Posts from: October 2023
Time to reflect
I have managed to take time to reflect on all that has been achieved during the past incredibly busy 8 weeks. Duncan Grant our School Improvement Advisor said it all in his email after his Art Deep Dive, "Lovely to be in school this week. Loads to celebrate as always." Our staff team continue to 'go above and beyond' to create exciting experiences for our children. They will...
Giving to others
School was awash with pink on 'Wear It Pink' day last Friday as we raised money for the Breast cancer awareness charity at the end of another week filled with so much to feel pleased about. Our staff team always embrace all fundraising events with great enthusiasm as do the children. I have seen so many creative ideas for wearing the focus colours - yellow post-its, yellow...
Looking after your mental health
Schools are very busy places and the last few weeks have been very hectic, with a range of trips, assemblies, visits taking place. This is the time when you really get to see what a great staff team we have and how good they are at spinning all the plates' and making sure the children have the best experiences every day. I know that this can sometimes take...
Celebrating Black History month
October is the time we celebrate Black History Month and the theme this year is 'Celebrating our Sisters' with a focus on influential women of colour. In school we have put up posters of women of colour who have been influential in all walks of life. This is a great talking point for children.
Sandhurst 1 children performed their assembly with a focus on Black...
HPS Macmillan Coffee morning
In a week full of special moments, the 'icing on the cake' (pardon the pun, for me has to be our Macmillan Coffee morning on Thursday. I know all staff valued the opportunity to have their breaktime tea/coffee made for them and the added treats were amazing. I think SLT enjoyed donning their aprons and waiting on them!
Our staff team gave so generously...