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Dear Parents and Guardians
As we complete our third week of lockdown, schools are trying to glean any information available about the government's intentions for the safe return of pupils to their ‘physical’ classes. While we have been guaranteed two weeks’ notice before children return, we still don’t know if they intend to bring back Year groups on a rotational basis or to guide us to prioritise examination year groups, or if there is to be no movement at all after half term.
What we do know is that our best laid plans are always liable to change, often at short notice! Please be assured that we will update you on any guidance that is presented to us, and we will ensure your children's safety and wellbeing will always be our top priority once we are allowed to invite pupis, and staff back to school, and we value your ongoing support and understanding.
In the meantime, please have a safe and restful weekend.
Make a Difference Team
On Friday (1pm to 1.30pm), Mrs Astrup will be holding a lunchtime club for students who wish to make a difference in their own community. It is a great opportunity for them to share ideas, make changes and develop skills in teamwork, leadership and project management whilst helping the community as a whole. Students should email Mrs Astrup at email@example.com if they would like to attend.
The university of Hertfordshire has put together a programme of events for Y12 and Y13 students and parents. The remote sessions include subjects such as how to choose a course and university, preparing for life at university and student finance.
For more information and to book a place please contact the university here.
Hannah and Byron led a very informative assembly to all students today on “flipped learning” and the benefits of choosing to use this method of learning. The presentation can be found on the “ Assemblies” classroom so all students can go back to it and understand this very productive way of learning.
Our weekly magazine for Sixth Form students was published today and shared with all Sixth Form students. This began life during the previous lockdown and we are now on edition number 17. It is a great idea to unwind with this, reading through a few pages, where every week you can find information on universities and apprenticeships, ideas to help you de-stress, recipes and quizzes. This week’s also has information on how to set up a LinkedIn profile, movie nights and how to watch west end and broadway theatre productions from your own home. Our guest contributors this week, Emma and Owen, have created pages on trying a new hobby and a page of jokes to get us all laughing. It’s definitely worth a read.
Apprenticeship and Careers Fair
Springpod is holding a virtual apprenticeship and careers fair, taking place on Wednesday 27 January, which will give students a chance to hear talks from prospective employers such as AstraZeneca, Marks & Spencer, Network Rail and Ernst & Young. More information can be found here.
University and Apprenticeship search
Another exciting event for everyone exploring options for life beyond Sixth Form is taking place on Wednesday 27 January: From 12noon to 6pm, a free virtual event for Year 11, 12 and 13s, parents and teachers featuring universities, colleges, and apprenticeship providers from across the UK, allowing you to explore all your post-18 years options in one place.
For more information and to register, please click here.
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