Royal High voices
According to Martin Seligman only 2% of the population are natural optimists. He argues that the rest of us need to learn optimism. I wonder how many parents fall into that rare 2% category?
'You are never too small to make a difference'
Celebrating the opening of the Royal High School Bath’s New Music School this February.
To Kindle or to Book? Having bid farewell to our lucky group of Jasper skiers on Wednesday with their enormous, colourful suitcases, I wonder how many of them deliberated, as I do, about how to balance my love of a real book with the realities of limited packing space when going away?
For Children's Mental Health Week the girls in Nursery have been taking part in daily yoga and sunshine circles (focussing on relaxation and emotions).
To Kindle or to Book? Having bid farewell to our lucky group of Jasper skiers on Wednesday with their enormous, colourful suitcases.
Wednesday or Thursday? It depends who you ask. Thursday was definitely the girls’ most popular day!
What does success look like in 2020? I spoke to Sixth Formers today about seminal moments during my own sixth form experience. This included a count of personal failures: 1 x music scholarship; 2 x Oxbridge rejections; 3 x driving tests.
In a week where we celebrate the opening of Royal High’s new Steinway Music School, how serendipitous to read about the importance of music and diversity as well as the research that suggests that learning a musical instrument aids academic success.