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...

15 July 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Thursday 16th July 2020

Good afternoon, Assembly tomorrow:  I have sent a link to our end of year assembly to all our students.  I understand that some students will find it difficult to attend for a variety of reasons, but please encourage them to attend if they can.  It...

13 July 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Tuesday 14th July 2020

Good afternoon, Opening in September:  We are really looking forward to seeing everyone back!  As we approach September we will be sending out specific guidance about practical matters...

10 July 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Friday 10th July 2020

Good afternoon, As I finish this I can hear some of out new Year 7s leaving from their introductory session with their new form teacher - it has been lovely to have some of them in school. Study next week:  You will find the study work for next week...

9 July 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Thursday 9th July 2020

Good afternoon, You will notice that this is the first update for a few days, having written daily since the start of the crisis.  I received an email from a parent questioning the frequency of email which made me reflect a bit on whether it was best to move to a less regular...

5 July 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Monday 6th July 2020

Good afternoon,   Our weekly reflection is Social Media and Body Image - please have a look at

3 July 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Friday 3rd July 2020

Good afternoon, Lovely to see two more small groups of our new intake in school today. Study for next week (wb 6th July):  As always, it is on the website...

2 July 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Thursday 2nd July 2020

Good afternoon, Year 10:  Next week Year 10 are getting access to teachers in at least 2 of their options to support their remote learning.  The timetables for this are necessarily very complex!  All students who have been in this week have been told...

30 June 2020

WLD Update for Parents and Carers Wednesday 1st July 2020

Good afternoon, It has been lovely to see the Year 10s in this week for Maths, English and Science.  Next week we are trying to make sure that they get some input from their options teachers to set them up for remote learning in preparation for returning in September. ...