Head of School update 19.11.21
Dear Parents and Carers,
Welcome to this weeks update.
Kindness is more important today than it has ever been. The isolation of the last year has underlined how little acts of consideration can break down barriers and brighten the lives of the people around us. This is one of the reasons, that ‘One Kind Word’ has been chosen as the theme of Anti-Bullying Week taking place from 15 to 19 of November 2021. From odd socks, wearing blue and anti bullying poster competitions, we have celebrated in style. Again and again, the young and not-so-young told us they wanted anti-bullying work to be about hope and the positive and kind things we can do to halt hurtful behaviour in its tracks.
Anti-Bullying Week is an annual UK event, held in the third week in November which aims to raise awareness of bullying of children and young people, in schools and elsewhere, and to highlight ways of preventing and responding to it. It started in 2002 and has since grown to become a significant event in the calendars of children, families and schools with an estimated 80% of all schools taking part.
The most important thing is that Anti-Bullying Week helps raise awareness of bullying amongst children and young people and helps schools to tackle bullying taking place both online and face to face.
Take a look above at the winners of the competition and snaps of blue around the school.
Every class has voted for the kindest boy/girl in their class this week. In todays ‘Teams Assembly’ I will be awarding both a King and Queen with a certificate and a prize in every class.
I want to say a huge thank you to staff this week, everyone has been helping and supporting each other through our staff absence challenges. Thank you to the pupils and parents for showing understanding through these tough times. I am so very proud of our school community.
Take care and enjoy the weekend,
Miss N Baker
Head of School