February 2019

Feb 2019
Senior House recently welcomed Mr Hugh Anderson, managing director of Godolphin, who came to speak to the children as part of their Thursday Enrichment Programme. This series of talks and activities is aimed to provide the children with access to speakers from a diverse range of careers. Godolphin is a global thoroughbred breeding operation and horseracing team, which spans across four continents from its home in Dubai to Europe, Japan, Australia and America.  Mr Anderson explained it was the founder’s aim, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to transfer his passion
Feb 2019
The children in Form 4 visited Stibbington Village near Peterborough and travelled back in time to the year 1896. Dressed in Victorian skirts and mop caps, or breeches and cloth caps, the young Victorians were given identities of children who actually went to Stibbington School during Queen Victoria’s era. The visit included a taste of Victorian school life. The children discovered that Victorian teachers were very strict; every time a child answered a question they had to stand up to speak and woe betide anyone who tried to write with their left hand or ended up with ink on their
Feb 2019
Following the success of last year’s ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, the Fourth Form put on an exceptional performance of ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’ which contained moments of humour and suspense, paired with the ridiculous, as well as spectacular dances throughout the story. The theme of ‘playfulness’ was at the centre of the production, shown with moments of comedy chases and the humorous demise of the three nasty farmers, Boggis, Bunce and Bean. The renowned Roald Dahl classic was split into three parts with each class handling a different section of the play, having been adapted from