WLD Update for Parents & Carers 11th May 2020

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Many of you will have seen the Prime Minister's speech at 7pm yesterday.  From our perspective as as secondary school the announcement was that we may have be able to have Year 10 in school in some way before the summer break.  Beyond that we are awaiting the detailed guidance…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Friday 8th May 2020

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I hope that you are managing to enjoy the Bank Holiday in these difficult times.  The Royal British Legion has some excellent resources for commemorating VE day - you will find them at https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/get-involved/remembrance/remembrance-events/ve-day-75.

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Thursday 7th May 2020

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Remote Science lessons:  To support home teaching, STEM Learning is offering remotely delivered, curriculum-linked science lessons for young people aged 5-19 accompanied by live Q&A sessions with subject experts.  There is more information at this link 

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Wednesday 6th May 2020

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Some links to resources that are available for a variety of support...

  • The British Red Cross have created new resources to help build resilience and ease tensions; 
  • Online safety resources recommended by CEOP are available here;
  • There is a new resource to help…
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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Tuesday 5th May 2020

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To brighten your day, please have a look at the final video from the WLD staff team 2.6 Challenge.  Congratulations to everyone who took part!

Sports Leaders:  Mrs Sweeney, who co-ordinates the Sports Leaders programme has sent an email to all Year 8 students with an…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Monday 4th May 2020

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I hope that everyone that you care for is safe and well....

Supporting your children with learning at home:  With secondary school students evidence shows that "Parental encouragement for, and interest in, older children’s learning is more important than direct involvement". …

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Friday 1st May 2020

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Quite a lot on today's bulletin, but all useful, I hope....

Home study for next week:  You will find the work for next week on the website here.  It has also been attached to the email version of this update and emailed directly to the students.  Please remember that the…

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WLD Update for Parents and Carers Thursday 30th April 2020

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Safeguarding: There is a safeguarding update from the NHS with extended support for children and young people.  Please take a moment to have a look at the information.

Well done to everyone who is studying at home - it can be really tricky so well done for keeping going. The…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Wednesday 29th April 2020

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It is lovely to see what our students are working on when at home - from Daniel raising money for the NHS to two Year 7 students producing a wonderful poem.

In line with guidance from the Department for Education school will continue to be open for children of key workers for…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Tuesday 28th April 2020

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Today I would like to share a couple of valuable emails with opportunities for our students and their families....

From Active Lancashire - Lancashire School Games

Hi Everyone

I hope you are all keeping well and safe.

 

I just wanted to share something we are…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Monday 27th April 2020

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I hope that you managed to have a reasonable weekend under these different and difficult circumstances.  This is now the 6th week of school closure and lockdown.  A number of updates from today.... 

The Department for Education has advertised First News, an independent…

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WLD Update for Parents & Carers Friday 24th April 2020

Good afternoon at the end of another very strange week....

Study for next week:  All the information to support study by all our students is on the website and has been emailed directly to every student.  You will see that we have added in materials for Year 11 - there are resources to support…

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