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.

05
Apr

Why the universal relevance of Holocaust Education should never be compromised by political game playing.

The Holocaust Educational Trust is a truly remarkable charitable organisation whose aim is to ‘educate young people of every background about the Holocaust and the important lessons to be learned...
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28
Mar

Blazing your own trail and reading alone the hooftracks in the summer powdered dust

Last week I was away from School for a couple of days which meant that I missed a truly outstanding performance of Blood Brothers. It was fantastic to hear such...
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14
Mar

Why are an increasing number of families choosing Rossall?

In most schools the arrival of a new Head is treated with a certain amount of caution yet it has been my good fortune to come to a community which...
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07
Mar

Navigating the news in an age of ‘Post truth’ politics

Students at Rossall are encouraged to take an active interest in current affairs. The re-establishment of the Model United Nations and Debating Societies are reflective of the dynamic intellectual culture...
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28
Feb

More Academic?

Attending school was never a conscious decision for the vast majority of us. Any initial protestations were swept aside by our parents’ wholehearted commitment to our betterment and their sure...
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