Headteacher’s Newsletter 23rd Jan 2020

Good afternoon VES Parents, This week we had more sporting triumph in school with our U16s Girls’ Volleyball team. You may have seen on our instagram and facebook accounts the photos and videos from the Sharjah Tournament. If you would like to follow VES on instagram, follow the school @vesuae – for facebook try @victoriaschoolshj. Here you will be able …

Headteacher’s Newsletter 5th Sept 2019

Good Afternoon This will be the first of what I intend to be a weekly letter to parents. Well, the first week of term proper has come to its conclusion. I am sure, like you, this brings a certain sense of relief. I’d like to say thank you to the many parents I have met who have kindly offered such …

Headteacher’s Newsletter 19th Sept 2019

Good Afternoon VES Parents This week has had a heavy emphasis on our students and their engagement with school through our various approaches to developing their leadership skills. As many of you will know, our youngsters have been busy writing and perfecting their speeches to their classmates as they try to be successful in their quest to be voted Student …

Headteacher’s Newsletter 12th Sept 2019

Good Afternoon VES Parents Well the second week of term has proved to be busy but productive here at VES! It was really good this week to get to meet so many parents at our introductory meetings. I believe it’s important to make contact early in the year, to lay out our plans and curriculum for the year ahead and …

Headteacher’s Newsletter 26th Sept 2019

Good Afternoon VES Parents Another amazing week at VES comes to a close. There have been many highlights this week I’d like to share with you. Last Thurday there was an enormous school-wide exercise in democracy as student representatives were voted for in each class. We were all impressed by how many students put themselves forward, and the quality of …

Headteacher’s Newsletter 3rd October 2019

Good Afternoon VES Parents The weeks seem to go by so quickly, it is only when we sit and look back we reflect on another busy week. Again, we have had student council meetings and our students are beginning to really grow into their roles. Responsibility was again a theme for assemblies. I am a firm believer that even our …

Headteacher’s Newsletter 10th October 2019

Good Afternoon VES Parents I write to you now after just leaving the 6th Form assembly to announce the prefects. I am struck by the quality of the individuals involved. I was even more heartened to see how they genuinely congratulated each other. They really are a great group and I have urged them to keep this spirit going through …

Headteacher’s Newsletter 17th October 2019

Good Afternoon VES Parents This week has been a week of triumphs for some of our community members.  We had the pleasure of presenting the U14s Girls Basketball Team in Assembly, worthy runners up in the Sharjah Education Sports Council Championship. Congratulations to Ms Selwan and all the team. They got to wear their kit and medals for the full …

Headteacher’s Newsletter 24th October 2019

Good Evening VES Parents Today has been a day of interest and fun for our Primary students as we have had our UN Day. Each class was assigned a country and everyone looked great in their costumes. The assembly was fantastic with each class treating us to the music, food, language and interesting facts about their countries. The countries ranged …

Headteacher’s Newsletter 31st October 2019

Good Evening VES Parents Today in school, many students and staff have been sporting pink accessories as part of our Breast Cancer Awareness day. We know it is something that has touched some of the families in our community, and of course it has been publicised widely across the globe this month. Awareness and education plays such a key role …

Headteacher’s Newsletter 7th Nov 2019

Good Afternoon VES Parents Every week I promise myself I will write less and be more brief, but our School is such a hive of activity all of the time it is impossible I am afraid. So here goes, after another incredible week that has been so busy I have almost forgotten about England losing the Rugby World Cup Final………almost! …