La Fête de Noël

In a joint venture between the Art, Music and French Departments, Concert Hall was transformed into 1900s bohemian Paris, complete with music, frites, bouillabaisse, a homage to Chagal and lots of sardines. Pupils from the 1YS and 2YS put on a performance in French. It was a very beautiful set and certainly spread a lot…

A short introduction to Charterhouse’s Memorial Chapel

After a brilliant service on Remembrance Sunday, we now direct our attention to the Chapel itself- an amazing war memorial, commemorating the lives of the old Carthusians who have given their lives in service for the UK. This is a short introduction to the chapel. In August 1917, the number of OCs who had died…

A Performer’s perspective of a School play

12 weeks ago, I set of for auditions of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, not knowing that Coriolanus would be abandoned, and instead I would star in All’s Well that ends as you like it,’ as Mud. The rehearsals of the new play, had to be crammed in. However, surprisingly, it all worked out okay. No more…

Murder in the Library?

All pupils and teachers received this email: “BODY FOUND – FOUL PLAY SUSPECTED We are very distressed to inform you that a body was found in the Library this morning.  The police have been informed and are at the scene, but are appealing for witnesses and your help in solving this crime as their resources…

Current affairs: London and Scooter Gangs

Mopeds have revolutionised the way in which muggings are being committed across the capital. As of 2017, around 50,000 offences, not all reported, have taken place across the capital. Stolen scooters are not only highly difficult for law enforcement to trace but they also provide gangs with the option of a swift getaway through London…