Our Blogs

Pastorally Yours: Compassion: the Pillar of a Society that Cares
Credit: Dave Lowe, Unsplash Compassion means taking a conscious decision to educate ourselves about others' experiences and feelings. And that is an...
Pastorally Speaking: What would Queen Victoria do?
Unfashionable as Victorian morality may be, Andy Woodward wonders if the era's educationalists do still have something to teach us about building...
Head's Blog: Mixing Surrey and Seoul
Our Autumn Concert prompts the Head to reflect on what make Harrodian music special and welcome our new Director of Music, Kay Le Doujet, whose...
Author: James Hooke
Sports Blog: Heading South
Sporting trips – like the half-term visits to Cape Town,(above) and Dubai (below) – provide huge pleasure, lasting memories and personal growth to...
Pre-Prep Blog: Our Plan for Reading
In her first blog, Fiona Walker, our new Head of Pre-Prep, (shown above at our recent Phonics Workshop) explains why she sees reading as 'the bedrock...
Head's Blog: In Full Flow
Headmaster James Hooke reflects on one of the busiest weeks in Harrodian's summer calendar. The Harrodian staff meeting I lead in the dining room...
Author: James Hooke
Prep Blog: Science and Nature
Clair Foster reports on Lower Prep news including the 10s first sherbet-flavoured taste of Lab Science and their Bushcraft trip to Oxfordshire and the 8s' and 9s' sunny summer visit to the Wetlands Centre
Author: taryn
Prep Blog: Counting on Kindness
What Maths day showed, says Warren Rodricks, was that our school is full of children who choose to be kind. And kindness is a key ingredient of what makes a Harrodian, a Harrodian.
Inspired by the Impressionists
Harrodian Art History students tell us about the paintings that inspired them at the National Gallery's After Impressionism exhibition. Lower Sixth...
Author: Hannah Kroes
Sports Blog: Bright Prospects
Despite some unseasonal conditions, this summer has witnessed a promising blossoming for girls and boys on our cricket pitches