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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM BLOG 28/02/2024

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends We are very fortunate at the Holt to have a full time, experienced and very enthusiastic careers lead. Her name is Mrs Hart and she has contributed to the blog this week by telling us all about the careers events she organises...

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM BLOG 21/02/2024

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends I hope you had a lovely half term break. It is incredible what a difference a week makes; driving into school on Monday, I no longer needed my full beams along those country roads. Even my drives home have not been so dark and...

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM BLOG 07/02/2024

Dear Parent, Guardians and Friends We have a few school trips setting off this week.  We wish Year 9 well on the Battlefield trip with the students and staff departing at 2.45am on Friday morning….(school trips always seem to start and/or finish in the middle of the...

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM BLOG 31/01/2024

I wonder if you know this quote from Daniel Tammet: “Like works of literature, ___________ _____ help expand our circle of empathy, liberating us from the tyranny of a single, parochial point of view”. It is one of my favourites because it encapsulates much of what...

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM BLOG 24/01/2024

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends,   Firstly, some successful news from the PE Department. On Saturday, Mrs White and Mrs Bolton took some of the Cross-Country team to the Berkshire Schools Cross Country race at Newbury Showground. Both the U13 and U15 team...

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM BLOG 17/01/2024

  We have made it past the halfway mark in January. Coming back to school on the 2nd January was certainly a shock to the system for many of us but we soon got back into the swing of things.    Year 11 have shown maturity and dedication throughout their PPEs...

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM BLOG 10/01/2024

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends, Looking at the school calendar for this time of year – it is clear that things are gearing up gradually for the Spring term.  Year 11s are currently undertaking their PPEs, Year 9s options process will start shortly, the...

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM BLOG 03/01/2024

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends Happy New Year! I hope you had a lovely Christmas break with your family and friends and wish you all the best for 2024! The 2nd of January did seem rather prompt to be coming back to school, I pondered yesterday on my drive in,...

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM BLOG 13/12/2023

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends It has been 14 weeks since the start of term in September. As we finish on Friday a huge well done to all our Year 7 students for settling in so well and embracing the life of the school. Year 10 have transitioned smoothly to GCSEs...

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM BLOG 06/12/2023

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends As we enter the season of Advent, preparations for the end of term and the festivities beyond are cranking up at The Holt. A sense of mounting excitement lifts staff and students alike after a pretty drab and wet November. Students...

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