Entries by Alex Collins

Black Lives Matter – what Millthorpe School says

Black Lives Matter One of our core values at Millthorpe is that all of us have the right to be treated with dignity and respect. All of us try to live up to that value every day, so when we see things such as George Floyd dying in the most horrific circumstances, and we remember […]

Y10 EMAIL (Wider Opening) Friday 22 May 2020

Dear parent/carer You will be aware that the government has stated that it intends for schools to open more widely from 1st June subject to certain safety measures being met. For secondary schools the guidance is to provide some form of face to face teaching to supplement the online provision. This guidance clearly states that this is not […]


During times of school closure there may be instances where you may have a safeguarding concern or need some help and advice. Please find below some phone numbers that may be helpful to you. Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub – 01904 551900.  The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) is the single point of contact for all safeguarding concerns […]

WEEKLY EMAIL 12 April 2019

  Duke of Edinburgh – Year 9 If your child has brought home a letter regarding DofE could you please return it by Friday 3 May. If you did not receive a letter but would like your child to participate, please do let me know. If there are any issues regarding payment please contact me: […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 5 April

Successful £1.25m Funding Bid for New Classrooms We have had confirmation this week that a £1.25m bid to replace three ageing stand-alone classrooms on the site with a new classroom block has been successful. The project also includes the creation of two new, fully equipped Science labs within the existing Science block, along with a […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 29 March

E-Safety Instagram add-on ‘Tell on her’ Following on from our email last week about monitoring mobile phone and social media use, a number of parents and carers have contacted us to express concern about an addition to Instagram called “Tell on her.” This additional piece of software needs to be voluntarily installed or added to a […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 22 March

Parent Governor Election Following the recent parental ballot, Claire Smith and Stephen Gilroy have been elected as Parent Governors. We look forward to welcoming them onto the school’s Governing Body.   HPV Vaccinations A reminder that HPV Vaccinations for Year 8 girls are taking place on Tuesday 26 March. It may be helpful for your daughter […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 15 March

Cycle Safety As many of you will know, we have spoken to all students who cycle to school this week to deliver important messages about road safety. This is always important but we have been particularly concerned recently by a number of reports from members of the public regarding dangerous behaviour of Millthorpe students when riding […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 8 March

Red Nose Day Friday 15 March Next Friday, 15 March, will be a non-uniform day to raise money for Comic Relief. Donations of £1 (or more!) can be made via ParentPay or by cash on the day.   Art Update Project Outlines This half term’s project outlines for KS3 and KS4 Art students are now available on […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 22 February

Pastoral Team Changes Mrs Hough, Director of Achievement (DoA) of Roman House left Millthorpe this week to join her family in Italy where her husband has taken up a new role. Miss Johnson will be taking over as DoA for Roman House and we are currently in the process of recruiting a Student Support Officer to replace […]