Headmaster's Blog

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

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HEADMASTER’S BLOG FRIDAY 22ND MARCH

Dear Parent Last Friday's poetry competition was a wonderful way in which to round off the week, with a full house in the Tom Penny Theatre and an atmosphere of...
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HEADMASTER’S BLOG FRIDAY 16TH MARCH

Dear Parent It was a real delight to watch the Years 6 and 7 pupils in ‘The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents’. I had the privilege of being able...
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HEADMASTER’S BLOG FRIDAY 9TH MARCH

Dear ParentIt has been a nice return to normality this week, getting through Monday to Friday without a snowflake in sight. It was a real shame that Westville House were...
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HEADMASTER’S BLOG FRIDAY 2ND MARCH

Dear Parent In a week where I thought I might be suffering from Winter Olympics withdrawal syndrome, we have had plenty of our own snow sports to get involved with,...
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HEADMASTER’S BLOG – FRIDAY 23RD FEBRUARY

Year 8s will have slept well last night, having put their all into scholarship and mock exams this week. For those that have been based at Sedbergh, I have already...
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HEADMASTER’S BLOG – FRIDAY 9TH FEBRUARY

As temperatures dropped here this week and we finally saw proper snow in School, the alternative winter sports programme began at break time to great excitement. It seems fitting, therefore,...
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HEADMASTER’S BLOG – FRIDAY 26TH JANUARY

How are you all getting on with your New Year's resolutions? I must admit to mixed success, with caffeine intake only sporadically under control and late night emails creeping back...
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HEADMASTER’S BLOG – FRIDAY 19TH JANUARY

It has been a tricky week for weather and it was a shame that we had to cancel so many fixtures on Wednesday, though I am pleased that it didn't stop...
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HEADMASTER’S BLOG – FRIDAY 8TH DECEMBER

The crescendo to Christmas has been well and truly upon us over the last seven days - the Christmas Fayre, community carols at the Holy Trinity Church and the Fairbank...
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HEADMASTER’S BLOG – FRIDAY 1ST DECEMBER

Although I have been away for some of the week, it was wonderful to return to a school that is feeling distinctly Christmassy and I am excited about my first...
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HEADMASTER’S BLOG – FRIDAY 24TH NOVEMBER

"Man's best support is a very dear friend." (Cicero) This week I had the pleasure of talking to the Lower School about cantilever bridges, Clifton Suspension Bridge, arches and keystones....
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HEADMASTER’S BLOG – FRIDAY 17TH NOVEMBER

It is the end of Anti-Bullying Week and yesterday the pupils wore home clothes in support of Children in Need, but with a multi-coloured approach based on the theme of...