Monthly Archive: May 2015

May
22

Study leave commences, Year 7 fund raisers and Geography trip goes well

The half term break signalled the start of official study leave for our Year 11 students. Today saw another major examination as all of the year group sat their GCSE English Literature paper. There was the traditional signing of shirts and a very brief assembly to reflect on what has been achieved so far this …

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May
15

Advising other schools, GCSE focus continues and Burrowmoor students impress

GCSE examinations continue to take place and I have been very impressed with how the Year 11 students have been approaching these very important examinations. They have been entering the hall in a controlled and mature fashion despite the fact that many of them are obviously very nervous. These all important exams will potentially be …

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May
08

Student election results, Year 5 Open Evening and Ofsted data dashboard

There were two highlights this week at Neale-Wade and both took place on Thursday. As the General election was taking place across the country we held our own election based on the education manifestoes for five of the parties. Ms Howlett (Assistant Principal) organised the event but with a slight twist. The names of the …

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May
01

More collaborative working begins

This week I was approached by our Academy sponsors, The Active Learning Trust (ALT), to assist and support the leadership of another ALT School. I will now be undertaking the role of interim Executive Headteacher across both schools. I am fortunate that both schools are in very close proximity and this means that whilst I …

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