Battle of the Bands 2015

Tuesday, 05 January 2016

Bands wowed the audience and judges with their inspired cover versions and original tracks at the latest Battle of the Bands competition. Sixth Formers and contestants, Jack O’Hea and Lenny Rush, describe this year’s high-energy event. It’s Monday 12th October and there’s not an empty seat to beseen in the Performing Arts Centre… Battle of the…

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Talking Heads

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Both this year’s Head Boy and Head Girl are highly motivated– as you can find out in this interview with Elikem Logan and Helena Purle. Their replies are refreshingly candid and offer an insight into how they wish to inspire others. What will you bring to the role of Head Boy and Girl? Elikem: Personally, I think I draw…

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Abbot Olympics – when plan A doesn’t work out

Friday, 02 October 2015

In past years, Year 7 & 8 students are given a break from lessons and a chance to let off some steam at the end of exam week each summer. This year a new initiative, the Abbot Olympics, was such a success that it looks set to be a regular activity on the Worth School calendar. And it…

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Down the line

Monday, 20 July 2015

In 1970 pupil Gavin Hamilton-Deeley – along with four other boys – moved into the monastery for a week as part of an initiative for pupils to get an impression of monastic life. Earlier this summer, and 45 years on, the five returned for a reunion at the school. In this interview, Gavin talks about…

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Fr Bede’s heartfelt message as students say farewell

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

As the students who have completed their education here leave to take their next steps in life, Fr Bede Hill, Gervase House Chaplain from Worth Abbey, shares a timely ‘word from the heart’… All the staff here really care about what happens to you, and I am no exception. I do hope you do well…

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Head Master meets school leaders from around the world

Over Easter I went with Fr Peter and Mr Gushurst-Moore to Rome for a conference of Benedictine school leaders from around the world. There were about 170 monks, nuns and lay school leaders from dozens of countries, and from schools that at one level are vastly different, but at another have hugely important things in…

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