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Friends will be friends but – there’s nothing like spending time with a good mate. Every friendship has its challenges and goes through good and bad times.  This is one of those times you must look beyond your own needs and care for your friendships. Your friend might be scared or fearful and need you...
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What a strange TIME this is…but through this you can make the best of who you are and come back to school a stronger and wiser you. Have you noticed the quiet?  No cars… more birds song and time for you to listen to your own voice.  This is the perfect time for you to...
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Number three in Miss Troughton’s Well-Being thoughts for us: Ideas to help De-stress and unwind. Sleep well. After an evening bath or shower, lie down with a rolled up towel or pillow under your knees.  Close your eyes. Breathe in through your nose to the count of four and slowly breathe out. Imagine your out...
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Staying fit and healthy is important at the best of times.  Miss Troughton suggests taking time for a bit of fitness! Try this fitness app… I think its brilliant! You tube; The Body Coach by Fitness Guru Joe Wicks By keeping yourself fit you increase that feel good factor, have increased confidence and your mind...
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Information for pupils – school closures due to coronavirus There is a lot of information in the news about the coronavirus, so to help you understand a bit more about what is going on this News Round article is really helpful: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51204456 The adults around you may not have all the answers yet, but it...
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At this unusual time, Miss Troughton our Well-Being Practitioner offers her thoughts in a series of regular posts: To our school community This pandemic we are facing is changing our day to day lives much faster than we could ever have guessed.  While we must respect our fear and take precautions to follow government advice, each...
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This letter has been sent out by parent Email on 19th March, 2020 Dear Parent/Carer RE: COVID 19 UPDATE – SCHOOL CLOSURE TO MOST PUPILS Following my last update, I am now writing to let you know that we have been instructed to close the school to almost all children after this Friday (20th March)...
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I write with an important update regarding the developing situation linked to COVID-19 and our latest actions relating to this. Unfortunately we will be closing the school to students in Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12 from tomorrow, Thursday 19th March 2020; this is not a decision that has been taken lightly but one...
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One of our year 8 students has won third place in a poster competition run by the YKC Young Kennel Club and has been presented with a prize at the world-famous Crufts show. Rosie, who is a member of the Kennel Club, entered the competition after seeing it advertised in the club magazine.  The YKC...
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With the heat of the Summer Diamond Jubilee Festival and Sports Day now a warm and distant memory, another year draws to a close.  This holiday season is always a time for reflection as well as looking forward to a new year.  We began this term reflecting in our opening assembly on the idea that...
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