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  • 08/07/21

    YEAR 12 VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE

    Seven of are year 12 students were given the opportunity to experience taking part in a virtual work experience programme with the Mars Drinks and Treats Company. They learnt about the entire process from start to finish, including coming up with a product concept and transforming it...
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  • 08/07/21

    YEAR 9 & 10 SPORTS DAY

    Our year 9 and 10 students have participated in their Sports Days this week, again although very different from previous years, both competition was strong and there was good representation from all teams with them participating in a variety of different events.   Th...
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  • 07/07/21

    THE BASE GARDEN

    As part of our science project in the Base the students have been looking at plants and how they grow. They invited Ms Corrie to join them with the seed planting activity.  They started by looking at a seedling and identifying the true leaves and the cotyledons. Next they put compost into...
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  • 07/07/21

    YEAR 7 & 8 SPORTS DAY

    After what has been a very disruptive and difficult year it was fantastic to be able to hold our Summer Sports Days, although very different to previous years. To see the students participating and enjoying a whole school year event has been wonderful to see. Both Year 7 and 8 students competed...
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  • 07/07/21

    YEAR 10 SCIENCE WEBINAR

    Our year 10 female students took part in the Science webinar organised by GE (General Electric) on Monday 21st June.  The GirlsGetSET initiate encourages girls to study STEM subjects.  They  started by looking at recent scientists and if they knew of them, and if they encouraged...
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  • 06/07/21

    EXTRA-CURRICULAR PE

    It is fantastic to be able to see extra-curricular activities being able to return to the school. Our PE Department have been offering after school PE activities to our students, whereby they have been able to participate in a variety of different activities which have included athlet...
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  • 06/07/21

    YEAR 7 CAREERS DROP DOWN DAY

    The Year 7 students were recently given the opportunity to take part in a Careers Drop Down Day. A Careers Drop Down Day allows them an enhanced focus on topics, research different careers, learn about key skills and ask any questions they had. The students all got involved and p...
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  • 06/07/21

    BOCCIA SKILLS AWARD

    Eight of our students from our year 7 and 8 tutor groups have been given the opportunity to participate in the 5 week Boccia skills award programme. This programme is focused on Communication, Evaluating, Innovation, Resilience and being responsible. The first session has taken place and a...
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  • 18/06/21

    Delay to Surge Testing in Slough

    A delay to surge testing in Slough has been announced by East Berkshire Public Health. Please see letter below. 
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  • 14/06/21

    Surge Testing in Slough

    Surge testing for the new Delta variant of Coronavirus will commence in Slough this week. Please see attached letter from PHE East Berkshire.
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  • 06/06/21

    Reintroduction of face masks/coverings from 7th June

    In discussion with Slough Local Authority and PHE from Monday 7th June I am reintroducing the compulsory wearing of face masks/coverings inside buildings for the foreseeable for all students and staff unless they are exempt. Large numbers of students continued to wear face masks which was very good...
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  • 05/06/21

    A guide to regular rapid Covid-19 testing

    All parents that have consented to test their children at home via the test kits the school provides must test twice a week. Results must be uploaded to NHS Test and Trace. Inform the school if it is positive, isolate immediately and book a PCR test to confirm this result.  Reporting th...
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  • 02/03/21

    GCSE AND A LEVEL EXAMINATIONS 2021

    The Education Secretary announced on Wednesday 6th January that formal examinations for GCSE and A level subjects for 2021 have been cancelled. A consultation then took place to decide how students would be assessed. On Thursday 25th February schools were informed that it is up to us to decide how t...
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  • 02/03/21

    School Reopening - Update 2nd March

    All parents should now have received a letter through the post detailing the exact time their child is to attend school for their Rapid Lateral Flow Test for Covid 19. Unless a parent does not wish to consent to the test all students must be tested before they return to the classroom. In brief th...
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  • 21/02/21

    Update on Closure/Reopening/Testing/Examinations 21st February 2021

    Dear Parents and Carers First and foremost a huge thank you to all our parents/carers for your hard work at home to support our current remote learning. Through our monitoring of ‘Show My Homework’ and attendance in ‘live lessons’, positive engagement is really high. Obvio...
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  • 24/01/21

    Monday 25th January - Weather

    School will be open for keyworker / vulnerable students on Monday 25th January at the normal time. Live teaching and all other learning for Monday will continue as planned.  
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  • 08/01/21

    GCSE and A Level Examinations 2021

    The Education Secretary announced on Wednesday 6th January that formal examinations for GCSE and A level subjects for 2021 have been cancelled. Teacher Assessment will be used instead. At this stage we have not been informed of any further details. 
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  • 08/01/21

    School Closure from 5th January

    The School is now closed to all students except those that meet the criteria for our reduced provision. Please see link to letter below. 
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  • 01/01/21

    Urgent changes to start of term / testing - Updated 1st January 2021

    First and foremost I would like to wish all the school community a Happy New Year. Urgent update to start of term / testing Further to my letter dated 19th December the start of term has changed again, as was announced by the DFE on 30th December 2020. Therefore the following arrangements...
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  • 19/12/20

    Urgent changes to start of term / testing - Updated 19th December 2020

    Please read letter in the link for full details.  
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  • 26/11/20

    The School will be fully open from 7th December.

    The school will be open for all students from Monday 7th December. Any students currently isolating at home must complete their period of isolation and not come to school.  We would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding during these difficult circumstances. Remind...
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  • 09/11/20

    YR10 YOUNG AMBASSADOR CONFERENCE

    YR10 Young Ambassador Conference - Friday 6th November 2020
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  • 30/10/20

    SLOUGH BC have today released Free School Meal Vouchers for Half Term

       
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  • 27/10/20

    TIER 2 UPDATE - SLOUGH - FACE MASKS

    When students return to school after the Half Term Break face coverings/masks will be compulsory in corridors and communal areas. This reflects Slough moving into Tier 2 restrictions and it is a requirement for all secondary schools and colleges to introduce this when this happens. 
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  • 28/08/20

    Face Masks / Coverings

    Please click on the full story for the School's position on wearing face masks in school.  
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