Update from the Principal
Starting from the Festive Fair over the weekend, we have felt a real buzz going into the last week of term and a week full of excitement and fun!
We have enjoyed three Festive concerts this week and a huge congratulations to all students involved in the performances. We have seen such confidence, belief and joy from the students and we are very proud of each and every single one of them. The staff team and teachers have done an incredible job to encourage, help and support the students throughout a very busy term and finally seeing the students able to go on stage and perform has been a fantastic way to finish off term 1. Thank you to all parents for attending the Festive concerts and your ongoing support, it means a lot to the team and we very much appreciate it. I have to say, the final performance on each of the three evenings of the Festive concerts were remarkable and will be remembered fondly. Well done to everyone involved in such a brilliant series of events.
Bahrain National Day was a huge success and we have been treated to a range of celebrations, information, culture and student participation. Every year, this is a great event and one that we all look forward to. Seeing how our students are involved, leading and speaking makes us all so very proud. To celebrate our first Bahrain National Day in our new building is a wonderful landmark and the feeling throughout was wonderful. Thank you to our staff, parents and students for making this such a success!
I wanted to finish by thanking all parents personally. It has felt like a long time since we opened the school and talked about being patient, positive and flexible right back in August. We mentioned it would be a challenging term and we would tackle each hurdle together one at a time. Like moving house, it seemed as if we had one thousand things to do and think about one step at a time. We have done this and as I look back, we have come such a long way. We have areas to improve, to develop and to do better in but overall I am happy that our students and staff have enjoyed term 1. This would not have been possible without your ongoing help and support. Thank you. From the feedback, emails, coffee mornings, conversations and smiles in the morning every day at drop off, I appreciate the significant role that you have played and continue to do so in our community. Have a wonderful festive break and we look forward to term 2 starting on Sunday 7th January!
Have a great Festive Holiday!
Dr Paul Walton
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Last year it was announced that it is no longer mandatory for schools to provide Virtual Learning for students, shared by the Ministry of Education in August 2022.
The Ministry of Education has announced that the syllabus system for the coming academic year 2022/23 in all kindergartens, schools, universities, government and private educational institutions at all stages will be mandatory attendance for all students. The ministry clarified that there would be no choice for parents to attend their children to receive in-person or remotely learning, assuring its keenness to provide for all the requirements for a successful back to school.
At Nadeen School, following the announcement from the Ministry above, our provision for learning will be on site.