Headteacher’s Blog

A new term!

(Posted on 10/09/20)

It’s been a great start to a very unusual Autumn term.Year 7 have settled in really well. Any fears we had over their lack of access to school in the summer term have been quickly laid to rest. They have responded brilliantly to the restrictions in place, and I think that having one classroom for all their lessons has eased...

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And finally.....

(Posted on 09/07/20)

Welcome to this week’s blog.As we enter the last week of the academic year, I can now confirm that we have finalised our plans for the full opening of school in September. I will be writing to parents and carers with full details at the start of next week.In drawing up these plans, we have had to adhere to the central...

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All students expected to return to school in September

(Posted on 02/07/20)

Welcome to this week’s blog.The Department for Education has made it clear that they now expect every student to return to school in September on a full time basis. Guidance was published on Thursday and parents/carers can access a summary of this information by following this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/...

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Windrush Day - activities for students and parents/carers

(Posted on 25/06/20)

Welcome to this week’s blog.Windrush Day was introduced in June 2018 on the 70th anniversary of the Windrush migration. On 22 June 1948, 492 Afro-Caribbean people were brought to Tilbury Docks, Essex, in the UK, on the Empire Windrush ship.  News reports at the time reported that the number of people was 492, but the...

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As we welcome more students....

(Posted on 18/06/20)

Welcome to this week’s blog.This has been a great week at school! We were finally able to welcome a number of Year 10 and Year 12 students back to school on Monday for some much needed face to face contact. Our provision will widen further next week as we start to deliver aspects of core lessons, (English, Maths and Science...

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A time of preparation

(Posted on 11/06/20)

 Welcome to this week’s blog, in what has been another busy week.In school, we have been finalising our plans to widen our provision by inviting back Year 10 and Year 12 students and this begins from Monday for some.  It’s been a hectic time for our site team as they have been preparing classrooms and communal...

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