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Rossall, China and Change!

There can be no more powerful evocation of pre-war Shanghai than J.G Ballard’s autobiographical masterpiece, Empire under the Sun. Claustrophobic, chaotic and exotic, the city emerges from the pages with…

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Open Day 2019

Thank you so much to all the families who joined us on Saturday for our Open Day. Below is our Headmaster’s speech from the day. Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen,…

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A Trip to Ground Zero

I have spent the last forty-eight hours in New York. Aside from meeting Old Rossallians and visiting a number of schools, I made a difficult journey to Ground Zero. Back…

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Why I refuse to remain ‘neutral’

We are living through turbulent times and perhaps the most frightening of developments is the unchallenged ascent of populist demagogues who show scant regard for Plato’s well-considered position regarding the…

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The Nature of Why

Last Saturday afternoon, the Winter Gardens provided an outstanding venue for an electric performance of The Nature of Why. This mesmerising performance piece merges dance and live music into a…

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The Soote Season

With grene hath clad the hill and eke the vale: The nightingale with fethers new she singes: The turtle to her make hath tolde her tale: Somer is come, for…