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8.3.2024 Teeny Reid, Staff Governor

I met with PE teacher Mr Walters to discuss the progress of PE across Mellers. Unfortunately, Mr Nottingham, PE lead was unavailable to join us for the meeting. It was reassuring to hear that PE is still making a big impact on the physical aspect of children’s education at Mellers. Lessons now include dance, American … Continue reading 8.3.2024 Teeny Reid, Staff Governor

6.3.24 Celia Morris, Governor

As part of governor monitoring week, I visited Nottingham Nursery School.  I met with Amanda Dawson, Executive Headteacher, and the 2 nursery teachers, Hardeep Atwal and Bridie Martin.  We discussed the exciting plans for the development of the outdoor play area, including a revamping of the sand and water area, and the building of a … Continue reading 6.3.24 Celia Morris, Governor

29.02.24 Carol McCrone, Vice Chair of Governors

Henry Ward and I met up on Thursday 29 February for our termly SEND governor’s monitoring visit. It was great to have a walk round our school and see our children so happy in their learning. As part of this visit, we looked at IT uses to support our SEND children with their learning currently, … Continue reading 29.02.24 Carol McCrone, Vice Chair of Governors

20.2.24 Sue Blakeway, Vice Chair of Governors

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to school as I had the opportunity to meet with the pupils to discuss their progress in mathematics. I met children from each key stage, including one student from the Focus Provision. This follows on from my previous visits into classrooms and it was reassuring to learn that the children … Continue reading 20.2.24 Sue Blakeway, Vice Chair of Governors

15.1.24 Wendy Smith, Associate Governor

The focus of the visit was to discuss attendance with the heads of school, Joy Buttress and Lorna Dermody, and to see what is being done to monitor and improve it and support families. Joy and Lorna explained the new attendance logging system, Arbor, which has replaced Sims.  This is very simple for staff to … Continue reading 15.1.24 Wendy Smith, Associate Governor

Events

  • Return to school
    3rd Jun 2024
  • Year Four Residential to London
    3rd Jun 2024
  • Year Five Residential to Hagg Farm
    5th Jun 2024

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