Monthly Archives - March 2020

Covid-19 Update 27/03/2020

As we come to the end of our first week of school closure for most students, I wanted to write to you all again with a further update.
First, I hope you are all well and coping as well as possible under the circumstances.
I have been considering carefully the feedback we have received during the course of this week and have included below a summary of it along with our proposed response for the next week.
What you have told us:
Some […]

Coronavirus Response Update 23/03/2020

You will be pleased to know that I am just sending a brief update letter today to keep you informed of a few additional points further to my communications last week.

Learning for Year 11 and Year 13 Students

We are still waiting to receive details as to how the GCSE and A Level certificates will be awarded and we will share that with you as soon as we have it. For now the teaching staff have been asked to ensure […]

Important Advice on Children who can Attend School from Monday

We have now received confirmation as to those children who are classified as ‘vulnerable’ or the child of an ‘essential worker’. If you think this applies to you, please contact us by 1pm today so we can make arrangements. To read the letter, please click on the following link: Letter to parents about categorisation of children who can continue to attend school 200320

Covid-19: Latest Advice (March 13th 2020)

Please find attached a letter from the Headteacher providing the latest Coronavirus guidance for schools.
Covid-19 Guidance: March 13th 2020
In line with government advice, we would ask that your child stays at home for 7 days if they have either:

a high temperature
a new, continuous cough (this means you’ve started coughing repeatedly)

For more information and what to do if you think you have symptoms visit

CANCELLATION: Battlefields & Mayenne Trip 2020

Battlefields & Mayenne Trip 2020
In the light of the Prime Minister’s announcement last night “advising” that all international school trips should not take place for the foreseeable future, we have sadly had to take the decision that the Battlefields & Mayenne Trip will NOT now take place.
I have been in the process of trying to sort out all the insurance arrangements. These are not as straightforward as you may think as the policy, like most policies, provide cover if […]

Inspiring the Scientists of Tomorrow

Just before February half-term, 56 of our Year 10 GCSE Science students joined over 800 other students from around the region for the GCSE Science Live! event at York University.
This touring event is visiting 11 universities throughout the country to help, encourage and enthuse the potential scientists of the future.  Each event consists of lectures with some of Britain’s top scientists, all working at the cutting edge of science and research – and all with a real ability to […]