20 Jul 2022

An incredibly busy and joyous end to the academic year 2021/22! The last few weeks have seen a return for …

June 2022

24 Jun 2022

I was in a meeting on Thursday with Dame Rachel De Souza, the Children's Commissioner. She was updating Hertfordshire headteachers …

May 27, 2022

27 May 2022

I often reflect on the difference between my previous life in industry versus life in school. One of the main …

May 9, 2022

09 May 2022

The Easter break has felt like a page being turned in the long book of Covid-19. I was grateful to …

April 2022

01 Apr 2022

Do you remember VCRs when you could watch videos on fast forward? With concentration, you could just about keep pace …

December 2020

December 2020

What a term it has been: 'baptism of fire is how it has been described...

October 2020

October 2020

I am very proud of the calibre of student that we have at HBS...

February 2020

February 2020

if you haven’t done so already: start revision now; start doing more than just homework or coursework now...”