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CO-HEADTEACHERS’ BLOG 14/10/2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends With only one more week to go before half term, I have been reflecting on what a busy, successful and inspiring term it has been for students and staff across the school. Being a new member of the senior leadership team and head of...

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CO-HEADTEACHERS’ BLOG 07/10/2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends   Autumn is well and truly upon us. The nights are drawing in, the central heating is on and my winter coat is out of storage. I am fortunate to have the most beautiful view from my office, where you can see the lovely autumnal...

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CO-HEADTEACHERS’ BLOG 30/09/2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends I was looking through some old emails at the weekend when I came across one that started,  ‘There is an ancient Chinese curse ‘May you live in interesting times’ and we are most certainly living in interesting times.’  Our current...

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CO-HEADTEACHERS’ BLOG 23/09/2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends At The Holt, we always mark the seasons and special times of the year. Doing so helps to bring us together and lends a rhythm that weaves its way through our learning and teaching. This includes House competitions such as sports...

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CO-HEADTEACHERS’ BLOG 16/09/2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends This week we have enjoyed a fabulous spell of “warm weather” with temperatures topping 30c on Monday. Personally, this feels like “hot” weather to me, rather than “warm”. However, I was watching a weather item on the news on Monday...

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CO-HEADTEACHERS’ BLOG 09/09/2020

Dear Parent, Guardians and Friends, Over the summer, I read a book of excerpts from Eleanor Roosevelt’s newspaper columns, radio talks, speeches and correspondence about the challenges in life and her thoughts and arguments are as relevant today as they were 70 years...

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CO-HEADTEACHERS’ WEEKLY UPDATE 16/07/2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends Well, we have finally made it to the end of a very difficult year. Never did we imagine, when we set out our new school year in September, that our Year 11 and 13 would finish their school days so abruptly and the rest of our...

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CO-HEADTEACHERS’ UPDATE 08/07/2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends Just one more week to go until the summer holidays. It certainly feels like the end of term – which is a good sign! Your sons and daughters have done so well during school closure – they have shown incredible endurance and of course...

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CO-HEADTEACHERS’ WEEKLY UPDATE 01/07/2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends This week, we continue to be overwhelmed by the kindness of Holt friends and the local community as well as strangers, offering their condolences and paying tribute to James and his contribution not only to our school, but to...

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CO-HEADTEACHERS’ WEEKLY UPDATE 24/06/2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends It has been a difficult and challenging week for everyone and we are truly humbled by the support of our kind and vibrant community.  James was a wonderful teacher – the tributes are incredible and we will all miss him dearly....

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