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Posted: 26/05/2023

Letter to Parents Friday 26th May



Dear Parents and students 

We are delighted to be sending letters of commendation to the parents of 948 students today for the submission of personal best class and homework assignments during this half-term. Of the 948 students, 317 have been nominated by 3 or more of their teachers and their parents will also receive a Bronze, Silver or Gold Certificate of Commendation.  

In addition, we sent 759 electronic merit point messages between Monday and Thursday this week to parents of students, where teachers have recognised they are completing their personal best home or classwork.  

This week, Years 12 & 13 students have attended the Kent Young Drivers and Passengers awareness course on site as they enter that phase of their lives where they learn to drive and take responsibility for each other. 

The School Council have also met under the guidance of Mr Heaton, so demonstrating their engagement in school life. 

Students continue to impress this week with many in school for early morning final revision sessions running from 7am before sitting Public Examinations.  

After the half-term break, we will continue to vary our timetable daily, in order to ensure we provide students in Years 11 with the best possible support in advance of their next examinations by having the ‘right’ teacher for the ‘right’ subject in class with them. I cannot emphasise enough the importance of students maintaining the highest high levels of attendance to all their lessons after Public Examinations commence. 

Teachers have continued to set homework tasks this week for all Year Groups and have provided revision resources and tasks on Google classroom for students in Years 11 & 13 sitting Public Examinations. 

Finally, please check your child has chosen a book from our latest digital library. We really want all our students to keep up their 20 minutes a day reading habit over the holiday. 

Digital Library 

Have a lovely half-term. 

Yours sincerely, 

Charles Joseph