Category Archives: Headteacher’s Bulletin

Headteacher’s Newsletter (September 2022)

Dear Parents It is a pleasure to welcome back all of our students, new and old, to this academic year. Having had a successful 2021-22 in so many ways, it is exciting to think of what may be achieved by the students and staff over the 38 weeks of this school year. The start of […]

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Headteacher’s Newsletter (March 2022)

Dear Parents Watching the scenery go past whilst on a long train journey gives ample time for finding your own thoughts. So, as I was returning home on Saturday evening from a conference, between moments writing this Newsletter, I reflected back on what had been two active days of debate, discussion and information sharing. The […]

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Headteachers Newsletter (February 2022)

Dear Parents The start of this calendar year has seen various rules be put into place and others removed, and all within a period of ongoing absences from both staff and students that are beyond our control. It would be easy to highlight the challenges that this has brought, but that is now a well-rehearsed […]

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Headteacher’s Newsletter (November 2021)

Dear Parents On Monday of this week I have to admit I stood as normal on duty as the students arrived and gave over to a shiver. As I commented to many of our students as they came into school you could tell winter was upon us. The first deep frost and lingering cold of […]

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Headteacher’s Newsletter (October 2021)

It is fair to say that school life is thriving. Both in and out of the classroom the students are participating, learning and moving forward, both as individuals and with their studies. So that is the focus of much of this newsletter – the great things that have been going on in school and the […]

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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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