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I found time to watch Blade Runner 2049 at the IMAX cinema yesterday. Despite the occasional instance of head nodding due to tiredness, it was a stunning sequel to the 1982 Ridley Scott classic. The film portrays a vision of the future where Artificial Intelligence and robots (Replicants) are a dominant part of society. We […]

Part two of Grandparents’ Day took place on Wednesday. For children who are lucky enough to have any grandparents around, there is a unique bond between grandchild and grandparent.  Grandparents play such an important role in the children’s lives. The pupils had a fantastic time on both Grandparents’ Days, proudly showing their grandmas and grandads […]

It was National Poetry Day on Thursday and the theme for the year was Freedom. I’d like to thank Miss Bufton, Mrs Pendred and the English Department for all the fantastic activities that were put on for the children. In Monday’s assembly I read the poem ‘Invictus’ by William Ernest Henley. The Belmont theme for the […]

I have noticed a particularly lovely atmosphere in the school since the start of term. The new Year 3 children seem to be settling in well and their behaviour and enthusiasm for learning has been very impressive. I have also been encouraged by the start made by our Year 8 pupils who are setting the […]