6th Magazine - 10 December 2004
Well, Christmas is coming and the coursework is piling up, but if last Christmas in sixth form is anything to go by, everyone will certainly enjoy the festive atmosphere in the common room.
During the Christmas break, endless notes of revision for January exams will be gathering dust under beds, just as the school itself will (hopefully) be gathering snow in its dormancy.
We’re almost halfway through the school year already and things have gone almost smoothly.
James Barrat-Edgecombe will assume the editor’s position from New Year 2005, and I know that he is a sufficient guy to pass the ‘6th baton’ on to. By the way, the official handing-over ceremony will be held at the Church of England in Pickering, on December 30th at 11.45am and ticket are only 10 pound each (joking).
“I do come home for Christmas. We all do, or we all should for a short holiday – from the great boarding school where we are forever working at our arithmetical slates, to take, and give a rest.” Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’
Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.