Headmaster's Blog

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Headmaster's Blog

  • Emotional challenges and their impact

    Emotional challenges and their impact

    01 May 2020

    The response of the Sherfield School community during the current crisis has been absolutely astonishing, and I’d like to take this opportunity to tha...

  • Independence, resilience and adaptability

    Independence, resilience and adaptability

    02 April 2020

    In the past few weeks, we have all needed to embrace significant changes and operate in a very different way.  I would very much like to take this opp...

  • Sherfield Spirit

    Sherfield Spirit

    27 March 2020

    At the end of our first week's adventure into the wonderful world of online learning, I must thank you all for your support and commitment.  The Sherf...

  • The New Digital World of Education

    The New Digital World of Education

    20 March 2020

    As we approach a very uncertain and different future, I would very much like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your fabulous support.  It’...

  • Creative Play and Expression

    Creative Play and Expression

    13 March 2020

    This week at Sherfield we enjoyed two fabulous activity mornings in Pre-Reception and Nursery.  With children joined by parents and staff, they were a...

  • Dressing Up and Celebrating

    Dressing Up and Celebrating

    06 March 2020

    Dressing up has certainly been the theme for the week at Sherfield! World Book Day was a wonderful experience with so many fabulous costumes. So much ...

  • Communities pulling together in times of adversity

    Communities pulling together in times of adversity

    28 February 2020

    During the last week, we have witnessed how globally interconnected our world is. As the news is dominated by the Covid-19 virus outbreak, it is impor...

  • What an exciting end to the first spring half term

    What an exciting end to the first spring half term

    14 February 2020

    What an exciting end to the first spring half-term at Sherfield as we waved off our skiers on their trip to Italy!

  • Demonstrating energy, commitment and a desire to succeed

    Demonstrating energy, commitment and a desire to succeed

    07 February 2020

    Recently Sherfield School rocked the O2 in London.  This week it has been the turn of the Haymarket Theatre in Basingstoke as the students of Horace G...

  • An air of positivity!

    An air of positivity!

    31 January 2020

    It’s been a very eventful and fascinating week as we have enjoyed the pleasure of the company of some very special visitors to Sherfield.

  • Importance of collaboration

    Importance of collaboration

    24 January 2020

    Collaborating and working with others can be a very stressful experience.  A group project or task at school or indeed at work may be an anxious encou...

  • Importance of Reading in today’s society

    Importance of Reading in today’s society

    17 January 2020

    In a world transformed by technology, social media and dominated by hectic lifestyles, the benefits and more importantly enjoyment of reading sometime...

  • Welcome back and a belated Happy New Year!

    Welcome back and a belated Happy New Year!

    10 January 2020

    With Christmas firmly behind us and 2020 in full flow, it is amazing how quick time flies by. As I write this welcome to our first newsletter of the...

  • Final countdown to Christmas 2020

    Final countdown to Christmas 2020

    13 December 2019

    So, here we are on the final countdown to Christmas and I’d like to talk briefly in our newsletter this week, not about the twelve days of Christmas, ...

  • Opportunity knocks!

    Opportunity knocks!

    06 December 2019

    As we enter the final week of a busy Autumn term, it is worth reflecting on the opportunities to participate and excel at Sherfield School. Whether th...

  • The festive season started a little early at Sherfield this year

    The festive season started a little early at Sherfield this year

    29 November 2019

    You may well have noticed that the festive season started a little early at Sherfield this year! Thanks to the very impressive team of helpers from Fr...

  • Forgiveness

    Forgiveness

    22 November 2019

    This week at Sherfield, we have been thinking about forgiveness in assemblies and tutor periods. We have listened to amazing stories of people who hav...

  • Community Spirit!

    Community Spirit!

    15 November 2019

    This week, our pupils have celebrated World Kindness Day and supported Children in Need with a range of fundraising activities.  The first group of Ju...

  • Welcome back!

    Welcome back!

    08 November 2019

    Our annual Fireworks event this evening is a great opportunity to join together as a community and celebrate a great British tradition. This week in a...

  • Harvest Festival 2019

    Harvest Festival 2019

    18 October 2019

    It’s amazing how quickly time flies by as we come to the end of another really positive and very busy half-term at Sherfield School. Many thanks to al...

  • The future at Sherfield

    The future at Sherfield

    11 October 2019

    Following another successful week at Sherfield, I am delighted to welcome parents to our Headmaster’s Drinks Reception this evening. It is a great opp...

  • Why Is Teamwork Important in the Classroom?

    Why Is Teamwork Important in the Classroom?

    04 October 2019

    You may not be a fan of rugby or even sport in general, however, it is hard not to admire the collaboration and teamwork involved in excelling in top-...

  • Sherfield students know how to work together!

    Sherfield students know how to work together!

    27 September 2019

    In a week when politicians have stolen the limelight at a national level and shown us all how not to behave, Sherfield students continue to model exce...

  • Why is being Curious so important?

    Why is being Curious so important?

    20 September 2019

    “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” – Albert Einstein It’s no secret that curiosity makes lea...

  • The Key to Academic Success

    The Key to Academic Success

    20 September 2019

    No matter when in school it occurs, academic failure can have negative consequences for students.  Academic success, on the other hand, can empower st...

  • Small changes at Sherfield

    Small changes at Sherfield

    06 September 2019

    The start of term is always such an exciting time of year, as students and staff return refreshed, energised and excited about the new term.  As we al...

  • Celebrating Examination Success!

    Celebrating Examination Success!

    22 August 2019

    As we approach the end of the summer break, we are delighted to share in the fabulous success of our students in their A-level and GCSE examinations. 

  • The journey from last September to now

    The journey from last September to now

    05 July 2019

    At the end of a very busy and incredibly rewarding year at Sherfield I hope you agree we have made significant progress in many areas.  As we reflect ...

  • Building a School Community

    Building a School Community

    28 June 2019

    If you were fortunate to have joined us at Sports Day last week you will have enjoyed the experience of bringing together a school community.  This we...

  • Acting Head Master's Blog - Sherfield’s talented Double Bassist

    12 February 2018

    Morgan J is one of many talented Sherfield School musicians.

  • Acting Head Master's Blog - Feb 8 2018

    08 February 2018

    Sherfield School recently had the pleasure of hosting the Independent Schools Association London West regional cross country competition.

  • Acting Head Master's Blog

    07 February 2018

    Last week finished in spectacular style with three performances of Oliver! at the Haymarket Theatre.

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