A frighteningly fast year on from my own Year 12 Parents’ Information Evening, I’ve sat two batches of exams, helped with the school’s 50th birthday celebrations, and been made Head Boy. And it’s in...
There’s now just over a week to go until the start of our Three Peaks weekend. Next Friday, approximately 40 Year 12s (including myself) will head up to Yorkshire in school minibuses. Then, on...
My younger schoolmates took their turn at donning the formalwear today, as they officially ‘graduated’ from Furze Platt Senior School.
Every Sunday night, around this time, I quietly sit alone and reflect on the week that is ending. The conversations I’ve had, jokes I’ve been told, things I’ve read, videos I’ve seen, radio I’ve listened to. All that kind of thing. Here I share a link to webpage that made me smile.
It is with great delight that I can now reveal that I’ve been made Furze Platt’s Head Boy for the next twelve months. I now look forward to a year fulfilling the role’s duties to the very best of my ability.
As the Furze Platt Harlem Shake video notches up 5.5k views, I reflect on the great reaction the video received on Twitter. In a world in which spontaneity is increasingly hampered by risk assessment and bureaucracy, it was refreshing to see this video pulled off so successfully, so quickly.
Half-way through Year 12, I review life in the Sixth Form and make predictions on my January exam results. Plus, there’s exclusive video content from the Furze Platt Harlem Shake production, and great photos from the school’s recent Guys & Dolls production.
The current season of weekly Seniores seminars – “interesting talks by interesting people about interesting things” – is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the quality of the speakers is beginning to dwindle. Quite the opposite, as Rt Hon Theresa May, MP for Maidenhead and UK Home Secretary, approached the school to talk about her work, and this afternoon spoke to a 70-strong audience of Furze Platt students and teachers.