IT’S been a troublesome 12 months for faculties however they’re rising to the problem.
One faculty goes as far as go to rejoice success.
Windlesham, a small, unbiased faculty in Dyke Highway, Brighton, has been praised by mother and father and pupils for its on-line instructing throughout lockdown, with greater than 90 per cent attendance for its stay courses.
Pupils current achievements embrace reaching the finals of the ISA Nationwide Younger Musicians Competitors, profitable the ISA Nationwide Poetry Writing Competitors, the ISA regional Arts competitors, being the reigning champions of the English Faculty’s Swimming Affiliation and reaching the finals of the BBCs 500 phrase competitors earlier this 12 months.
The college has additionally simply opened a brand new constructing, including a sports activities corridor to enrich the swimming pool, in addition to a number of new massive mild school rooms. The set up of a contemporary, new kitchen has enabled the college to serve scorching and nutritiously balanced meals for all of the pupils and workers.
Headmaster John Ingrassia stated: “The brand new constructing is a superb addition. Usually folks don’t know we’re right here as we’re tucked away, which provides us the texture of a small village faculty, however our website is sort of massive.”
Windlesham Faculty is planning to open its doorways in September to youngsters becoming a member of in Yr 7 and Yr eight in September 2022.