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Heads' Blog

The Heads' Blog is an opportunity for senior staff and students, invited by the Head, to share their thoughts on education, schools and children.

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  • Love and Kindness

    Published 03/01/18
    I felt very blessed this Christmas; I spent it with friends and family, including a brand new grandson. As we enjoyed the usual festivities and exchanged our gifts, I was struck by the phrase ‘But the greatest of these is love.’ It comes,
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  • Spirit of Christmas

    Published 21/12/17
    Christmas, the song tells us, ‘is the most wonderful time of the year’. Here at Claremont Fan Court School, we have certainly enjoyed an end of term full of festive joy. The last two weeks of term have been as busy as ever, but with an ad
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  • Remembrance

    Published 21/11/17
    On Friday 11 November, the Senior School, along with the Preparatory School and all staff, assembled with the Mayor of Elmbridge, Councillor Lake and Councillor Shipley, Governors and guests for our annual Remembrance Service. We began with a very mo
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  • Broad Activities and Broad Ambitions

    Published 07/11/17
    While a school can be many things to so many people in its community, one of the vital keys to success for a school and, more importantly, to the pupils and students who attend it, is the breadth that a school encompasses. Breadth within a school
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  • Balancing Independence with Boundaries

    Published 04/07/17
    “You need to be much more aware of what your children see you doing than what they hear you saying.” These were the words of Janey Downshire who delivered our most recent Parent Talk. Her presentation on ‘Balancing Independence w
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  • Addresses to Summer Meeting 2017

    Published 01/07/17

    Head Girl, Lottie Rayner and Head Boy, Xander Allman-Varty

    Addresses to Summer Meeting 2017

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