Health and Wellbeing

Recommended reading for parents

Recommended reading for parents

If you are interested in a weekly online newsletter can I recommend Brain Pickings. It arrives each Sunday (free to your inbox) and is a...

4 Sep 2018 - 8:47 AM
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Reclaiming Time - Walking with time by our side

Reclaiming Time - Walking with time by our side

Time is on my side, yes it is, Time is on my side, yes it is” Rolling Stones 1964 Is it? Is it really? Does it really feel like time...

23 Mar 2018 - 10:15 AM
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The importance of good sleep for teenagers

The importance of good sleep for teenagers

Sleep is so essential for our physical and emotional wellbeing yet we rarely get enough. Research has found the average adult sleeps less than...

6 Mar 2018 - 3:46 PM
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Cyber Safety and Device Management for our Teens

Cyber Safety and Device Management for our Teens

This week I want to again focus on the use of electronic devices and also the importance of vigilant behaviour when on-line.  Cyber...

19 Feb 2018 - 2:27 PM
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Teaching our children how to use the Internet

Teaching our children how to use the Internet

Congratulations...your child can now drive a car. This is amazing. We can send them up to the shops, they can drive themselves to school, we...

14 Feb 2018 - 4:40 PM
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Packing a Healthy Lunch

Packing a Healthy Lunch

I have always been interested in healthy eating, so I was very happy to be asked to write about packing a good school lunch.It wasn’t...

12 Feb 2018 - 1:52 PM
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Getting ready for school: morning routines that work!

Getting ready for school: morning routines that work!

I am finding that getting old is, generally, a miserable process.  I have, however, found one advantage of getting old.  The...

7 Feb 2018 - 2:50 PM
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Wasting time on the Internet

Wasting time on the Internet

It would seem from reading various accounts and listening to students’ parents that children are spending far too much time on the...

19 Jan 2018 - 2:04 PM
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Finding the WOW in the world

Finding the WOW in the world

It is times like our Preparatory School Carols Concert when we stop and enjoy moments of “WOW”. We appreciate the beauty, the...

29 Nov 2017 - 2:23 PM
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Planting Seeds of Kindness

Planting Seeds of Kindness

You planted a seed today. You probably planted quite a few. Some will land in fertile soil, others may lay dormant for years and some will...

1 Nov 2017 - 11:07 AM
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Choosing Love

Choosing Love

I was asked on Tuesday morning by one of our Year 6 students what I missed the most when I was away from the Preparatory School last week. My...

8 Mar 2017 - 12:09 PM
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The Great Kindness Challenge

The Great Kindness Challenge

Our Preparatory School students were issued a new challenge this week by Mr Clark Wight - to take part in the Great Kindness Challenge. The...

15 Feb 2017 - 3:22 PM
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Inspiring students to achieve personal excellence and to be outstanding citizens who work to create a just, loving and peaceful society.