Headmaster’s Blog: “Daisies in Darling and other Distractions”

On October 9th, 2014, posted in: Academics, Academics, Alumni, Archive, Headmaster's Blog, News, Students by

Wynberg Boys' High School: Headmaster's Blog

Mr Richardson’s latest Blog

With the Matric Final Exams just days away, Headmaster Keith Richardson ponders the candidates’ preparation and recounts some memorable moments in his teaching career as matrics face their biggest exams:

“It was a week or two before the matric exams started in 2007.  Westerford were having their final pep talk with the parents and the matric class of that year.  Advice was flowing freely to us parents – many of whom were writing matric again for the first time since our own personal experience many years before.  Deputy Principal John Broster had it spot on.

‘Since February we have been calming your daughters down,’ he said. ‘We continually have to remind them that the exams are seven months away and there is no need to panic. However, I now have an announcement to make to the boys –  the Education Department have decided to set exams for all matriculants and these start in two weeks….’ “

Read the full article on the link: “Daisies in Darling and other Distractions