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  • 18 May 2022

    Published 18/05/22, by Julia Byrne
    Ofsted We are pleased that the inspection visit has now ended and we look forward to the publication of the full report which should be released no later than Wednesday 29 June.  Thank you to all of you who completed the questionnaire which w
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  • 27 April 2022

    Published 27/04/22, by Julia Byrne
    Ofsted Inspection I know I mentioned this last term, but I have no hesitation in raising this again as receiving a positive inspection report is so important to the future of the College. As you may know, Ofsted has recently completed a number
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  • 20 April 2022

    Published 27/04/22, by Julia Byrne
    Welcome back!  I hope you all had a very relaxing and enjoyable Easter break. COVID Although it no longer features as a major news item in the media, I do need to inform you that COVID is still very much around in schools and that at Colli
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  • 30 March 2022

    Published 31/03/22, by Julia Byrne
    It has been another challenging term with COVID-related absence for staff and students continuing to be an issue.  We have also been quietly preparing for Ofsted as our next inspection is expected very soon, although we have kept this preparatio
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  • 9 March 2022

    Published 09/03/22, by Julia Byrne
    Ofsted Ofsted have completed a number of inspections in schools in the locality and have visited many that were last inspected just before or after our last inspection.  It looks increasingly likely that we will receive our two-day inspection
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  • 2 March 2022

    Published 02/03/22, by Julia Byrne
    Ofsted Our last Ofsted Inspection was in February 2017, and we are anticipating a further inspection within the next few months. The last inspection graded the College as ‘Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management’. Ofsted wil
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  • 23 February 2022

    Published 24/02/22, by Julia Byrne
    I do hope that you all had an enjoyable and healthy half-term holiday. As you will be aware, on Monday the Prime Minister set out the next phase of the government’s COVID-19 response.  It said that COVID-19 is a virus that we now must l
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  • 9 February 2022

    Published 09/02/22, by Julia Byrne
    COVID I am aware that COVID numbers generally in Surrey Heath are still fairly high, and I am hearing that many schools in the Woking area are experiencing very high levels of staff and student COVID-related absences.  However, currently we h
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  • 2 February 2022

    Published 02/02/22, by Julia Byrne
    Advance Notice: Parents’ Evenings and Academic Review Day Arrangements for Next Half-term I thought it might be useful to give parents advanced notice of plans for the next half-term: Monday 21 February - INSET day Thursday 24 Febru
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  • 26 January 2022

    Published 26/01/22, by Julia Byrne
    COVID Confirmation that, as from tomorrow, face coverings are not required to be worn in communal areas or classrooms.  Of course, if students still wish to wear one then they can do so. We expect all other current measures (i.e. suspensio
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