Woodcote House

Welcome Back

Welcome back After a Summer relaxing on the rain and wind kissed sands of the English Riviera,whilst others sheltered from 400 + in the Med, it was back to work with a bang in September and the usual rush to get the school ready for the start of term. 3 days in and,...

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Welcome to the Summer Term

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...

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Fantastic Art at Woodcote

The art department continues to thrive under the inspirational Kate Lumsden.I am so delighted with the work that some of our boys are producing in art. this week the boys have been working with acrylics. Some of their pieces are on display in reception. Please do come...

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Welcome Back

Welcome back and I hope that you all had an enjoyable and restful Christmas break. The boys certainly seem to have recharged their batteries and have come back full of energy. I am happy to report that the heating is behaving itself and we are prepared for the Arctic...

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Welcome Back

..Welcome back and I hope that you all had an enjoyable and restful Christmas break. The boys certainly seem to have recharged their batteries and have come back full of energy. I am happy to report that the heating is behaving itself and we are prepared for the...

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The New Term is Well Underway

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...

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Back to Work!

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! The front of the school has undergone a...

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Goodbye….

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... - I have the opportunity to look back over the final three weeks of my time...

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Half Term?

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....

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