Headteachers Blog


See the latest posts from our headteacher Mrs Hughes below:

Thanks to the children and parents who entered the Blog Box competition this week; it’s lovely to see people taking the time to respond and make an effort. Well done to Jack and his mum, the lucky winners of a bag of chocolates each when their names were drawn out of the box. I’m going to do one more week read more…

First of all I’d like to say thank you to the parents who answered my Blog Box question last week and trusted their children to post the answer in the box. Charli’s mum was the lucky winner and I hope she enjoyed her bar of chocolate which was the prize for the correct answer. The stakes are being raised even read more…

This will be a short and sweet Blog this week as I’m busy getting things organised for all the meetings I’ve got on Monday and Tuesday as well as for the progress “health check” next Thursday. Mrs Moore will be back in school to assess progress against our improvement priorities and I’m looking forward to showing her evidence of the impact read more…

Thanks to Mrs Williams and School Council for organising the Treasure Hunt last week, raising £46 from the game for Children in Need and to Mrs Duggins for baking some amazing cakes for the staffroom which raised a further £10 in donations.

Teachers have been busy this week chatting to parents and carers at consultation meetings about how you’re getting on in school and talking about your progress so far. It’s always a great opportunity to discuss things in detail and refocus on targets. For the vast majority of children it’s also a chance to celebrate success whilst for others it’s a read more…

I’ve been in several meetings or been out of school this week and have missed my daily visits to class to check up on how everyone is getting on with their learning although I have been talking to your teachers to make sure we’re all on track. Everyone in school is very focused on making sure school improvement initiatives are read more…

It has been good to see everyone back in school refreshed and ready to work hard after the well-deserved ½ term break.

Another busy week is drawing to a close and I think we’re all ready for a rest over the forthcoming ½ term holiday. It is very quiet in school again today with many of our Y6 pupils enjoying the challenges of Whitemoor Lake. I’m off to join them later and am looking forward to hearing about the things they’ve accomplished read more…

I’m on a mission to keep my blog brief this week as I have a pile of paperwork and lots of other jobs to do before I go home!

The wet, windy and chilly weather this week has certainly made me realise that autumn is definitely here and it’s time to get out the woolly jumpers and big coats. Wearing the appropriate clothing and being prepared means that you can stay warm and dry when you’re on the playground and still enjoy the fresh air without getting cold and read more…