School News from Testbourne Community School’s Headteacher, Ruth Beasley;
The new academic year has begun well and is now in full swing. We celebrated another year of good examination results and wish our former year 11’s well as they embark on their college courses or apprenticeships.
We have welcomed several new staff to the team:-
Georgina Kent – Teacher of Art
Sidney Ledington – Teacher of Maths
Meriam Boukari – Teacher of MFL
Andy Fleming – Teacher of ICT Computing and Business
Minal Chandarana – Teacher of Science
Karen Laine – Teacher of Science
Lorraine Bennion – D & T Teacher
Sharon Dunks – Student Support Administrator
Etsuko Sentance Administrative Assistant
Lorna Delaney – Teachers Resource Assistant
They all seem to be settling in well alongside our new Year 7’s. This year we have welcomed 163 students into Year 7 coming from a range of primary schools.
Having just completed our welcome evenings we are looking forward to working with all our families, particularly those new to Testbourne. We have just launched our school production of Oliver in December – watch out for advertisement.
Finally a reminder to all prospective families, Open Evening is Thursday 24th September. Open mornings running from Monday 28th September to Friday 10th October. Please ring 01256 892061 to book a tour.