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Parental Update 3rd March 2021

March 3rd, 2021|

  Dear Parents, Carers and Students As outlined in my letter last week, we have been working to ensure a safe return to face-to-face teaching in school next week. This update includes important information about how various aspects of school will work over the coming weeks. Please ensure you familiarise yourself [...]

UPDATE ON RETURN TO SCHOOL 8th MARCH 2021

February 24th, 2021|

Dear Parents and Carers The Prime Minister announced on Monday that, as expected, schools would return to face to face teaching from 8th March 2021. I am sure this is a huge relief to you and your families. Staff are also very pleased to be returning to some kind of ‘normal’ having [...]

29th January 2021

January 29th, 2021|

Dear Parents and Carers We have reached the end of the first month of this lockdown. I know this has been extremely challenging and I would like to thank you for the encouragement you have given your children, both in terms of home learning and emotional support. As a parent myself [...]

School Closed Monday 25th January

January 24th, 2021|

Dear Parents/Carers Given the snow today and that predicted overnight temperatures will be well below zero, we will not be opening the school to students or staff tomorrow. Lessons will continue to be taught remotely. Students who normally come in to school will need to remain at home. We apologise for [...]

22nd January 2021

January 22nd, 2021|

Remote Learning Assessment Arrangements First, we want to thank you for your contribution to the success of our remote learning provision. We appreciate the many challenges that families face with home schooling and we are very grateful for your ongoing support in the continuation our young people’s education. Now that the routines for online lessons have been [...]

Lockdown Update 9th January 2021

January 9th, 2021|

Dear Parents and Carers I would like to start by thanking you for the support you have given the school this week, in what have been very difficult circumstances. As you know, on Monday we returned with a plan to start mass testing, and by 8pm we were in another lockdown. [...]

Monday 4th January 2020

January 4th, 2021|

Dear Parents and Carers Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement this evening, I am writing to confirm what we know at this point. Schools will be teaching remotely for all year groups for the rest of this half term. This is until mid-February. We will continue to provide on-site provision [...]

NHS TEST AND TRACE: COVID-19 TESTING FOR STUDENTS

January 4th, 2021|

We are working to keep our school as safe as possible. You may have heard that testing for those without coronavirus symptoms is beginning across the country using new, quicker COVID-19 tests known as ‘lateral flow tests’. Along with the other protective measures we are taking, these tests will help staff [...]

Arrangements for the start of the Spring Term

December 31st, 2020|

Dear Parents and Carers As you will have heard, the arrangements for the return to school of high school age children has had to be changed from what we had previously planned. Regrettably, these changes have been made by the government at very short notice and we know very little more [...]

Christmas Update

December 18th, 2020|

18th December 2020 Dear Parents and Carers There have been a number of announcements over recent days relating to the start of term in January. These have been announced with very little time before the Christmas break, and with virtually no detail from government. As a result, I will be meeting [...]

Update 9th November 2020

November 9th, 2020|

Dear Parents and Carers, I was informed this morning that unfortunately we have had further positive cases within the school community. I have spent the day working on this with Public Health England. After much discussion, and having done our own track and trace, they have advised us that we need [...]

Update 8th November 2020

November 8th, 2020|

Dear Parents and Carers As you will be aware, the country moved to lockdown on Thursday. New guidance for schools has now been published by the DfE, and we are therefore making some small changes to how we operate. As of Monday all schools, where children are in Year 7 or [...]

Update 3rd November

November 3rd, 2020|

Dear Parents and Carers Please see link below for letter. I am sure this will come as no surprise given the huge increases in positive cases both locally and nationally. On Thursday the country will be going into another lockdown, in an attempt to suppress the spread of the virus. Schools [...]

6th October 2020

October 6th, 2020|

Dear Parents and Carers Please see the attached letter below. This is a standard letter template provided by Public Health England, and as such may appear not to be in my usual style. However, I have decided to send it as they wrote it, so that you are able to read [...]

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