Archive for ‘Leadership Team Blog’

Letter from the Head Of School

Dear Parents/Carers, This is my final letter of the term – how quickly Easter has approached us! We are looking forward to seeing you for Academic Tutoring Day tomorrow to discuss progress and set targets for the term ahead. We sent reports out further in advance this time in response to your feedback and I […]

Leadership Blog – Student Leadership

This week we have been privileged to engage in our Head Boy and Head Girl Elections. This year, with national elections looming, the student body has really captured the zeitgeist and are engaging in a very detailed election campaign. In assembly this week we have held the hustings ahead of our vote on May 7th. […]

Leadership Team Blog – 17th April 2015

We have now completed one week back at school after the Easter holiday. It has been a pleasure to welcome the students back to school, and to talk to them in assembly about how proud I am to be stepping in to the Head of School role at Castle Manor. This term is always busy […]

Leadership Team Blog – The Political Frontier

This week we had the privilege of welcoming our local MP, Rt Hon Matthew Hancock, to our Academy. On Friday morning he arrived, greeted by young people from across our partnership, to take part in a short presentation and discussion about the future of our Trust. Before he arrived I had the privilege of talking to […]

Leadership Team Blog – 13th February 2015

“The True Measure of Any Society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members” – Ghandi Tonight the nation will be joining forces to raise money for Comic Relief. This national TV event will see us supporting international and local projects which aim to improve the lives of those less fortunate. The charity […]

Leadership Team Blog – Friday 6th March

Working as we do in a school, it is easy to take for granted how lucky we are that we work every day with teenagers for whom the adult world is brand new. I was privileged this week to facilitate some training in which we explored, amongst other things, the workings of the teenage brain. […]