Governor Blog – January 2019

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It seems no time at all since we returned to school in September and welcomed lots of new pupils:  they all settled in quickly and are now very much part of school. Recently we have had more new pupils and staff and their class mates continue to make them very welcome.

Delius continues to progress towards becoming an academy and joining the Co-op Academies Trust (CAT):  the external consultations are complete and we are now providing information to the CAT as part of the due diligence process.   We will continue you to keep you informed about this important strategic development which will help Delius contribute even more to the education of pupils with SEND in Bradford.

A few weeks ago lots of children received attendance certificates for being in school every day or almost every day last half term:  School Council members helped to hand out the certificates (in a few cases, to themselves!) at a lively assembly attended by many families.  Well done to those who received certificates and to Class 6 for winning the class attendance cup.    Being in school as much as possible really helps children to progress.  We understand that sometimes our pupils are just too poorly to attend and our recent closure due to a sickness bug reinforces the importance of keeping children who have been sick or had diarrhoea at home for at least 48 hours.

I look forward to seeing many of you at future events.


Sally Birkbeck

Chair of Governors

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