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Leadership Team Blog – Friday 7th November

Mr Matthew Gibson, Head of School. This week, our theme for the week has been “Heroes and Villains, Saints and Sinners” – in assemblies I’ve spent time with the whole school investigating the type of things that make a modern day hero – I’ve used the example of Alan Henning, the British man recently killed […]



Leadership Team Blog – 17th October 2014

Last week I made a point of going in to the Main Hall for the launch of the Y11 challenge. I listened with interest to Miss Cianciola working hard to capture the hearts and minds of Y11. I watched closely for signs of engagement. There were many. Standing and watching, I was transported back to […]



Leadership Team Blog – Friday 10th October

Matthew Gibson Head of School. This week we have had the pleasure of welcoming visitors from Holland on Tuesday and Wednesday. They spent the day in school with their penpals, visiting lessons and getting the Castle Manor experience before visiting Wimpole Hall on Thursday. The teachers that accompanied the students from Holland were extremely complimentary […]



Leadership Team Blog – 3rd Oct 2014

This week I have been looking out for kindness. Sometimes, often, I see behaviour in school which makes me smile (or cry!) because of how kind our students and staff are to each other. These are the things that make our school such a happy place to be. I wanted to share with you ten […]



Open Evening Speech – Leadership blog, 26th September 2014

The Leadership Team blog this week takes a slightly different format. It was our absolute pleasure to welcome a large number of children and their parents to our Open Evening this week. Embedded below is a recording of the speech I gave at the beginning of the evening. I hope that this will be useful […]



Leadership Team Blog – Friday 19th September 2014

With our focused approach on enhancing the literacy skills of our students across the Partnership we have embedded a greater emphasis of core skills within all of our subject areas and in every lesson. In addition, this week we have been celebrating all that is Roald Dahl. September is Roald Dahl’s birth month and this […]