Headmaster's Blog

Mr Newman's Headmaster's Blog posts can be read below.

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A Short History of Casterton School

Mr Newman has been touching on some of Casterton School's history in his weekly newsletter, which we have reproduced below, as we look towards celebrating its 200th anniversary in 2023....
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New Prep School Campus Developments

We are pleased to announce updates to several campus developments at the Prep School, all of which will further increase pupil opportunities across different curriculum areas. The Sports Hall started...
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Computer Build Club Launch School Flight Simulator

Let us introduce you to Core i5, the Year 7 and 8 computer build club at the Prep School. The members are all passionate about understanding computers and meet during...
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Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 05 March 2021

https://youtu.be/xhLBc7q5hhg Mr Newman's 'From the Archive' E-ssembly Dear Parents No doubt you will be just as ready as me for the re-opening of School on Monday. I know staff feel...
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Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 26 February 2021

https://youtu.be/jWajah5mhiU Mr Newman's 'Collaboration' E-ssembly Dear Parents I am sure you will have shared my same sense of relief that children’s education has been prioritised in our release from lockdown...
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Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 12 February 2021

https://youtu.be/IaiEl_QP_I8 Mr Newman's 'Responsibility' E-ssembly Dear Parents Congratulations to one and all on making it to half term in one piece. Over the course of today, Form Tutors will have...
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Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 5 February 2021

https://youtu.be/-jAxhp0cRAI Mr Newman's 'Courage' E-ssembly Dear Parents I hope that this email finds you all well and that your children are in good spirits. I think it is fair to...
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Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 29 January 2021

https://youtu.be/d2hS_YDY0QM Mr Newman's 'Creativity' E-ssembly Dear Parent It was with disappointment, though perhaps not surprise, that we heard the continued closure of schools at least for part of the next...
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Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 22 January 2021

https://youtu.be/A64uRjtqhCM Mr Newman's 'Kindness' E-ssembly Dear Parents I do hope you have had another good week and that the awful weather at worst only dampened your spirits and not your...
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Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 15 January 2021

https://youtu.be/3QWRxgt5jto Mr Newman's 'Ambition' E-ssembly Dear Parents Those of you that were on board last summer will be forgiven for a sense of history repeating as we launched back into...
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Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 19 June 2020

https://youtu.be/22Vz0czEeTE Mr Newman's 'Epic' E-ssembly Dear all It has been a very full-on week for us here at Casterton as we prepare ourselves for some wider re-opening of the School....
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Mr Newman’s Friday E-ssembly: 12 June 2020

https://youtu.be/MMBrDZgeROo Dear Parent Today’s video message is centred on responsibility and the bigger impact we can make together through the accumulation of smaller acts. The national and now international protest...