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by Wuppertal
Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Security to visit CH these days
Replies: 11
Views: 2164

Security to visit CH these days

I went to CH yesterday for the first time in years. I didn't go onto the grounds but drove round the ring fence to have a look for old time's sake, and met up with an old member of staff who lives nearby. I have read in recent emails and Housey s etc. about the new rules whereby every visitor must r...
by Wuppertal
Fri May 07, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: The Forthcoming General Election
Replies: 96
Views: 11493

Re: The Forthcoming General Election

It's 3:50pm and my constituency hasn't even declared yet! One of the last two to do so, typical!
by Wuppertal
Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:28 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Kate Davidson RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 1774

Re: Kate Davidson RIP

Very sad news. I will always remember her as she rushed me to Crawley hospital in the nick of time when I had appendicitis when no other nurse would believe me as they thought I was just trying to get off school. My thoughts are with those close to her.
by Wuppertal
Thu Jan 28, 2010 3:46 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: 2009 GCSE results
Replies: 20
Views: 3019

Re: 2009 GCSE results

I heartily agree too! It works in both ways I reckon - you can have excellent results and be a hopeless employee and you can have poorish results but be a great all-rounder and go on to achieve much more. I don't mean to be negative, but young people are led to believe a degree certificate means eve...
by Wuppertal
Wed Jan 13, 2010 2:27 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: 2009 GCSE results
Replies: 20
Views: 3019

2009 GCSE results

Check this link: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/bsp/hi/education/09/school_tables/secondary_schools/html/938_6011.stm The 2009 GCSE & A-Level results for all schools came out today on the BBC website. Naturally I looked up CH and was astounded to find that the percentage for "pupils with eq...
by Wuppertal
Wed Jan 13, 2010 2:20 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: ANY DUTCH SPEAKERS OUT THERE?
Replies: 11
Views: 1341

Re: ANY DUTCH SPEAKERS OUT THERE?

I only log on from time to time and just found this; glad you have it all solved. I also speak Dutch if need be in future.
by Wuppertal
Thu Dec 10, 2009 1:28 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Master Keys
Replies: 31
Views: 8876

Re: Master Keys

I came across a master key once and I stupidly handed it in straightaway, not realising what it was. When a non-foundationer friend informed me afterwards I was kicking myself, all those opportunities for exploration.
by Wuppertal
Thu Nov 05, 2009 1:12 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Bokkers Today
Replies: 57
Views: 8188

Re: Bokkers Today

In my day, Neill, it was any ( male ) that was an estate worker or someone who did school maintenance. Since then, as I understand it, it has been extended to include catering/house staff. When I was there I understood it referred exclusively to the catering staff, not any of the groundsmen or othe...
by Wuppertal
Sun Jul 12, 2009 9:58 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Andy Murray
Replies: 21
Views: 2748

Re: Andy Murray

I think the right man won, but I do feel very much for Roddick on his 3rd Wimbledon final loss. Federer is just awesome though, and no-one can criticise him that Nadal wasn't there, Roger couldn't help that and he took full advantage, well done to him! I'm not as fond of Murray as I was of Henman du...
by Wuppertal
Wed May 06, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital
Replies: 207
Views: 24859

Re: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital

He changed the grecians ball form earlier in the week to the same night as the rock concert on the last night of term, so people weren't going round pissed all week. We were in uproar about it, it was our night and we didn't want it to clash with the rock concert which was the night we got to say g...
by Wuppertal
Mon May 04, 2009 2:41 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital
Replies: 207
Views: 24859

Re: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital

I've been away for the weekend and have come back to find this thread in a completely different direction but interesting nonetheless! While it may be disappointing that it has deviated somewhat, I think that is bound to happen on any online forum where the thread runs to 11 pages. On a positive not...
by Wuppertal
Wed Apr 29, 2009 11:12 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital
Replies: 207
Views: 24859

Re: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital

lonelymom wrote:
NEILL THE NOTORIOUS wrote: As to the present Government -------- Possibly a new Topic ???? :lol:
What a brilliant idea - a petition to get rid of Gord! :D
Fantastic and long-delayed result today in the Commons about the appalling treatment of the Gurkas.
by Wuppertal
Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:55 pm
Forum: Peele Photos
Topic: Peele A Summer 2006
Replies: 22
Views: 8662

Re: Peele A Summer 2006

Michael Scuffil makes a good point about pupils needing to realise that life is full of little inconveniences, but forcing someone to wear a thick heavy uniform in 30 degrees all day long, when they have the choice to wear a tidy-enough half-housey, will not teach them anything, will lower their wor...
by Wuppertal
Tue Apr 28, 2009 10:59 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital
Replies: 207
Views: 24859

Re: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital

Post-Franklin, the temperature has to exceed 25 degrees Celsius for three days running before we're allowed to wear half housey - which strikes me as faintly ridiculous seeing as 25 degrees Celsius is still 25 degrees Celsius in housey regardless of how many days in a row it has been above that tem...
by Wuppertal
Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:03 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital
Replies: 207
Views: 24859

Re: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital

I'm glad this idea for a pupil council is not truly democratic, as that would never work. People would vote for their friends, rather than for who they think would be the best for the job. Same as on the football pitch where lots of kids pass to a friend in not such a great position rather than pass...