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  • 12 January 2022

    Published 12/01/22, by Julia Byrne
    COVID My sincere thanks to all parents and students for their help in ensuring the arrangements for the Lateral Flow Tests went so smoothly last week.  Student participation in the tests was overall 64%, which fluctuated between 60-70% for di
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  • 15 December 2021

    Published 14/12/21, by Julia Byrne
    This term has been another challenging one for everyone at Collingwood and I want to thank all parents and carers for your unstinting support over the last four months. As we end this challenging year, I would like to pay tribute to the fantastic
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  • 8 December 2021

    Published 08/12/21, by Julia Byrne
    As mentioned in last week’s newsletter, schools have been asked to arrange a single round of on-site lateral flow testing for secondary school pupils at the beginning of term in January. We will therefore be arranging on-site testing at the
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  • 1 December 2021

    Published 02/12/21, by Julia Byrne
    You will be aware of the recent announcement by the Prime Minister regarding the new Omicron variant.  This announcement confirms our communication to you on Friday that all College students are now required to wear face coverings in all indoor
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  • 24 November 2021

    Published 24/11/21, by Julia Byrne
    Year 11 Parents’ Evening - Thursday 6 January I can confirm that the Year 11 Parents’ Evening on Thursday 6 January will be a virtual one using the School Cloud system.  Decisions on events that are planned to take place later in
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  • 17 November 2021

    Published 18/11/21, by Julia Byrne
    COVID I am delighted to inform you of a significant reduction in the number of student and staff absences due to COVID-related reasons.  Student numbers have reduced from 152 last week to 36 today and staff numbers have reduced from 5 positiv
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  • 10 November 2021

    Published 10/11/21, by Julia Byrne
    COVID It is pleasing to inform you that the number of students currently absent due to COVID-related illness has reduced by over 50% compared to last week’s figures.  The number of staff absent due to this reason remains broadly the sam
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  • 3 November 2021

    Published 03/11/21, by Julia Byrne
    COVID  We are continuing to monitor the situation very carefully regarding staff and student COVID-related illness and absence.  At the time of writing, we have 6 staff and over 100 students absent.  Official&nbs
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  • 20 October 2021

    Published 20/10/21, by Julia Byrne
    Coronavirus Parents will be aware that a number of schools in Surrey are having significant issues with COVID-related absences.  At present, the number of our staff absent due to COVID is very low, as are our student numbers with confirmed po
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  • 13 October 2021

    Published 13/10/21, by Julia Byrne
    Sixth Form Open Evening – Early College closure, Thursday 14 October A reminder that College will finish at 2.00pm tomorrow as we prepare for our Sixth Form Open Evening.  My thanks to the students who have volunteered to help with this
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