Silent. Calm. Busy. Busier. Busier still. Busiest!
These are the six words which I choose to describe the first six week of the Autumn term 2023, and in order!
The Autumn term 2023 has well and truly ramped up a gear in the last couple of weeks. These are such vital days of the school academic year.
We are currently at the tail end of ingraining working routines into your children (not that I am implying this is ever really completed)! Good timetabling should allow pupils to ‘feel’ the flow of a week and we believe this is starting to take shape for the pupils.
We have been quickly and widely expanding the pupils’ ongoing development in their learning skills. You may have noticed a ‘step up’ in your child over the last few weeks, not only in their handwriting, their spelling or their approach to learning, but also in their general abilities of understanding how school life works and what we (the teachers) are looking for from them. We truly hope they are charged and inspired.
We have been allowing the children the space and time to get into their ‘groove’ with new group dynamics. There are lots of different sorts of group dynamics with which to familiarise themselves. We often watch all kinds of sparkle and magic of kindness and love at this time of term. As C.S. Lewis says: