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A fitting tribute

During the Second World War, Eastbourne was one of the most bombed towns in the south. It was considered to be of great...

The importance of grandparents

There is an old Italian proverb which says, ‘If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.’ The image of the wise and patient...

Reflecting on our inner selves

Looking in the mirror, one does not always see what one wants to see. And this can be a challenge. Our theme this...

Never give up on your dreams

Sometimes you see things that your brain struggles to compute and you need a moment or two to reassure yourself that you are...

Sometimes we need a storm

I’d like to make an apology. I am not normally in the habit of causing damage and devastation but this week I could...

Be proud to be a Pig

Men, if you were born in 1959, 1971, 1995 or 2007, you are likely to be optimistic and gentle, focused and committed. You...

How our pupils dig to create their own pathways and journeys

During the Industrial Revolution of the late 18th and 19th centuries, Britain changed enormously and was said to have got smaller due to...

Fitness, health and happiness

What is the fastest and most dangerous ball sport in the world? It’s pelota where the ball, which is harder than the one...

Reaching one’s full potential without being too pushy

I was recently asked to write an article on how parents can allow their children to reach their full potential without being too...

Community and our part in it

A number of things have happened over the last week or so to remind me of why my family and I are so...