Our 14-16 Options information is now available in the Parent & Pupil section.

Letters

Dear Parent/Carer

This year, the process for our Year 9 pupils to select their GCSE and Vocational options, which they will start in September 2021, has been amended to take into account remote learning and no face to face Options Evening. 

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Dear Parent/Carer

I writing to explain some of the challenges school is facing regarding assessment, reporting and our planning for school reopening. 

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Dear Parent/Carer

Unifrog – The Complete Destinations Platform for Careers Information, Advice and Guidance.

In keeping with our commitment to provide pupils with outstanding careers guidance and tailored support when choosing their next steps in terms of qualifications and career aspirations, we will now be using Unifrog;

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Dear Parent/Carer

I writing to update you on information regarding Reopening of Schools, February half-term arrangements, Contact tracing and Lateral Flow Tests.

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Dear Parent/Carer

Re: Update COVID-19 Remote Learning

I writing to let you know that following a review of our Remote Learning procedures, we are making some adjustments to support the wellbeing of pupils and to align a “home-school” timetable with that being followed in school by vulnerable and children of critical (key) workers.

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Dear Parent/Carer

I writing to let you know that the Department for Education (DfE) and Ofqual, on Friday 15 January 2021, published a consultation document which you can access using the following link:

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Dear Parent/Carer

Re: Update COVID-19 Response to the Prime Minister’s statement on national lockdown

I am, once again, writing to give you an update in response to COVID-19 and the announcement made yesterday evening by the Prime Minister. 

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Dear Parent/Carer

Re: Update COVID-19 clarification points

I writing to give you an update in response to COVID-19 and to hopefully clarify some of what you may have experienced as mixed messages from announcements yesterday regarding which groups of pupils can access school.

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Dear Parent/Carer

I am writing to give you an update on our response to the arrangements announced by the Department for Education (DfE) following my letter of 31 December 2020. 

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Dear Parent/Carer

I am writing to give you an update on our start of term arrangements following the announcements made yesterday (Wednesday 30 December 2020) on national media, by Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary; you may recall that in my letter of 29 December 2020 I included the following – “I wish to stress that it may be possible that after sending this letter, the Government publish further information which may mean changes to what I have written here.” 

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Dear Parent/Carer

I am writing to give you an update on our response to the announcements made by the Government and the Department for Education (DfE) as we closed for the end of the autumn term. There have been several further announcements made over the period of the Christmas break and I appreciate there have been several reports in the national media and this can create a confusing picture.

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Dear Parent/Carer
As we approach the close of the autumn term, I can confirm that school will finish as usual at 3.00pm on Friday 18 December 2020 and that the Yellow Bus service will operate at this time. The start of the new academic year is Monday 4 January 2021.

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Dear Parent/Carer

Further to my letter of 2 December 2020 and the ParentMail notification regarding end of term Thursday 17 December 2020 I now write to provide an update.

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Holiday Hunger Programme Guidance Document  Dec 2020

Holiday Hunger Programme- organisations by SHIPLEY WARD

Dear Parent/Carer

Advice to All Parents - Single case

Further to my letter that was sent out to all parents/carers regarding closure of the KS3 “bubble” in our Designated Specialist Provision (DSP), which is for twenty-four pupils with Special Educational Needs, I was notified at 3.15pm today that we have a single confirmed positive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) of a Sixth Form student that affects a small number of other students in Year 13.

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Dear Parent/Carer

I am writing to give you an update to my letter of 23 October 2020. Also, I want to let you know that we continue to review our systems and processes to look at ways to improve and respond to changes that may occur locally and nationally. 

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