Month: March 2019

Weekly Blog

22nd March 19

Unlike some, I tend to think of Sunday as the first day of the week. That is probably the result of of 42 years as a Parish Priest in the Church of England. The account of the Resurrection of Jesus starts with the words “…..very early, on the first day of the week….”  For Jews…

Dover College Accepted as Round Square Candidate School

21st March 19

An internationally diverse network of 200 like-minded schools in 50 countries across six continents, Round Square schools connect and collaborate to offer world-class programmes, experiences and exchanges which aim to develop global competence, character and confidence in its pupils. Built around six themes identified by German educational philosopher, Kurt Hahn, the IDEALS – International understanding,…

Weekly Blog

18th March 19

Being a Housemistress is the most rewarding job. It is also a masterclass in multi-tasking; parent, teacher, nurse, travel agent, counsellor, plumber, banker, electrician – to name but a few.  But frankly, that is why I love it.  No two days are the same, no two girls are the same and each day brings with…

Dover College Representation at the 2019 World Scout Jamboree

14th March 19

Alicia in Year 10 (Duckworth) is fundraising for a once-in-a-lifetime-trip to the USA this Summer. This is the story behind her fundraising efforts and how you can help. This summer I will be attending the World Scout Jamboree in Virginia (USA) as part of the UK contingent. The Jamboree is a gathering of around 40,000…

Sponsored Walk Information 2019

12th March 19

The walk is over a distance of 25kms, starting at the south end of the Quayside in the town of Sandwich and ending in the College grounds. This one-day walk is an opportunity to experience an exhilarating stroll along the ancient Saxon Shore Way and White Cliffs Country Trail. The Junior School will walk a…

Weekly Blog

5th March 19

A brilliantly busy week in the bustling Bursary. Who said the educators wouldn’t rub off on the support staff?! However, Bursars aren’t known for their especially effective way with words, so I’ll get straight to the heart of the blog, which this week is about teamwork. As well as a reminder of how the sunshine…