Headteacher’s Update

Headteacher’s Update – July 2018

As we near the final part of the summer term, we say a fond farewell to our Year 11 and Year 13 students following the end of their examinations and the conclusion of our Year 11 Prom and Year 13 Ball. These rites of passage events were incredibly stylish and highly enjoyable. The fabulous weather…

Headteacher’s Update – December 2017

As we approach the end of term and the start of the festive season, it is worth reflecting on some of the key successes and events in what has been a long and very busy term. Our students have taken part in a wide range of activities this term, ranging from A level Geography residential…

Headteacher’s Update – September 2017

Welcome to the first update of the academic year as we celebrate our record breaking exam results and our strong start to the new school year. Congratulations go to our students in Years 11-13 for their excellent results. I must also say well done to our Year 7 and to all our other year groups…

Headteacher’s Update – July 2017

Welcome to the final update of the year as we review the many events that have taken place over a very busy final half-term. These include the completion of our GCSE, AS and A level exams, the traditional rites of passage of the final day at school for our Year 11 and 13 students and…

Headteacher’s Update – May 2017

The time since the last update has seen a number of activities take place and considerable success gained by our school teams and individual students. Updates on several of these successes have featured on our school website. In addition to this, we are aware of a quickening of the pace as we now enter the…

Headteacher’s Update – December 2016

As we approach the climax of the festive season it is worth reflecting on some of the key activities of this term. These include a range of events in school, a series of extra-curricular visits, the opening of our new Dining Hall and most recently the conclusion of our consultation on our proposed move to…

Headteacher’s Update – September 2016

Welcome to the 2016-17 academic year which promises to be another busy and exciting time for our school community. Our first week back ended with all our students making a smooth and successful start to the new school year ahead. Our Year 7 and Year 12 have made a particularly strong first impression during their…

Headteacher’s Update – July 2016

My last update of the year offers the chance to reflect on the last half term and to look ahead to the new school year in September. This has been a particularly busy period with our GCSE and A level examinations taking place in addition to a wide range of visits, activities and transition events.…

Headteacher’s Update – April 2016

Both last term and the first two weeks of this term have been very busy for both our staff and our students as we enter the final run in to the examinations and we begin our visits to the feeder primaries to meet the students who will be our new Year 7 in September. In…

Headteacher’s Update – November 2015

Welcome to the latest instalment of our update as I highlight the recent developments and successes within our school. It has been another busy and successful term with very well attended Open Evenings for Year 6 and Year 11 and the start of our Progress Review and Parents’ Evening cycle. Our students are now fully…