WLD Update for Parents & Carers Tuesday 2nd June 2020

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A message from Miss Royal, our Careers Co-ordinator for Year 11 Parents/Carers:  All Year 11's have received an email today (02/06/2020) from Miss Royal our Careers Coordinator, this asks for them to complete two important documents sent in Google Forms - please could we ask you…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Monday 1st June 2020

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Plans for opening to more students:  I am very aware that this an anxious and uncertain time for many families with the Director of Public Health currently advising against the opening of schools in Lancashire.  As I said on Friday we are making plans to open safely to limited…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Friday 29th May 2020

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I hope that you are managing to see something of the sunshine at this very strange and uncertain time.  It has certainly been a half-term unlike any other in my memory!

Schools opening to more students:  Nationally, primary schools are expected to open to more students from…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Friday 22nd May 2020

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As you know, our primary focus has been on the wellbeing of our students, their families and our staff.  We have also been determined to provide appropriate resources for our students to study at home and access to individual support from their teachers.  There are plans to…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Thursday 21st May 2020

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Half term - suggestions for activities:  We will be sending out more suggestions for activities over half-term tomorrow, but Mrs Long has produced some relaxing suggestions which are available at the top of this update

Oak National Academy:  There are lots of resources and…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Wednesday 20th May 2020

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Mental Health Awareness Week - focus on Kindness - have a look at the stories here and our presentation for Thought for the Week

Year 11 Hoodies - A slight change of plan: if you wish to collect a Year 11 hoodie that you have ordered then they can be collected between 9am and…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Tuesday 19th May 2020

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Mental Health Awareness Week:  The BBC has made good resources available for young people - https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/52557800

Examples of work done during school closure:  One of the nicest bits of each day is sending out emails to parents & carers with Headteacher's…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Monday 18th May 2020

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Mental Health Awareness Week:  The theme this year is Kindness - please have a look at the resources and information at  https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week.  It is also our Thought for the Week - have a look on the website.

Opening school…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Friday 15th May 2020

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Home study for next week:  The study schedule can be found on the website here - just click on the right year group.  It has been attached to the email version of this update and emailed directly to the students.  Please encourage your son or daughter to get in touch with their…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Thursday 14th May 2020

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Slightly later this afternoon - just been a busy day....

First Aid Champions:  The British Red Cross have created resources so that young people can learn first aid from home.  Looks really good - https://firstaidchampions.redcross.org.uk/

Mental Health Awareness Week: …

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Wednesday 13th May 2020

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A number of updates today...

School Council Members and Prefect applications: Mr Howarth has emailed all the members of the school council about a new plan for the School Council in the future. If your child is on the the council, remind them to check their email and click…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Tuesday 12th May 2020

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I said yesterday that I would be unlikely to send a parents' & carers' update today!  Yesterday evening, however, the government issued its guidance for schools following Boris Johnson's speech on Sunday.  Given the amount of comment in the press and social media I thought that…

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