HEADTEACHER'S BLOG: This week has been an absolute example of what Sandown School is about. On Monday, the whole school ventured over to the field for our now annual Holi celebration. It was fantastic to see so many colourful, smiling faces on both the children and the adults. It was an amazing spectacle to witness (from the safety of being behind the camera). This event is fast becoming the most eagerly awaited event of the school year.
Wednesday brought Eagle Heights to school. The children witnessed a magnificent display by several beautiful birds of prey. Many children had their photos taken and we hope these will be in school before the Easter holidays. I have to say I was not aware how noisy owls could be!
The Governing Body met on Wednesday evening and had a very productive meeting. I was really proud to present our current attendance figures. Despite the bugs which are still affecting some pupils, our attendance this term so far, is a very impressive 97.1%; this is incredible and I'd like to thank you all for your continuing support in this matter.
Next week, we have a couple of schools coming into Sandown to observe the fantastic work going on in school. One of the schools is from Shepway - a clear indication that Sandown's reputation is growing. Their focus is on Early Years, Inspire Maths in Years 1 and 2, and our Pupil Voice observations.
Thank you for your continuing support. See you at the gate.
Until next week ... ... ...KATE LUXFORD
Enjoy the photographs from our whole school Jungle Book collaboration and creativity day held at the end of February.
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