Wellow House School

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Friday 13th October 2017

Story posted on: 13th October 2017

It is a little while since I updated you of my activities. I decided that after a year of reading my missives, there would not be enough original content…

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Friday 15th September 2017

Story posted on: 15th September 2017

As we approach the end of the first full week with pupils in school, I have a spring in my step once more and a smile on my face.  Prior to living…

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Friday 8th September 2017

Story posted on: 8th September 2017

At last the summer is over and I can hear the pitter-patter of feet on the stairs and in the corridors once more; the house is alive with the sound…

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Friday 23rd June 2017

Story posted on: 23rd June 2017

This week definitely falls into the mundane category… admin, report writing, grade cards, more admin etc… although there have been a few…

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Friday 16th June 2017

Story posted on: 16th June 2017

This was a wonderful week of discoveries…

...of a new bird’s nest in the bush outside the front of the school.  The twittering…

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Friday 9th June 2017

Story posted on: 12th June 2017

This week my focus is on those moments when we feel compelled by a mysterious need to say “Oooh” and “Aaah”.  These moments started with…

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Friday 26th May 2017

Story posted on: 26th May 2017

As I write this, for once the sun is shining and the windows are open as I welcome in the recent bursts of summer; certainly in school there has been…

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Friday 19th May 2017

Story posted on: 19th May 2017

The Curate’s egg comes to mind as I write this week – it has definitely been a week that has been good in parts!

I started the weekend off…

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Friday 12th May 2017

Story posted on: 13th May 2017

The speed with which this week has gone by has now achieved breath-taking limits; I think that may be the reason why I seem to have developed a black…

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Friday 5th May 2017

Story posted on: 5th May 2017

Finally, I managed to use the bank holiday weekend productively to clear the pile of papers from my desk…  This means that this particular…

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Friday 28th April 2017

Story posted on: 28th April 2017

Saturday started very positively with the hatching of two chicks in our school henhouse.  They looked extremely cute…

... and…

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Friday 21st April 2017

Story posted on: 21st April 2017

I cannot believe we are already at the end of our first week back after the Easter holidays!  For those of you with long memories, I have to confirm…

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Friday 24th March 2017

Story posted on: 24th March 2017

Last week I had a very contemporary issue; no sooner had I received the acknowledgement “blog uploaded”, I realised that I had omitted a very critical…

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Friday 17th March 2017

Story posted on: 17th March 2017

Our school week started in a very bright fashion this Monday with our celebration of the Hindu festival of Holi with a colour run around our grounds. …

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Friday 10th March 2017

Story posted on: 10th March 2017

As I ended last week I mentioned that I was off to the Pancake Party boarding sleepover… this was fantastic fun.  We decorated carnival masks…

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Friday 3rd March 2017

Story posted on: 3rd March 2017

We started the week with a Prep school assembly where we talked about Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday occurring this week signalling the start of Lent. …

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Friday 24th February 2017

Story posted on: 27th February 2017

It has definitely been a week of two halves with respect to the weather this week.  As everyone arrived back after half term holidays on Monday…

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Friday 10th February 2017

Story posted on: 10th February 2017

After my update last week, I went to spend my evening with the fantastic pupils who stayed for the American-themed sleepover.  To start we all…

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Friday 3rd February 2017

Story posted on: 3rd February 2017

Saturday dawned brightly so after a check up on all the attendees of Super Saturday in the Nest, David and I set off for Hunstanton, on the Norfolk…

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Friday 27th January 2017

Story posted on: 27th January 2017

Saturday morning was begun in the company of the extremely lovely group of pupils who had slept over in school as part of the first ever boarding sleepover. …

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Friday 20th January 2017

Story posted on: 20th January 2017

I had a wonderful end to last week as after Saturday school I travelled with my husband to the Nottingham Ice Arena to watch one of our pupils in action:…

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Friday 13th January 2017

Story posted on: 13th January 2017

For me, the best day of this week was definitely Tuesday when I was able to welcome all the children and staff back after the long Christmas holidays. …

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Thursday 15th December 2016

Story posted on: 15th December 2016

On Saturday I was very privileged to be involved in looking after some of the children at the school as part of the Super Saturday offer.  I was…

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Friday 9th December

Story posted on: 9th December 2016

Saturday dawned brightly with thoughts of the Christmas Fair and the first WHSPA stalwarts arrived around 9am to set up, even before Saturday school…

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Friday 2nd December

Story posted on: 3rd December 2016

It’s official!  Christmas has arrived in school this week…

On Saturday, as planned, I took the minibus and some wonderfully enthusiastic…

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