and in other ‘non-coronavirus’ news……
It is with sadness that I am writing to inform you that I will be leaving Tuel Lane Infant School at the end of the Easter holidays, as the interim Headteacher role will come to an end.
Miss Shaw will be returning from her year’s sabbatical as President of the NAHT and is looking forward to being back working with you all again. There will be a transitional meeting between us so that the handover will be as smooth as it possibly can, given the current state of the nation and the pressures that schools are currently under. We have been in close communication and collaboration over the last few days during all of the government announcements to ensure our response has been the best it can be for our children, staff and families.
I have very much enjoyed my time here, getting to know all the children and families, and working with you during what has been a very eventful, yet thoroughly rewarding year. I can’t believe how quickly the time has passed – it only seems two minutes ago I was being introduced at last year’s spring concert. And what a difference a year makes! From Easter, I will be taking up the post as the permanent Headteacher at Staincliffe Junior School in Batley, a role in which I am very much looking forward to getting started, despite the difficulties that schools are currently facing.
Can I wish you all the very best for the remainder of this school year and beyond, whatever shape or form that may now take! One thing that has always struck me about Tuel Lane is the togetherness of the school community and I’m certain that this mentality will continue to serve you well when overcoming the challenges that lay ahead.
All the very best,
Mr Paul Dixon