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  • March / April 2023 Blog

    Published 16/05/23, by Dan Parkinson
    As we approach exam season, I thought it would be a good time to explain a little bit about  our Developing Blended Learners Programme (DBLP) which we  introduced this year. The purpose behind the programme is to instruct our students on
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  • January / February 2023 Blog

    Published 08/03/23, by Dan Parkinson
    As January and February are traditionally quite a ‘blue’ time of year I thought the January/February blog would be a great opportunity to share with our community the progress we have made this academic year so far on our mental health pr
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  • November / December 2022 Blog

    Published 16/01/23, by Dan Parkinson
    In my last blog I talked in depth about the importance of partnership between the College and home. For the second part of the Autumn term, I want to take the opportunity to celebrate the extent of enrichment we have underway during these autumn mont
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  • September / October 2022 Blog

    Published 31/10/22, by Dan Parkinson
    I think, now more than ever, it is a good time to talk about partnership. The world around us can appear slightly incomprehensible at times and this can be distinctly worrying. When we crave stability and the knowledge that people in positions of nat
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  • May / June / July 2022 Blog

    Published 14/07/22, by Dan Parkinson
    This last week Mr Collins and I have delivered an assembly to all Houses celebrating the successes of the last year, as well as focussing on the developments lined up for next year, and we felt it would be a good idea to share these successes and dev
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  • March / April 2022 Blog

    Published 10/05/22, by Dan Parkinson
    You will no doubt be aware from all the posts on Facebook about the wide variety of additional learning activities that allow for real depth and breadth across our curriculum for students of all ages. To talk about all of them in the blog would be a
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  • January / February 2022 Blog

    Published 01/03/22, by Dan Parkinson
    I have to admit I was rather dreading the start to the Spring term. For yet another year the spectre of COVID-19 loomed large and to make matters worse I was booked for my booster within the first two days back, and I certainly did not feel that I ha
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  • December 2021 Blog

    Published 05/01/22, by Dan Parkinson
    I am delighted that we were able to finish our term with as many of our events in place as possible, despite the rapidly increasing rate of infections. It certainly gave a vastly improved feel to the end of term, over the rather bleak end in 2020. In
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  • November 2021 Blog

    Published 14/12/21, by Dan Parkinson
    It has been a very busy half-term and I want to celebrate in this blog the fact that we have been able to do so much enrichment against the continuing backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic which, despite all best efforts by so many scientists and strateg
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  • October 2021 Blog

    Published 15/11/21, by Dan Parkinson
    We started October off with a training day for all College staff. The key focus of this training day was around the introduction to our new behaviour policy. The aim of introducing a new behaviour policy was not so much to do with changing our behavi
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  • September 2021 Blog

    Published 14/10/21, by Dan Parkinson
    September has been a glorious month with beautiful weather and a College that has been fully operational without all the COVID-19 restrictions of the previous year. We also welcomed in our new cohort of Year 7, who are proving to be a fantastic addit
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  • June / July 2021 Blog

    Published 19/07/21, by Dan Parkinson
    As we approach the end of this very challenging and unusual year, we have at least been able to enjoy some of the Crookhorn events that are so important to our College year. At the end of June, we were able to run two COVID safe Headteacher Reward
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