All posts by: Nick Clark

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Dear Parents and Carers, Face Front Theatre company joined us again on Monday to present “It’s My Move”. Feedback was that this was an excellent performance and our pupils in 13/14J and 13/14C were all actively taking part. The performance is about transition and a number of classes have benefited from it over the past […]

The first meeting of the school council took place this week. As always new class representatives were eager to share their ideas which included more playground equipment and more opportunities to exercise and keep fit. Pupils talked about how best to spend their budget and will make a final decision once they have discussed ideas […]

There was a great turn out on Monday at the Parent Group meeting. It was good to see a number of new parents joining the group. We held our first fire drill of the school year on Monday morning so parents had the opportunity to see how well our pupils evacuated the building. On Monday […]

Here is and excerpt from the UN World Down Syndrome Day Conference which talked about “What I bring to the workplace” – Enabling all persons with Down syndrome to contribute and live valued working lives, to be fully included in the community. Included are employers of ex pupils Alfie and Shomari who gained paid employment through […]

I rarely have the opportunity to take key stage assemblies so it was a pleasure this morning to spend time with key stage 4. We reflected on the Christmas story, on kindness and enjoyed some singing and dancing at the end of the assembly. As ever our pupils were keen to join in and took […]

Here are a few pictures of Shomari receiving his first degree black belt in Liverpool last week. It was very hard work, but a great achievement and celebration afterwards. He is pictured with his instructor who was also promoted at the ceremony, with a few of his martial arts colleagues (including his sister and cousin […]

Our reunion disco this evening was a fantastic night out! It was so good to welcome back so many former pupils! The evening was full of happy reunion: almost all of the class of 2016 returned as did many of the class of 2017. There was lots of talking and even more dancing!  Many thanks […]

This morning we remembered those who died in conflict in our assembly. Jeff read “in Flanders fields” following which our minutes silence was perfectly observed. It was  as always, a moving occasion.        

We had a very positive meeting with the National youth Theatre this morning. Anna, Frankie and Karen enjoyed a tour of the school and talked to pupils in 7E, 7S and 12/13H. We then looked at ways we could possibly work together. There were some exciting suggestions discussed. I hope to be able to share […]