‘Bridge of Spies’ and Frank Meehan

[Extracts from this article, written by Second Master, Mr John Winter, first appeared in The Waconian magazine] In the extremely entertaining and tense Cold War thriller Bridge of Spies, directed by Steven Spielberg and released in 2016, Tom Hanks plays a savvy New York insurance […]

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The Power of Reading: The CHS Big Read 2017

English Teacher, Mrs Catherine Gregory explains how we can all benefit from the power of reading, at the launch of the inaugural CHS Big Read 2017. ‘A room without books is a body without a soul.’ – Cicero There are few activities that receive such relentless […]

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The internet is not designed for children…or adults!

[This post first appeared on the Independent Schools’ Council Blog] Following recent comments by the Children’s Commissioner regarding online safety, Mrs Caroline Dunn, Deputy Head (Pupil Progress and Welfare) argues that adults do not necessarily have a greater understanding of emerging technologies than young people. I don’t […]

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Measure for Measure: Finding the Happy Ending in Education

Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure is one of my favourite plays to teach; often referred to as one of the ‘problem’ plays, it challenges an audience’s liking for complete resolution, posing questions that remain fundamentally unanswered in the final moments.  There …
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