Governor update – Resources Committee

The Resources Committee has been busy this school year overseeing the school’s use of resources and facilities.

Good news on the school budget. The Government has introduced a new fairer funding formula that has significantly improved the amount of funding given to Cambridgeshire schools. Morley’s budget has always been well managed, but with very little flexibility. This year we will be using the additional resources to invest in teaching, including training and development.

We’re also delighted that the council is pressing ahead with the consultation on the school redevelopment plans and hope to see lots of parents at the event this coming Monday.

Finally, we’ve agreed a new approach to the parent survey this year, making it easier for you to complete. That will be opening up in the next couple of weeks and we hope all parents will take the time to complete it. Feedback from parents is really important and we’ll share the results with you before the summer break.

Mystery Cambridge Mission – Y1

As part of their fascinating topic, ‘How has Cambridge changed?’, the children in our Y1 classes, Scarlet and Crimson, spent their time, recently, being intrepid explorers and navigators.

They were set a number of geographical challenges as they made their way round the historical city of Cambridge. The children followed directions and found lots of interesting and famous landmarks throughout the city. They also visited Great St Mary’s Church, where they learnt about the history of the city, including the market square, as well as climbing the 123 step tower to see a magnificent view of the city!