Ski & Snowboarding Trip Available Place

A place has become available on the ski and snowboarding trip to Italy during February half term 2025. If you would like your child to take part in this trip, please see the information and forms below: Ski Trip invite letter (February 2025) Ski and snowboarding information form (February 2025) Ski Trip 2025 parental consent…

Character Curriculum Options

As part of the Year 8 and 9 curriculum for the next academic year, students will have the opportunity to choose subjects as part of a ‘character curriculum’. We believe that character can be shaped through a well-designed ambitious curriculum that emphasises our values of respect, responsibility and resilience. The character curriculum aims to develop…

Summer Term Uniform

Dear Parent We have long awaited the start of the sunny weather. With the forecast indicating that the temperature is set to increase over the next week or so I just wanted to highlight a couple of changes in terms of expectations regarding students’ uniform. Students gave us good feedback last year and we have…

Free Support Webinars

At this time of year many young people will be preparing for their exams. The experience of working towards and taking exams can be a stressful one for many young people and may impact on their mental health and wellbeing. The Anna Freud Organisation provides a range of webinars for parents and carers, both live…

Support for Holiday Wellbeing

We recognise that during the holidays, both students and parents may need additional help in coping with their mental health and wellbeing. There will be some young people who may struggle without the access to the daily pastoral support, teaching staff and friends that the school community provides. Here are two excellent organisations that can…

Oak Tree Animal Charity Appeal

Our latest charity appeal is in support of Oak Tree Animals’ Charity. The local animal rescue centre is Vindolanda House’s chosen charity. We’re seeking donations of pet food, blankets, bowls, etc, to be made. If you are able to give, please leave items in the trolley in reception. THANK YOU!