Led entirely by Form 1 Leavers, the very last event of the school year was the Leavers Service held in Marlston Church. As their last contribution to their Brockhurst and Marlston careers, pupils read the lessons, led the prayers, selected the hymns and commented on the architecture of our Norman church. Introducing the service Imogen declared, 'So we are joining a line of worshippers stretching back over a thousand years… look at the way this wall is bulging out. Perhaps it is the weight of all those prayers!'
But the theme was about being humble enough to allow God to help when future difficulties arise. So Head Boy and Head Girl Jonty and Teddy read from the book of Joshua, 'Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go '