29 November 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 29th November 2020

Good afternoon, A few administrative matters this afternoon.... Bus timetables:  Please be aware that the timings for the 501 - 505 buses are are on the...

23 November 2020

Additional WLD Update for Year 10 Parents and Carers Monday 23rd November 2020

Good morning, I forgot to mention on my general parent & carer update yesterday that we have been reviewing the progress of Year 10 in the core subjects (Maths, English and Science).  Based on that evaluation, after half a term or so of Year 10, we have decided to re-set...

22 November 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 22nd November 2020

Good afternoon, Safe, calm, stable school environment:  Many thanks for the positive messages that I received following my video message last weekend.  A calm, well-ordered, stable environment in school is essential for staff and student mental health...

15 November 2020

Additional update for Parents & Carers Sunday 15th November 2020

Good afternoon and apologies for the second update, but there are some administrative notices which are important to include this week: Reminder for year 7 nasal flu vaccine. Thursday, 3rd December: Thank you if you have returned your e-consent form but in case you...

15 November 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 15th November 2020

Good morning, You can either watch the video version of this update or read the transcript below, whichever suits you best. Best wishes James...

8 November 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 8th November 2020

Good afternoon, National lockdown:  As we were already in local "Tier 3" lockdown, the new national lockdown guidance for...

1 November 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 1st November 2020

Good afternoon, We are very much looking forward to seeing students back at the normal time tomorrow morning. A small number of students are self-isolating for a variety of reasons and it is important that they continue their learning by picking up lessons and resources from...

18 October 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 18th October 2020

Good afternoon, "Tier 3" lockdown:  As you know Lancashire has moved into Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions as the rates of infection in our area are very high.  The effects of this in school are: Face coverings:  The

11 October 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 11th October 2020

Good afternoon, Staff training (INSET) day:  Following the school term dates which were set more than a year ago, there is a staff training day on Friday (16th October) and school...

4 October 2020

Update for Year 11 Parents & Carers

Good afternoon, I have recorded a short video message for all Year 11s - parents, carers and students - setting out the way forward this year.  I hope that you find it useful.  Should you have any questions, please get in touch as always. Best...

4 October 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 4th October 2020

Good afternoon, Homework:  Please can I ask for your help.  Some of our students are finding it hard to get back into the routine of homework.  I understand that it is tricky sometimes with the homework being online so please can you talk to your son...

22 September 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 27th September 2020

Good afternoon, Thank you for all the support over the first few weeks of the school year and for the positive messages that we have received.  We are all working together to give our young people the best possible education in difficult times.  A number of practical...