The Achievement Evening at the Nottingham Playhouse seemed to go well. We were pretty nervous about it beforehand as it was the first time we'd taken an event to such a venue. The pupils, as ever, ensured that the vast majority of people seem to have had an enjoyable evening. They received their certificates with style, danced with energy and class, played music of an extraordinarily high standard and the performance of excerpts from "Little Shop of Horrors" was superb. I talk a lot about the talent at the school. The evening was a perfect illustration of this. We are keen to get as much feedback as possible from parents and pupils so that next year's event can be even better.
I went along to watch the Olympic torch arrive at Holme Pierrepont last Thursday. The skies cleared and we had a rare 2012 blue sky moment as our Y7 pupils- the Canoe Academy- paddled the torch across the lake. A great moment.
And then I found out that 7- yes 7- of our pupils have been selected for the English Schools Athletics Championships in Gateshead at the weekend. It's the most of any school in Nottinghamshire. So well done to:-Chloe Worts, Molly Ferguson, Ellie Brazil, Charlotte McLennaghan, Freddie Hessian, Elliot Henry and Joel Leon Benitez.Hope the trip to the North East goes well.