Headteacher's Blog - 1/3/2019

Revision Information and Strategies
Thank you to all parents and students in Year 11 who attended the revision information evening on Thursday. We have had some positive feedback from those who have attended and we have sent the slides used to all Year 11 parents and they are also available on the website http://www.stratton.beds.sch.uk/index.php/news/latest-news/219-revision-evening-a-guide-for-parents . We will be running the evening again for parents of Year 10 students on Wednesday 20th March at 6pm so please do come along, we would love to see you there.
World Book Day 7th March
The Library at Stratton is celebrating World Book Day with activities throughout the month of March.  Students will be given a World Book Day token during their English lessons over the coming week which can be exchanged at Sainsbury’s in Biggleswade for one of the special World Book Day books or used for £1 off a book at the book fair taking place in the Library from 20th - 25th March.  There are book-related quizzes, a bookmark making competition and a book cover designing competition taking place in the Library until the end of March – students can come to the Library and pick up a bookmark and/or book cover template and join in! There are prizes for the winning entry and treats for everyone who takes part.  Parents are welcome to visit the book fair after school any day between 20th and 25th March when it will be open until 4pm and until 6pm on Thursday 21st March only.
FREE workshops for parents on mental wellbeing
Please see the flyer providing details of a programme of free parent workshops on mental health and wellbeing together with a flyer for the first workshop on 'anxiety and panic', provided by Bedfordshire CAMHS.  These workshops are open to any parent who is registered with a Bedfordshire GP.  Parents do not need to have a child open to CAMHS. Please contact: Sarah James - Public Health Senior Practitioner, Children and Young People, Telephone - 0300 3004109.

Ms Roz Hodges
Interim Headteacher