by /blog/author/jharris on 19 July 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Tuesday 20th July 2021

Good morning, This is just a short final update to thank all parents and carers for your support of the school during a very challenging year.  I will be in touch with practical updates as we approach the start of the new school year - please note the practical notices on...

by /blog/author/jharris on 15 July 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Friday 16th July 2021

Good afternoon, Many thanks to everyone who attended the virtual awards evening yesterday and congratulations to all the students whose achievements and efforts were celebrated.  It has been a difficult year for everyone so it is lovely to celebrate the successes of our young...

by /blog/author/jharris on 8 July 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Friday 9th July 2021

Good afternoon, It has been lovely to see many of Year 10 return this morning for their Sports Day (and to have some reasonable weather!).  Work experience has gone very well, both physically and virtually.  Our "500 miile walk" in memory of Tim Hindle has been a...

by /blog/author/jharris on 4 July 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Sunday 4th July 2021

Good afternoon, Year 10 work experience:  This week (beginning tomorrow Monday 5th July) is Year 10 work experience week where no Year 10s are in school until their Sports Day on Friday.  They are all working either physically or virtually on their work...

by /blog/author/jharris on 27 June 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Sunday 27th June 2021

Firstly, apologies for sending two updates in a short space of time - I missed a couple of things off the version on Friday: ASPIRE day 3 will take place tomorrow (Monday 28th June) - notice from Mrs Wall: Students must come in full school uniform and with...

by /blog/author/jharris on 25 June 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Friday 25th June 2021

Good afternoon, Thankfully we have had no further COVID cases coming into school this week.  Year 10 exams have been exceptionally positive - the attitude of the students has been exceptional.  We are sorting out opportunities for students who have been self-isolating to...

by /blog/author/jharris on 20 June 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Sunday 20th June 2021

Good afternoon, Support for our students is a vital part of our work.  The NSPCC has recently updated their guidance on online safety and on

by /blog/author/jharris on 18 June 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Friday 18th June 2021

Good afternoon, A few COVID-related updates to start off with, unsurprisingly.... COVID:  As I said in Tuesday's update, after a long period where we have had almost no cases of COVID in our school population we have had a few days during which...

by /blog/author/jharris on 15 June 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Tuesday 15th June 2021

Good afternoon, After a long period where we have had almost no cases of COVID in our school population we have had a couple of days during which two year 7 students and 5 year 8 students have reported positive COVID tests.  This has meant that we have had to carry out...

by /blog/author/jharris on 11 June 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Friday 11th June 2021

Good afternoon, A small number of practical updates this week: Year 10: Preston's College Taster Day on 21st June has been cancelled by Preston's College due to the recently increased COVID risk; Year 10: Exams in...

by /blog/author/jharris on 6 June 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Sunday 6th June 2021

Good morning and I hope that you have managed to enjoy something of the good weather over the last few days.  We are looking forward to welcoming everyone in Years 7 to 10 back tomorrow at the usual time for the final half-term of this most unusual school year. A few practical...

by /blog/author/jharris on 28 May 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Friday 28th May 2021

Today is the last day in school for our wonderful Year 11 group. They will have work set online after half-term to assist them with their transition to college and employment, but today is the last day they will physically all be in school.  I have spoken to them...