The Ideal Place to Grow Children

The Ideal Place to Grow Children

Headmaster's Newsletters

Stay in the loop with school news and messages from our Headmaster, Viktor Kurz. 

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 20 November 2020

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 20 November 2020

Dear Parents “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.” Alphonse Karr And so, just like that, our grade 7s left last week on their much-anticipated Grade 7 trip. Although the destination was not Botswana, I know...

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 06 November 2020

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 06 November 2020

Dear Parents / Guardians “Clifton is not just a place, it’s a feeling…” Douglas Yorke-Smith (Old Cliftonian) The words of Douglas Yorke-Smith above are prominently reflected on our website and often referred to in discussions we have as a staff as we reflect on what...

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 23 October 2020

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 23 October 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians “The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” Sydney J. Harris Sydney Harris’ quote is a pertinent one and certainly applicable to Clifton Notties. When I walk around our School at any given time, I see the “window” our...

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 16 October 2020

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 16 October 2020

Dear Parents / Guardians “If you don't stick to your values when they're being tested, they're not values: they're hobbies.” Jon Stewart The next few weeks are going to see a number of workshops being held with various stakeholder groups. The groups of staff, parents,...

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 09 October 2020

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 09 October 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.” Marcus Tullius Cicero At this week’s assembly (see the photo of the altered venue (the Indoor Centre) for Senior Primary assembly…as per Covid protocol, ensuring...

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 18 September 2020

Headmaster’s eNewsletter – 18 September 2020

Dear Parents “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” Eleanor Roosevelt END OF TERM 3 REFLECTIONS I reported in my most recent quarterly Board Report that I do not believe anyone can argue that Clifton Notties has not risen up, faced and met the...