Entries by Jane Taylor

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 15 October 2021

Covid-19 – testing over half-term The DfE is encouraging students to continue to test twice-weekly over the half-term break and preferably take an LFD test the night before they return to school. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. Proposed merger consultation As you will have seen in the letter dated 11 October 2021, […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 8 October 2021

Early closure – Wednesday 13 October As next week is B Week, school will finish at 2.10pm on Wednesday 13 October for staff Continuous Professional Development. Personal Development sessions We are planning to deliver breast awareness sessions to students in Years 10 and 11 over the next month or so as part of their Personal Development entitlement. […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 1 October 2021

Teacher Training Day A reminder that school will be closed to students on Wednesday 6 October for a Teacher Training Day and to allow preparation for the Open Evening. Year 6 Open Evening – fully booked Bookings for our Open Evening have been fast and furious and even though we added as many extra places as we […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 24 September 2021

Early closure – Wednesday 29 September As next week is B Week, school will finish at 2.10pm on Wednesday 29 September for staff Continuous Professional Development. Year 11 ‘Meet the Tutor’ evening A reminder that Tutor Meetings will take place on Monday 27 September for Year 11 students and their parents/carers. Please check your letter for arrival times. […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 17 September 2021

A great start to the term We have had a great week and it is so lovely to see the school full of life again. We have been super-impressed that the vast majority of students have come back to school in such a positive frame of mind, how smart everyone is in their uniform and how calmly and sensibly students […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 10 September 2021

A new school year It has been wonderful to welcome our new Year 7 students to Millthorpe this week and to see everyone back in school, especially as we can now see their smiling faces! It’s lovely to see each year-group in their new ties and looking very smart. A big thank you to you all […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 3 September 2021

Autumn term return dates and times A reminder that we will be welcoming students back as follows: Year 7 only on Wednesday 8 September All students on Thursday 9 September The school day starts at 8.45am and ends at 3.00pm, except each Wednesday B Week, when school ends at 2.10pm for staff Continuous Professional Development. […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 23 July 2021

See you in September! The new school year will begin on Wednesday 8 September when school will be open for Year 7 students only. All students will return to school on Thursday 9 September. We hope you have a great summer holiday! Behaviour for Learning – new approach The current approach to behaviour for learning at Millthorpe School has been in place for […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 16 July 2021

New mission, motto and behaviour system After thorough consultation with our parent forum, student leaders, governors and staff, we will be launching a new mission, motto and behaviour system when we return to school in September. Further details will follow in next week’s email. Step 4 on the roadmap Step 4 of the government’s roadmap for COVID-19 response […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 9 July 2021

COVID cases this week There have been 6 students who have tested positive for COVID-19 this week (either confirmed by PCR test or awaiting the result), 1 in Year 7, 3 in Year 8 and 2 in Year 10. We ask that students and their families continue to carry out a COVID test each Wednesday […]