Category Archives: Head’s Newsletter


28th March 2017


  Thought of the Week Mothers hold their children’s hand for a moment and their heart for a lifetime.   28th March 2017   Dear Parent, We are certainly enjoying the nicer weather and looking forward to our Easter holiday. I am sure that you will all have a lovely time and create nice family […]

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20th March 2017


  Thought of the Week Spring is nature’s way of saying ‘Let’s Party’.   20th March 2017 Dear Parents, I would love to say that the weather matched our thought of the week! Instead we look forward to seeing the weather improve and to the variety of outdoor activities we enjoy as a result! Form […]

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13th March 2017


  Thought of the Week Love all, trust a few and do wrong to none – W. Shakespeare   13th March 2017 Dear Parent, This morning’s assembly was focused on making the right choices and, if we see something we believe is not right, ensuring we tell someone who can help. Branwood’s Netball Team I […]

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6th March 2017


Thought of the week An ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.   6th March 2017   Dear Parent, A lot of people would have noticed a giant yellow duck outside of school today. It was hard to miss! The children thoroughly enjoyed seeing the 6 metre duck outside and all the little […]

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27th February 2017


Thought of the Week Your beliefs don’t make you a better person. Your behaviour does.   27th February 2017 Dear Parent, It was lovely to see all the children back in school this morning after a well-earned rest. I trust that everyone had a good holiday and enjoyed some family time where possible. Form 6 […]

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6th February 2017


Thought of the Week Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.  6th February 2017 Dear Parent, This week is certainly a busy one with our focus firmly on safety. We started the week with Rev. Critchlow looking at how easy it is to help someone in need and how we should […]

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30th January 2017


Thought of the Week Every Accomplishment starts with the decision to try. 30th January 2017 Dear Parent, This morning’s assembly was focused on belonging and being part of a supportive family. We discussed the idea that we often have people we feel are family even though they are not officially so. It was nice to […]

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23rd January 2017


Put your heart, mind and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.   23rd January 2017 Dear Parent, This week we continue to focus our children on ensuring that they are doing their best and working hard. Form 6 continue to sit examinations and start attending assessment days and interviews […]

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16th January 2017


Thought of the Week A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart.   16th January 2017 Dear Parent, Children last week were really hoping for a snow day on Friday and while some areas had a fair amount of snow we had very little. As I stood outside to greet everyone […]

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9th January 2017


  Thought of the week The best way to predict your future is to create it.   9th January 2017 Dear Parent, I spoke to the children in the Friday Commendation Assembly at the end of last week about how proud of them I was. It was lovely to see the children coming into school […]

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