Entries by Jane Taylor

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 8 April 2022

Easter break We would like to wish you all a very happy and restful Easter break. Summer term will start on Monday 25 April with a B Week. School Day A reminder that after Easter, we will be returning to single break and lunch times. To ensure there is time for all students to use the canteen, both breaks will be […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 1 April 2022

School Day After Easter, we will be returning to single break and lunch times. As you will recall, the split breaks were introduced as part of the COVID-19 response to help keep year groups separate. Whilst COVID is still very much with us, this separation is no longer consistent with other measures in place across schools and […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 25 March 2022

Access to school in the morning A reminder that in order to keep students as safe as possible, we need to make sure that they are only coming onto the school site once there are staff available to supervise them. This supervision begins at 8.30am each morning until form time begins at 8.45am. We would […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 18 March 2022

Aid for Ukraine – a huge thank you! We’re thrilled to announce that our appeal for donations to support the charity SOS Children’s Villages has seen an overwhelming response from the Millthorpe community. As of today, your generous gifts amount to over £1,800! This will go to support the critical work the charity is doing with Ukrainian […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 11 March 2022

Reporting student absence We would like to remind all parents/carers that they must notify us if their child is going to be absent, by calling the school office on T: 01904 686400. Please DO NOT email the school office or contact the year teams regarding student absence. It is vital that we receive a phone call for safeguarding purposes. […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 4 March 2022

Access to school in the morning In order to keep students as safe as possible, we need to make sure that they are only coming onto the school site once there are staff available to supervise them. This supervision begins at 8.30am each morning until form time begins at 8.45am. We would therefore ask you […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 25 February 2022

Changes to testing and isolation arrangements Following the government announcement this week, the arrangements around testing and isolation have changed with effect from Monday 21 February, as follows: Although it is no longer a legal requirement, children are still advised to self-isolate for at least 5 days if they test positive for Covid-19; and then continue to follow […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 18 February 2022

Dates for the diary School reopens after half-term on Monday 28 February, with a B week. School will be closed to students on Friday 4 March for a teacher training day. ParentPay Could we remind parents to keep their children’s ParentPay account in credit please. If you have any issues with ParentPay, please contact Mel Brown. Valuables and personal items in PE We would […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 11 February 2022

Improvement works for September Many of you will be aware that a range of improvement works are due to take place in preparation for September 2022. This is in response to a temporary increase of students in the Millthorpe catchment over the next three years. The works include extensive refurbishment and expansion of the dining […]

WEEKLY EMAIL Friday 4 February 2022

Message to students about our expectations Today, all students watched a presentation by Miss Greenhalgh reminding them of the school motto of Ready, Respectful, Responsible and what that means in terms of our expectations of them in certain key areas. Year 11 Exams All students were reminded of the importance of these exams and the need to […]