The Arts at Harrodian
Prep Blog: Positive Thinking
In her first Blog, new Head of Lower Prep, Clair Foster explains how talking honestly about pandemic fears and worries has helped bring the Prep community even closer. Plus a special sporting achievement
Essential Art Blog: A Meeting of Minds
History of Art student, Dasha, shares her award-winning essay about a painting by artist and member of the Bloomsbury Group, Vanessa Bell. Reviewing the portrait, she finds a pair of like-minded individuals who share a deep connection, contrary to the opinion of many art critics of the time who often branded them elitist individuals.
Pastorally Speaking: Facing the Risk
The Earth in 2020 may seem a rather risky place to live, admits Andy Woodward, but the best way forward is to face down our fears and to keep on going
Pre-Prep Blog: Finding their Feet
With many changes at school, Ms Horan is proud of her pupils and staff for having found their feet so quickly. From online assemblies to dress-up days, the start of term has already been action-packed.
Maths Mastery: A Healthy Mix
In his first Maths Mastery Blog of the year, Warren Rodricks argues that the change to mixed ability Mathematics groups has had real benefits for all Lower Prep pupils
Head's Blog: Holding the Fort
Mr Hooke is one of a handful of staff still working on the school site. In this Q&A, the Head tells us how he's adjusted to lockdown and how tech is keeping him in touch
Pre-Prep Blog: After Matisse
Head of Pre-Prep Ms Horan is delighted that some pupils have still been able to engage in Pre-Prep's annual Art Week from their homes.
Pastorally Speaking: Learning from Lockdown
Amid the sadness and turmoil of the Covid19 crisis, Deputy Head of the Senior School Andy Woodward finds some reasons to be cheerful
Maths Mastery: It's Good to Talk
World Book Day reminds Mr Rodricks that Mathematics is a universal language hat children need to learn to speak in daily life if they are to become fluent.
Headmaster's Blog: All in the Mind
What is behind the surge that has seen applications to Harrodian's A-Level Psychology course increase by 70 per cent? In his latest blog, Mr Hooke considers how and why the subject has come of age