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  • 24 March 2021

    Published 25/03/21, by Julia Byrne
    5000 Onsite Lateral Flow Tests Completed! We were pleased that the arrangements for over 5000 onsite lateral flow tests went very smoothly and we finished them last Thursday without one positive test outcome!  The very mature and co-operative
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  • 17 March 2021

    Published 18/03/21, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer I am delighted to report that we have had a very smooth start to the reopening of the College with very strong student attendance, very good compliance with all our COVID-related procedures and a high uptake on the lateral flow t
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  • 10 March 2021

    Published 10/03/21, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer We are delighted to have all our students back! It has been so nice to see all our students returning to College and I think we all relish the opportunity to return to some kind of routine.  I do think that the vast major
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  • 3 March 2021

    Published 03/03/21, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer The end is in sight for remote learning and I am sure all of you are very much looking forward to your sons and daughters returning full-time to College next week!  I would like to thank all of you for your support of our ef
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  • 24 February 2021

    Published 24/02/21, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer Return to College (please read in full) I am sure, like all of us here, that you were pleased by the Prime Minister's announcement on Monday that students will be returning to College from Monday 8 March. Schools have b
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  • 10 February 2021

    Published 10/02/21, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer As we come to the end of this half term I would like to thank you all for your support over this prolonged lockdown period. To say this has been a difficult time for all of us is a huge understatement and I am sure we all hope th
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  • 3 February 2021

    Published 03/02/21, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer I hope you are staying safe and are feeling a little more positive given the improvement in the national Coronavirus infection rate figures and the success of the national vaccination programme.  At last there seems to be so
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  • 27 January 2021

    Published 28/01/21, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parents and Carers I hope that you are having a good week and enjoyed, briefly, the snowy conditions at the start of the week. Reopening of schools Yesterday the Prime Minister said that schools would reopen only “cautiously&rdquo
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  • 9 December 2020

    Published 09/12/20, by Julia Byrne
    Year 8 to Return to College on Thursday 9 December; Year 10 to Continue with Remote Learning until their Return on Monday 14 December For further details please refer to my letter to parents dated Tuesday 8 December. Next Week You will be aw
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  • 2 December 2020

    Published 03/12/20, by Julia Byrne
    Partial Closures The decision to have a partial closure for Years 8, 9 and 10 students this week was not taken lightly, and I know the additional pressures this has placed on families.  I am very grateful for the very many messages of support
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