Category Archives: Notices

DfE Announcement Regarding Face Coverings

Dear Parents We have received updated information from the Department of Education tonight regarding face coverings in school. For completeness I have attached the relevant text from the DfE below this letter. Starting tomorrow students will no longer need to wear face coverings while in lessons. However, students will still be required to wear face […]

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Recent COVID Guidance

There are a few topics related to Covid that we have been asked to communicate to all parents: Vaccinations 12-15 year olds Several parents have asked us whether their child’s second vaccination will be available for students in school. The second vaccination will be offered through the school immunisation team, though we have not yet […]

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Extracurricular Spring 2022 Programme

The Extracurricular timetable has been updated for the spring term. There’s a wide offering of sports, music, activities and clubs on offer, so we hope there’s something to interest everyone. Don’t forget, there’s a free bus that runs to Longtown for students attending after school activities. Places can be booked via Reception.

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NHS Survey for Parents of Year 7 Students

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Trust are making plans to introduce a new child and family focussed healthy lifestyle programme starting in 2022. The programme will be delivered over 6 months by Specialist Public Health Nurses in conjunction with other local community support services. In order to provide a fully accessible and individualised service, they […]

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Start of Term Arrangements

Dear Parents I hope that everyone has had a relaxing and enjoyable Christmas break. It will be good to see the students return to school this week. As we look forward to the start of the new year there are a few things I would want to remind everyone of. Face Coverings As has been […]

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Arrangements for Beginning of Term 2022

Dear Parents As we break up for Christmas today I wanted to write to remind everyone about the start of next term. Wednesday, 5 January 2022 Years 7, 11, 12 and 13 should return to school as normal. Years 8, 9 and 10 are expected to complete the remote learning work set for each of […]

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Presentation Evening and Carol Service Rearrangements

Due to advice received this lunchtime (Monday 13 December) from Public Health, we regret to advise that we are having to postpone the Presentation Evening originally planned for Tuesday Evening. We hope to rearrange the Evening to a date close to the Easter holiday in due course. Similarly, St Martins Carol Concert on Wednesday evening will […]

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A Handy Guide to Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health

It can be difficult for parents and carers to recognise when a child or young adult is struggling with a mental illness. This guide, developed by Kooth’s clinical team, will help you better understand and be aware of the warning signs of mental illness in young people as well as signposting you to organisations that […]

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On-Site Lateral Flow Testing in January

Dear Parents We are all looking forward to welcoming the students back to school in January after what I hope will be a relaxing Christmas break. As you may be aware, the Department for Education has asked that all students are to be offered a supervised Lateral Flow Test in school at the start of […]

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Updated DfE Guidance on Face Coverings

Dear Parents Updated Department for Education Guidance on Face Coverings Following the announcement by the Prime Minister on Saturday, 27 November, you will no doubt be aware that from Tuesday the wearing of Face Coverings will become mandatory in shops and on Public Transport. This afternoon we have been advised by the Department of Education […]

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