by Richard Gill and Neil Warner
Headteachers, Arthur Terry School
As we approach the end of another busy, but successful term, we would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who makes Arthur Terry such a special place to be. We always look forward to this time of year as our transition process for our new Year 7 students enters its final stages. We are so fortunate to have such good primary schools in our community and this is evident as we welcome Year 5s and 6s to experience English, Maths, Science, Food Technology, ICT and PE lessons with us. We are always impressed with the way in which our cluster primary partners ensure those who join us are happy, positive, forward thinking, respectful, tolerant and enquiring – all traits we look forward to developing at Arthur Terry.
The Government have today released their latest ‘Data Dashboard’, which judges schools on key measures of English, Maths and Science progress against other schools. We are delighted to have been placed the highest in all three areas. This endorses our view that we have such a committed and hard-working staff body, caring and supportive parents, critical friends in our governors and engaging partners.
Our Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 students are working very hard for their forthcoming examinations. The next few weeks will be pressured for them as their revision gathers momentum. We all wish them well as they strive to gain the keys to unlock the next stage of their lives.
Do have a wonderful and relaxing break and maybe, just maybe, the sun will shine.