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Principal’s Comment – 5th July 2019

Dear Parents and Carers,

Another term over and the holidays are about to begin. Hopefully they will give a chance for recuperation from all the various ‘bugs’ and illnesses that have afflicted so many over the last few weeks. The final day – with a much-reduced School population – saw us collapse the normal timetable in favour of a range of activities in which multi-year groups participated.

How to get your child active and improve their wellbeing

In order for children to stay healthy, professionals recommend that they participate in a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity every day. Physical activity has benefits at every age – here are some of the advantages of regular exercise for children:

Improves brain function

Research indicates that regular exercise can increase the size of the hippocampus, an area of the brain that focuses on learning and memory.

Principal’s Comment – 21st June 2019

Dear Parents and Carers,

I write with the happy prospect of an evening with our School community to follow later in the day. I look forward to this and to being with you for what I am sure will be a most enjoyable occasion.

Country Week

Continuing to look forward, preparations are well-advanced for this festival of sport, which takes place in Week 10: we are taking six staff and 46 students to play games in basketball, netball, hockey and volleyball, with dance also featuring.