Headteacher Briefing

Headteacher Briefing – 06-07-2017

Headteacher Briefing – 06-07-2017

Farewell and Thank you It is with much sadness that I am writing my final Heads update. When I started at Lakers as Interim Head I thought I would only be here for a few months. Eighteen months later I have become very attached to working here and will miss […]

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Greenshaw Learning Trust – Academy Update

Dear Parent/Carer, As you are aware Lakers School is to become a Sponsored Academy within the Greenshaw Learning Trust. We are working towards this happening in time for the new school year in September 2017. I will be stepping down as Interim Head in August 2017 and the new Principal […]

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Headteacher Briefing – 07-04-2017

Happy Easter I wish everyone associated with the school a relaxing and refreshing break over the Easter period. This has been a long term – indeed at this time last year we were returning to school after the Easter break. I am grateful to colleagues who are giving up their […]

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Preferred Sponsor for Lakers School

Preferred Sponsor for Lakers School

Dear Parent & Carer We are writing to inform you that the Regional Schools Commissioner for the South West has confirmed that Greenshaw Learning Trust is now the preferred sponsor for Lakers School, following the recent Headteacher Board meeting. Greenshaw Learning Trust is an established and successful multi academy trust […]

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Headteacher Briefing – 20-03-2017

Introduction We have now entered that busy time of year in the run up to the GCSE Examinations and our thoughts are with the Year 11 pupils who will be facing them. It is partly a step into the unknown with the new 9-1 Grades being awarded for the first […]

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Headteacher Briefing – 24-02-2017

Parental Feedback It is now fourteen months since I was appointed as Interim Headteacher at Lakers School. Initially, I thought I would only be in post until September 2016 but it now looks increasingly likely that I will be here for the rest of this academic year as we still […]

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Headteacher Briefing – 11-01-2017

Welcome Back I hope that everyone associated with the school had a happy Christmas and New Year break and I am looking forward to working with you in 2017. We have a busy term ahead especially in the run up to the summer examination season. Winter Weather Whilst we hope […]

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Headteacher Briefing – 15-12-2016

Introduction It has been a busy term and I hope that everyone involved with Lakers School will have an enjoyable and restful break over the Christmas period. New style Progress Reports / Effort Grades Year 11 pupils have received their mock exam results this week and all other year groups […]

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Students Guide to GCSE Changes

Students Guide to GCSE Changes

From September 2015, students began to take the new version of GCSEs in some subjects. From September 2015, the first new GCSEs were taught in English Language, English Literature and Maths. From September 2016, new GCSEs in another 17 subjects were taught, including Sciences, Modern Languages, Geography and History. From […]

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Headteacher Briefing – 14-11-2016

Introduction As I write, Year 11 pupils are starting their mock GCSE examinations. We hope that this will give them timely practice for the real thing next Summer and enable us to see how well they are doing in terms of their knowledge and understanding. Remembrance Service The Remembrance Service […]

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