Oct 30 Opinion

The importance of commitment

Commitment comes in many forms. In his book Outliers—The Story of Success Malcolm Gladwell propagated the statement, ‘researchers have settled on what they believe is the magic number for true expertise: ten thousand hours.’ That’s proved true for our teachers, who put in countless hours that pupils and parents don’t see, working on preparation, reflection,…

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Oct 4 Parenting Tips & Advice

Raising gentle-men

There are so many parenting books out there about how to bring up boys so that they become good men. The market is fed by a media that is focussed on ‘toxic masculinity’, male violence and horror stories from the #Me Too movement. In this climate, it is little wonder we are searching for an…

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Oct 4 Opinion

The hustle behind Wesley’s bustle

When Wesley College is humming along at its best, it runs like a well-oiled machine. Of course, like a machine, there are a lot of cogs — that you can’t always see — working smoothly together to make the passing of the hours seem effortless for the students. But it is this commitment — from…

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