At this time of year, it’s traditional to look back across the year and reflect on our achievements, experiences and opportunities. 2020 has of course been quite different to many other years, but at Saint Felix School we believe that there is still much to celebrate.
We are proud of the school’s values which originated in 1897 when our school was founded on the most honourable principles by Margaret Isabella Gardiner, the philanthropist and suffragette. Saint Felix has looked to support, nurture and provide opportunities for young people for over 120 years.
The Covid-19 pandemic has been exceptionally challenging but our reputation as a school was boosted considerably by our offering of remote-learning, which was outstanding. Within 24 hours of the first national lockdown being imposed, we were able to move seamlessly to a complete online learning platform Lessons during lockdown
We have not had a single active case of the virus amongst the school community and we thank our students, parents, staff and the wider community for supporting us in this.
In September we were able to welcome new and returning pupils from around the world to our boarding houses. We currently have students from Albania, France, Germany, Spain, China, Hong Kong, Russia and Tanzania to name a few and this diversity is just one of the many aspects that make life at Saint Felix so unique.
In January we will once again be opening our doors for entrance examinations for entry in 2021, including new potential pupils applying for scholarships and awards. We welcome applications from children of all backgrounds, and would invite anyone interested to head to the Scholarships pages to find out more.
The character and community spirit that we have always championed as a key value at Saint Felix have truly shone through in the past nine months, and we look forward to 2021 with confidence that it will continue to be the case.