Following yesterday’s announcements by the government, please find below an update for parents.

Week commencing 4th January:
– Monday – Holiday
– Tuesday is an INSET day, so school is closed to all students;
– Remote learning commences on Wednesday for Year 11 students only;
– From Wednesday, school is open to the children of key workers and vulnerable students only from 8.45am – 3pm. Lunch will be provided and we expect uniform to be worn. Emails have been sent to parents before the break who have previously been identified as a key worker. If you haven’t already, please email if you are a key worker and need to send your child into school. Please could you also provide evidence of being a key worker (eg photograph of your staff ID);
– Children entitled to Free School Meals who are not in school will be able to request food parcels via the school website the voucher system will not continue. More details will follow next week.

Week commencing 11th January:
– Year 11 return to school for face-to-face education;
– Years 7 – 10 commence remote learning at home;
Key worker children & vulerable students can continue to attend school 8.45am – 3pm;

Week commencing 18th January:
– All students return to school.

Covid Testing
You will probably be aware that the government is expecting us to conduct the lateral flow tests at school. There is a huge amount of planning required for us to fulfil this requirement. Further details will follow next week including details of the relevant consent information.