Headteacher’s Blog

Update from the Headteacher

19th January 2021

From today we are setting lessons as per students timetables. All lessons, with the exception of History and PE in Years 7,8 and 9 ( due to staff illness) will have some live contact each lesson from the subject teacher. Whilst this is an improvement on just setting worksheets or tasks, we have become very […]

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Further update on January 2021

31st December 2020

I am sure you have seen the news over the last 24 hours. SLT met this morning to discuss how we manage the current situation. At the heart of all our decision making is your child’s and staff wellbeing. There are many unanswered questions surrounding schools rolling out mass testing. I am booked on a series of training webinars […]

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Update from the Headteacher

13th November 2020

An exceptionally challenging week. There is no doubt that Covid-19 is really starting to bite across our community. I had to make the difficult decision to return Year 7 and 8 to home schooling for 2 days this week, this was purely down to staffing capacity. I am trying to protect KS4 and 5 as […]

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Update from the Headteacher

6th November 2020

Since we moved into the 2nd Lockdown, I have made some very minor amendments to the main Risk Assessment and created 2 new ones that specifically cover Muisc/Drama and PE. The main change is that we are asking students and staff to wear face masks in corridors, communal areas and mixed bubble groups. This is […]

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Supporting the needs of our community in Post 16 – being different!

22nd October 2020

Those of you with children who have been through secondary school will be aware of some of the choices that students have when they finish their GCSEs.  Depending on their grades and career aspirations, students will mostly go to sixth form college to study academic A levels or vocational BTEC’s.  Some will then go onto […]

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Update from the Headteacher

16th October 2020

There have been a number of announcements over the past 2 weeks, which I need to make you aware of. Firstly, it is the government’s intention that GCSE and A levels will run in the summer of 2021. It is expected that they will be delayed by up to 3 weeks, so the summer exam series will start on 7 […]

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