*Monday 19 February = Week B*

From the Headteacher

It’s a tantalising time for our Year 13 students as offers come in from universities near and far. Our students are working away, putting immense effort and energy into their exam preparation, knowing that the results they receive will shape, at the very least, the next stage of their young lives.

First of all, the Oxbridge offers arrived:

  • University of Oxford (Politics, Philosophy and Economics)
  • University of Oxford (Archaeology and Anthropology)
  • University of Cambridge (History).

And then a long list of highly-distinguished institutions, many Russell Group, began to send their offers to our wonderful students.

It’s very exciting to see the range of courses our young people are aspiring to study, and we wonder which event, conversation or opportunity sparked their interest in, or love of, their respective subjects. We are fully behind you Year 13 – keep going.

During the half-term break we hope that students and staff can take time to relax, to see friends and family, to read and to get outdoors. We wish the very best to our Geographers adventuring to Iceland for a field trip, and also to those who are departing on the school ski trip.

The second half of term is filled to the brim. Punctuating the continuing mock and final exams are our ‘Festival of Dance’ at The Apex, our two-night Spring Concert ‘West Suffolk to the West End’, our Year 9 PSHE Conference, performances by Ex Silentio and No Girls Allowed at Snape Maltings, National Science and Engineering Week, the ILAFS Archaeological Dig… the list is as diverse as it is long.

I would like to offer my very sincere thanks to everyone in the wider school community for the support you continue to show the school.

With very best wishes,

Lee Walker

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