General School News

Headmaster’s Update

This has been one of the busiest terms that I can remember at Chis & Sid. The Wizard of Oz was such a fantastic spectacle, as I am sure all of those that saw it would agree. It was an amazing show and Aneira Knight put in a highly professional performance as Dorothy, which has set an extremely high bar for next year’s production. Congratulations to all those involved.

The number of trips this term has also been remarkable and I would like to thank the staff for all their hard work organising these events. Trips to Italy, Germany and France all went particularly well. I was fortunate enough to go to Normandy and was very impressed when the coach driver told me that these were the best-behaved students that he had known in 27 years, and it was a pleasure to spend a week with them. The other visits to Jimmy’s Farm in Ipswich, Oxford University, The Young Vic, the Globe Theatre, an Othello study day, and Poetry Live were all very memorable events. They were highly enjoyable and help to support the students’ learning.

I would also like to congratulate the students involved in World Affairs Day and Comic Relief, both of which support our character agenda here at Chis & Sid. This year’s Young Musician of the Year Competition was a fantastic evening and Emily Barnett was a very deserving winner.

I would like to thank the Parents Association for raising such a significant amount of money by their continued hard work and support for the school. This year’s quiz night was enjoyed by all. Finally from me, students cannot fail to have noticed the building project taking place very close to the croquet lawn. These new classrooms will include a new Drama suite and we are all looking forward to it opening for the new school year in September. Happy Easter to students, parents and staff!