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Edition 8

Edition 8

Dear Parents
What does the future hold? There are many levels to this question. What does the future hold for the world – in a time of pandemics, crashing oil prices, missions to Mars and arguments about who should be the next James Bond? What does the future hold for South Africa – as I write this, on a dying laptop, in a hot office during load shedding, still getting notifications on my phone about the latest local series on Netflix?

Edition 7

Edition 7

Dear Parents
Mrs Megan de Beyer launched her new book “How to Raise a Man: The modern mother’s guide to parenting her teenage son” at a book launch in the Sutcliffe Theatre on Monday night. The launch took the form of an interview with Jane Linley-Thomas of East Coast Radio, and whilst the interview, and Megan’s responses were aimed at mothers, there was certainly much that was useful for the dads in the audience – even dads of “ex-teenage” sons like myself!

Edition 6:

Edition 6:

Dear Clifton Family
The past seven weeks have been busy yet fruitful. My thanks to all FP parents, teachers and boys for what has been achieved so far. As always Clifton has been a very exciting and action-packed place for the boys!

Edition 5: 20 February 2020

Edition 5: 20 February 2020

Dear Clifton Family,
I last wrote to the Clifton Family at the start of the term, barely a month ago – and now we are already at half term! We have sweated through some incredibly hot and humid days, endured the frustrations of load shedding, and now it’s raining in buckets as I write this.

Edition 4: 13 February 2020

Edition 4: 13 February 2020

The Naming Ceremony of the Helen Joseph Library: Helen Joseph was born Helen Beatrice May Fennell in the United Kingdom. She was a student of English and it was at the University of London in the late 1920s, that she made friends with Dorothy Stubbs, daughter of founding headmaster of Clifton Preparatory School, Harry Stubbs.

Edition 3: 6 February 2020

Edition 3: 6 February 2020

A Message From the College Deputy Principal. Greetings, For me, one of the best sights at Clifton is watching a Clifton Prep boy gleefully running barefoot across the grass outside Heritage House on his way to C-Café. The question that probably comes to mind is “so what?”.