From the Headmaster

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This page collects all of the posts created by the Headmaster of Rossall School. These are reflections on a very wide range of topics related to education, history, and ethics.

09
Feb

Education is the Best Defence We Have Against the Abuse of Power

Yesterday evening I arrived home to find Fiona and Alicia watching Mr Bates vs The Post Office. It is an extraordinarily powerful piece of drama and it is impossible not...
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02
Feb

The Challenges of Parenting in the Twenty First Century

      No parent wants their child to grow up to be boorish or insensitive to the feelings of others. No parent wants their child to grow up to become a...
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26
Jan

Holocaust Memorial Day 2024

Raphael Lemkin 1900-1959   Raphael Lemkin was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize on no less than ten occasions and he is best remembered today for coining the term ‘genocide’ and...
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19
Jan

A Rake’s Progress

Shane MacGowan (1957-2023) The passing of Shane MacGowan did not come as a complete surprise. Of course, he is famous for having been the riotously drunken and chaotically self-destructive lead...
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12
Jan

Why do we gather here?

     If you go on Amazon, you will see that it is possible to purchase a copy of a book written by Herbert A James entitled, ‘School Ideas – Sermons Preached in...
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