Headteacher's Blog

Welcome to the Raine's Foundation Headteacher's Blog, here you can read all the latest from Raine's directly from the head teacher.

May
16
2016

Summer Term – Week 4

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.9th May –  An OFSTED monitoring visit today.  All went well.  Waiting for a positive update next week. 10th May –  A successful visit from St Saviours primary school today – very charming students we hope will be coming to Raine’s in the future. 13th May – […]

Apr
28
2016

Summer Term – Week 3

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.14th April – Year 7 parents evening It was great to see so many happy year 7 pupils and parents.  Thank you for completing our parent view questionnaire – a very positive response. Thank you Monday 25th April – A really successful DoE expedition to Chigwell Row on […]

Apr
11
2016

Summer Term – Week 1

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Thank you to all of you who have responded and fed back on the Uniform consultation. We have two samples of uniform on display in our Lower school Foyer if you would like to pop in and see. These are mock ups and not the finalised version. […]

Jan
15
2016

Winter Term – Week 2

On Wednesday Raine’s played in the Borough Table Tennis Championships.  We entered 4 age groups – with our U13 girls playing up into the U15 Girls competition as well and we won all age groups. Congratulations to all involved   Mayowa, Joe, Shaun, Denon, Naequan, Kian, Shavain, Deneil, Samuel, Ardi, Jaynath, Adrita, Iolanda, Jada & Rosie

Dec
4
2015

Autumn Term Week 12

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.I returned to school this week after my jury service. Our sixth form, judged GOOD by Ofsted, hosted a very special event on Thursday 3rd December. Staff from Credit Suisse worked with a group of our sixth formers on ‘employability skills’. A Dragons Den theme ran throughout […]

Nov
13
2015

Autumn Term Week 9

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.This week our school community was visited by Ofsted. To quote the lead inspector, we “approached the inspection with engagement, honesty and resilience, it was really appreciated by the team”   I would also like to thank the pupils, staff and governors for their work during the […]

Nov
6
2015

Autumn Term Week 8

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Next Thursday, 12th November, is one of our most important events of the year, our Sixth Form Open evening (5.00 pm – 7.00 pm). This is a great opportunity for our current pupils to check out what’s on offer. However, we will also give a very warm […]

Oct
23
2015

Autumn Term Week 7

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.A big thank you to all the staff and parents for Thursday’s Year 10 Parents’ Evening.   Next week is half term and Monday 2nd November is a staff INSET day.  We are using this day to send all our staff to visit schools all over London […]

Oct
16
2015

Autumn Term Week 6

Our first parents’ evening takes place on Thursday 22 October, for year 10. This will provide an opportunity to hear how pupils have settled into their exam courses. Building on last week’s success, I am pleased to inform you that the Raine’s basketball team’s, boys and girls, have won all the Tower Hamlets’ inter-school championships. […]

Oct
9
2015

Autumn Term Week 5

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Raine’s continues to achieve sporting success. This week our girls and boys became Year 10 & 11 Borough Basketball Champions. We are expecting similar success next week for years 7 – 9. On Wednesday, next week, I will be meeting with the Governors Standards Committee and going […]

Oct
2
2015

Autumn Term Week 4

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Next week’s ‘Thought for the Week’ celebrates men and women of integrity as part of Black History Month and looks back to 1970’s South Africa. Please click here to download the powerpoint. This week Raine’s pupils competed in two Tower Hamlets’ competitions. The Year 11 Football Team […]

Sep
25
2015

Autumn Term Week 3

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Eid Mubarak to all our pupils and staff who celebrated Eid ul Adha on Thursday. On Wednesday we had a very successful Open Evening, for year 6 pupils, as they and their parent’s consider which secondary school to select for next September. Thanks to all the staff […]

Sep
18
2015

The First Two Weeks Back

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.As we approach the end of our first two weeks back, after the summer break, the school has quickly returned to normal. Year 7 have settled in well and lessons have settled down with pupils making a very positive start to the new school year. This week […]

Sep
4
2015

Headteacher’s Welcome

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Raine’s Foundation Church of England Secondary School is an all ability co-educational school for girls and boys aged 11-19. The School is rightly proud of its long tradition of achievement within a Christian ethos and welcomes pupils from all faiths and those with none. We are a […]