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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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Headmaster’s Just A Thought

03.11.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

For the Fallen Poem by Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), published in The Times newspaper on 21st September 1914. With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of her spirit, Fallen in the cause of the free. Solemn the drums thrill: Death […]

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Record LAMDA results at Pownall!

27.10.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

There are record LAMDA results at Pownall this year, with the pupils achieving better than ever before! 66% of entries were Distinction, 34% of which were Merit and 42% of all entries achieved 90 per cent or over, with 22% of all entries (16 children) achieving 95%+! Brilliant! Well done to everyone who took part! […]

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Headmaster’s Just A Thought

13.10.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

People of action There are times in our lives when we come across people of action. These are people for whom actions are as loud if not louder than words. Form 3 are such people. I was honoured to be present during their Harvest Assembly this week. It could not have been better presented. An […]

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Headmaster’s Just A Thought

06.10.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

Thank you! I have enjoyed some wonderful personal experiences with many of you this week, as well as hearing about the tremendous representation you have given, whether on the netball court, the hockey pitch or the rugby fields of MGS. It has only served to reinforce to me how lucky I feel to be the […]

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Headmaster’s Just a Thought

29.09.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

   I love that thought because we all know that, sometimes, staying down is a whole lot easier than getting back up to fight another day. But we also know that staring at the floor isn’t going to get you very far in this life…so your responsibility is to get up and get going. There […]

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Headmaster’s Just a Thought

22.09.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by pownal_admin

           ‘JUST A THOUGHT’…..              ‘You are braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.’ – Winnie The Pooh (A.A.Milne) What a wonderful week we have enjoyed at Pownall this week! The Languages Day was great fun on Tuesday.  You were engaged with the […]

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Headmaster’s Just a Thought

25.05.2017 / 0 Comments / Headmaster Updates / Posted by andy_admin

This week we have fallen. Under the weight of the grief that has shrouded us all we have staggered and we have fallen. But this is a proud, strong, rich in culture, courageous and wonderful city and its people, our community will rise again; we have already begun to. Our example of resilience and courage […]

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