Headteacher’s Blog

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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Update from the Headteacher

14th September 2020

We have had a very positive return to school. Currently our attendance is at 93%, which is fantastic, as the national figure is much lower. Start and end of the day procedures have improved every day and the students are responding to the new protocols with maturity. There is no doubt things are different, but […]

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Update from the Headteacher

17th July 2020

This will be the last of these updates for a few weeks, as school closes tomorrow for the summer. I will be back in the office mid August and should anything change significantly about September plans, I will be in touch. In any case I will email all parents again at the end of August. Attached is the new Risk Assessment, […]

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Weekly update

10th July 2020

We have been delighted to see so many Year 10 students back in school this week. The masterclasses have been a real boost not only to students, who have enjoyed being ‘taught’ again by a real teacher, but also our staff who have thoroughly enjoyed getting back to doing what they love. By the end of next week, […]

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Weekly Update from the Headteacher

7th July 2020

The guidance has finally been published. There are a raft of things we already have in place, but the detail has meant we are now adapting our plans for September. The guidance runs to 38 pages and we are diligently going through everything. Risk assessments and Behaviour policies will be rewritten to reflect the new ‘normal’. The […]

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