Category: The Headmaster’s Blog

Happy Christmas from all at Woodcote House

Happy Christmas from all at Woodcote House

It has been far too long since the last HM blog, for which I can only offer my profound apologies. I was meaning to write one earlier in the holidays but the effects of the school ski trip, which took place immediately after the end of term, clearly played havoc with my memory.  (more…)

The art department continues to thrive under the inspirational Kate Lumsden. (more…)

Welcome back and I hope that you all had an enjoyable and restful Christmas break. (more…)

..Welcome back and I hope that you all had an enjoyable and restful Christmas break. (more…)

It’s difficult to believe that three weeks have passed and we have already enjoyed our first exeat. Our 34 new boys have settled in remarkably well, and it never ceases to amaze me how well they adjust to, in particular those from overseas, a totally different environment.  (more…)

While I have been relaxing for the last month or so in Devon, much has been happening at Woodcote, and various members of staff having been working extremely hard on my behalf – it’s great to be able to delegate at last! (more…)

Sitting at my desk in the relative peace and tranquility of an empty school – I say ‘relative’ as Chris Wilkinson is feverishly scraping off the varnish from the woodwork outside my study… (more…)

Here we are, half way through the term and yet not on half term for another two weeks. Why? Surely it would be far easier to have half term at the same time as everyone else – it would certainly be easier for some Woodcote families with children at different schools. My girls are off this week and they’ve gone on holiday without me – it’s not ideal, but there is a reason behind it…. (more…)

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