Welcome to the new school year. Pupils have made a strong start and we are pleased to see them back at school.
If you missed recent updates over the summer holidays, you can catch-up by reading about Year 13 Results Day, Year 11 Results Day, Updates to our Behaviour Policy and Updates to our approach to homework.
Parent Information Events
Remember that the parents of each year group are invited to attend information events where plans for the year ahead will be discussed in detail.
All events will take place between 4-5pm on the dates below:
- Year 11, Thurs 14th September
- Year 10, Thurs 28th September
- Year 7, Thurs 5th October
- Year 12, Wednesday 11th October
- Year 8, Thurs 12th October
- Year 9, Thurs 19th October
- Year 13, Wednesday 25th October
Year 6 Open Evening
Any families with pupils looking to join our school in Year 7 next year are encouraged to attend our Year 6 Open Evening on Thursday 21st September at 4pm.
Sixth Form Open Evening
Any families with pupils looking to join our school in Year 12 next year are encouraged to attend our Sixth Form Open Evening on Wednesday 4th October at 4pm.
We have reminded all pupil in assemblies last week of the importance of being on time to school. Remember that the doors open at 8.10am and pupils are expected to arrive before 8.20am, with those arriving after 8.20am receiving a late detention to serve at the end of the day.
Uniform and Equipment
Thank you for making sure that pupils have returned to school dressed smartly and wearing the correct school uniform. If you have any questions or would like further guidance about uniform, you can find our more on our uniform page.
Please also check that your child has all of the equipment that they require for school each day:
- Black pens
- Green pens
- Glue Stick
Clubs and Enrichment
Clubs start again this week and there is a long list of different activities for pupils to choose from. You can find the schedule for what is happening each day on our enrichment page. Please do encourage your child to get involved.
This list of clubs available includes the following:
Ofsted Research Visit
On Tuesday 26th September, the school has been invited to take part into research Ofsted is leading into the teaching of Modern Foreign Languages. This means that for the day, we will have an Ofsted inspector working in the school, visiting lessons and meeting with pupils and colleagues.
Ofsted have provided the information sheet linked below for parents who would like to find out more about the visit and its purpose.