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  • 8 January 2020

    Published 08/01/20, by Julia Byrne
    I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Happy New Year.   At this time of year it is timely to ask parents, in particular those new to Collingwood, to familiarise themselves with our closure procedures in the event of
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  • 18 December 2019

    Published 07/01/20, by Julia Byrne
    Staffing The following staff are leaving at the end of term and I would like to thank them for their hard work and commitment to the College:  My special thanks to Anita Randall who is retiring and who has given the College twenty years of ma
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  • 11 December 2019

    Published 07/01/20, by Julia Byrne
    Candlelight Soirée My thanks to Mrs Valu and Mr Green from the Drama Department for arranging a very special night on Friday.  There were a wide range of performances demonstrating the talents of our students and the audience were trea
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  • 4 December 2019

    Published 07/01/20, by Julia Byrne
    Enterprise Days We had two very successful Enterprise Days last Thursday and Friday.  There were a wide range of activities on-site including forensic science sessions, a Young Citizen’s play, code-breaking exercises and  team engi
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  • 20 November 2019

    Published 07/01/20, by Julia Byrne
    Autumn Concert Thanks to Miss Pugh for organising a really excellent evening of music last Wednesday evening.  There were over 30 student performers supported by a good number of parents and staff.  We were entertained with a wide variet
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  • 13 November 2019

    Published 13/11/19, by Julia Byrne
    Careers Fair Yesterday we held our first Careers Fair and it turned out to be an extremely successful event allowing all students (and many parents in the evening) to visit over 45 stands to discuss possible career opportunities with a variety of
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  • 6 November 2019

    Published 06/11/19, by Julia Byrne
    Sixth Form Revue We had a very successful Revue on Friday 25 October; it was a brilliant showcase for the great range of talent we have in our Sixth Form.  I am very grateful to the Sixth Form team who supported our students to put on a reall
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  • 23 October 2019

    Published 25/10/19, by Julia Byrne
    Year 7 Student numbers for September We are coming to the end of a six week parental tours period where each morning groups of prospective Year 7 parents and students have been visiting classrooms and looking at what Collingwood has to offer. Thes
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