You will be aware of the news regarding Coronavirus. In school we continue to monitor the situation and as such wanted to share with you the latest guidance from the Department for Education aimed at people who have recently been travelling.
Should any families be affected by this, please let the school know
This email links through to Mr Woods (Headteacher), Mrs Welsh (Senior Deputy Head), Mrs O’Connor (Deputy Head), and Miss Clarke (Year 11 Pastoral Progress Manager).
Use this email for questions relating specifically to Year 11; emails will be forwarded to Directors of Subject and/or subject teachers if the query can’t be answered directly.
This email links through to Mr Woods (Headteacher), Mrs Welsh (Senior Deputy Head), Mrs O’Connor (Deputy Head) and Mr Delves-Holmes (Asst Head SEND & CP)
Use this email for questions relating to student well-being in all years; emails will be forwarded to Pastoral Leaders or appropriate staff, if the query can’t be answered directly.
Online Learning Ideas and Mental Health
The information provides some information and reading for any students that are struggling to cope with the impact of coronavirus
Remoting into school
Students with laptops or desktop computers can access their schoolfolders and files from home.
School website/student tab/Remote desktop. There’s instructions (remote desktop instructions) on how to do this and a zip file that you need to run
This is an online platform. It is free. Students need to register using the button found via the link below. They can then access resources and questions linked to their courses.
Show My Homework
Students can access work and guidance provided by teachers. Staff will regularly update resources in the event of school closure
Use this link to gain access to instructions about how to log on, or reset your password if you encounter any problems
Use this link to gain access to instructions about how to submit your work online
Support for Parents for online Safety
To help you during COVID-19 and the closure of schools, we will be releasing new activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home. Download your first pack today!
GCSE Dance students need to click on the link below, to access the clips to support the content in their workbooks
Our Food Tech Dept have put together a series of easy to follow recipes for students that may wish to apply their cooking skills!
Career based Home Learning Activities
During the school closure, we would like you child to complete a series of engaging activities on our careers platform designed to inspire and inform them about their future. In addition to their academic studies, it’s so important that students are continually encouraged to think about what career opportunities are out there, how to get there and what they’ll need to prepare themselves for the journey.
Bradford University Webinars
A series of informative and useful webinars have been arranged by Bradford University. These look at a range of topics including: Student finance, why go to university, UCAS support, Post 16 options, Writing personal statements and parental support. These are free and all you need to do is register using the link.
Bradford University Newsletter
University of Bradford UK Recruitment team will be updating you about our upcoming activities in a fortnightly online newsletter, which can be found here: https://www.bradford.ac.uk/schools-and-colleges/newsletter/
Career and Pathway Information for students
If you need some extra support regarding looking at your college, apprenticeship, university, and job applications please feel free to contact the careers team at the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Further support can also offered through our local Prospects careers advisor, Sajid Patel, by contacting him on: email@example.com
Higher Education Information for Years 9 to Year 13 students
Also available to provide support and information about universities, student finance, and degree apprenticeships is Andrea Broad, the Go Higher Progression Officer. Contact her on firstname.lastname@example.org
The latest Go Higher West Yorkshire newsletter includes links to UCAS, Discover Uni and upcoming university online open days. Here: https://s6.newzapp.co.uk/t/gtp/OSwxNDI0MjcwMjQ3LDM=/
Covid-19 information for Duke of Edinburgh candidates
It is important to remember that Students enrolled on the DofE Award can still continue to complete their sections at home. To do this, we have some quick tips based on some of the questions we have already received and participants can change their chosen activities in eDofE to reflect what they are doing at home. Please click on the link to find out how these activities can be changed and ideas on how to complete the sections.
For parents /carers that are wishing to establish a routine for their sons or daughters, we have put together a timetable that could be followed in their time away from school.
PE with Joe Wicks
Jo Wicks will be providing a daily workout aimed at keeping the nation fit every morning at 9 a.m. Fun and a great way to start the day!