Hello Sixth Form students, parents, grandparents, governors and colleagues!

I hope you’re all well.  How strange is it to be working from home? I just wanted to let you know that you’re not alone, when I’m not in school I am getting on with my work by using my dining table as a new make shift desk.  Looking at this photo, I am also in need of a haircut, just like many of you will be, so we’re all in this together!

Well done to you all for staying at home though to keep yourself and everyone else safe! I know it’s not easy and there will be ups and downs in everyone’s house but try and remember the work we did about conflict resolution and try some of the things we learnt when it’s needed.

I hope you’re enjoying the work that was set for you to do at home and that you’re managing to work through some of the ideas by yourself or with your family and I’m sure you’ve been creative in learning plenty of life skills whilst at home too.  Remember that, just like you, people in your family may need to do their work too so if you can have a go at some of the things yourself that would be fantastic.  For all the mums and dads reading this… hoovering, loading and unloading the washing machine, changing the bed, ironing and washing up can never be practised too many times, (Sorry students!)

Above all, try to enjoy time with each other and make the most of your days. Perhaps you could make a plan where at a specific time each day you… Share a story? Sing a song? Exercise? Tell Jokes? Play a game? But most importantly have fun!

I may not get to see you each day but it doesn’t mean I’m not thinking about you all.  Maybe practise your ICT skills to leave a comment here and let me know how you’re getting on.

Look after yourself and each other!

Tom