Headmaster's Blog

May 2020

  • Published on 22/05/20 by Natalie Hunt

    Carry on Carrying On

    It is somewhat ironic that on Wednesday, national ‘Thank a Teacher Day’, our profession found itself at the heart of a bitter row between some of the unions and Government over the wider opening of schools. There are understandable and genuine anxieties over this, but some of the rhetori...
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  • Published on 15/05/20 by Natalie Hunt

    Trust

    One of the values I mentioned last week, as chosen by pupils and staff, was ‘trust’, variously qualified by ‘honesty, integrity, responsibility and self-discipline'.
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  • Published on 07/05/20 by Natalie Hunt

    Purpose and values

    You may recall my bulletin at the end of the first week of March, when I alluded to a very positive planning day I had spent with trustees and senior leaders. That was, of course, just before the world changed, and some of that planning will now need to be revisited!
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  • Published on 01/05/20 by Natalie Hunt

    Taking control

    I am sure you would agree that there is a lot in life which seems strange currently. I was in school for my stint on Monday and, despite the presence of key-workers' children and a few other staff, it was eerily quiet - and certainly lacking the ‘buzz’ to which we are accustomed at L...
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May 2020