July 9, 2020
From incidents on the playground, losing sight of mum or dad in the park or finding a date for the school dance or job after school, most children have a fear of something. Thanks to Covid 19 - accelerating our already rapidly changing world - our children have another fear to add to their lists, particularly our preteens and teenagers who have known the way of life before the effects of pandemic. So how should we be managing their fears, without creating overly anxious neurotic children?
June 19, 2020
All schools will be ensuring that the health, safety and social distancing requirements are strictly adhered to when teachers and children return to school. But let’s talk about the social behavioural implications of returning to school under these new conditions. How can we expect our children to embrace the new normal? And what is the new normal?
June 12, 2020
We at St Michaels, have a responsibility to reassess and make clear our position in response, not only to the murder of one black man, but the continuous acts of inequality around the world by races who believe they are superior to another. We have taken stock, and continue to stand fervently against racism, against prejudice and against violence.
May 12, 2020
It goes without saying that we would have loved to welcome you back in-person and on-site but, with the advent of Covid-19, the welcome we are providing is a new way of learning and not one that any of us anticipated. In today's blog I have outlined the plans St Michael's has in place to ensure our pupils are able to continue with their education and remain connected to both their peers and teachers.
May 5, 2020
On 9 May 2020, it will be 75 years since Jersey was liberated at the end of the Second World War. German forces occupied the Channel Islands for five years and Liberation Day is not only a time of remembrance, when we can reflect on the hardships that our island community endured, but it is also an opportunity for celebration.
April 23, 2020
In today's video blog, our Headteacher Mike Rees addresses our pupils on the term ahead and celebrates their achievements.
March 30, 2020
As schools close across the Island, many parents are concerned about the disruption to their child’s education. So, what’s the best way to keep children learning at home?
March 27, 2020
In times like these, we can often forget how important it is to try and maintain our own happiness and wellbeing. It’s not only important for ourselves, but also our family, friends, colleagues and many of those who depend on us. Staying positive is important and this video blog will hopefully give you a little insight into the remote learning experience for us through an Easter Message.
March 9, 2020
I am delighted to announce our 42nd annual Festival Of Sport. Our Festival of Sport was founded in 1978 by the late deputy headmaster Chris Cook. In honour of the late Chris Cook, teams now compete for the Chris Cook Plate for best performing Girl's team and The Chris Cook Plate for best-performing boys team.