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Just A Thought

19.01.2018 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

A timely and very relevant message from one of the most courageous leaders of world history on the anniversary week of his birth. You will face difficult choices in your day to day lives; always remember Dr. King’s words and the definition of integrity by C.S. Lewis: “Integrity is choosing to do the right thing, […]

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Just A Thought

12.01.2018 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

Values are not based on information from the past. Values are universal. Values are based on what is important to us: They arise from the experience of being human. ‘Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny‘-Gandhi Values are intimately related to our needs: Whatever we need—whatever is important to us —is what […]

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Just A Thought

15.12.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

Papa Panov  by Leo Tolstoy Papa Panov is an elderly cobbler who lives by himself in a small Russian village. His wife has passed and his children are all grown up. Alone on Christmas Eve in his shop, Papa Panov decides to open the old family Bible and reads the Christmas story about the birth of Jesus. […]

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Pre-Prep Carols by Candlelight

11.12.2017 / 0 Comments / Arts / Posted by pownal_admin

This evening we enjoyed a wonderful Carols By Candlelight outside of the beautiful Pownall Hall that is our home.  

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Just A Thought

08.12.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

The Carpenter An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer of his plans to leave the house building business and live a more leisurely life with his wife enjoying his extended family. He would miss the pay, but he needed to retire. They could get by. The contractor was sorry to see […]

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Just A Thought

01.12.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

Forms 3, 5 and 6 are working tirelessly to understand the issues that face our beautiful planet. They have also worked to find creative solutions that will help us ensure that it survives, that it has the time to replenish itself for the future generations to come. They know we are fast running out of […]

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Just A Thought

24.11.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

Most of the successes in our lives are influenced by our habits. If you want to see an embodiment of this then look no further than the Pownall Chamber Choir. They performed an incredibly difficult and diverse, seasonal repertoire beautifully at Wednesday’s NSPCC Christmas Concert in Wilmslow. That at the same time as working hard in preparation […]

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Just A Thought

17.11.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

 ’Not all sunshine and rainbows…’ At Pownall, as in life, you will come across difficult moments, tricky situations, we face difficult times, tough moments, hard choices. Often the easy route out of those times is to blame someone else or something else for the difficulty, for our ‘misfortune’; he did this to me, she did […]

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Just A Thought

10.11.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

For Elliott….. None of my words will add anything more to this message. Please watch. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00m7mg9 ‘Do Your Thing’ on Friday, Pownall. Please. Thank you.  

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Fireworks @ Science Club!

04.11.2017 / 0 Comments / Extra-Curriculum / Posted by pownal_admin

We made sparklers from iron filings and made a “fire extinguisher” balloon by reacting vinegar and bicarbonate soda to produce carbon dioxide (same gas found in fire extinguishers) and used it to put out the flame on the candle.

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