Category Archives: Headteacher’s Bulletin

Headteacher’s Newsletter (June 2021)

Dear Parents Since half-term students have come out of our geographical bubble areas and have been re-discovering the various parts of the school they have been cut off from since last March. It was delightful last week to see Year 7 occasionally lost, not to see them in any way distressed, but to know that […]

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Headteacher’s Newsletter (May 2021)

Dear Parents As I write this the sun is oddly warming my desk, a treat in the last few weeks it has to be said. April and the first week of May have been a meteorological surprise. I have to cast my mind back over 30 years to a point I can remember seeing snow […]

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Headteacher’s Newsletter (31 March 2021)

Dear Parents If I cast my mind back to this time of year in 2019, I would normally have been talking about the hectic period of coursework completion and marking that goes on before we get into the full swing of external exams. Instead, for the last two years we have been looking at a […]

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Headteacher’s Weekly Newsletter (4 March 2021)

Dear Parents There is information about next week to bring you up to date on. Return to School Information As we enter the last few days of this week it is gladdening to think that this time next week we will have seen all of our students back onsite; a week today we will be […]

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Headteacher’s Weekly Newsletter (11 February 2021)

Dear Parents The manner in which the students have engaged, as I say every week, has been very impressive throughout this half term. They have been producing very good work, and the various ongoing assessments are showing students have a good level of understanding of what they are covering. It was no surprise, therefore, that […]

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Headteacher’s Weekly Newsletter (20 January 2021)

Dear Parents As we come to the end of the third week of remote education, hopefully students have settled into a good routine. Our monitoring continues to show a high level of engagement and we have been impressed with how the students are taking the wider opportunities available to them, such as the Curriculum Challenges. […]

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Headteacher’s Weekly Newsletter (13 January 2021)

Dear Parents It is nice to report that the weekend and last few days have brought little change to the education system, and I am hopeful that we will now see a period of some stability. We, like everyone else, do await the OFQUAL consultation on the methods being proposed for assessing our Year 11 […]

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Headteacher’s Newsletter (December 2020)

Dear Parents Throughout my career I have always told people, when asked what I do, that I love my job as every day is different; that there is nothing better than working with our young people who have an unlimited capacity to amaze. Since March nothing could be truer than that. This year has been […]

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