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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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Speakers for Schools continues their regular virtual talks online:  VTALK Schedule. There is a wide variety of topics available.  Check out the list below to see if there is anything of interest to you.  This week includes a presentation on how to talk to strangers, a talk on what architects do by Dr Maria Faraone and...
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Our school Careers and Destinations lead Mrs Williams suggests some useful links to talks from Speakers for Schools, an organisation set up by Robert Peston to give all school children access to prestigious speakers across a range of industries.  Read about their latest online offering whilst we are all at home: Speakers for Schools have...
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At the end of an extraordinary term Miss Hughes-Williams sends out a message to us all as we begin a rather different holiday than perhaps the one we expected: Many thanks for all your wonderful messages of support and appreciation over the past fortnight.   Thank you also for your patience and proportionality as we navigate...
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