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Care

21.02.2019 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by philippa_admin

February 15th is Care Day, the world’s biggest celebration of children and young people with care experience. Care Day 2019 is an opportunity to celebrate the rights of care experienced children and young people and is a joint initiative between five children’s rights charities across the U.K. and Ireland, under the 5 Nations 1 Voice […]

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Busy, busy, busy…

01.02.2019 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

‘Busy can be the new stupid. Sitting and thinking is highly underrated’- Bill Gates Listen to what Bill Gates and Warren Buffet have to say about it at: https://youtu.be/-v7dXJ1dvxU Mr Goulbourn

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School opening: Thursday

30.01.2019 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

The forecast is for freezing conditions tonight and tomorrow. It seems that icy conditions will be the biggest problem. As it stands we expect to be open and already have paths gritted around the site. Please do feel free to make your own local conditions judgement as being on site it is difficult for me […]

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Our past hours…

16.01.2019 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

On one of the beautiful stained glass windows of Pownall it reads: ‘Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours and ask them what revolt they bore to heaven as, like our shadows, our wishes lengthen as our sun declines’. It is crucial that we take risks. The world is rapidly changing and we […]

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Hope for the year ahead…

10.01.2019 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

Hope is the most powerful of feelings. It is essential to the wellbeing of an individual that they have hope in both their hearts and their minds. Hope enables us to have a mindset that can create a strategy and approach suitable for success. Our goals and dreams can only be built upon firm foundations […]

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Just A Thought

30.11.2018 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

On this day…just a day as any other? The point is that no day is ‘just a day’, every day has a huge significance on those who live it and the days that are to come. Take a look at the link and see just what incredible events have happened on this day in history. […]

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Just A Thought

30.11.2018 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

50 years ago… 1968 Women at the Ford car factory in Dagenham strike over equal pay, almost stopping production at all Ford UK plants. Their protest led directly to the passing of the Equal Pay Act. (www.bbc.co.uk) Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of […]

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Just A Thought

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Just A Thought

02.11.2018 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” ― John Bunyan  

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Just A Thought

25.10.2018 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

During a research experiment a marine biologist placed a shark into a large tank and then released several small fish into the fish tank. As you would expect, the hungry shark quickly swam around the tank and ate the smaller fish…the circle of life. The marine biologist then inserted a strong piece of clear fibreglass […]

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