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In a final message of the year, our Principal Miss Hughes-Williams reflects on the journey and the changes we’ve all faced over the last year: It is not easy to capture the levels of challenge and change that everyone in our communities have risen to this academic year.  The competing pressures on families has been...
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As the end of term approaches, some students have been celebrating their success in gaining the highest number of merits in their year.  Our merit system allows students to be rewarded for a variety of behaviours including doing well in class, producing good work, behaving well or displaying our Core Values in notable ways.  Various...
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Officially, our transition week has ended although we are keeping the online material available until September so that our incoming Year 7 students, currently in Year 6 and their parents/carers can revisit it. As has been the case everywhere, for more than a year we have been unable to hold live events or have visitors...
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Thursday 4 March 2021 is World Book Day and with reading becoming more popular than ever, English teacher Mrs McLarnon writes about why books are our friends: It probably won’t surprise you to know that reading has surged in lockdown with a third of people reading much more in the last year. Young people are...
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According to the NHS nearly a third of the population struggle to get a good night’s sleep.  This includes those of us who struggle to fall asleep every night, once or twice a week or have long bouts of wakefulness in the small hours. This term our well-being practitioner Mrs Troughton is introducing some meditations...
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“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost.” JRR Tolkien Here we are at the end of a term and a year like no other. As you will see from our latest data,...
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This first term of the 2020-21 year has certainly been unique and there have been many challenges we have all had to take on board. School life continues though and our Principal is impressed with our community and how well our children have dealt with uncertainty. “It has been an eventful and very positive eight...
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Miss Hughes-Williams offers her final thoughts on what has been an exceptional academic year:
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From September, students will be wearing a new PE kit at Heart of England for the first time.  Our new, flexible and inclusive kit is modern, easy to wash and looks great! New Year 7 students will be in the kit from the start of the year when they join us.  Other students will change...
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