Headteacher’s Blog

This is the first Friday without an ‘official’ weekly newsletter. From now on, we hope to be able to relay school information, events and news more effectively, through blogs, posts and links to the school website so that communication can be spread throughout the week, as school life happens. Please encourage friends and family to download the school app so that they can also keep up to date with news about the Bowmansgreen school community.

It was lovely to see so many pupils taking home new titles at this month’s book swap which took place this afternoon. I really enjoy this event as it is heartening to see so many excited faces taking home books to share, read and enjoy. Inspiring and motivating pupils to read for pleasure is a responsibility we share with parents, to support pupils develop their language and communication skills as well as a wide range of other life skills such as forming opinions and developing their imaginations.  If you have any books that your child has outgrown or no longer reads, please send them in so that we can add them to our book swap library. Next book swap event: Thursday July 4th.

We are noticing an increasing number of pupils arriving to school not wearing the correct school uniform. We appreciate that we are in the final half-term of the year and parents are reluctant to buy new uniform but we must insist that standards are maintained. Please ensure that your child has full school uniform every day, including footwear. Trainers are only acceptable if they are all black – bright logos and lettering are not permitted. We will be reminding pupils of uniform expectations next week and contacting parents if we have ongoing concerns about their child’s uniform.

On Tuesday, Anthony Glenn will be visiting Bowmansgreen to deliver a ‘Shaking up Shakespeare’ performance of Macbeth. Pupils are in for a treat as the performance involves audience participation and lots of humour.

One week to go until the Bowmansgreen Summer Fair! On Thursday, pupils can wear non-uniform in exchange for items donated for the tombola.

Enjoy your weekend.