Don't forget: COVID-19 is still posing a threat to us all, particularly with the Omicron variant. As only 36% of the population of Radford is vaccinated, we are still being extra careful to prevent infection. If your child has any of the symptoms, please don't bring them to school. Most staff members are double-vaccinated, which reduces the risk to everyone. Our 50th celebrations have started: watch this space for a year's worth of exciting events! The consultation for the proposed federation with Nottingham Nursery has started; please see the Latest News section to access the consultation document. And finally, Mellers has just been named as Primary School of the Year 2021 by Swim England for our commitment to and success in swimming!
During the week commencing 5th July I met with Subject Leads to discuss the progress made in five subject areas. Each meeting took place on Teams, the discussions were positive and productive and staff were able to share the children’s work. In all subjects, staff and children have worked exceptionally hard during challenging times. Children … Continue reading 29.7.21 Sue Blakeway, Vice Chair of Governors
I have just completed safeguarding training organised by Mellers Primary School and delivered by Andrew Hall, a specialist safeguarding consultant. The training offered lots of comprehensive insights into the subject and more so, the role of a safeguarding governor. It gave more understanding of how safeguarding governors can work better with Designated Safeguarding Leads and … Continue reading 26.7.21 Femi Folorunso, safeguarding governor
During monitoring week, I met with Kiran Dhanjal the RSHE lead. This year at Mellers, we have had a big focus on the wellbeing of children, staff and the wider community. As a school we celebrated Diversity Week. During this week, we discussed differences and how we show respect towards other people’s choices. Throughout the … Continue reading 19.7.21 Jo Kervick, staff governor
On Tuesday 6th July 2021 I met with the PE lead Mr Nottingham to discuss what PE was looking like across the school since the last time we met. There had been some restrictions on delivering PE as equipment could not be used during the lessons. The children are now doing athletics, so equipment is … Continue reading 14.7.21 Teeny Reid, staff governor
Mr McKeefry, geography lead and year 2 teacher, reported excellent progress with the geography curriculum, in its first full year. The hard work that he has put into the curriculum map has helped other staff, who are really enthusiastic about the subject and have fed back their own suggestions. He was really pleased to share … Continue reading 13.7.21 Carol McCrone, Vice Chair of Governors
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