Tuesday, 10 March 2009
Oasis of Englishness
Our new school is so embryonic. Everything is being done for the first time and in many ways it is still finding its feet.
Our very british headmaster (who has never worked in a foreign environment before) is still gamely making every effort to ensure that Haileybury Almaty is an Oasis of Englishness in Kazakhstan, despite the totally blank looks he receives from local parents.
Our valentines evening was one step at bridging the cultural divide. The headmaster's weekly letter is another way of increasing communication between the school and its public.
This week's letter was a classic, touching on lots of aspects of school life including our fledgling inter-school sporting competitions and British school uniform rules:
Posted by Big Beluga Baby at 09:04