by /blog/author/jharris on 26 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Tuesday 26th January 2021

Good afternoon. **!! ** Key worker and vulnerable student provision:  If your son or daughter is accessing our provision on site please would you remind them that they need...

by /blog/author/jharris on 25 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Monday 25th January 2021

Good afternoon, Prioritising messages:  I received a very useful suggestion from a parent over the weekend that I should use a symbol such as an exclamation mark to identify messages that were considered particularly important.  I will try to do this going...

by /blog/author/jharris on 22 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Friday 22nd January 2021

Good afternoon, Year 9 Options process:  A letter has been emailed out today and is on the website for Year 9 parents & carers.  A key date is the virtual Year 9 Parents'...

by /blog/author/jharris on 21 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Thursday 21st January 2021

Good afternoon, Just a couple of updates this afternoon... Spar Lancashire School Games resources:  Teens -

by /blog/author/jharris on 20 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Wednesday 20th January 2021

Good afternoon, Free school meal vouchers:  Mrs Eckersley, our School Business Manager, has asked me to let you know that the order for free school meal vouchers has been placed today. They should hopefully be emailed to you by the end of Friday, but this...

by /blog/author/jharris on 19 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Tuesday 19th Jan 2021

Good afternoon, Attitude to Learning reports:  These reports covering last term are being issued today or early tomorrow.  If your son or daughter is in Year 11 you may well be asking "but what grade are they going to get?".  We...

by /blog/author/jharris on 18 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Monday 18th January 2021

Good afternoon, Homework:  Following the update on Friday whole-school ASPIRE activities on reading and independent study have been posted on the website.  If you haven't had a...

by /blog/author/jharris on 15 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Friday 15th January 2021

Good afternoon and welcome to the final update of what has, for many of us I am sure, been a very long week!  I hope that everyone has some chance to relax this weekend, whatever your circumstances may be. Homework:  As I mentioned in yesterday's...

by /blog/author/jharris on 14 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Thursday 14th January 2021

Good afternoon, Homework:  We are aware that the fact that we are setting homework on top of 5 hours online learning is causing some concern particularly amongst parents and carers of younger students.  Our Heads of Department are meeting this evening to...

by /blog/author/jharris on 13 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Wednesday 13th January 2021

Good afternoon, Engagement:  As an update to my notice yesterday it is good to see from the system reports that 90% of our students accessed Teams on Monday.  The highest percentage was Year 11 (93%).  Obviously we want the percentage to be 100%...

by /blog/author/jharris on 12 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Tuesday 12th January 2021

Good afternoon,  Free School Meals:  Mrs Eckersley has asked me to pass on the message that we will be issuing food parcels for this week and then the voucher system will start from next Monday (18th January); Engagement: ...

by /blog/author/jharris on 11 January 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Monday 11th January 2021

Good afternoon, COVID testing:  We have started COVID testing on-site today by starting the weekly tests for staff.  We will be starting to test students who are accessing our provision tomorrow.  All testing is voluntary.  This is a very...