A note from the Headteacher

Dear Parents and Carers,

Last term was the final stage of a very successful year for Lea Manor and the school goes from strength to strength. Our production of Hairspray was a huge success and the Activities days this week were a great opportunity for students to broaden their experiences and learn different skills.

Our school diary has been packed with opportunities for learning all year and I enjoyed hearing of all the visits, including group trips to Poland and France. I was also delighted to see "Dangerbug' our entry to the Rampaging Chariots competition, created by the Science, Engineering, Art and Maths club. The 'S.T.E.A.M. team' projects continue next year from October.

We also launched 'The Love and Tolerance Project' this year, with each department teaching a lesson around the theme and other schools across Luton creating labels as their contribution. I was particularly moved by the Anne Frank exhibition we hosted, and the mature way our students approached this very challenging topic. The speech made by Eva Clarke is something I will never forget. We will be hosting a Love and Tolerance event in September and continue our quest to incorporate positivity and caring in everything we do.

We have made new connections within the local community this year and look forward to creating a community art project as part of the Keepmoat regeneration project, partially funded by Love Luton.

I wish the staff who are leaving us the best of luck in their new careers and look forward to welcoming the new staff members to complete our team for September.

Thanks to everyone for their support and hard work this last year. I hope you have a restful summer break and take the opportunity to catch up on missed work and prepare yourselves for success in September. I look forward to seeing you all on 5th,

Amanda Simpson