Coronavirus – Information for Parents/Carers

Letter from Mr Jackson – 26th May

On Friday, the government’s independent SAGE group published its scientific papers relating to education and on Saturday the government  published its account of how it took the scientific and medical advice and used it as the basis for its decisions on wider opening. Yesterday afternoon the government released its specific […]

Letter from Mr Jackson – 22nd May

I can confidently say that this half term has been the strangest throughout my time in education. Remote learning has been taking place throughout the past six weeks and the survey of parents we conducted recently reflected what has been seen in secondary schools across Lancashire; many students are managing […]

Letter from Mr Jackson – 18th May

I apologise for the length of this message, but given the circumstances, I feel that this was necessary given the wealth of information relating to the wider re-opening of schools and the range of views relating to this issue. I would to thank all parents who completed the questionnaire I […]

Letter from Mr Jackson – 13th May

I hope you are your families are well and coping in these extremely difficult circumstances. I am sure many of you, like me, were sat in front of the television on Sunday evening, listening carefully to the Prime Minister’s announcement about the next steps in the battle to overcome the […]

Letter from Mr Jackson – 1st May

I hope you are safe and well. There have been a number of press articles speculating when and how schools will start to re-open when the current restrictions are eventually eased. The next review of the existing ‘lockdown’ rules is Thursday 7 May, and more information about this may be […]

Letters from Ms Marsland for Year 11 parents & learners: 30th April

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Letter from Mr Jackson for free school meals families – 30th April

Thank you for your patience regarding the above. This has been a huge logistical challenge for the government to implement and there have been a significant number of problems nationally. We were one of a number of schools across the country that struggled to get access to the national portal […]

Letter from Mr Jackson for free school meals families – 16th April

There have been numerous problems across all schools regarding the national free school meals voucher scheme, intended to support children who are eligible for free school meals.  This is perhaps not surprising given the scale of the task.  Our staff have worked incredibly hard over the past fortnight and we […]

Letter from Ms Marsland for Year 12 learners: 14th April

Dear year 12 student, I hope that this message finds you and your family healthy and well during these challenging times.  At the moment, there is much focus on years 13 and 11 given the cancellation of final exams but I wanted to use this opportunity to contact you with […]

Letters from Mr Jackson: 13th April

Letters for parents by year group: Parents of learners in Years 7 and 9 Parents of learners in Year 8 Parents of learners in Year 10 Parents of learners in Years 11 Parents of learners in Year 12 Parents of learners in Year 13  

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