Lest we forget.
The 11th November: an opportunity to remember those whose lives have been, and continue to be, affected by war. Huge thanks to students, parents and staff for their support and generosity this week.
周一将迎来反欺凌周，以及什鲁斯伯里学校系列互动活动的开始. The week will conclude with a Heads' Conference hosted by the Federation of British International Schools in Asia, a weekend engagement with prospective parents and a charity walk across the Tseung Kwan O Cross Bay Link Bridge.
Having spent the first few days on the mid-term break on campus alongside the operational team, I conclude it under canvas on Cheung Chau with my family.
工作人员将于周一返回校园参加培训日，培训将集中在国际学校理事会的自学之旅上，然后我将主持新学年的理事会第一次会议. Students return on Tuesday 1st November and our first week back will conclude with a weekend celebration of culture, heritage and inclusion as we mark Dia de Muertos with the Shrewsbury Parents Association.
Opening with dinner at the Hong Kong Club alongside parent representatives and local members of the Board of Governors, 成绩优异的上半学期的最后一周以庆祝学院日和在英国商会与教育委员会的会议结束. Never again will we take such fluid social interaction for granted.
I hope that families enjoy their time together over the course of a mid-term break. 十大体育外围平台排名欢迎学术团队回来参加以国际学校理事会自学为中心的员工培训日，并在11月1日(星期二)学生返回之前举行与董事会的第一次会议.
A flurry of seasonal concerts and performances will be upon us soon enough - we have so much to look forward to.
The penultimate week of our first half term saw the launch of Parent Teacher Conferences. Primarily centring upon the settling of students into new class groups, 十大体育外围平台排名特别感谢那些能够在校园和当面加入十大体育外围平台排名的人的关注——十大体育外围平台排名再也不能把这种十大体育外围平台排名的机会视为理所当然了.
一场令人振奋的独奏音乐会为这一周划上了句号，十大体育外围平台排名现在期待着与家长代表和当地理事会成员一起举办一场社交活动, alongside a meeting with the School Management Committee and another with the Education Committee at the British Chamber.
A much-deserved break now on the horizon, I hope that families enjoy their time together, particularly if they have chosen to travel outside of the region.
The formal marking of our fifth academic year since foundation alongside British Consul General, Brian Davidson CMG, provided a particularly satisfying conclusion to a familiarly productive week on campus. With memories of a sun baked groundbreaking ceremony in the latter half of 2016 deceptively clear in my mind, it is difficult to envisage the passing of such a substantial period and yet here we are: five years, thousands of interconnected relationships, countless treasured memories.
To all who have supported our journey, thank you.
Two weeks remain prior to the arrival of a mid-term break. Between now and then, our first Primary Recital of the year, dinner with a select group of parent representatives, student photographs and an update on House Points.
The second half of term will begin on Tuesday 1st November, following a staff training day and a meeting with the Board of Governors.
With the visit of British Consul General, Mr Brian Davidson CMG, necessarily postponed, 与什鲁斯伯里家长协会和ISC研究中心的朋友们的交往，确保了我仍有良好的伙伴关系——课堂集会的情感回归，为我的学业提供了合适的最后高潮. We revert next week, 我非常期待通过周五的纪念长凳和牌匾来纪念成立五周年.
Parent Teacher Conferences also fall between now and the conclusion of our first half term. The first school break since the recent relaxation of re-entry requirements, when it arrives, I am sure that it will prove suitably rewarding.
周末在一个国际学校博览会上，十大体育外围平台排名与未来的家长们进行了一系列富有成效的交流，确保十大体育外围平台排名在今年的第二次数字校园之旅返回时受到了热烈的欢迎. 在过去的五年里，十大体育外围平台排名在什鲁斯伯里培养了一种关怀和努力的文化，能与大家分享这一刻是多么的荣幸. The visit of the British Consul General, Mr Brian Davidson CMG, on Friday next week will mark this key milestone fittingly.
Preparation for the delivery of a full campus tour, a meeting with student representatives and the formal opening of a memorial bench alongside Chair of the Board, Mr Bernard Chan, and School Supervisor, Mr Stephen Wong, now secure, and the transformation of a designated space on the ground floor in motion, we very much look forward to hosting.
Our first class-led assembly concluded another positive and productive week, 而以儿童早期教育的重要性为中心的网络研讨会提供了一个有用的反思触发器:我选择以最纯粹的形式描述一种教育模式, 不受认证学习的限制，非常喜欢Telos Education的Cheryl Raper和Kids Connect的Emily Kwan的陪伴.
Next week will see the initiation of a first round of Parent Teacher Conferences. With discussion likely to focus upon the settling of new student groups, meetings will also support the positive early triangulation of views. Following the arrival of the South China Morning Post International Schools Fair, 十大体育外围平台排名也可以期待今年的第二次数字校园之旅，我非常期待校园之旅，并与那些将什鲁斯伯里确定为他们首选学校的家长们交流.
As one light flickers out, another is lit. How sad we were to learn of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II at the dawn of Mid Autumn Festival. 这位英国在位时间最长的君主留下了非凡的遗产，也给原本欢乐的一周画上了一个更为灰暗的句号.
