Category: Headmaster’s Notes

Headmaster’s Notes: Harvesting what we sow

2nd October 20

We have enjoyed a healthy focus on Harvest this week and we have been reminding the children how fortunate they are and how important it is to share what we have with others. Thank you for instilling this message at home too – I have been overwhelmed at the generosity of parents and pupils as…

Headmaster’s Notes: Taking Advantage of Every Opportunity

25th September 20

It was a pleasure to welcome a large number of prospective parents to Prince’s Mead for our virtual Early Years Open Morning last Saturday. Our visiting families were certainly impressed by hearing about the opportunities on offer to our youngest pupils and the standards of education that we pride ourselves upon across the breadth of…

Headmaster’s Notes: Together we can achieve so much

18th September 20

Inspections are always one of those exercises that we all need to go through from time to time but our experience this week was certainly a first as we hosted our first ‘virtual’ inspection team. We anticipated some healthy interest from the Department for Education following the launch of our Nursery and it was so…

Headmaster’s Notes: Welcome

29th August 20

Dear Parents I do hope that you enjoyed the summer break and your children are well rested and are as excited as we are for the term ahead. After finally breaking for the summer after our three-week optional term extension, we have not rested on the staff appointments front with some exciting changes and additions…

Headmaster’s Notes: Work hard, have fun and make history

21st June 20

Since the publication of further Government guidance to schools this week, the back rooms of Prince’s Mead have been hives of activity as we crafted a plan for the safe return to School over the coming days of those pupils who have remained at home with their live learning. I was delighted to meet with…

Headmaster’s Notes: Work hard, have fun and make history

19th June 20

Work hard, have fun and make history   Since the publication of further Government guidance to schools this week, the back rooms of Prince’s Mead have been hives of activity as we crafted a plan for the safe return to School over the coming days of those pupils who have remained at home with their…

Headmaster’s Notes: Art is the soul of a people

12th June 20

In Friday Prayers this morning I spoke about dealing with challenges. Over this last week, we will all be aware of those members of the school community who have faced testing times with great bravery, fortitude and dignity. This morning was an opportunity to remind everyone that they are not alone and, despite the barrier…

Headmaster’s Notes: Planning our work and working our plan

8th June 20

Planning our work and working our plan A very warm welcome back to you all after our half-term break. What a great joy it has been to enter the next phase of our staged return to normality this week as we welcomed back our Reception, Year One and Year Six pupils on Monday with an…

Headmaster’s Notes: Everything is interconnected.

17th May 20

Everything is interconnected. I remain very mindful of the challenges we are facing as a result of the pandemic; my thoughts remain very much with you all as we continue to work so hard to ensure that the education and welfare of our children continue to be prioritised, both inside and outside of the virtual…

Headmaster’s Notes: History is written by the victors

8th May 20

History is written by the victors On 8th May 1945, Prime Minister Winston Churchill made his Victory in Europe speech, in which he officially announced the unconditional surrender of Germany and the end of the Second World War in Europe. And here we are, 75 years on. Our generation has thankfully not known the horrors…