September 7, 2020

We are looking forward to welcoming back all of our students.

May 12, 2020

Re-opening of schools.

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Sunday, the Department for Education published  revised guidance on Monday evening outlining a route map for the gradual and phased re-opening of schools for more groups of students. We are determined to do this in accordance with a key principle :

To maximise the effectiveness of teaching and care for our students, whilst safeguarding the health and well-bein...

March 19, 2020

Dear Parent/Carer,

Apologies for another letter but I felt it was important to keep you informed of what is happening at school.

Following yesterday’s announcement regarding the closure of schools to all pupils with the exception of ‘vulnerable’ children or those of key workers, we have been working hard with other schools in Education South West, across Devon and the country, to put in place practical arrangements to make this...

March 19, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers
Following the announcement of school closures at the end of the day on Friday we understand that this will be a very difficult time where many will be worried about what may lay ahead. Please do come and talk to us about any concerns or worries you might have. Whilst we have limited details about the provision going forward we may be able to help. Thank you all so much for your understanding and support dur...

March 19, 2020

School Closure

Dear Parents and Carers,
Secretary of State’s Announcement
It was announced this evening that schools will close at the end of the day on Friday. Whilst we were anticipating the announcement, some of its contents came as a surprise. The key points were:
1. Schools close at the end of the day on Friday except for certain categories of children:
• Vulnerable children (eg those with and Education Care and Health Pl...

March 18, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers

With the continuing stream of information and guidance regarding Covid -19 we are trying as a school to pass this onto you as we receive it. At present schools are remaining open and the following information and resources will hopefully help reassure and provide information for what we are doing.

Home learning whist self isolating or in the event of school closures:

With an increasing number of families needi...

March 17, 2020

Dear Parent/Carer,


As the national situation develops rapidly, we are continuing to follow DfE and Public Health England advice, whilst also trying to take decisions that are in the best interests of our communities. We are trying to chart a course that reconciles our duty to keep schools open with our responsibility to promote social distancing.  Schools across Education South West are taking the following steps:

  • Pl...

March 4, 2020

Dear Parents/Carers

You will have heard yesterday on the news that a number of schools in Torbay closed due to potential cases of coronavirus.

This is obviously worrying for you as parents, and we appreciate the calm way that you have responded.
At a time like this, and there has not been a time like this of late, there are many rumours and concerns. We just wanted to reassure you that we are taking any potential issue seriou...

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