Open Morning

Looking Good It’s not normally our style to ‘show off’ – even our West End quality drama productions are performed for only friends and family. I always advise gathered attendees at THS Open Mornings that we do not put on a pseudo display on a Saturday morning with marching bands et al – an Open…

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Thumbs Up To Gardening

Thumbs up to Gardening! Some lucky lads have been harvesting the crops of the inaugural THS Gardening Club. According to Miss Clark kale was less popular than (beetroot) brownies, but the common denominator has been fun and an appreciation of how produce grows. With the beds now bare and left fallow until the spring this…

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Arts Award

Congratulations to the Year 8 boys who all passed the Trinity College Bronze Arts Award this week. To achieve their Arts Award, the boys took on challenges in English and the visual arts. They saw two stage productions, were inspired by writers and visual artists and shared their arts skills with students from the Junior…

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Tales from a Small Kitchen

Tales from a Small Kitchen Catering Academy has been providing meals for schools (including Tower House) since 2005. They award Gold pin badges for 10 years’ service – as you can imagine given the time the company has been operational, such awards are very rare. We were delighted to learn of our very own Salome…

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Crimson Tide

Another year, another senior production. It would be easy to say it has been business as normal this year; but even our outrageously high standards have been surpassed. It is modern practise to attribute stars or a mark out of ten to reviews – however, I defy anyone to suggest a scale that would sufficiently…

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Cross Country

Cross Country We are nothing if not adaptable at THS and this was demonstrated in fine fashion at the cross-country run!  The dilemma of a herd of dear in close proximity to the Junior school cross-country course was not going to stop our young stars from running their heart out.  The last minute altered course…

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Spring Concert

For the second year in a row our Spring Concert was performed up at Christ Church – the bar has been set so high that this is sure to be an annual fixture from now on. Music ensembles intertwined with spoken word pieces – the only common theme was the joy of performing! Towards the…

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The Willington Trophy Slips Away

Willington Trophy Slips Away 4-5 Points. from Mr Peyton Unfortunately a near miss but we were beaten by the stronger school on this occasion. I am immensely proud of all of our boys, some years really suffering with illness, but many boys turned out on Saturday still very much under the weather and showed a…

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Grandparents’ Afternoon

Over 100 grandparents arrived at Tower House to enjoy an afternoon of entertainment from their grandsons in the Junior School. On arrival they were served refreshments by our Year 8 boys before enjoying a musical performance from the Junior Choir and then the whole Junior School. There was barely a dry eye in the house…

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Maths Week

Maths Week from Mr Comer This week saw the return of Maths Week to Tower House. In assembly on Monday, the boys were encouraged to use their creativity in Maths, not just over the course of Maths Week but in all of their Maths lessons in school. The boys certainly took this on board and…

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