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by HowardH
Tue Oct 29, 2013 12:54 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: The Storm
Replies: 6
Views: 885

Re: The Storm

One small fir down in a staff garden.
That is about all I know.
by HowardH
Sun Oct 27, 2013 7:01 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: World War 2, CH Teachers, etc
Replies: 24
Views: 4017

Re: World War 2, CH Teachers, etc

A top man and a top housemaster. Knew his cricket too.
by HowardH
Sun Oct 27, 2013 6:58 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Tom Snook
Replies: 20
Views: 5422

Re: Tom Snook

The truth is that sadly Tom did not make it as far as the doorbell.
by HowardH
Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:55 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Come Dine With Me
Replies: 1
Views: 804

Come Dine With Me

Switched the telly on before the news last night and saw the unmistakable face and figure of Paddy Castledine as one of the five contestants for this week. It would appear his cooking day is Friday. The show runs from 5-6 on Channel 4 each evening. Let us hope he draws on all his culinary expereince...
by HowardH
Thu Sep 12, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Assessment tests
Replies: 4
Views: 993

Re: Assessment tests

Have already sent Nikita a PM!
by HowardH
Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:37 pm
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: 2014 Admissions
Replies: 81
Views: 12609

Re: 2014 Admissions

I can confirm Saturday 19th October will be the Initial Assessments Day.
by HowardH
Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: Sibling places
Replies: 4
Views: 1457

Re: Sibling places

Siblings have never had preferential treatment - BUT in my experience they have NEVER been disadvantaged either. This statement comes after 13 years of being involved at all levels of the Admissions process.
by HowardH
Fri Mar 15, 2013 6:29 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Punishments at CH
Replies: 80
Views: 9170

Re: Punishments at CH

Would seem from your punishments from two of the most admired of all schoolmasters in the history of our fine school that they were not the a**hole!
by HowardH
Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Congratulations To Joe Launchbury
Replies: 73
Views: 15028

Re: Congratulations To Joe Launchbury

Geoff never played for the full England XV.
by HowardH
Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:40 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: I S I Report 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1303

Re: I S I Report 2013

"Were he to read my post carefully he would see" - I did! Let me point out that contrary to popular belief it is not easy to achieve high grades across the board. Hence the slight whiff of disgruntlement on my part!
by HowardH
Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: I S I Report 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1303

Re: I S I Report 2013

Foureyes Such a comment is most unworthy. There are many staff, both teaching and non-teaching, who have put their heart and souls into the task of putting things right from the last report and worked tirelessly to see a marked improvement in our standing. Under the new guidelines "excellent" is the...
by HowardH
Wed Dec 19, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: End of term report
Replies: 9
Views: 3005

Re: End of term report

They are on the way!!!
by HowardH
Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Congratulations To Joe Launchbury
Replies: 73
Views: 15028

Re: Congratulations To Joe Launchbury

Richard is totally spot on with that researched information.

Funny to think that in c 1998 Peter southern declared an "Elijah Sobanjo" day when Elijah was selected for England Schools. I wonder what might follow Joe's elevation?
by HowardH
Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Congratulations To Joe Launchbury
Replies: 73
Views: 15028

Re: Congratulations To Joe Launchbury

We have been scratching through archives today and it appears that Joe might be the first Old Blue for c 111 years to gain a cap (if it happens!)
by HowardH
Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:53 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Congratulations To Joe Launchbury
Replies: 73
Views: 15028

Re: Congratulations To Joe Launchbury

Now that he is in final 23 for the game against Fiji we are all hoping that the game goes well and that he will rise from the bench in the second half to become the first CH boy to gain a full England cap ... unless anyone can correct me.......