School "Harmony" is famous for its traditions

Traditions often lead people safer than most intelligent heads.
Wilhelm Schwebel

Prestigious school in London. The principal's office. Change. Guests with the director watched through the window as in the inner courtyard of the school students walk.

Question: "Sir, why do you have children go in a circle?"
Answer: "I do not know. They are now 300 years go."

Traditions allow the school to have its face, make life a certain extent predictable, remove a number of educational problems, unite the school staff.