December 1, 2015

As we approach the end of this busy term, it is fantastic to see everyone in the Bromsgrove community still working so very hard. Life seems to get busier from day to day, and no sooner had the Primary pupils returned from their fantastic Challenge Week than the whole school was immersed in their preparations for our Loy Krathong festival, which was celebrated so successfully on both campuses last week. Prior to this, we welcomed back our ‘World Scholars’ from their competition at Yale University, where Bromsgrove was showered with medals, proving us, yet again, to be amongst the best in the world. Last weekend, I took a group of our teaching staff on a trip to beautiful Khao Yai National Park, which was a great teambuilding activity, and also a fantastic chance for many of them to experience this beautiful corner of Thailand for the first time. Finally, last Friday, Ms Bennett and I visited St Christopher’s International Primary School in Penang, Malaysia, with whom we are about to begin a number of exciting, cutting-edge collaborations – one involving some of our Reception pupils and parents, and another to develop a professional development model around a Teacher Exchange. More details will follow on these exciting opportunities to help make Bromsgrove better and better.