Please click below to see the school holiday dates for 2014 – 2016
Almost all the photos from our weekend at Winmarleigh Hall are on the Winmarleigh Hall blog now!
Not long to go now and the weather forecast at the moment seems good for the weekend
Remaining fine into the weekend with variable cloud and warm sunny spells by day. Turning chilly under clear spells overnight, with some isolated fog patches forming in rural locations.
Have a look at our Winmarleigh Hall blog over the weekend to see what we get up to!
It’s the end of the summer holidays.
I’m excited! (I usually am…)
I’m excited about a great new adventure. I’m excited about starting something new. I’m excited about meeting new people and making new friends.
I’m also feeling nervous and a little scared. I’m sure that lots of children and parents are feeling exactly the same!
The new school year normally feels a bit like this, but this one is different – special in lots of ways.
Next Tuesday I’ll be standing at the school gate in the morning saying “Hello” to hundreds of people who I don’t know and who don’t know me! I’ll be giving my first assembly for the whole school and trying to remember everybody’s names!
I’m going to need lots of help.
I’m going to need lots of help to continue building the amazing school and community started by Mrs Hartley and continued by Mrs Frayne. The school is held in such high regard due to their leadership, enthusiasm and relationships. I’m under no illusions of the expectations of me as a new Head Teacher coming into such a well established school, but every ending is a chance to reflect, reassess and move forward once more.
This is where I will need help. Over the coming weeks and months I want to ask everybody in the school community some simple questions. Simple questions, but important ones.
- What do we mean by a ‘Quality Education’?
- What makes our school so special?
- How can we make our school even better?
If you can all help me answer these questions and build on the outcomes then we won’t go far wrong! Start thinking about it, because there’s a lot to think about.
But first things first, next Tuesday. I’ve just realised that most of the parents don’t even know what I look like, so here I am.
Obviously I’ll be wearing a suit on Tuesday! Have a great last week of your holiday.