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20/06/17

Don’t forget it’s every Friday lunchtime. Speak to Mr Hart for more information. https://t.co/qFJWOmSX4y

20/06/17

Advice and support for families on online gaming https://t.co/XJqyemNg78

19/06/17

Keeping mobile devices away from the bedroom is a good household rule to ensure good rest. More information here https://t.co/ESIGv8qj5F

19/06/17

Due to the weather, blazers and ties are NOT necessary this week. Please ensure they have enough water and sun cream is applied sun

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18/06/17

Our exam timetable for the next two weeks. https://t.co/856WTGN7LT

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18/06/17

More from camping trips to Frensham ponds near Farnham and Surrey Hills near Shere for Bronze award. https://t.co/yvwEHjVlQ8

18/06/17

Information for families on Safer Internet Use covering a range of devices and how to activate parental controls https://t.co/8AzS2uuver

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17/06/17

Students took part in camping trip Frensham ponds near Farnham the Surrey Hills near Shere for their Bronze award. https://t.co/AjWdXTDbPZ

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17/06/17

Please support the school by entering an online competition to win £5000 worth of National Book library books. Visit https://t.co/T2ECVxDn6c https://t.co/gwV8eEAzmQ

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16/06/17

Another very well attended Friday lunchtime Chess Club. Lots of well contested matches taking place https://t.co/D7XCeg4cHn

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16/06/17

Students will read and listen to pupil from during paired reading session every Friday for six weeks. Stay tuned for more. https://t.co/wCommfFWKU

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15/06/17

Our Dance Company wowed audiences at the first ever Ignition Dance Festival held at a packed Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith. https://t.co/bpb5sUaSYh

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14/06/17

Our Y8 students were outstanding ambassadors for the school doing paired reading session with pupils from https://t.co/b0oAl38B6M

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13/06/17

Our Y8 paired reading programme with year 5 pupils started this week. https://t.co/rCtZrACnuZ

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11/06/17

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11/06/17

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Thank you to for inviting to the track sessions - our students are so excited & looking forward to taking part !

11/06/17

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Proud of our Dance Club and our school !! https://t.co/PtPhJskEso

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11/06/17

Our exam timetable for this week. Best of luck to our students. More information here. https://t.co/rV9U4wyKxi https://t.co/QsGLJVUWM7

Ofsted

The recent Ofsted report details the range of improvements that need to be made to our school. It reports the same findings as myself and the new Trust discovered during our in depth review of the school last term.

Most schools who find themselves with the challenges detailed in our report have to begin to find new arrangements for leadership, governance and school improvement immediately following the publication of the report. We are in a much stronger position than this as our new arrangements are already in place and our plans are already being enacted.

The Ofsted inspection has taken place at a pivotal time for the school. We started work last term to rapidly improve the school. Supported by John Wilkinson, Head of Teddington School and Philippa Nunn, Head of Waldegrave School we have put an action plan in place to improve teaching and learning, behaviour for learning and achievement across the school.

Our main work this term includes:

  • Re affirming the behaviour for learning policy including sanctions and rewards so that all staff apply it consistently and all students benefit from it 
  •  Ensuring all classrooms are staffed with good teachers 
  • Setting a new standard in how the school is led and operates so that all staff are clear of expectations and have been invested in to ensure they can deliver 
  • Developing the curriculum for 2016/17 in collaboration with Hampton High, Waldegrave and Teddington schools. 
  • Improve homework routines  
  •  Improve marking and the quality of books 
  • Establish targeted staff training and Continuing Professional Development 
  • Open up play spaces and arrange ground works to improve conditions 
  • Assess lunch time arrangements and plan for improvements

There will be challenges ahead as well as great opportunities for students. I am confident that by working together with families, schools within the new Multi Academy Trust and the Local Authority we can make significant changes and improve the achievement and progress of all our students.

Assal Ruse
Headteacher

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