This site is constructed as a weblog, or blog, and will enable us to talk to the growing number of parents with Internet access. While we welcome face-to-face contact with our parents and visitors, we appreciate that it is not always possible; this 'always open' presence on the Internet is our alternative.
Sometimes the information here will already be available – in the school prospectus, say, or the letters the children bring home, but we also hope to have pictures and stories about the work that goes on day-to-day inside and outside the school. Some of the stories will have a link below them for you to post your own comments, and we hope you will find time to join in the conversations that this feature of weblogging permits.
Watch out for other uses of this site. A weblog is an easy tool for publishing to the Internet, and may prove an excellent encouragement to writing for children. The grown-ups might even get the hang of it, too. The comments feature will be disabled on any class or pupil blogs, and for the safety of our children, we will, of course, be following the DfES guidelines as referred to on the Sheffield City Council website here.
If you are interested in the making of this site, the developer, Paul Bonsall, has a weblog outlining the process involved here.
Try the comments feature now by clicking on the link below: in line with school policy, children are instructed not to leave full names or contact details. Let us know what you think of the site and share any suggestions you have for improvements. (UPDATE: Comments feature disabled pending governors' discussion)