In these most extraordinary times, we want you to know that the standards of education and pastoral care we value so highly at St Margaret’s are going to be maintained.
I know how important these standards are to you. We are all determined that your children will continue to benefit from an excellent education. Although the school buildings are closed to most, the education will continue.
We know that nothing can replace actually being in school, and being taught and cared for in person, but we hope that, through our Online Teaching and Learning Programme, our children will continue to love learning and be challenged.
We are currently in such unusual and unprecedented times, which can be extremely unsettling for our children. As well as prioritising their physical health as we remain at home, we also need to be looking after their mental health and wellbeing, keeping a sense of normality and daily routine, whilst providing opportunities for them to flourish and grow.
The coming weeks will undoubtedly contain many new challenges, but we are sure that, by working together as a school community, our children will have structure, as well as the time to be creative and pursue more open-ended activities, maintaining a happy balance between academic work and play.
We would all like to thank every one of our St Margaret’s families at this time for your kind words, your support and passion for ensuring your children continue to flourish. We are working alongside you every step of the way.