Matric Results 2020

Matric Results 2020 The academic results of the Form V Class of 2020 showed a slight decline on the previous year. This was perhaps to be expected in an unprecedented year which in many ways proved to be difficult and unpredictable. Under the circumstances the boys need to be commended for their efforts. Summary of […]

Headmaster’s Assembly – 21 February 2020

Is Consistency and Fairness the same thing? “Nothing demotivates people like the equal treatment of unequals.” Joe Kraus One of the things I was taught when starting out my life as a teacher was to be fair and consistent in my treatment of young people, particularly when it came to punishment or consequence. If two […]

Headmaster’s Assembly – 31 January 2020

We will remember them… On Monday this week, the world marked the 75th anniversary of the release of prisoners from Auschwitz, one of the death camps from the Holocaust of World War II. It is estimated that between 1.1 and 1.3 million people were exterminated in Auschwitz and about 6 million people, mainly of Jewish […]

Headmaster’s Assembly – 24 January 2020

Affirmation This address is entitled “Affirmation” and I acknowledge the song of the same name, released by Australian duo Savage Garden in 1999. The word means the process of affirming which is emotional support and encouragement. It has great personal significance to me, partly because of the lyrics but also in that it was released […]

Headmaster’s Assembly – 20 January 2020

New Men Last year was certainly one where a very bright spotlight was cast upon men throughout the planet and male behaviour in general. Men were called out for unacceptable behaviour towards girls and women and trending hashtags drew ongoing attention to the issue. As a boys’ school, we are in a great position to […]