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Just what is it that makes Private Schools so shit, so pernicious?

Sometimes I like to read the Spectator, just for a laugh. One my favourite wheezes published in its time-ravaged pages was a piece from a while back by James Delingpole about his experience of doing a four day stint moonlighting as a teacher at his alma mater, Malvern College. 2,141 more words

La Comida Espanola

Year 6 have been studying the topic of food this term in Spanish.

Before half term they had the opportunity to try some Spanish food. 73 more words

Hethersett Old Hall School

HOHS library: Book of the Week

Mini Review: Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Farmer

Beatifully written Victorian time-slip classic. It’s Charlotte’s first night in boarding school. When she wakes up on her first morning in school, the girl in the next bed is not the person who was sleeping there the evening before. 79 more words

Hethersett Old Hall School

High School Open Days

Do you have a child in Year 6 or younger and not sure which high school you want to send them to?

NOW is the time to start looking! 127 more words

Choosing A School

You are not my pack

I recently had a conversation where I was referred to as a ‘terminal outsider’. I didn’t take it as an insult, because quite honestly, it’s accurate. 2,027 more words


DISCUSSION: Are private schools worth it?

  Parents spend thousands paying for private education for their children. But is it worth it? why do some parents agonise over the decision as to whether they can afford it?   860 more words



The grade 6 DVMS students have been spending time with us, one per day, for a couple of weeks now. Today Charlie is making himself useful helping Sebastian translate his Montréal presentation!

dundasmontessori reblogged this on Dundas Valley Montessori School and commented:

DVMS Year 6 Upper Elementary students are getting a taste of the Strata: Montessori Adolescent School program this month.