A very warm welcome to the second term of our school year. If you a new family joining us, we trust that you will enjoy your time as members of our school community.
It has been pleasing to see a very smooth start at both campuses and to have the new dining hall and One-Stop Centre (we can add another acronym OSC to our list) at JB fully operational for the start of this term. We have another great term ahead of us and our calendar of events on the parent portal has more information on dates and venues for school activities.
In my welcome back letter to secondary parents earlier this week, I mentioned that Ms Howling our Secondary Principal, was hospitalised with a serious medical condition over the Christmas - New Year period. She is now at home and we all wish her well for a speedy recovery. We look forward to having her back on campus with us in the near future. During Ms. Howling’s absence, Mr Nick Lee will be Acting Secondary Principal.
We have commenced our recruitment for next year. This Saturday and Monday, we will interview potential candidates at both campuses and from Friday to Thursday,16th - 22nd January, we will interview candidates in London. Mr. Lazaro will replace Ms. Howling for our recruitment interviews in London this month and join Mrs Fuller, Mrs Nadarajah and myself for our week of interviews in London. Ms. Wellington will be Acting Principal at the Primary Campus during this time.
Construction and renovation work is progressing well on the MFL south wing floors at EP this term and we are very excited about moving into the fully renovated main block at Easter this year. Landscaping and final interior fitting out will take place in the second half of this term.
Some advance notice of the ASSA AGM which will be held on Wednesday 25th February, the week after our half term break for Chinese New Year.