Headteacher's Blog

06Dec 2017

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 […]

10Nov 2017

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 […]

10Nov 2017

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.        

08Nov 2017

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 […]

19Oct 2017

We had a very happy time at film club tonight. Fifty six pupils enjoyed the Smurfs film. Popcorn was on sale prepared by ex pupil Louis who is doing some work experience with us. It was a good way to (almost)  end the half term! Pupils were very excited about next month’s film which is […]

13Oct 2017

It was good to welcome back former pupil Shomari today. Shomari left Highshore this summer. Shomari had exciting news to share with us. In addition to his course at Bromley college he has been offered paid employment one day each week at Radobank in Cannon St.  This is fantastic news for Shomari and very encouraging […]

09Oct 2017

It was so good to see Councillor Kieron Williams today. Kieron came into school to present certificates in assembly – our pupils had entered some brilliant art work into the Camberwell community council competition. Harry and Elizabeth were so happy with their prizes. I last saw Kieron at the Camberwell community forum and we had […]

03Oct 2017

This afternoon I joined the sixth form who watched a performance by Face Front theatre company called “It’s My Move”. The performance focuses on issues to do with transition. Pupils were encouraged to take part and there were a number of breaks in performance where pupils were asked to suggest what choices an actor could […]

27Sep 2017

This morning pirates arrived in my office looking for a place to bury treasure! It took a while to recognise them as members of 7E! At present the treasure is still safe – let’s see what will happen next….their visit certainly enlivened my meeting.

27Sep 2017

The school council met for the first time this morning. It was great to see the enthusiasm of new reps. We talked about lunches, the playground and after school clubs. Minutes are available on the website. Council members received their badges. There were some very proud pupils!