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1.12.23 Teeny Reid, Staff Governor

I met with Mr Nottingham and PE teacher Mr Walters on 1st of December to discuss what PE looks like across Mellers. They were pleased with the progress children are making and are continuing with the same model as last year. In addition to this, this year they are aiming to add one extra hour … Continue reading 1.12.23 Teeny Reid, Staff Governor

30.11.23 Lesley Lyon, Chair of Governors

It was a privilege, as part of our monitoring activities this term, to be present at the Annual Performance Review. This is an important meeting for schools in which our external advisor, Jess Steele, meets with the Heads of School, the Executive Head and Governors to review the progress made by the school over the … Continue reading 30.11.23 Lesley Lyon, Chair of Governors

20.11.23 Carol McCrone, Vice Chair of Governors

Good to catch up with Henry Ward on 20 November, as part of my SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) Governing Body monitoring role. Life is very busy for the SEND team, doing their utmost to support the needs of our children and giving them the best start possible for their education. I know they … Continue reading 20.11.23 Carol McCrone, Vice Chair of Governors

22.11.22 Wendy Smith, Associate Governor

The focus of the visit was to see how staff and pupils had settled into the new building and see Deaf children being taught in a variety of settings.  I was met by Louise who reiterated how happy everyone was at Mellers,  particularly now they weren’t having to work in the temporary buildings.  I visited … Continue reading 22.11.22 Wendy Smith, Associate Governor

8.9.23 Sue Blakeway, Vice Chair of Governors

It was a pleasure to visit the Nottingham Nursery School, an opportunity to see happy and busy children enjoying their learning. The environment is excellent, and the children have a choice of activities to engage in and enjoy. It was a warm morning and most of the children were enjoying the outdoors. Since my last … Continue reading 8.9.23 Sue Blakeway, Vice Chair of Governors

19.7.23 Lesley Lyon, Chair of Governors

Wow! Zombiearella – what a show!I would like to congratulate Year 6 and the staff team on the amazing, fully signed, performance of this year’s leavers show. I brought my two grandaughters, aged 5 and 7, to the evening performance and they were entranced. The pupils performed with confidence and enthusiasm to a packed audience. … Continue reading 19.7.23 Lesley Lyon, Chair of Governors

17.7.23 Lesley Lyon, Chair of Governors

I took part in the Annual Performance Review of the school this week alongside Miss Dawson, Mrs Buttress and Miss Dermody. We were visited by our School Improvement Advisor, Jess Steele, who helped us look in great detail about how well the school has done over the year and what the priorities should be for … Continue reading 17.7.23 Lesley Lyon, Chair of Governors

3.7.23 Lesley Lyon, Chair of Governors

It was so interesting to talk to pupils from Year 5 on 3rd July. The subject of our discussions was about what helps pupils to learn better, what they feel about the progress they make and what they may like to change about the way they learn. Here are some of the highlights from what … Continue reading 3.7.23 Lesley Lyon, Chair of Governors

Mellers Catering Team wins LACA Catering Team of the Year

We're absolutely thrilled to announce that our wonderful catering team, led by Cariad Bailey our creative cook, has won the national Local Authority Catering Association Catering Team of the Year award!  Cariad and Miss Dawson attended the national conference in Birmingham and were delighted with the award!

The Lord Mayor’s Visit to Nottingham Nursery and Mellers

Wendy Smith, former Lord Mayor and associate governor, visited Mellers and Nottingham Nursery in her capacity as Lord Mayor.  Here's her lovely report about the visits!

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