Acting Headteacher Update – 1st May

Thank you for continuing to support your children accessing work at home. Children are working really hard at the moment and working really well on Firefly. We are pleased how well students are accessing their work and extracurricular activities through Firefly. To reiterate what I said last week, the key thing is that students are engaging with the material and trying their best, we understand that this may be difficult and there will be content and ideas to go through when we get back to school.

Year 10 parents – Today we will be sending every Year 10 a pack of resources through the post to support the work they continue to complete on Firefly. Please read the attached letter for further details:

Year 11 parents – How is your son/daughter coping with exams being cancelled? For those young people in Year 11 and Year 13 the following letter written to ‘youngminds’ may be of interest:

YoungMinds: https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/how-im-coping-with-exams-being-cancelled/

Mindfulness…Check out this weblink, which offers some guidance for parents and guardians, as well as teachers, on how mindfulness can help during these troubling times: 

We hope it provides some light relief to the parents and guardians in our school community, who we know are dealing with unique, and sometimes stressful, personal circumstances.

Have a lovely weekend – I will be back in touch next week as usual