It has been a much more relaxing week in the house now the exams are over – although it has been nerve wracking receiving the results for some! Generally our girls have done very well which is testament to their hard work over the year. We have had shorter prep times this week before normal lessons resume on Monday.
On Friday we attended a charity night organised by a parent of students in the school who had been in Nepal during the first earthquake. He saw first-hand the misery and devastation caused by the disaster and has been raising money for the ever appeal since. A fantastic Balti Curry meal was prepared and served by the staff from his restaurant and the school catering team. There was also entertainment in the form of Bollywood dancers.
Boarding on Saturday
On Saturday I met with all the girls individually to discuss their exam results and plans for next year. The rest of the day was free to go shopping in town and lounge around in the house and the gardens. We also welcomed two new arrivals Elena and Eugenia (sister of Allegra who stayed with us last year) from Italy. They will stay until the end of the term and we are delighted to have them here.
Boarding on Sunday
On Sunday we headed down towards Penzance in the minibus after brunch and had a fantastic day at Marazion and St Michael’s Mount – a beautiful island with a harbour, small village and castle. The sun was shining when we arrived but the tide was coming in, which meant a rather wet walk along the famous causeway for most of the girls!
After a bit of exploring and shopping on the island we had ice-creams, and then headed back for the mainland by boat. It has been a fantastic weekend all in all.
The girls have been wonderful company and I count myself very lucky to spend my weekends on duty with such a lovely group of students. – Mrs Kenward