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Clapham Blog

Student Testimonial: How Clapham Prepares Students for Life

Ari is a well-loved Junior at Clapham's High School.  She has been a student at Clapham since kindergarten. At a recent school benefit Ari shared how her schooling at Clapham is preparing her for life after school.

 

The Need to be Equipped, Part 2: Priorities in Support and a Hotbed of Christian Service

In my previous blog article on “The Need to be Equipped, Part 1: Biblical Examples and William Wilberforce,” I unpacked the inner logic of the first part of Clapham School’s vision. If Clapham School exists to “equip young men and women to...

The Need To Be Equipped, Part 1: Biblical Examples and Wilberforce

At the 2019 Fall Benefit I addressed the topic “The Need To Be Equipped,” meaning the idea that our children need to be equipped in order to become the intentional servants of Christ that our vision imagines. My aim was to address a couple of...

6 Interesting Facts About the Clapham Sect

When my children started at Clapham School, I figured I should find out what Clapham meant. The school website helpfully explained that it referred to the location where, during the turn of the 19th century, a group of believers worshiped and...

Educating for Piety

by Jason Barney, Academic Dean

I see no way to sum up the offense of modern man except to say that he is impious…. He has taken up arms against, and he has effectually slain, what former men have regarded with filial veneration. He has not been...

The Importance of Service at Clapham

By Kolby Atchison, Class Seven Teacher and Director of Athletics and Service/Leadership

One particularly intriguing element of Clapham School is its inclusion of service, not simply as a core value, but as an objective in its own right. Within the...

Habits Reinforced at Home

By Julie Reynolds

Here are some additional questions to consider at home concerning Charlotte Mason’s thoughts about specific habits.

First, what practical habits we can cultivate at home?  The “habit of attention” is one we work on at Clapham. ...

Competing to Serve

By Mr. Ward (Middle School Teacher):

While greeting the children at drop off each morning, I have the opportunity to see many of our students in a light that I would not otherwise get to see during the course of my teaching day. One morning I...