Prep School Harvest Festival

Jo ConwayFrom the Chaplain, Prep School

Our Prep School held their Harvest Festival this week in Lake Chapel, overseen by the Rev. Dr. Susannah Metz. Wonderful singing, some Christian readings and a celebration of farming and thanks for all the produce it provides for us.

A thought from the Chaplain

Jo ConwayFrom the Chaplain

I have a question for you. Do you rest from work or work from rest? Now I know certain jobs like farming demand many irregular hours of hard work, but in our modern world we often feel pressured to put in the extra mile, to out perform, to place before all other things career, work and success. These are important … Read More

A thought from the Chaplain

Jo ConwayFrom the Chaplain

Some might say I would get a comeuppance due to the marlakey I attempted to bloviate, but that was farcical! I could have had a pratfall, I did fear a kerfuffle but all I got was a bumfuzzled flight attendant and at first she appeared ornery, but then another attendant stepped in and was really doozy and fastidious in her … Read More

A thought from the Chaplain

Jo ConwayFrom the Chaplain

In Chapel at the start of this new term we are looking again at what makes Shebbear such a great school and we have started by looking at our school song. It comes from a poem written in 23 BC by the poet Horace. He addresses it to his friend Aristius Fuscus and talks of attempting to live an honest … Read More