Secondary School Entrance Changes
From Monday 14th January our entrance on Wood Lane will be open to students only until 8:55am. Students will also leave via this entrance as usual at the end of the school day. Any students arriving after 8.55am will have to enter via the Du Cane Road entrance and register at the all-through reception, which is located in the Primary. They will then be escorted to their lessons.
All visitors, parents and guests will arrive and leave via the Du Cane Raod entrance, at all times and also check in to the all-through reception.
The all-through reception is reached by following the pavement around to the left and entering the primary building.
Mr Fairbairn Speaks at Israel Conference
Vice Principal Mr Fairbairn and Dame Sally spent the first half of this week in Israel, attending the STEM Forward Intel International Education Conference 2014.
The event’s focus was on promoting excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), bringing together professionals and experts from across Europe and Africa to share their ideas.
Mr Fairbairn adressed the confertence on Tuesday afternoon, speaking about Burlington Danes Academy’s effective methods of teaching science and maths.
“Between you and me, I was very nervous,” he said.
Dame Sally tweeted at the time: “Very proud of my VP!”
Other speakers included a Nobel Prize winner, the mayor of Jerusalem, Israel’s minister of education and the senior vice president of Intel Israel.
During their free time, Mr Fairbairn and Dame Sally toured the sights of the historic city, sparing a moment pop the Burlington Danes Academy Prayer into the famous ‘Wailing Wall’.