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Building sporting history one game at a time

Rod McLeod retires at the end of 2022 after 35 years building our School’s basketball culture from the ground up.

Gratitude for a career of sporting highlights

With Australian championships and international tours behind him, Rob Shields shares his sense of gratitude after a nearly 40-year career.

A spark of unshackled curiosity

Wadhurst teacher, Airlie Stewart, highlights how camps can provide students with opportunities for unexpected discovery.

On the importance of reading good books

Books that make us think can be formative. Dr Felicity McCutcheon, Head of Teacher Development in the Senior School shares some of her most important readings.

A club where teachers get to play

A new after-school activity at Grimwade House is bringing staff together and creating new connections with students.

A chance encounter leads to a lifetime commitment

Retiring after 30 years of service, Tony Walker shares his sense of gratitude for a lifetime connected to our rowing community.

How a seamless learning space builds curiosity

Our new Head of Science & Technology Simon Maaser shares how the Geoff Handbury Science and Technology Hub acts as a catalyst for learning.

Good learners make good teachers

Grimwade House’s Head of Teaching and Learning on the reflective strategies teachers need to continue to grow, and how this benefits their students.

Meet the new Head of Wadhurst

Anna-Louise Simpson highlights the advantages of a middle school, and why she chose to make the move to Wadhurst.

A new opportunity for connection and care

Already a respected French teacher at Wadhurst, Adrienne Richardson is excited by the possibilities of her new role in our boarding community.