It's the end of another academic year!

I have stated in my last letter to you this year that it has been an extremely challenging year, with many obstacles along the way, but the response from staff, pupils and parents has been magnificent! I could not be prouder of our whole school community, this is what makes us so special and as we…

Posted by /blog/author/Plennon on 16 July 2021

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Wednesday 27 May 2021

 

Driving to work this morning, the fields were much greener after all the rain that we have had recently and my thoughts were that it makes the world seem more hospitable than it has felt of late.  With the restrictions on the wearing of face masks lifted, it has been so lovely seeing the…

Posted by /blog/author/Plennon on 26 May 2021

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Wednesday 31 March 2021

On the day that we break for Easter, I wanted to share some fantastic work with you that our teachers have sent to me because they are so proud of the attitude to learning from pupils in their classes.

It has been such a tough year for everyone, but now the sun is shining; there is really…

Posted by /blog/author/Plennon on 31 March 2021

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Monday 8 February 2021

I've learned that February used to be called 'Cabbage month' … perhaps the medieval English were eating a lot of cabbages during February?  Another more popular name was Solmonath, which literally means 'mud month' which judging by the amount of rain we have had recently, very apt! 

 

Posted by /blog/author/Plennon on 8 February 2021

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Thursday 7 January 2021 - Happy New Year

Happy New Year … and what a start to the year we have had already!   

 

I would like to thank all parents/carers, pupils and every member of staff for their understanding and co-operation with the last-minute changes that were enforced upon all schools at the start of this week.   Myself and…

Posted by /blog/author/Plennon on 8 January 2021

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Monday 7 December 2020

The season of Advent anticipates the 'arrival of Christ' and is a time in our calendar when we prepare to spend more time with our loved ones as we enjoy the festivities associated with Christmas.  However, this has been a year unlike any other and we may feel that we have already spent a lot of…

Posted by /blog/author/Plennon on 7 December 2020

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Monday 5 October 2020

What a welcome back to school we have had so far!  Our Year 7 pupils have joined us and I can honestly say that they have settled into life at St Edmund Arrowsmith without any problems, the whole staff have been very impressed with them.  Considering that these pupils had not had the opportunity…

Posted by /blog/author/Plennon on 5 October 2020

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