A Progress Through 100 Years in Memorium… World War I Centenary.
The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.’
When Viscount Grey of Fallodon spoke these words on 3rd August 1914, little did he know how true they would turn out to be.
2014 is a year of memorial and will be remembered globally for the events of 1914 and the 4 years which followed – events which were to change the face of society, politics and war forever.
Our Anthology is not just our efforts at remembering the dead but is to honour them in recognition of the progress that the world has seen, in part, due to their sacrifice. – Progress in social equality and mobility, in education, in democracy.
For us 2014 is a particularly notable year as in August, the lights will go out at The Mount and when we re-open our doors in 2015 it will be as a co-educational, multi-cultural study centre, part of the Mill Hill Schools Foundation. A further progression for the next century.
A World War I Centenary…
I am extremely proud of all our achievements as a community and see this book as evidence of what has been best in the progress of the last 100 years, on a local and global scale. In our multi-ethnic, multi-cultural educational hub we have together celebrated diverse achievements as citizens of the world, and as Mount Girls. We hope you enjoy our eclectic review of progress since 1914, presented in a range of media from war diary entries, to haiku; from art to astrological stories of exploration in between. May we continue to turn on the lights.
–Catherine Cozens, Head Teacher
About the authors
The Mount School is a long established GSA Independent day school for girls, located in Mill Hill village, north London. Girls join our nursery from three years old and leave as confident and responsible young adults at the age of 16. We are proud of our excellent exam results, small class sizes, dedicated teaching staff and the real sense of community that can be felt throughout the school.
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