News & Events

It takes Courage to Learn

26th March 2021

Our school community has demonstrated such courage this term. This has been defined by our ability to venture, persevere and withstand any difficulty or adversity thrown at us, even an overnight decision to move to remote learning! This has come through in recent assessments as there has been impressive progress made across the whole school,… Read More »

Why You Will Never Be Average

10th March 2021

I want to transport you back to the 1940s when the US Air Force started to wonder why so many of their planes were crashing. It was so serious that 17 pilots crashed in a single day. Their investigations led them to the conclusion that it wasn’t pilot error or mechanical error. What they discovered… Read More »

Restoring the Balance

11th February 2021

With everything that’s going on right now most of us long for balance, especially for our children. Skippers gets this right by weaving together strong mental and physical health, excellent academic progress while encouraging healthy social interactions and skills that will allow our children to thrive as positive contributors to our society. This has always… Read More »

Sharing Smiles and why it is an important Skippers’ trait

22nd January 2021

How fitting our Reception children have been when choosing their topic this term: Sharing Smiles. It all started in the last week of last term when the class were discussing what topic they would like to focus on as part of their ‘In the Moment Planning’, which is where teachers observe and interact with children… Read More »