Important information about returning to school in September.

31 August 2021 Dear Parent, I hope this letter finds you well and that you enjoyed some quality time with your family over the summer break. I wanted to take this opportunity to keep you up to date with the current situation regarding Covid–19 and the imminent return of students to college. College will re-open […]

New Year 7 Students in September

July 2021 Dear Parent, I hope this letter finds you well. We are looking forward to welcoming your child to Blessed Edward’s in September and I am sure they are excited about the new challenges and opportunities that await them.  You may have heard that in September secondary schools have been asked to set up […]

Last Day of Term and Information on September Return

14th July 2021 Dear Parent,  I hope this letter finds you and your family well.  This has been an academic year like no other and I want to thank you for your ongoing support and commitment to Blessed Edward’s.  As you know the college year ends on Friday 16th July at 12.30p.m.  Buses have been […]

Face Masks in School

5th July 2021 Dear Parent, As of Tuesday 6th July, the numbers of students in college will increase as we welcome back Year 10.  Because of this we will be asking students to once again wear face coverings in corridors and communal areas. This will be the case until the end of term on 16th […]

Year 10 Isolating

28th June 2021 Dear Parent, Thank you for your support and understanding as we enter another challenging period in your child’s education.  As you will be aware, we have asked Year 10 students to stay at home due to there being a number of cases in this year group.  I have had confirmation today that […]

GCSE Appeals Process 2021

Dear Parent, as promised I am writing to give you further details on this summer’s GCSE grading process and in particular the appeals process. I have done this based on the most frequently asked questions which I and headteachers in other schools have been asked. How were my child’s grades arrived at this year? Grades […]

Year 11 Finish Date

5th May 2021 Dear Parent, I am writing to confirm that our Year 11 students last day in college will be Friday 21st May.  Students will have completed all their assessments by Friday 14th May and staff will then be undertaking the task of compiling student evidence, moderating the marking of these and then determining […]

Head Of Year Welcome Back Letters

Year 7 Welcome Back April 2021 Dear Parent/guardian, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome back our Year 7 students to the college for the Summer Term after the Easter break and I hope that they enjoyed a restful fortnight after a challenging Spring Term. Please continue to support the students with the […]

Update – Letter to parents of direct and proximity contacts – Year 9

Date: 29/04/2021 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 […]