Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep
29

Principal’s blog 29/9/12 – Ofsted monitoring visit reports progress

This week wasn’t what I had expected or what I had planned after I received a telephone call from Ofsted on Friday 21st September informing me that they  would be coming back to Neale-Wade for a monitoring visit. Whilst Ofsted need to see the day to day running of the College I need to be available to …

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Sep
20

Principal’s blog- High visibility starts this week.

High-visibility for all staff is the latest development at the College this week. All staff who are on duty before College, at break time, lunchtime and at the end of the day are now wearing high-visibility jackets so that they can be easily identified by our students. The jackets allow any student who requires assistance …

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Sep
14

Principal’s blog – Exciting opportunity for collaboration.

This week we began to work with a successful school in Watford. Westfield Community College will be a part of the Active Learning Trust group of schools and we are developing a programme that will initially accelerate the progress of the current Year 11 students through intensive revision sessions. The sessions will be held at …

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Sep
07

Principal’s blog week beginning 3/9/12

‘New buildings – new opportunities’ was the message that I gave to all of our students on their return after the summer break. The new classrooms, science labs and lecture theatre are simply outstanding areas for teaching and learning. The new buildings coupled with the significant improvement in results mean that the Neale-Wade is on …

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