Category Archives: School Customs

Tuesday February 23rd, Shrove Tuesday

We had Prep at 7.30 today instead of 7.15, no fresh cases this morning… A much shortened 3rd hour owing to the Pancake, the bell going at 12.30 and for once in a way I had a good view of … Continue reading

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Saturday February 13th

The great event of today has been my visit to the Wakefields at Potters Bar [see February 3rd, January 30th and January 28th]. I caught by accident an earlier train at King’s Cross than Mr Wakefield suggested and so when … Continue reading

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Wednesday January 20th

I have been disgustingly conceited all day. The boards with the ‘Heads of House’ painted on them have been fixed up in Hall at the end over Father’s chair, to the admiration of all beholders. Indeed it was quite funny … Continue reading

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Sunday January 17th

A somewhat lengthy Abbey Service with a School Communion. We met Sir Frederick (Bridge) on our walk this morning and he insisted on stopping and saying how sorry he was he couldn’t come to our Supper last term…  

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