End of Term Letter

1st April 2021 Dear Parent, As we approach the end of term, I would like to thank you for your ongoing support and understanding throughout a turbulent time in your child’s education.  When we return after Easter, we will continue to exercise caution and ensure that the processes and guidelines we currently have in place […]

Year 10 English Literature GCSE

31st March 2021 Dear Parent, I am writing to let you know that after much consideration the college has decided not to enter Year 10 students for their English Literature GCSE this academic year.  The students will instead take their English Literature examinations along with their other GCSE examinations at the end of Year 11. […]

Update for Year 9 sent home on 29.3.21

Date: 31/03/2021 Requirement for Your Child to Self-Isolate for 10 Days Dear Parent, We have been informed by Public Health England local health protection team that the student who tested positive on a lateral flow test taken at home has subsequently tested positive on a confirmatory PCR test. We are now dealing with a confirmed […]

Year 9 Sent Home 29.3.21 – Home Learning Information

30th March 2021 Dear Parent, Thank you for co-operation and support yesterday in collecting your child from college. I share your frustration that so soon after returning their education is once again affected by the ongoing pandemic. As of this morning the child who had a positive lateral flow test result is still awaiting the […]

Letter to parents of direct and proximity contacts – Year 9

Date: 29/03/2021 Dear Parent, We have been informed by Public Health England local health protection team that there has been a suspected case of COVID-19 within the college, as identified by NHS Test and Trace. The student concerned has tested positive on a lateral flow test taken at home. We are awaiting the results of […]

Letter to parents of Year 9

Date: 24th March 2021 Dear Parents, We have been advised by Public Health that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the college. We are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health. All close contacts of the student concerned have been identified and have started their period of […]

Letter to parents of direct and proximity contacts – Year 9

Date: 24th March 2021 Requirement for Your Child to Self-Isolate for 10 Days Dear Parent, We have been informed by Public Health England local health protection team that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school, as identified by NHS Test and Trace. All contacts of a confirmed case must follow the […]

Non-Uniform Day 1.4.21

22nd March 2021 Dear Parent, As part of our Lenten fundraising, we will be holding a non-uniform day on the last day of term, Thursday 1st April. The money raised will be donated to the Father Hudson’s Society as part of their annual Good Shepherd Appeal. Students are reminded to dress in their own smart […]

Home Testing Kits

19th March 2021 Dear Parent, We have now completed three lateral flow tests for all the students whose parents gave consent and we have had no positive results which is extremely reassuring. There will be no further testing of students in college and we now move to the next phase which involves students being tested […]