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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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