Entries by Jane Taylor

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 21 January 2022

Biometric Consent – Students in Years 9, 10 and 11 Children in Years 9, 10 and 11 should have been given a letter and form this week to ask for parental consent to collect biometric data (a unique code based on specific measurements taken from a thumb or fingerprint) which will allow them to use […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 14 January 2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations for 12 to 15 year olds City of York Council’s Public Health team is reminding parents, carers and young people that children can get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination from the day they turn 12 years old. Most children can get a second dose from 12 weeks after they have had […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 7 January 2022

Happy New Year We hope you had a lovely break over the Christmas holidays and managed to stay safe and well. As you will have no doubt heard in the news, regulations relating to the pandemic have changed again over the last week. Below is a summary of where we are currently regarding lateral flow testing, vaccinations […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Thursday 16 December 2021

Season’s Greetings The team at Millthorpe would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope you have a lovely break with family and friends and once again, we’d like to thank you for your ongoing support. We look forward to seeing everyone in the new year; Spring […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 10 December 2021

Lateral Flow Testing in January  The DfE has advised that asymptomatic twice weekly at-home testing, using Lateral Flow Devices (LFDs), should continue in the new year, to help reduce transmission of COVID-19 and identify cases early. We strongly encourage students to continue regular LFD testing and to report their results please. Head of Year 11 Mrs Parr, our […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 3 December 2021

Christmas dinner A reminder that Christmas dinner (traditional turkey or a vegetarian option) will be served on Wednesday 8 December this year. Tickets, priced at £2.40, are still available via ParentPay. Children who are eligible for free school meals will not have to pay but will still need a ticket so that we know whether they would like […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 26 November 2021

Year 11 taster days  A reminder that the deadline for booking a January Taster Day at York College is 28 November. If your child is in Year 11 and is thinking of moving to York College in September, please make sure they have booked a Taster Day before Sunday. The documentation that students need to book places can be […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 19 November 2021

Year 11 Pre-Public Exams (PPEs) Over the next two weeks, Year 11 students will be sitting PPEs (mock exams) in most subjects. Students have been given individual timetables for all their exams. Because of the timing of exams, Year 11 students will take their lunch in the earlier slot (12.20-1.00pm) during this period. Year 11 taster […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 12 November 2021

Millthorpe remembers  Following on from remembrance assemblies led by Mr Baybutt last week, our whole school community fell silent for two minutes at 11.00am on Thursday to mark Armistice Day. Mr Jackson sounded the Last Post in the quad, as all students impeccably observed the silence. Lest We Forget. Parents’ Forum Members of the new Parents’ […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 5 November 2021

Proposed merger consultation A reminder that the consultation on the proposal for South Bank Multi Academy Trust to join with South York Multi Academy Trust will run until 3.00pm on 12 November 2021. This letter contains full details about the proposal and consultation and you can complete the feedback form here (please note this will download as a Word document). Please email your […]