John Dickson’s Retirement

As you will be aware from the Headmaster’s end of term letter, Mr John Dickson is retiring as Bursar at Christmas.  Colleagues joined him at the end of term to wish him well and say thank you for all his efforts at Silcoates since 2003.  Mr Dickson is a keen...

Final Assembly

The Senior School ended term on Friday with a Final Assembly in the Sports Hall.  With the early departure of both ski trips, and with quite a lot of pupils stranded at home following the travel chaos caused by the overnight ice, our numbers were a bit thinner than...

Christmas Lunch

Once again we  thank our brilliant catering team for our five-star Christmas lunch – turkey and all the trimmings followed by lots of figgy pudding!  On a cold and wet day it was what we all needed.  Here are some photos of people waiting for or enjoying their...

Junior School Chapel Service

On a cold and frosty morning those who made it round the mulberry bush celebrated together in the Chapel for the last time this term. We sang Happy Birthday to all those who have a birthday to celebrate between now and the beginning of next term.  There were many...

Year 4-6 Carol Service

The pupils in Years 4-6 took part beautifully in the Junior Carol Service on Thursday 13th December.  There was an enchanting mix of music from the orchestra, traditional and modern carols from the assembled choirs, and Christmas readings from the pupils.  This was a...