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Posted on: 1/06/2020
In memoriam, Helen GriffithsI regret to announce the passing of Helen Griffiths, following her long battle with illness. Helen joined The Bishop of Llandaff as Head of Mathematics in September 2006. During her 13 years with us, Helen worked tirelessly to support the students and staff in her care. Helen’s bravery through her illness was remarkable and I know she will be sorely missed by the whole school community.
We offer our thoughts and prayers for Helen’s family at this time.
A prayer for Helen Griffiths
Father of all, we commend the soul of our teacher, colleague and friend, Helen Griffiths, who has left us to come into your hands. We thank you for placing Helen in our life here on earth. We glorify your name for giving us such a wonderful person; they have been a blessing to us. Fill our hearts with courage and help us to accept that Helen is now with you. Let this knowledge of Helen joining you in paradise, where perpetual light will shine on her, be our source of comfort and strength. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.
Posted on: 8/04/2019
Partnership Arrangement with Caldicot School, MonmouthshireDear Parents/carers,
Re: Partnership Arrangement with Caldicot School, Monmouthshire
I write to inform you that the full governing body recently met to consider a request from Monmouthshire County Council and the Education Achievement Service (EAS) to develop a strategic relationship with Caldicot School. Caldicot is a very similar school to ours in terms of its profile and size. However, the school has been without a substantive headteacher for some time and the governors are looking to explore alternative models of school leadership.
Governors were invited to consider the partnership arrangement, which seeks to provide stability and a renewed impetus to the improvement journey at Caldicot. During the meeting, governors fully considered the implications of the proposal and the potential impact for our own school. Following lengthy discussions, I can confirm the governors have unanimously approved the partnership, which will begin in June 2019.
Governors have agreed to the request that Mr Belli provides strategic leadership for both schools as Executive Headteacher. In the first instance, we anticipate he will spend three days per week at Caldicot and the remaining two days at The Bishop of Llandaff. In recognition of this increased role and to support
Mr Belli fully, governors have agreed to make changes to the leadership structure of our school. Miss Parry will become Head of School. This means that she will be responsible for the day-to-day leadership of
The Bishop of Llandaff. One of the current Assistant Heads will then step into Miss Parry’s role as Deputy Head. This appointment will be made this week and we will notify you once the process has been completed. These changes will remain for the duration of the time Mr Belli takes responsibility for both schools.
As Executive Headteacher, Mr Belli will actively be involved in sustaining ‘excellence’ at our school at a strategic level. He will continue to work closely with the Head of School, other leaders and all staff to ensure our students continue to receive the best possible education.
As you know, over the past five years we have been active in providing support to other schools across Wales. Therefore, we have every confidence in our leaders to undertake this work effectively and without detriment to the overall quality of education provided to our students.
I am sure you will wish Mr Belli and the leadership team every success in this new venture.
Reverend Canon Mark Preece
Chair of Governors
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