The Thought Fox, by Ted Hughes

Language Matters

‘The words we use matter, the way we talk to people, communicate with them, write to them matters.’ – Ms Reid discusses how language, in fact, matters.

Amanda Gorman – Rising up through poetry

Rising Up Through Poetry

In response to Amanda Gorman’s poem at the presidential inauguration, Mrs Hardcastle reflects on the often misunderstood power of poetry.

Art in lockdown 3.0

Art, Mindfulness & Lockdown 3.0

Inspired by a letter from a Year 2 pupil, Mr Schmit writes on the importance of mindfulness and creativity – making time for the things you love.

Reading for Pleasure

The Importance Of Reading For Pleasure

The love of a good book… Mrs Hardcastle shares her love of literature and highlights how reading for pleasure is helping her to escape the lockdown gloom.

Welcome to the 'new normal'

Adjusting To The ‘New Normal’

In an article originally written for ‘The Register’ during the first lockdown, Julia offers valuable insights and advice for our current Year 11 pupils.