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Headmaster’s Assembly – 26 January 2018

The triangle of success   “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. ”  We are born with certain skills and talents. Some of us have been blessed with multiple talents across a wide range of diverse interests. Some of us have fewer talents […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.