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Headmaster’s Assembly – 17 January 2018

Privilege I spent ten days in Cape Town as part of the December holiday visiting family and friends and catching up with people. It was a frenetic time but a happy one. There was one enduring memory though that I will have of this trip that I share with you today as my opening message
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Parent’s Newsletter – December 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians   This past year has flown by and I have been very pleased with how the school has performed and how our young men have developed. We said farewell to our Form V matriculating group with some sadness as they left us after a good year as seniors in the school. We wish
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Headmaster’s Assembly – 27 November 2017

Family time… You are about to embark on one of the longest holidays of your lives. Not only are we finishing formal school earlier due to the common exams we were forced to write but you are coming back later than usual next year. You have around seven weeks’ worth of holiday – which seems
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Parents’ Newsletter – September 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians   It is with mixed emotions that I use this opportunity to bid farewell to our 2017 Form V group and their parents. I am so proud of our boys and what they have achieved and am sad to see them go. At the same time, it gives me a sense of great
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Headmaster’s Assembly – 29 September 2017

Dreams with Deadlines The title of my address this morning comes from a quotation by Diana Scharf Hunt who coined the phrase “Goals are dreams with deadlines”. As you move forward in your career within the school so you should start thinking ahead of what you are trying to do – I want to be
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PBHS Aeronautical Society

The Aeronautical Society of PBHS was invited to provide volunteer workers for The Children’s Flight, a major aviation charity initiative and part of a large group of people known as “Helping Hands”.
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Headmaster’s Assembly – 18 August 2017

Legacy   “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion”   This is a tweet sent by ex President of the United States, Barack Obama, in response to the racially fuelled violence in the USA in which he quoted words first penned by
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Headmaster’s Assembly – 11 August 2017

How do I know that I have been a good parent? How, for that matter, do I know I have been a good teacher? These are questions as a teacher and a parent I constantly ask myself. As a Headmaster I also ask how do I know when I have been a good Headmaster?
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Headmaster’s Assembly – 28 July 2017

This past weekend I sat, along with millions of people around the world, transfixed with the spectacle that is The Open – one of the four major golfing events for male golfers in the world. If you win one of these tournaments, known as a “major”, you enter into an elite world of special golfers and your career as a golfer is just about guaranteed to be a success going forward. To those who don’t know the sport, this is a big deal and majors are events all golfers dream of winning or indeed competing in at least once in their careers. The Open is a tournament held in Great Britain and is the oldest of the four majors. Many golfers acknowledge that it is the most coveted of the four. Now that I have sketched a background, I wish to share a lesson or two that I picked up from the many hours I spent watching this past weekend.
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