Entries by Jane Taylor

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 23 October 2020

Changes to the school day We have been running with the revised school day for about seven weeks now and on the whole it is working really well. Year groups are successfully separated during break times and the atmosphere in corridors and the canteen is calm and orderly. However, as the weather worsens, the 55-minute […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 16 October 2020

Potential merger of South Bank Multi Academy Trust with South York Multi Academy Trust The Chair of Trustees and Interim Trust Principal of the South Bank Multi Academy Trust (of which Millthorpe School is part) have written to parents today to announce a potentially significant development. After careful consideration, the Trustees have decided to formally investigate the possibility of a […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 9 October 2020

Early closure reminder On Wednesday 14 October school will finish at: 2.30pm for Years 7, 10 and 11 2.50pm for Years 8 and 9 Uniform focus The standard of uniform since we returned in September has been excellent. From next week, we will be focusing on three particular aspects of uniform to make sure students […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 2 October 2020

Message from the Head of School Dear parents and carers Thanks again for everyone’s support this week. The new routines are starting to bed in now and the students are responding really well: washing and sanitising their hands, wearing face coverings between lessons and generally being really sensible about keeping themselves and each other safe. […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 25 September 2020

Message from the Head of School Dear parents and carers We have had another busy week with students and staff continuing to adapt well to the new regime. The pandemic continues to pose its challenges and we appreciate that the current situation can be difficult and disruptive for many people. Please be assured we are continuing […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 18 September 2020

Message from the Head of School Dear parents and carers As the first full week back at school comes to a close, I would like to say a big thank you to everyone for making the start of term such a success. Our students have done us proud. They have been inundated with lots of […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 11 September 2020

Message from the Head of School Dear parents and carers I’d like to start by expressing my deepest gratitude to you and our students. Despite months of planning and risk assessments, we were never exactly sure how the return to school this week would be. Changes to the start and end of the school day, […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 4 September 2020

Message from the Head of School Dear parents and carers I hope that you have all had a good summer break and that students are feeling refreshed and ready to learn again.My colleagues and I are very much looking forward to seeing our students back at school again next week. We look forward to spending […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 21 August 2020

Message from the Head of School Dear parents and carers I hope that you are all enjoying a good summer break. I said that I would write to parents today with any updates that we might have during the summer holidays. GCSE results Yesterday we had a wonderful morning sharing the celebrations of years of […]

Development projects begin to take shape

Work started at the end of June on two exciting development projects. The Artificial Grass Pitch project, funded by City of York Council as part of the expansion of Scarcroft School, will create a fantastic sports facility available for use all year round for Millthorpe and Scarcroft students, as well as children in other local schools and […]