21 September 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE - Monday 21st September

Good afternoon, Earlier today we sent emails to all parents and carers with a letter from Public Health England about the identification of a single case of COVID-19 at school in Year 11. There are two different letters - one to those who are required to self-isolate and one to...

19 September 2020

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE

Good afternoon, I have been notified by Public Health England that one of our students in Year 11 has tested positive for COVID-19.  We are identifying close contacts of that student and those students will be required to self-isolate.   The process of...

18 September 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 20th September 2020

Good afternoon, COVID-19 important update:  Please make sure that you have read the email that was sent out yesterday.  A copy is on the website...

17 September 2020

Home Learning - an update for parents & carers

In order to support your child with their studies throughout the course of this year, teachers will be saving class materials – each week – into their individual class Teams. All students have been reminded of how to access these areas and Year 7s are currently being shown how to...

13 September 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 13th September 2020

Good afternoon, School has been calm, well-ordered and almost all students seem genuinely glad to be back!  Year 7 are settling well (and getting lost less often!) and the new systems seem to be working well.  We have been blessed with reasonable weather (and it looks to...

6 September 2020

A message from Mr Howarth, Deputy Headteacher....

Behaviour and ensuring a smooth return to school It is great to see all the students back at school this week and we are all excited about a return to normal life and moving forward together. I know that the students will have missed their friends, their...

6 September 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 6th September 2020

Good afternoon, As part of returning to normal, my updates to parents and carers will come out on a weekly rather than the daily basis that occurred during lockdown!  The first few days have gone better than we could have possibly hoped - 97% student attendance is...

28 August 2020

Looking forward to next week!

We are very much looking forward to seeing everyone back next week and being a physical school community again.  There have been several updates and I hope plenty of guidance over the past few weeks so this is just a final reminder about a few practical...

21 August 2020

School buses

In order to create appropriate safe seating plans for the school buses please would parents/carers of all students intending to travel by school bus, please complete

18 August 2020

Guidance for September - part 3

This is the third part of the guidance for parents/carers about opening in September - focusing on transport, communication, the structure of the day and safety....  The transcript is underneath the video if that is helpful.  The information about communication referred to in...

4 August 2020

Guidance for September - part 2

This is the second part of the guidance for parents/carers about opening in September - this one focuses on safety and the ways in which we are bringing the school together as a safe, happy community once again.  As before, if you prefer to read the update, rather than watch it, then the...

22 July 2020

Guidance for September - Part 1

Before we go too far into the summer period I thought that it would be worth giving some initial guidance in preparation for September.  I find that I have written a lot over these last months so I decided to do it by video this time - not entirely sure that it is a good...