Headteacher's News May 2017Download PDF

Year 3 Enabling Enterprise, how will transport change in the future?

How will transport change in the future? Over the course of the day, Year 3 children worked in teams to research, design, build and test a new form of transport for the future. In addition, the children were given the opportunity to apply their numeracy skills in a series of challenges, including deciding on how to spend their budget and analysing which shapes to use in their design. Furthermore, the children reflected on strengths and areas to develop in the Challenge Skills. 

This half term has been dominated by our annual residential trip, end of year tests and a variety of exciting events in school. I never cease to be astounded by the energy and enthusiasm of our teachers and support staff on a daily basis, all contributing to making children’s experiences here so fulfilling. In addition, our leadership team and governing body strives to ensure that Montpelier maintains its profile as one of the most sought-after schools in West London. Discussions with children, parents and staff, combined with research and observations, help to shape our decision making each year. Recent renewed concerns about safety have also been at the forefront of everybody’s minds and we are actively reviewing both our curriculum and our school procedures in this regard. Safety will always come first, but supporting everybody’s understanding of the world around us also plays a key part in developing healthy minds, hearts and attitudes. Wishing everybody a happy half term break.