VICARAGE PRIMARY: Newham school says goodbye to beloved headteacher

Pupils, teachers and support staff at a Newham primary school came together recently to bid farewell and lots of future success to their headteacher as she leaves for new opportunities, the council magazine the Newham Mag reported recently.  Yvonne Ward, who has been in the teaching profession for 35 years and was headteacher at Vicarage Primary School in East Ham for a decade, was treated to a ‘fond farewell’ by her school. Her leaving ceremony was attended by none other than the Mayor of Newham, Sir Robin Wales, alongside local councillor Quintin Peppiatt. They and Vicarage Primary School children and … Continue reading VICARAGE PRIMARY: Newham school says goodbye to beloved headteacher

ALEX FERGUSON: End of an footballing era as Manchester Utd. manager hangs up boots

In the past week, the football news in the U.K. was heavily dominated by the announcement of the retiring of legendary Manchester United club manager Alex Ferguson. Fergie, as he was affectionately known by players, fans and the media, had been managing one of the country’s most powerful sides for twenty-six years, and his remarkable leadership and footballing savvy helped define a new and unforgettable era in the history of British and international football. Scottish-born Ferguson was a manager who knew exactly what he wanted from his squad, even if his methods of ensuring the continuing unbridled success of Manchester’s … Continue reading ALEX FERGUSON: End of an footballing era as Manchester Utd. manager hangs up boots