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Headteacher Letter

2 February 2024

Dear Parents and Carers  


I hope that this letter finds you, your friends and family in good health.

Drama Club Production

7 and 8 February 2024 at 7.00pm

Our Drama club will be presenting their very own adaptation of the Lion King. Not to be missed!  You should have had a letter and slip to book tickets. If you haven’t received and would like to attend, please talk to Natalie or Helen in reception. There are still tickets available.


Use of social media within our community to include WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Please see our updates on the website. PowerPoint Presentation ( it is important that you take the time to read this document as it outlines our communities’ expectations around use of social media. There are other updates on the website, if you have suggestions for further updates, please let me know. 


I am pleased by the initial impact of the recent changes in secondary regarding the use of mobile devices.  Pupils have quickly adapted to the change.  Many thanks for all your support with this.


Just to let you know that we will be marking Safer Internet Day (6 February 2024) with a number of lessons and activities around internet safety.


Wellbeing Day

The last day of term, Friday 9 February 2024 is our next wellbeing day. The theme for the day is  ‘Your Voice Matters’ and positive mental health.


Our wellbeing team are working hard behind the scenes to put together another great day for pupils. It will be a non-school uniform day and pupils will be off timetable so that they can enjoy the numerous activities available on the day. They can choose from Art sessions, aromatherapy, football coaching and Ping Pong competitions.

Save the date - Coffee Morning 26 March 2024 at 9.30am

Please join us for the next coffee morning where our Head of Therapies, Jon Deslandes, will be talking about The Balanced System. A whole system approach to planning and delivering services for children and young people.


Best wishes

Les Milton