Archive for March 2017

Headmaster’s Assembly – 31 March 2017

An extraordinary man It is remarkable how often a single encounter with a person can shape your thinking forever. Around 2005, when I was Headmaster at my previous school, Pinelands High School in Cape Town, I was sitting in my office one afternoon when a man came to see me unannounced and without appointment. He
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Headmaster’s Assembly – 3 March 2017

I thought I would try to get my message across to you today using a method used by a former Headmaster who wrote a book of fictional responses to issues raised by parents. He replies to these concerns in an open, honest manner, saying things that we often do not say to people for fear of offending them yet they represent the honest, hard truth. The format I shall use is a phone call – one you would make to your parents to tell them about something that happened at school. This is thus called “Phone calls to my Mother”.
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