Month: February 2020

Piece of the Week – 28th February 2020

28th February 2020

Composed in 1929 for Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein, who lost his right arm during World War 1. The concerto had its premier in January 1932 with Wittgenstein performing with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. Paul Wittgenstein plays Ravel – Piano Concerto For the Left Hand (Solo Excerpts)

Paul’s Puzzles 28th February 2020

28th February 2020

Paul’s Puzzles this week are: Either Scientists have detected evidence of a colossal explosion in space – five times bigger than anything observed before. The huge release of energy is thought to have emanated from a supermassive black hole some 390 million light years from Earth. The eruption is said to have left a giant…

Quiz night

7th February 2020

Thank you to everyone who turned up for our fundraising Quiz and Curry Night on Thursday, 6th February.  We all had a really enjoyable evening, with particular thanks going to Milly, Ed (our returning quizmaster), staff helpers and the catering team. It was lovely to see so many parents, from both the Junior and Senior…

Paul’s Puzzles 7th February 2020

7th February 2020

Paul’s EXTRA Puzzle this week ……. Watching Storm Ciara overwhelming the trees in our communal garden and howling around the scaffolding opposite my study window, I could not but ask… Can I really explain the origin of wind and the force of this storm? Can you…really? I also remembered the amazing poem by Ted Hughes….

A Bird’s Eye view of the Senior House

6th February 2020

For a different view of the Senior House, please follow this link With thanks to Paul Saliba, our Head of ICT.  

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