headteacher welcomed in visit to Highbridge school
headteacher from Kampala has been welcomed to Highbridge during
a visit to the town's King Alfred School.
Ssaazi, a Headteacher and Geographer from St Charles Lwanga School
in Kampala, visited the school's geography department.
Year 8 geography classes benefited from presentations about life
in Uganda and opportunities to ask Mr Benedict questions, while
the sixth form sociology classes spoke to Mr Benedict about different
norms and values
in Ugandan culture.
visitor also met with different teachers and members of the school's
senior leadership team to find out more about processes such as
intervention, target setting and supporting literacy.
also visited Churchfield School in Highbridge and Fishponds Academy
Teachers Mrs Owen and Mr Witts were delighted to take Mr Benedict
to London to see the sights, which inclyded a tour of the Houses
of Parliament organised by Burnham and Highbridge MP James Heappey.
link between the schools will grow in the future, with a poetry
exchange being organised for year 7 and 8 students and the geography
department linking the schools though Skype.