Head’s Blog

9th November 2018

Revision, primary links, TLAC and prefects

As the dark nights are now upon us I have been impressed with commitment of year 11 students staying behind to attend after school revision.  As we move closer to their PPE exams (mocks), this revision will be vital in preparing for these exams and the ones in the summer. Mr Hann, Mr Gilchrist and […]

2nd November 2018

Student success, Coach Bright, Trust Review and Parents’ Evening

I was really pleased to return to a letter from Plymouth Marjon University congratulating former student Martin Waite for his completing of his teacher training degree.  It is always great to read about former student successes and particularly Martin’s as he has now entered the teaching profession.   I have also been busy this week […]

18th October 2018

It’s half term!

It’s half term!  I know students and staff are looking forward to a break after a long and busy half term.  I can’t believe how quickly the time has gone by and what has been achieved.  This week, for example, we have had excellent work completed by catering students.  Mrs King has share some photos […]

5th October 2018

Student Achievements and PSHE Day

It has been another busy week here at ASAP.  I am so proud of the students here and their achievements.  This week, for example, Xander Harris has been selected for the National para-swimming competition in Manchester.  He has been a successful sportsman now for many years and we wish him all the best in this […]

28th September 2018

Exciting week at ASAP

Wow – what a week with so much happening.  The week began with Miss White sharing with students how successful the new Sparx programme has been in maths.  This is a great new online programme for students to use which we have bought in to help them learn maths.  It is at the cutting edge […]

21st September 2018

Visitors to ASAP

This week has been particularly exciting due to the visitors we have had in school.  Starting on Tuesday we had Ed Vainker and Aiden Sadgrove visiting us from Reach Academy, Feltham in London, to start working with us on the coaching programme.  Both Ed and Aiden visited All Saints last year when it was going […]

14th September 2018

Week 2 complete!

We have had a busy second week here at ASAP and all the students have returned and settled into lessons.  The staff and I have been very impressed by the way in which students have been ready to learn and engaged in the lessons that I have visited.  I am really pleased to see how […]

4th September 2018

Welcome to the new year

I am delighted to begin the new academic year as Headteacher of All Saints Academy, Plymouth.