Newsletter Archive

June 2022

24 Jun 2022

I was in a meeting on Thursday with Dame Rachel De Souza, the Children's Commissioner. She was updating Hertfordshire headteachers …

May 27, 2022

27 May 2022

I often reflect on the difference between my previous life in industry versus life in school. One of the main …

May 9, 2022

09 May 2022

The Easter break has felt like a page being turned in the long book of Covid-19. I was grateful to …

April 2022

01 Apr 2022

Do you remember VCRs when you could watch videos on fast forward? With concentration, you could just about keep pace …

March 2022

11 Mar 2022

Post-pandemic, I've felt like the small child in the car on a long journey - 'Are we nearly there yet?' …

February 2022

11 Feb 2022

Sometimes the weeks can seem like months, but here we are at another half term. It seems like an age …

January 2022

21 Jan 2022

"In the face of uncertainty, there is nothing wrong with hope" - O. Carl Simonton
January started much like …

December 2021

20 Dec 2021

I am sure that you are the same as me at the moment: emotional. I think I speak for the …

November 30, 2021

30 Nov 2021

Sadly, we are all becoming more familiar with the letters of the Greek alphabet! With the emergence of the Omicron …

November 8, 2021

09 Nov 2021

The big news from last week was the publication of our Ofsted report from the inspection in September. This reads …

October 2021

11 Oct 2021

Someday I will be able to write a newsletter without mentioning Covid. But not this time. Professor Chris Whitty talked …

December 2020

December 2020

What a term it has been: 'baptism of fire is how it has been described...

October 2020

October 2020

I am very proud of the calibre of student that we have at HBS...

February 2020

February 2020

if you haven’t done so already: start revision now; start doing more than just homework or coursework now...”