The value of education

Over the past few weeks we’ve had to face the significant challenges that exist, as a matter of course, in our schools and the college, which are just part of our duties. The Omicron wave has hit us hard with the absence of pupils, students and staff but we seem to have seen off those […]

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Music Mark Award

We once again have been awarded the nationally recognised “Music Mark” at both Oakwood High School and Sitwell Junior School. They contacted us yesterday to say ‘we have recognised your commitment to a broad and balanced curriculum and the value that you place on music, and as a result, we would like to celebrate it […]

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Inspire Trust

Whatever your connection with our schools, the college or the Trust, thank you for all your endeavours, your commitment and your willingness to go that extra mile over the last week or so. It has been a difficult couple of weeks since our return from the Christmas break. Many of you have stepped forward and […]

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Not New Order

Those of you who have had to read, or even endure, my missives over the years may feel I’m a little premature today if I discuss Blue Monday. Can I just say that there is no obligation to read this Friday message; you won’t be tested on it! As I have written in the past, […]

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I resolve to have a Happy New Year

Happy New Year. As we have been back for a few days now, and there was a decent run after the New Year celebrations itself before we returned to school or college, it seems like the New Year and Christmas celebrations were a lifetime ago. That said, many of you may well be reminded on […]

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Happier January 2022

Even when facing difficult times, we can still take positive steps forward and find reasons to be hopeful  Join Action for Happiness for #HappierJanuary and enjoy daily actions to boost your wellbeing and bring happiness to others  www.actionforhappiness.org/January

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