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GCSE Exam Results 2019

  We are very pleased with this year’s exam results. The percentage of pupils achieving strong GCSE passes in Maths and English (that’s grades 5 to 9) has gone up from 38% last year to 49% this year. The percentage of pupils who achieved standard passes (that’s grades 4 to 9) in Maths and English… Read more »

End of Term Letter

Dear Parent(s), End of term arrangements We will finish at 12:20pm on Friday 26th July 2019. Pupils will be expected to come to school in their full uniform. There are two reasons for asking pupils to wear their uniform: 1. We have noticed that when pupils are not in uniform they don’t focus on their… Read more »

GCSE Results Day: Thursday 22nd August 2019

GCSE results will be available for collection from the Upton Lane site on Thursday 22nd August 2019 from 10.30am -12.00pm. Please see below for time slots: Year 11s: 10:30am – 12:00pm Year 10s: 11:00am – 12:00pm If you are unable to collect your results in person, they will be posted to your address.

Drop Down Day 4 – Tuesday 30th April 2019

Dear Parent/Guardian I am writing to you to inform you of the fourth Drop Down Day of the 2018/19 academic year. Below is a brief overview of what each year group will be doing on Tuesday 30th April 2019. click here to read the letter

Easter Intervention Schedule 2019

Year 11 Easter Revision guidance 2019   Barnaby Lenon, a former Headteacher of Harrow, the prestigious independent boarding school that educated the likes of Winston Churchill, the actor Benedict Cumberbatch and the rugby player Billy Vunipola, suggests that GCSE pupils should be working hard over the fortnight long holiday. “Good exam results are made in… Read more »

Drop Down Day 3 – Tuesday 12th February 2019

Dear Parent/Guardian Re: Drop Down Day 3 – Tuesday 12th February 2019 I am writing to you to inform you of the third Drop Down Day of the 2018/19 academic year which will be held on Tuesday 12th February. Below is a brief overview of what each year group will be doing on Tuesday 12th… Read more »

School will be open despite adverse weather conditions..

The Met Office has issued weather warnings for February 2018. We still expect our School to be open. If this changes, information will be available on the website. Parents and staff will also be informed via text message.. It is the Schools duty to be open and to provide education if we can. However the… Read more »

Year 11 PPE 3 25th February – 8th March 2019

Year 11 will take their final Pre-Public Exams (PPE) from the 25th February – 8th March. Your child will be examined in all of their subjects to assess what grade they are working at. This will be your child’s last PPE before their actual GCSE exams. Please ensure your child is preparing themselves for this… Read more »

End of Term Letter December 2018

School re-opens on Monday 7th January 2019. Pupils should come into school at the normal time. The first week of term will be a Week 2 of the timetable. There is a staff training day on the 10th January (see below) and on this day school will be closed to pupils. click here to read… Read more »

School admissions statutory consultation for entry from September 2020 onwards

We are consulting on a small change to our admission arrangements from September 2020 onwards. The change will give some priority children whose parents serve in the Armed Forces, something other schools in the area do as well.   Otherwise our admissions arrangements are staying the same. Click here to see the ‘Proposed Admission Arrangements for… Read more »