Holiday News from Mr Beckett

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I hope you have had a restful and enjoyable half term.

We have interviewed and appointed Mr Campbell as head of Science to replace Dr Smart, who has held the post on a temporary basis. He is currently Head of Chemistry at Bourne Grammar School. He will join us from June 2014.

Our final 6th Form Open Morning saw many more external students come to look around while the school was in action.

The 6th form application deadline has now passed and we have received a record number at this stage!

I invited Georgia and Emma Gibbs, and Austin Herbert to my study and had a chat with them about their recent cross country successes; they were delighted with their gift vouchers as a little thank you.

Guthlac College took Y7 Guthlac students bowling on Wednesday evening; very successful.

The site team have all had some part of the week off, but a lot of jobs have been completed, including:- more painting and decorating, including the staffroom; new electronic doors on the back of the reception block and out of Piccadilly; plus lots of checks, surveys and minor jobs.

Deepings Gang Show have taken over the hall and most of the surrounding areas for their Tuesday - Saturday shows. Another excellent community link and they are a great group to have around.

The annual Ski Trip took place with over 30 students and 4 staff during the week. They are due to return on Saturday mid afternoon. The students have been superbly behaved, have had a great experience. Thanks to Mr Hawes for leading the ski trip for the first time!

Mr c beckett

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