Entries by Jane Taylor

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 30 April 2021

Change to timings of the school day: Years 8 and 9 As we move slowly back to normality and following a thorough review of our Risk Assessment, from Tuesday 4 May, students in Years 8 and 9 will move back to morning registration and form time from 8.45-9.05am. From the same date, they will finish school at […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 23 April 2021

Message from the Head of School It has been a lovely week at Millthorpe as the students have once again been able to use our fantastic grounds and enjoy the sunshine. Students eating their packed lunches on the fields, ball games recommencing and students laughing and smiling (without masks – while they’re outside!) has been a pleasure […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 16 April 2021

Year 11 GCSE Assessments This week, Miss Greenhalgh gave an assembly to all Year 11 students to explain in detail how their GCSE assessments would be carried out, in line with the recently published guidelines. You can find a copy of the content of the assembly here. We are currently finalising a comprehensive policy in response to […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 9 April 2021

Summer term We’re looking forward to welcoming everyone back to school on Monday 12 April. Just a few reminders: Term starts with a B week. Full uniform, including appropriate school shoes, is compulsory. Form Tutors will be checking uniform daily and making contact home where there are issues. Students will need a refillable water bottle as stocks of drinks […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 26 March 2021

LFT testing at home throughout the Easter holidays – ACTION REQUIRED This week, the DfE notified us that secondary school students (and staff) should continue to test at home throughout the Easter holidays and into the summer term. Can you therefore please ensure your child: takes a test at home twice a week (on a Wednesday […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 19 March 2021

Remote learning update We have had a number of students learning from home because they are shielding, self-isolating or have had a positive Covid test. Our teachers will now ensure that all of the lessons, activities and resources for their lessons are available as per your child’s timetable. This means that any student learning from home can […]

Community focus: The Collective Sharehouse

During the latest lockdown, Year 10 student, Olly Garner Steel, went to see what goes on at the Collective Sharehouse. The pop-up project based at the Scarcroft School Learning Centre aims to collect food and goods to be distributed to local individuals and families who need additional support during the pandemic. Olly said “I’d heard […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 12 March 2021

Message from the Head of School It has been lovely to see everyone back in school this week and a delight to see so many students happy and excited to be with their friends and teachers again. Together, we are getting used to some new routines as well as getting back into more familiar ones! Once […]

Virtual assemblies 2021

Please click the links below to watch our virtual assemblies:   12 March 2021 – Planning your future Please click the video below to watch:     5 March 2021 – Study Hard – Stay Healthy   26 February 2021 – To Infinity and beyond   12 February 2021 – Assembly message for half term […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 5 March 2021

Return to school – 8 March 2021 We’re looking forward to seeing everyone back at school on Monday morning and, whilst we know some students may be feeling a bit nervous, we hope that everyone is looking forward to getting back into the swing of school life. Next week is A Week. Year Group Spaces A […]