All posts by: Barry Pavey

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Friday 8th May Congratulations to Peter of the Green party who won the Highshore election! Well done to all candidates and their campaign teams for all their hard work over the past two weeks. Awareness of the election and what  it means for us has certainly been communicated across the school.

Thursday 7th May After two weeks of campaigning Highshore went to the polls today. I was really proud of 13M pupils: Alf, Dan , Louis and Luke who staffed the polling station and took their responsibilities so seriously. 93 pupils voted in total and the polling station was very busy this morning. Our college pupils […]

Monday 27th April   Today we were visited by Councillor Vikki Mills the Southwark cabinet member for Education. Sally Smith (Chair of Governors) and I showed Vikki round the school and spoke to her about our achievements and about our plans.   Vikki then met with our candidates for the Highshore General Election. They told […]

Monday 20th April – Election Day: At today’s school council meeting we elected five pupils to stand in the upcoming Highshore general election. There was a debate on what we would like to change and what we would do for other pupils. I was impressed that so many pupils want to be involved. On Election […]

Wednesday 25th March Business links day I had a great day with class 8/9 today. The whole school took part in our business links day. 8/9 went to the Bank of England museum where we tried to lift a bar of gold and then we walked to the Royal Bank of Scotland.  We we’re welcomed, […]

Red Nose Day – 13th March The school was a sea of red in the playground, the dining room and the assembly hall. We had a fantastic assembly with a mix of Music – a great rendition of the comic relief song and excellent lead vocals from Melissa in “Bring me sunshine”, film – it […]

Tuesday 10th February Friendship fortnight is going well. Some of our older pupils are acting as playground buddies to younger pupils. We are giving out a lot of wristbands and stickers when we see acts of friendship. It has been lovely to receive friendship cards. The school council wrote a friendship charter at their meeting […]

Friday 6th February Highshore school held its first business links networking lunch on Friday 6th February. About thirty people attended including local council members, business representatives from KPMG, Harrisons Caterers ,IES computing, Borough Market, Greensky and  the South London gallery. Also represented were voluntary organisations such as Community Service Volunteers. Neighbours including St. John the […]

Thursday 29th January Tonight we held our first Highshore film club. About thirty five pupils attended. Our film was “Frozen” which fits in very well with the weather at the moment! There was a great atmosphere with a lot of pupils joining in with the singing! Many thanks to parents for their support. This will […]