Headteacher's Blog

17 Jul

Countdown to summer

At the end of what for some of us has been a traumatic week, in respect of the football at least, I do not want to dwell on World Cup issues. Let’s move on from that. I’ve only another 28 years to wait until being able to watch my next World Cup semi-final. I can cope with that. 

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06 Jul

Is football coming home?

I hope that everyone has the energy at this time of year to recognise our collective continued efforts and hard work. I know that things are not that simple at the moment and that, at the end of a long school year, it is difficult to find the energy to do some of the work that is required. The extended period of warm weather probably doesn’t help either. I recognise the efforts of pupils and staff. I thank you for those efforts.
 

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29 Jun

Goodbye Year 11. Hello Year 7

As we say goodbye to our Year 11 pupils I would like to publicly thank you all for the work you have all done to support our pupils; be you a parent, teacher or support colleague. The pupils have been remarkable. There have been issues and challenges along the way but we and they have worked through anything and everything that has been presented. As we said goodbye, last night and this afternoon, we saw just how together they are as individuals and as a year group. There seemed to be a special bond between them all, as a group, and with the school, be that the staff or other pupils. 

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22 Jun

A new year, a fresh start

And so we end another academic year. There is something quite satisfying in ending the school year knowing that we then have another few weeks to be able to put into action some of the things that we have learnt from this year – that’s pupils as well as staff. 

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15 Jun

Eid Mubarak

It will be a short message this week. I just want to say a thank you to all of our pupils for their contributions this school year and in particular over the busy past couple of weeks. 

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