Abbotsholme is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Simon Ruscoe-Price (NPQH PGCE BA (Hons)) as the new Headmaster. He is a highly talented leader with a great deal of experience and an excellent track record. He has a passion for holistic learning and cutting-edge practice and has a real desire to provide the best possible education for all students.
Mr Ruscoe-Price has over twenty-seven years of diverse experience in education as a school leader, teacher trainer, and as a pioneer of education reform across the globe. After having served nine years as Director of Specialism focusing on language, culture and diversity at a high school in Suffolk, Mr Ruscoe-Price took his first step into international education as Deputy Director of a national school improvement programme for the government of the United Arab Emirates. Mr Ruscoe-Price then moved to India to implement a specialist international curriculum delivering academic excellence across a group of schools.
This year, Chris Hall will be hosting a new event; a clay-pigeon shoot, Chris is organising the shoot at Homestead Farm on 4 July. All are welcome, but numbers actually shooting are limited to a maximum of 20. There will be a charge of £15 per person for 25 shots to cover Chris’s expenses. We will let you know shortly the process for reserving your place and for paying.
On 17 May 2020, with a reserve date of 21 June 2020 if the weather is against us, there will be a lighthearted midsummer Sunday of OA Cricket to celebrate and remember Derek Sederman.
Play will begin at 11.00am, and all those who used to enjoy playing cricket at school, whether or not they have played since, are invited to come to school to make up two, potentially mixed, cricket teams.