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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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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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Just A Thought

05.10.2018 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

Yes, you care but…do you care enough to do something to change ‘it’? Dashrath Manjhi, the Mountain Man, was not a bodybuilder or daredevil. He was a simple labourer in India. His wife died due to lack of medical treatment since the nearest doctor was 70 km away from his village. He did not want […]

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28.09.2018 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography describes Dr Samuel Johnson as “arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history”. The creator of the Oxford English Dictionary…9 years of hard work! Something that everyone thought impossible to produce. Very well said, Dr. Johnson. Pownall Hall School…Where Everything IS Possible  

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Just A Thought

28.09.2018 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

‘You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.’ It has been a great start to the year at Pownall. However, we are not content to stand still and admire our work from the previous year or our good start. We are determined to effect real change for […]

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