2 January 2022

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - updated COVID guidance 2 January 2022

Good afternoon, As you may have seen on the news today we have just received guidance from Department for Education relating to COVID-19 and the return to school this week.  The main change is that, to quote the guidance, "From today, Sunday 2 January, it is recommended...

30 December 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - 30 December 2021

Firstly, I hope that you have had a good Christmas and I wish you and your family a Happy New Year!  As the start of the new term approaches, just a small number of practicalities... Staggered start due to COVID testing:  As we said at the end of last...

17 December 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Friday 17 December 2021

We have reached the end of a busy term! Year 7 have very successfully completed their first term at secondary school; Year 8 have had their first relatively "normal" term in high school after a disrupted year last year; Year 9 are working hard and heading towards their options...

10 December 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Friday 10 December 2021

Good afternoon, ASPIRE Day 2 yesterday was great! It was lovely to have so many visitors in school - carrying out mock interviews, working with our students, providing careers and college advice....Year 7 were involved in "Bookworms" a literacy day, Year 8 were in Science...

3 December 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Friday 3 December 2021

Good afternoon, Year 11 have been amazing during the first few days of their mock exams.  Their mature attitude and approach has been an absolute pleasure to witness and has been commented on by invigilators and all the staff who have been working with them  Thanks also to...

24 November 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Wednesday 24th November 2021

Good afternoon, I have just been out at the buses helping with the returning students from Hothersall Lodge today - it has gone really well, the Year 7s have enjoyed it and the staff have commented how positive the students have been so well done everyone! On a slightly...

21 November 2021

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19 November 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Friday 19th November 2021

Good afternoon, I have been talking to all students today about how good it is to see extra-curricular (what we call "co-curricular") activities starting up again - everything from basketball to sewing, from Amnesty to netball, from music to graphics....  Please...