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Senior High Notes 29th January 2021

It was lovely to see so many of our senior students enjoying the wonderful snow that we had on Sunday. I really enjoyed seeing images of snowmen, children sledging and generally having fun with their families in the snow. Now that the snow has passed, it is important to keep in mind the importance of balancing work and a healthy dose of play and exercise.

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Primary High Notes 29th January 2021

It was lovely to see so many of our children enjoying the wonderful snow that we had on Sunday. I really enjoyed seeing images of snowmen, children sledging and generally having fun with their families in the snow. Now that the snow has passed it is important to keep in mind the importance of balancing work and a healthy dose of play and exercise.

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School Site to Open on Tuesday 25th January

Our fabulous caretakers have been working throughout the day to clear paths and ensure the school site is as safe as possible for Wrens, Key Worker children and staff to return to the school site tomorrow. We understand that road conditions in some areas may still make travel difficult. Please only travel if safe to do so. If you decide you decide to keep your child at home tomorrow please let Mrs Tudor know (ktudor@derbyhigh.derby.sch.uk). Thank you.

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School Site Closure Due to Snow - Monday 25th January 2021

We are very sorry confirm that the school site will be closed tomorrow, Monday 25th January for Wrens, key worker children and staff. We have been monitoring the situation all day as the snow has continued to fall. Our remote learning provision will continue as normal.

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Senior High Notes 22nd January 2021

Wednesday was a historic day in US history. I am sure many of you have been watching the events in Washington unfold. In my Senior assembly this morning I reflected on how change is important in moving forward and how we feel about it.

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Primary High Notes 22nd January 2021

Wednesday was a historic day in US history. I am sure many of you have been watching the events in Washington unfold. In my Primary assembly yesterday I reflected on how change is important in moving forward and how we feel about it.

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Senior High Notes 12th January 2021

In my Senior Assembly this morning I linked buffalos, a stick of rock and the Dr Seuss quote “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” At Derby High we celebrate and are thankful that there is such variety and diversity in our school community. Each and every one of us has different personalities, eye colour, hair and talents. Individuality is a fundamental concept of our humanity and life would be so dull if we were all the same. And yet, we are not just about being individuals, we form communities, live together, eat together, sit and sing together. Getting individuals together – togetherness - has massive benefits.

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Primary High Notes 15th January 2012

In my Primary Assembly yesterday morning I linked buffalos, a stick of rock and the Dr Seuss quote “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” At Derby High we celebrate and are thankful that there is such variety and diversity in our school community. Each and every one of us has different personalities, eye colour, hair and talents. Individuality is a fundamental concept of our humanity and life would be so dull if we were all the same. And yet, we are not just about being individuals, we form communities, live together, eat together, sit and sing together. Getting individuals together – togetherness - has massive benefits.

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