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New Deputy Head (Pastoral) Appointed

24 February -- admin

Nick Graham has been appointed as Deputy Head (Pastoral) at Thorngrove School from September 2017.  Nick is currently Head of Year at The Dragon School, Oxford; the largest boarding preparatory school in the UK.  Prior to this, he has also been Head of Geography and an Assistant Housemaster.  He is an enthusiastic sportsman who currently runs the 1st XI at the Dragon and coaches and plays for Oxford Harlequins RFC.  Nick will take over from Craig Williams who, as you know, takes up the headship of Abingdon Preparatory School.

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23 February
Year 2 re-enacted the Great Fire of London in Forest School yesterday.  They used carefully constructed model Tudor Houses to show how the fire spread quickly between them.  The houses were reduced to ash in minutes. A...
09 February
Year 7 and 8 girls enjoyed a Netball and Hockey tour to Gloucestershire. They won their matches aginst St Helen and St Katherine School and Hatherop Castle School, and also had an excellent morning of hockey coaching at...
08 February
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20 January
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19 January
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