Monthly Archives: July 2011

Closing thoughts at the end of our Summer Term 2011

As our Golden Jubilee year comes to an end, it’s nice to reflect on the many events enlivened by our celebrations, from the formal occasions such as Speech Days and Concerts, through to the major social events of the school … Continue reading

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The gap between the UK and the USA just widened a little more…

Oscar Wilde wrote: “We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language.” (The Canterville Ghost – 1887). 124 years later, I suspect that we are also separated by our literacy.  In my recent reading around the … Continue reading

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Fifty years old and still counting – a work in progress…

Date:  9 July 2011 Time:  2 pm to 8 pm Time of this entry 10 pm, Monday 11 July 2011. When a school celebrates its 50th birthday… First upload of pictures has happened, two more to follow, here’s an animoto … Continue reading

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Reaching for the “Cloud” – ‘Going Google’.

During the last academic year, we’ve been accelerating our use of collaborative working at Claires Court, using those young pioneers at Ridgeway and College to test big time.  Here’s Year 3 at work, writing about films they like and … Continue reading

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