Archive for ‘Leadership Team Blog’

Leadership Blog – How Fascinating

Hi, I’m Steve Watts and this is my first blog since joining the Castle Partnership Academy Trust as Director: Families & Community. To be honest, it is my first ever blog, so here we go… One particularly exciting thing that has been happening this week has been the visit of the Cambridge Science Centre. Enthusiastic […]



Leadership Team Blog – Friday 13th June

Head of School – Matthew Gibson Last night, the much anticipated FIFA World Cup in Brazil finally got underway after a spectacular opening ceremony in Sao Paolo. Despite all the tensions, protests and controversy surrounding the preparation for the tournament that has made the news in recent weeks, I am pretty sure that now that […]



Leadership Team Blog – Fri 6th June

I have just had to check with a colleague whether it is the first week back after half term- which I think in itself represents how busy and jam packed this week at school has been! I have enjoyed watching our students working with their teachers doing those final preparations for exams. Miss Spurling even […]



Leadership Team Blog – Friday 23rd May

Head of School, Matthew Gibson I wrote in my last blog post two weeks ago that I had been struck by the efforts that students at Castle Manor had taken to support those less fortunate than themselves through their charity work. With the results now in after the collection of all the sponsor money and […]



Leadership Team Blog – Friday May 9th, Head of School, Matthew Gibson

So, the exam season is upon us! It seems that so much of the work or our school is focussed on the next few weeks, making sure that students are as well prepared as they can possibly be for the GCSE and A level exams and BTEC final assessments. This is, of course, as it […]



Leadership Team Blog – Fri 2nd May

I start my blog on the back of what has been a difficult week for teaching following the very sad news of the death of a teacher in Leeds. All our condolences go out to the family, friends and colleagues of Ann Maguire and all the pupils at Corpus Christi, during what must be an […]