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  • Eudaimonia, Virtue Theory and the Warwick Way

    Published 22/04/21, by Liz Callan

    As the first full week of the Summer Term draws to a close, I write this blog looking forward to tomorrow and watching Warwick School boys playing competitive sport against another school for the first time in over a year. Consequently, even though for now at least, most day-to-day arrangements remain the same, I am filled with optimism that the coming weeks will bring a gradual return to normal.

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  • Courage and Perseverance ​​​​​​​

    Published 26/03/21, by Viki McNulty
    At midday on Tuesday, to mark the anniversary of the first lockdown, the school observed a minute’s silence as part of a national day of reflection on the Covid pandemic.  None of us has escaped unscathed from the ordeal of Covid-19. Be
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  • Life Lessons from Space

    Published 11/03/21, by Liz Callan

    It has been a real pleasure to welcome the boys back to school this week. It has also been fantastic to see them laughing and enjoying each other’s company once again.

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  • Creativity and Courage

    Published 25/02/21, by Liz Callan

    We have worked hard to keep things as normal as possible, to offer the full curriculum along with a broad and high-quality programme of co-curricular activities.

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  • Bury yourselves in a good book (or two)

    Published 11/02/21, by Liz Callan

    Today another half-term of remote schooling comes to an end. The entire school community can be extremely proud of what has been achieved over the past five and a half weeks.

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  • Desert Island Discs

    Published 13/01/21, by Liz Callan

    In last Thursday’s start of term assembly, I encouraged the boys to search for the silver lining to the cloud of lockdown. In this week’s assembly I spoke about the joy and value of reading.

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  • 11 December 2020

    Published 10/12/20, by Liz Callan

    Christmas is coming.  As we near the end of what has been a uniquely challenging term, even though this Christmas may be slightly different, it is with great joy that I write these words! 

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  • 20 November 2020

    Published 19/11/20, by Liz Callan

    Today is odd socks day. Boys and staff were encouraged to wear odd socks, the more colourful the better, to celebrate the fact that we are all unique individuals.

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  • 6 November 2020

    Published 05/11/20, by Liz Callan

    Life is full of surprises, full of ups and downs. And so to have a silver lining, first there must be cloud…….

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  • 16 October 2020

    Published 16/10/20, by Liz Callan

    Today was Wear Red Day.  Pupils and staff at all four schools wore red in support of the charity ‘Show Racism the Red Card.’

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  • 9 October 2020

    Published 08/10/20, by Liz Callan

    The past week has been Mental Health Awareness week at Warwick School. The theme for the week was ‘kindness’.

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  • 25 September 2020

    Published 25/09/20, by Viki McNulty

    Last Christmas I bought my eight-year-old son a ticket for the Warner Brother’s Studio Tour.  The experience reopened just before the start of term and we were lucky enough to book one of the limited slots.  It was incredible and reminded me why I love the books and the magical world created by JK Rowling and recreated in the films.

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