Headteacher's Coffee Morning
It was wonderful to see such a fantastic turn out at this term's Headteacher's coffee morning. The focus for this term's gathering was the canteen and giving the parents the opportunity to experience the canteen in exactly the same way as our children do, from collecting their tray and cutlery to choosing their dishes. The feedback was extremely positive and it was also great to hear some of the suggestions that the parents had on how to improve the canteen experience even more for our children. Ms Jenny Low, the canteen manager, took questions from the assembled parents and has already begun to act on some of the feedback given.
The rest of the coffee morning was given over to a brief presentation by Mr Simon outlining the year so far and what has been achieved and what is yet to do. There was also the opportunity for an informal Q&A session where parents had the chance to raise concerns, questions and ideas about what happens at AP1.
Korean Community Coffee Morning
The Headteacher's coffee morning on Wednesday was followed on Thursday by our very first Korean Community Coffee Morning. There was another great turn out with over 40 parents attending. We are fortunate to have a super Korean Liaison officer in Hannah Moon who translated the questions from our Korean parents. Questions from buses to EAL provision to Nord Anglia were raised and answered by Mr Simon in great detail. Ms Ginette Diaz, our Primary PTG Co ordinator also attended to help give a better understanding of the PTG and what its' role is here at AP1. The event was a great success and we hope to continue this in the next academic year.
We would like to thank all the parents that came to both events this week. Our children's education is very much a partnership between home and school and events such as these allow us to listen to feedback from parents and make the changes we need to improve the education for our children.
Ms Dee Grimshaw | Deputy Headteacher AP1