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Half Term 1 Update from the Head

Dear Parents/Carers, It is the end of what has been one of the most challenging half terms that education has faced probably ever, but certainly in the 20+ years that I have been a teacher. The current pandemic has certainly provided lots of…

Black History Month

This week, years 7-9 have been learning about Black British history in their history lessons. Year 7 found out about Black Britons in the Roman era year 8 have been exploring the impact of the transatlantic slave trade and British history and year 9 have been exploring the contributions of…

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Update on Face Coverings

Dear Parent/Carer, Important update regarding face coverings. As you are aware Covid cases are still surging in Nottingham and as a consequence the City and wider county have been placed under tighter restrictions by the government. For The …

Year 9 – WW1 Virtual Reality

Dear Year 9 Parents/Carers,

As part of your child’s work in History this half term they have been studying World War One, including soldiers’ experiences of the trenches. We have been very impressed with all our…

YA Books to Read During Black History Month
YA Books to Read During BHM

October is Black History Month, below are some books that explore Black History and will give our students the opportunity to learn more about themes and people in Black history. Buffalo Soldier Winner of the Carnegie Medal 2015, Buffalo Solider…

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Face Coverings Are Strongly Advised

Recently the news has been dominated by the national picture of rising Covid-19 cases and a testing system which has been unable to keep up with demand. I’m sure you would all have seen the Prime Minister’s statement on Tuesday…

Covid Symptoms: Cold, Flu or Coronavirus?

We would like to thank parents for continuing to be vigilant and maintaining contact with us regarding their children displaying any Covid-19 symptoms. We would also like to remind you of the need to let…

Decisionz E-magazine

Year 11 pupils and parents – View the latest ‘Decisionz’ E magazine which contains lots of really useful information regarding your post 16 options including;

College open evening dates, useful website links, information on the new T level qualifications and top tips for applying to…

How to Support Home Learning

Follow this guidance to create a positive learning environment at home. Be realistic about what you can do. You’re not expected to become teachers and your children aren’t expected to learn as they do in school. Experiment in the first week, then take stock. What’s working and what isn’t?…

COVID-19 Update for Critical Workers

Please note that the Government states “If it is possible for children to be at home then they should be.” Critical workers have been defined by the government and not the academy. The list of critical workers can be found here. The purpose of closing schools to the majority is for…

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