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  • 14 July 2021

    Published 14/07/21, by Julia Byrne
    I would like to thank all parents and carers for their steadfast support over this very challenging year. I am extremely grateful for your support of the decisions the College has made throughout the pandemic and I look back on the past 12 months wit
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  • 7 July 2021

    Published 14/07/21, by Julia Byrne
    Government Announcement on Restrictions in Schools from September As you may be aware, on Tuesday, the Government announced that the need for face masks, social distancing measures and staggered start and finish times in schools will be scrapped f
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  • 30 June 2021

    Published 01/07/21, by Julia Byrne
    Summer Site Improvements I am delighted to inform you that one of our DfE bid applications has been successful and we have been allocated just under £700,000 for improvements to fire doors and fire compartmentation in Kingston building. 
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  • 23 June 2021

    Published 24/06/21, by Julia Byrne
    Consultation on Parents’ Evenings/Academic Review The consultation has now ended and produced the following results: 49% of parents prefer virtual Parents’ Evenings/Academic Review events 14% of parents prefer face-to-face even
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  • 16 June 2021

    Published 17/06/21, by Julia Byrne
    Awarding Grades Process The dedicated email for queries about Awarding Grades closed at noon on Monday 14 June and will be reopened following Results Day in August.  More details to follow on the next stages of this process. Year 11 Celebr
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  • 9 June 2021

    Published 10/06/21, by Julia Byrne
    Consultation on Parents’ Evenings/Academic Review Events 2021-2022 Over the last 18 months we have, by necessity caused by the pandemic, had to conduct all our Parents’ Evenings and Academic Review events remotely via the School Cloud.
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  • 26 May 2021

    Published 26/05/21, by Julia Byrne
    Bells As I am sure you have been told, we have experienced significant difficulties last week and this week with our bell system in the Barossa building.  Frustratingly, due to an electrical fault, the bells have been sounding erratically thr
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  • 19 May 2021

    Published 19/05/21, by Julia Byrne
    Leaving Date for Year 11 Students Students in Year 11 are currently completing their final assessments which will be used to inform their grades for this year. I would like to congratulate them for their hard work and focus during a very pressuris
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  • 12 May 2021

    Published 12/05/21, by Julia Byrne
     Face Coverings  The Government  has confirmed that the next stage of easing of restrictions will go ahead as planned on Monday 17 May, meaning students will no longer be expected to wear face coverings in classrooms or in communal
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  • 5 May 2021

    Published 06/05/21, by Julia Byrne
    Year 11 Prom, Transition Arrangements for Year 6 Students and Other End-of-term Activities We have been waiting for government guidance on a number of College-related events including the Year 11 Prom and transition arrangements for Year 6 student
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