Gulf News join us in The Aquila School

Gulf News join us in The Aquila School

This week Mrs Cleworth, Head of Primary, had the opportunity to introduce the fantastic Gulf News team to our school for the first time. During the interview the journalists from the esteemed newspaper really dug deep into what we mean when we talk about enquiry-based...
Our Doors Are Now OPEN!

Our Doors Are Now OPEN!

After many months of planning we are delighted to welcome our very first children to The Aquila School, which opened on 4th September 2018. We will work to ensure The Aquila School is at the heart of the community, is as inclusive as possible and ensures that every...
Launching a New School

Launching a New School

Teaching is a rewarding and varied career, every term, every day, every hour is different and full of surprises. Despite this, unique opportunities such as founding a brand-new school are hard to come by so we are excited, delighted and honoured to be the founding...
SEAL in the classroom – is it essential?

SEAL in the classroom – is it essential?

SEAL – learning and teaching about the Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning is an integral part of the curriculum that supports this aspect of school connectedness. Naturally there is a wide range of views about what constitutes high quality learning. It is widely...
Should attendance be mandatory throughout school?

Should attendance be mandatory throughout school?

As an experienced primary school Headteacher, over the years I have amassed a set of catchphrases. One of these is “in our school, every lesson counts”, and “children who come to school regularly and on time make better progress than those that don’t”. I do not...