Are we raising a spoilt generation?

I have just started reading “The Spoilt Generation” by Dr Aric Sigman (published by Piatkus). The gist of the book appears to be that in recent decades the way in which we parent our children has changed dramatically. For generations, parenting has been “intuitive”...

Mr Clive Okill – RIP

Rev. Clive Okill, 12th April 1948 – 16th February 2019 Clive Okill, a teacher at Edgehill College and Kingsley and one of our school Governors, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the very start of half-term. Many of us were privileged to be able...

Half Term Break

This has not been an easy half-term for Debs and myself. I am most grateful for Governors, parents and colleagues who have offered kind words and support to myself and Debs as we have coped with the loss of my Dad. It says a lot for the nature of Kingsley School that...

Tolerance in school, travel in life.

It was a pleasure this morning to enjoy an assembly to commemorate and celebrate Lunar new year which fell earlier this week. Our catering manager, Lee Barker, and his team outdid themselves earlier in the week with some delicious Asian food to help our international...

Our Governors

As I am sure is the case for most of you, we all have to answer to someone in our working lives. Some people may not have “bosses” as such but they will normally have business partners or family members with whom they work, with whom they make strategic decisions and...

A time for everything

On Monday I joined the rest of my large family to say “goodbye” to my Dad. He died in his sleep on Christmas Eve and on Monday we all gathered in Brighton to remember him and lay him to rest in a natural burial ground up on the Downs above Brighton. It was, of course,...