Welcome message from Tracy French, Principal
Dear Parents/ Carers,
Welcome back to school! Another exciting and inspiring school year lies ahead. I wish an extra special welcome to the new Early Years pupils and any arrivals throughout the school. I am sure you will be happy at St Ursula’s and will quickly feel part of our school family.
The start of a new school year enables us to set the tone for learning and behaviour in the school. It is an important time for teachers and children to establish classroom routines and to set expectations of behaviour and working well together. Please help us by ensuring children are in school by 8.50 at the latest (in preparation for a 9.00am registration), wearing the correct school uniform and prepared to learn. On the school website you will find detailed information about the school day including school uniform information and what they need to bring, when for games and PE. We know it takes a day or two to get used to going to bed on time and settling back in and this is key to helping the children do their best.
Over the summer we have had extensive building works carried out in preparation for the new school building that will start in January my apologies in advance for any confusion and assure you I will do all I can to minimize this.
Shine ran summer clubs through the holidays. Well done to all children who attended; I was told repeatedly that the children were a delight to teach and that their behaviour was truly exceptional.
Finally, I would like to take this opportunity to say how proud I am to be the Principal at St Ursula’s Academy, and look forward to working closely with the wonderful dedicated staff, governors, parents, and children to continue to build on the many strengths of the school and to realise our ambitious goals for all our children.
With kind regards
Mrs T French