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Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

Yesterday, we launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.ukOpening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday) No school should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless advised to do so… Read more »

Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award Information Year 8

Current Year 8 pupils, please read this important letter with information about the Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award and how you can apply for it. If you are interested please follow the instructions on the letter. DoE – Sign Up Letter Thank you.

Updated Guidance on GCSEs from Ofqual

A message for all GCSE, AS and A level students this summer I understand how unsettling the past weeks have been for you, since the announcement that exams have been cancelled this summer, and that you are urgently waiting for news. click here to read the full letter

Coronavirus update – school closure to most pupils

Dear Parents and Carers,Re: School Response to COVID-19 We have now been instructed to close the school to almost all children at 15:00 on Friday the 20th of March 2020, until further notice. As advised by the government, we will do all we can to stay open for the children of key workers (e.g. NHS… Read more »

Year 11 Parents evening -Thursday 19th March

There is a parents evening for Year 11 on Thursday 19th March. This will be at the Upton Lane site from 5.00-7.30pm. At this evening subject teachers will be discussing how pupils have performed in their recent PPE 3 exam discussing pupils strengths and areas for improvement. It is very important that you attend this… Read more »

Year 11 PPE3 Exams – 24th Feb to 6th March 2020

Dear Parents of Year 11 pupils. PPE 3 exams are taking place in the next two weeks. If the exam finishes before 3pm or before 4pm on a Wednesday then pupils will be dismissed early from school. There will also be no extra Intervention sessions after school so pupils can have more time to prepare… Read more »

Year 11 Autumn Half term Intervention notice

Monday 17th February to Friday 21st February 2020 The Year 11 intervention timetable is now available. Please check and see which interventions you need to attend during the half term holidays. All of these interventions take place at Grosvenor Road. click here for the Timetable.

Year 10 Work Experience Update

Previous work experience consisted of 1 week experience in the school holidays. This was done to minimise disruption to learning because we want our pupils to remain in their lessons for as much of the school year as possible. However having this work experience in the holidays meant that not every pupil took part. Recently… Read more »

Importance of Reading Information Evening

This is for pupils who have a reading age below where we would like it to be. This evening will consist of a presentation from Mr Rogers, the Head teacher and an opportunity to discuss strategies to improve your child’s reading age. It is important that you and your child attend this event. We look forward to seeing you.

Year 10 Parent Information Evening Wednesday 22nd January 2020

In order to support year 10 pupils and their families we are inviting parents and pupils to an information evening on Wednesday 22nd January at the Grosvenor Road Site. Senior staff and Heads of Department will be speaking about the strategies, knowledge and skills that pupils need to be successful in their GCSE exams. The… Read more »