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This is the final blog of the academic year - one that, in equal doses, we want to remember and forget! When we remember things we often create details or forget details. We focus on the 'peaks' and these create a distorted memory. For example, if you go to Alton Towers, the chances are you won't…

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Good afternoon - I hope you're all well.

We are now less than two weeks away from the end of the most unique of academic years. None of us have ever seen or experienced anything like this before. September started the year with such excitement and energy as it always does- new year 7s joining…

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Headlines 119 - Megabubbles

This week finally brought some clarity to what secondary school life will look like in September following weeks of speculation. A new word has burst (!) into our vocabulary – Megabubbles. It sounds a bit like some kind of new summer toy doesn’t it? Gone are the days of normal-sized bubbles – now…

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Hello  - I hope you're all keeping safe and well.

This weekend should have been The Glastonbury Festival - a totally unique event in the global music calendar that has attracted millions of music-lovers in its 50 year history. This, like so many other public events however, had to be cancelled…

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I hope you're all keeping well.

In the past few months the world has changed and some people think that it will never quite return to how it was before; we have entered the 'new normal'. As I wandered around Ely Market on Saturday morning - the first time I had ventured to the shops since we…

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Good morning and I hope you're all well. It's another beautiful day so I'm sure you will be out and about and hopefully making the most of the slight lifting of restrictions to reconnect with loved ones you haven't seen for a long time. For those people, in singular isolation for weeks and weeks,…

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Good Afternoon All! 

Welcome to my 'one-off 'blog as part of my website training!  It is in fact extremely useful because it gives me a great opportunity to tell you about all the positive changes that have been made.  We have been working really hard putting things in the right places for you…

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I hope you are all keeping well.

Firstly I'd like to metaphorically high five all of my primary school friends and colleagues in Littleport, The Active Learning Trust and beyond who opened their schools last week and gave their pupils a fantastic experience. I have heard so many positive…

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Headlines 114

Firstly - Happy Bank Holiday. It's a beautiful day and I'm guessing that most of you will be out in your gardens or in the park and certainly not reading this! I will, therefore, keep it short.

Some tough decisions are being made by school leaders across the country as we speak. How do they…

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I hope you are all keeping safe and well.

There has been a huge amount of news coverage and speculation around schools re-opening in the last seven days. At LECA we are in a slightly odd position of having none of the year groups on roll  that the Government would like to return in June. I say…

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Headlines 112 - Jason Wing

In a break from the norm, I'd like to use this platform to pay tribute to a man who I've had the privilege of working with for 14 years - Jason Wing. Jason has retired from front line education and leaves his post with the Active Learning Trust at the end of the academic year. Many of you know him…

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Headlines 111

Firstly I hope you are all keeping well and staying safe at home. It has been great to hear from students and parents over the last few weeks and, in the main, you have steered clear of the virus and doing your best to cope with these strange times. If you or your family has been affected,…

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