Amesbury School has been entered into the OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments:
Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investment Database.
See our entry here.
We have begun our school development planning for next year. We know we are "not there yet" and we need to keep developing and improving what we are doing. Me... I am always quick to jump to what we can do better rather than take a little time to celebrate...
Posted: Thursday October 22, 2015
Here we are at the end of another term that has just flown by. Again, I find myself asking the question wonderingly, "How can we be nearly finished our fourth year as a school? How can we be finished our third term this year? Hasn't the year only just begun?" Well,...
Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015
Mr Roger Moses responded to Lesley Murrihy's comments regarding the front page Sunday Star Times' article about modern learning environments. Mr Moses asked for his article to be shared with the school community. His response and Lesley's further response are included below.
Posted: Monday November 2, 2015
I don’t normally read the Sunday papers, but when someone told me about the article on the front page of the Sunday Star Times over the weekend, I thought it was time to begin. I found a copy of the article and my Sunday paper reading began. Essentially what I encountered was an argument against being forced to comply with Ministry of Education guidelines to modernise learning spaces because these open spaces “fail” students. The following is my response to the article.
Posted: Monday October 19, 2015