Hockey News

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Last week Abby captained the girls to another good win (5-0) at home against an inexperienced side from Loreto Convent Balbriggan. Isabelle on the left-wing scored a wonderful hat-trick, and goals were also scored by Maribel and Alejandra. The girls have now won six matches and drawn two in the 2013-2014 season. They have three further Meath League matches this term. The First XI (mixed)  hockey team started their season with an exhilarating draw against Drogheda Grammar’s under-13 boys yesterday. The team played at home, and the recent wet conditions together with a downpour just as the match started meant…

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Irish Times: Inside Track Q&A: Dermot Dix

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  Inside Track Q&A: Dermot Dix, headmaster, Headfort School, Kells, Co Meath Headfort is a private day and boarding school established in 1949. It has a staff of 30 and has 95 pupils between the prep school and Montessori.What is special about your approach to education? Headfort is an unusual combination of “traditional” and “progressive”. We give our pupils a very thorough grounding yet we are strongly motivated by the need to encourage pupils’ individual interests and personalities and to foster self-confidence. What is unique about your school? We have a specialist subject-teaching approach, so children may be taught by…

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This Life. The Sunday Business Post

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This Life: Old school, new outlook 09:25, 22 December 2013 by Catherine Murphy Dermot Dix, headmaster of Headfort: I’m a bit like Headfort myself; I look traditional but I’m not really’. The moment you enter Headfort, you’re struck by the Harry Potter comparisons. From dark, brooding corridors to no-frill dorms and a secret door in the headmaster’s study, it’s pure Hogwarts. It’s a place that any child or adult would enjoy exploring. Set in a 1,000-acre estate outside Kells in Co Meath, the school is Ireland’s only remaining fee-paying boarding school for primary-level children. The building itself, a Georgian mansion…

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Headfort Montessori places available for January 2014

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  We have some places available from January 2014. Contact us now for more information: Headfort Montessori Headfort School Kells Co. Meath 046 9293730 Email: Montessori@headfort.com Web: www.headfort.com/montessori Headfort Montessori is a unique school providing Montessori education for children from the age of 2 years 10 months to 7 years of age. It is idyllically located on the picturesque Headfort House Estate, just 2 miles from Kells and runs alongside Headfort School. It is surrounded by acres of woodland, gardens and playing fields for the children to enjoy and is housed in beautifully converted stone buildings belonging to the Headfort…

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