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Mr Richards' Weekly Words

Every week the Bulletin newsletter is sent home from the School Office highlighting important forthcoming dates and events, along with a round-up by Mr Richards of the week gone by. Read below recent messages from the Head's desk.

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  • Mr Richards' words summer week 8

    Published 18/06/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Mens sana in corpore sano, is an often used quote from antiquity and our predecessors were certainly not wrong with a lot of their thinking. At Junior Boys there has been a considerable focus on this idea this week.

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  • Mr Richards' words summer week 7

    Published 11/06/21, by Hayley Johnston

    On Monday we returned to a sun blessed Junior Boys after a refreshing half term. We reflected on the highlights and considered the wonderful and varied opportunities where boys can achieve their best. We also discussed Child Safety Week and whether this meant we should always be wrapped up in cotton wool or be adventurous and prepared to take risks. We wondered what made a risk acceptable and if we were all different in our responses. We then even practised ‘not looking up!' to prepare for the aerial photo shoot on Thursday.  

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  • Mr Richards' words summer week 6

    Published 27/05/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Thrills and gasps of amazement echoed across the playing fields as our Reception boys watched intently and then could not contain themselves as the butterflies were released and spread their wings and took to the skies. The Painted Ladies were a beautifully captivating topic for the boys to develop a love of learning. 

     

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  • Mr Richards' words summer week 5

    Published 21/05/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Another incredible week has simply flown by. Showers and sunshine, mistakes and learning, winning and losing, determination and inspiration, alongside traditional teaching, innovation and plenty of enjoyment.

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  • Mr Richards' words summer week 4

    Published 14/05/21, by Hayley Johnston

    It's now my turn to join in with our revived focus on ‘back to basics’ with the emphasis on no screens! For me, this means no video this week, but not quite a return to quill and inkpot. 

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  • Mr Richards' words summer week 3

    Published 07/05/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Mr Richards shares what the Junior Boys have been up to this week, including fixtures starting again and shark infested pools. 

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  • Mr Richards' words summer week 2

    Published 29/04/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Mr Richards and the Junior Boys share what after school clubs they've been taking part in, and more. 

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  • Mr Richards' words summer week 1

    Published 22/04/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Welcome back!  As the Summer term begins, Mr Richards welcomes you back at the link below. 

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  • Mr Richards' words Lent week 11

    Published 26/03/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Mr Richards and the Junior Boys' teachers share their short film from the week, showcasing a vibrant Junior Boys in action.

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  • Mr Richards' words Lent week 10

    Published 19/03/21, by Hayley Johnston

    This week we're seeing what the Junior Boys are learning about in class, and Mr Richards shares his thoughts and stories from the week. See this at the link below. 

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  • Mr Richards' words Lent week 9

    Published 12/03/21, by Hayley Johnston

    We mixed it up this week and will be hearing from some Junior Boys , with questions from Mr Richards on their return to school.

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  • Mr Richards' words Lent week 8

    Published 05/03/21, by Hayley Johnston

    Mr Richards shares his thoughts and stories from the week at the link below.

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