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Primary High Notes 6 Dec

December is now upon us which means only one thing, Christmas festivities can begin! I have certainly seen much evidence of that this week in Primary. On Tuesday I really enjoyed visiting both Year 3 classes as they started a mini Christmas topic in English, writing a character description of the bear or the hare from a story they had seen.

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Senior High Notes 6 Dec

Yesterday in my assembly I had the pleasure of handing out a large number of certificates and trophies for outstanding achievement, ranging from the Regional Trampolining Competition, Gold Crest Awards and House Drama. In addition, I was delighted to present impressive Duke of Edinburgh certificates.

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Staffing Announcement

Following a thorough process with a large number of outstanding applications, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Jeremy Harper as Head of Primary at Derby High School. He will take up the position next September at the start of the 2020/21 academic year.

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Senior High Notes 22 Nov

Tomorrow’s Christmas Fair, from 11am to 3pm, with more than 30 stalls offering a wide range of gifts, decorations, cards and much more, promises to be really fun for all the family. Entry is £1.50 for adults and free for U18’s. Do come along!

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Primary High Notes 22 Nov

Tomorrow’s Christmas Fair, from 11am to 3pm, with more than 30 stalls offering a wide range of gifts, decorations, cards and much more, promises to be really fun for all the family. Entry is £1.50 for adults and free for U18’s. Do come along!

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Primary High Notes 15th Nov

In Primary assembly this week, I shared a song from my all-time favourite band, Boyzone. I used the lyrics from Words to illustrate the power of words and the importance of being kind and thoughtful in what you say, a particularly important message during Anti-Bullying week: “You think that I don't even mean a single word I say. It's only words and words are all I have to take your heart away.”

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Senior High Notes 15th Nov

Today has been such fun! With every form choosing their own theme, we had a whole array of characters, including Minions, farmers and farm animals, and Hawaii sitting in front of me in Assembly. As soon as we have the total amount raised today, I will announce it.

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Circus comes to Derby High School's Primary School

The circus came to Derby High School’s Primary School as part of a fun-filled week linked to the curriculum.

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