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...

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...

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...

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...

21 May 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Friday 21st May 2021

Good afternoon on a very wet Friday at Walton-le-Dale! COVID testing:  Please can I strongly encourage you to continue with the testing of your son or daughter at home twice a week using the kits that we supply.  Staff are doing the same and it is vital,...

15 May 2021

Urgent update about face coverings

Good morning, As you may have seen on the news schools and colleges in Lancashire are being recommended to continue to wear face coverings in classrooms and corridors as we have done over the last few months.  As you know this was due to be relaxed on Monday.  The full...

14 May 2021

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14 May 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Friday 14th May 2021

Good morning, A slightly earlier weekly update than usual.  A number of things for this week.... ePlatform and reading:  This is a really great initiative!  We have a new library of e-book and audiobooks which are free to all our students...

11 May 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Face coverings in school

Good morning, Following the guidance...