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BSN Communications wrote: A New Home and some Important Visitors
Written by Mr Mike Weston, school archivist and historical detective. It is the spring of 1956 and the two Co-principals of the English School of The Hague, Nancy Macdona and Peg Donaldson, are worried. They have just withdrawn their school from (More)
BSN Communications wrote: A British Declaration of Independence
Written by Mr Mike Weston, school archivist and historical detective. I think it will be fairly evident why I have chosen this particular moment in time to post the latest blog from the school archives; however that does not mean that the blog in (More)
BSN Communications wrote: The Dream of three Ladies
Some years ago, when writing a book about the early years of the British School in The Netherlands entitled The English School at The Hague 1931-71, I had as a sub-title The Dream of three Ladies.  The first part of the title is clear enough but for (More)
In this blog, Mike opens up a chapter from his 'Black Files'. The British School in The Netherlands is a very high profile and high achieving school and this is reflected in the archives – excellent public examination results, sporting victories, (More)
Stories from the Archives: Parkweg 17 - and a remarkable man I want to tell you about a remarkable man. His name was Bob Carrington and he was Headmaster of the Senior School from 1968 until 1979. Parkweg 17 I first met him in 1972. I had arrived (More)
  Stories from the Archives: A Leap in the Dark in 1959 Since its foundation in 1931 the British School in The Netherlands (or English School of The Hague as it used to be called) has occupied over 25 different sets of premises. In the early d (More)