A three-day weekend will precede the arrival of a first class-led assembly, a webinar with friends at Jardines centring upon the importance of early childhood education, and the South China Morning Post International Schools Fair. And I am particularly excited to be able to engage with families keen to learn more about the benefits of a Shrewsbury education.
What a thrill it has been to see the return of students for our fifth academic year. 借此机会，我想向所有与第一周的成功相关的人表示诚挚的感谢:谢谢你们.
The campus abuzz with activity, routines have been quickly established and learning engagements look familiarly sharp and focussed. The weekend arrives hard earned.
We can now look forward to the hosting of our first digital tour of the new academic year. Should you wish to learn more about the many unique advantages of a Shrewsbury education, you can register to join us on Wednesday at 10:30 here. 接下来的几天，十大体育外围平台排名也将有机会与怡和的朋友们十大体育外围平台排名，在本月晚些时候将举行一个围绕幼儿教育重要性的网络研讨会.
周三，整个学术团队回归后，校园最外面的部分再次活跃起来，进行为期三天的入职培训, momentarily interrupted by the arrival of a typhoon. 围绕未来一年的一系列战略优先事项，并与国际学校理事会开启自学阶段, we now look forward to connecting with students and families tomorrow for a series of orientation meetings, shortly prior to the start of our fifth school year since foundation on Monday 29th August.
Plans to mark an anniversary of note already in the works, I have encouraged staff to reflect positively upon their (and our) accomplishments. We have faced and embraced arising challenge and grown ever more effective and efficient as a result.
The successful settling of students will take priority next week and I very much look forward to reconnecting - all else can wait.
The early orientation and induction of a dynamic group of colleagues new to the region has rightfully drawn all focus this week. Now familiar with the shape of the school day and their geographical surrounds, we move swiftly onto pedagogical matters next week, and can look forward to the return of existing colleagues to bolster the ranks too.
Our three-day programme will provide an expansive overview of academic performance, strategic priorities for the year ahead and our upcoming journey of self study, conducted alongside the Council of International Schools following the early release of a community wide survey last week. We'll then gather newly assigned student groups for a series of orientation meetings prior to the start of term on Monday 29th August.
Fresh from an unexpectedly shortened quarantine period, new colleagues emerged bright eyed and eager a few weeks prior to the start of a new academic term. 下周初将开始初步的入职课程，我知道他们将从学生们的友好和支持中汲取巨大的力量, parents and staff as they settle into their new roles.
They arrive in good time to support with a journey of self-study in partnership with the Council of International Schools following the delivery of an effusive report earlier this year. A series of surveys will land on Monday and will allow for the collection of views from students, parents and staff.
Now back in the office and with plans for induction secure, 我最关注的是在国际学校理事会进行的自学，以及本周即将启动的学校社区调查.
Engagements with Support and Evaluation Officer, Helena Sobulis, have been enormously positive and we can now look forward to reconnecting shortly prior to the return of students on 29th August.
The receipt of a glowing report from the Council of International Schools proved a highlight of the week, 特别是考虑到学生们的努力和态度，以及什鲁斯伯里为他们提供的非凡机会.
Due back in Hong Kong early next week, I look forward to returning to work and laying the foundations for the August induction of new colleagues, initially from the confines of quarantine.
With an enormously talented group due to touch down in just a few weeks time, our first sequence of interactions will prove critical to the speed at which they settle. Generosity, kindness and high expectations will drive our work in the knowledge that they will all be keen to hit the ground running.
Back in Sydney and with the weather now vastly improved, 本周，我与运营团队取得了十大体育外围平台排名，了解到一系列繁忙的招生活动，以及纪念香港卓越教育五年的计划的出现.
No longer a new entity in the region, we point to a strong and verifiable track record and an exceptional collection of unique advantages. As we look ahead to the end of July, the new school year will be upon us soon.
Outside of the region for the first time in almost three years, the summer break is already providing the opportunity for refreshment and reconnection. Plans for the new year percolating, we will soon look forward to the arrival and induction of a talented crop of teachers all keen to make their mark.
Our weekend at the farm will lead us back to the city on Monday and into the second week of three in Australia. Safely packed away up until now, Darwin will be keen to feature among the holiday snaps - we must remember to find a suitably impressive perch.
Marked profoundly by extended periods of suspension, the last twelve months have provided a stern test of our commitment: to learning, to relationship building and to the maintenance of high standards. It hasn't always been easy, but we emerge triumphant.
At the end of our final week, I reflect most notably upon the accomplishments of our graduating class. An extraordinary group, 值得庆祝的是，十大体育外围平台排名是多么幸运，能够支持他们的旅程，并标志着十大体育外围平台排名的关系在个人和校园中的一个明显的转变. Forever Shrewsbury students and now Salopians.
Led admirably by Key Stage Leader Mr Peck, students in Year 5 and 6 delivered a number of initiatives to mark Refugee Day on Thursday this week. An early count indicated that over HKD 10,000 had been raised - and there is more to come as donations are expected to continue at our Year End Fair tomorrow.