Dear Parents and Carers
Today’s non-uniform day is to support the nationwide Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Save the Children. Thanks to all students who have donated and chosen to wear a great range of festive garments; they’ve brightened the place up brilliantly.
Yesterday was a grim day for the weather, but that didn’t dampen the desire of the children to make sure they voted in our mock general election. I was delighted that so many students wanted to discuss the election with staff in class and around school during break and lunch. Since the election was announced, we’ve tried to engage students in politics and get the message across that if young people want politicians to represent their views and opinions, they MUST vote. As you know, the turnout of 18-24 year olds nationally is appalling, and it falls on all parents and schools to engage our kids in the democratic process. (more…)