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The latest blog posts from our school community.

The end of a fantastic year!

The end of term always comes around quickly and this term has been no different. For the school it has been a busy but exceptional year and the school has gone from strength to strength. One of the best pieces of advice that Mrs Boffey…

Transitional Times

During the holiday, I watched the state opening of Parliament. Though I have always been interested in the colour, tradition and ceremony of the event, on this occasion I paid more careful attention, viewing it all through the eyes of a new head teacher. I…

The Ofsted Inspection

The notion of an ‘outsider’ coming into your school to make a judgement about the ethos and learning is a daunting experience. One can only hope that whoever the inspectors are and whatever backgrounds they come from, that they see, experience and understand the essence…

Time to Reflect

At times when learning something new, we will all have faced great challenges. While learning can be fun, if it is something that needs that extra focus and needs to be practised over and over before progress can be experienced, it can feel quite daunting….

The Things That Matter

A problem with the role of Headteacher is that it is all too easy to lose sight of the things that really matter in a school. One can get bogged down in all the paper work, meetings and emails that never seem to stop arriving….

Making a Difference

I stumbled across a story on the internet yesterday which struck a chord with me, and which I thought I would share. An old man was walking on the beach one morning after a storm. In the distance, he could see someone moving like a…