Information ahead of your child’s return to school

Dear Parents, The staff have returned to school for a training day yesterday and today, and we are all looking forward to the students returning to us.   Ahead of their return to school I thought it would be useful to cover a few questions we have been asked in recent days. I hope you Read More …

Allergies

Dear parents, Looking ahead to September, we will be increasing the level and frequency of cleaning across school as all students return. Ahead of this, if your child has skin allergies and may be allergic to harsh cleaning products or hand sanitiser, please let us know by emailing my deputy, Cathy Bach: bachc@turton.uk.com All best Read More …

The 16-19 Bursary Fund

The 16 to 19 Bursary Fund The Bursary Fund could help if you are struggling with the cost of full-time education   The Government has set aside some money for Schools, Colleges to allocate to young people who need financial support to stay on in further education or training. This is called the 16-19 Bursary Read More …

The Summer and looking ahead to September…

Dear parents, Firstly as a roundup of the term as we approach the summer break and secondly to look ahead to September at how things may look as we start of the new academic year.   Roundup School has been a very different experience for us all since March. Much of our educational provision has Read More …

Information for Parents of Year 10 & 12 Students

Dear parents of year 10 & 12 students, I wanted to send one more email ahead of our sessions in school, beginning next week; to re-assure you that we are well prepared and looking forward to seeing some students face-to-face. I also want to make sure that we work together to ensure the safety of Read More …

Back to School – Transport Update

As a result of COVID 19 measures to reduce infection risk social distancing has affected transport capacity. Public transport and school services capacity limited to around 10 to 20%, which is especially problematic during the peak. We want to make it as safe as possible for students to return to school during lockdown and beyond. Read More …

Year 10 Returning to Lessons, Dates & Information

    Dear parent,   We have now finalised our plans to invite year 10 pupils into school for some face-to-face contact with their teachers. I have deliberated long and hard about how best to do this, with safety paramount and following government guidelines. Some schools are targeting pupils who have struggled with remote learning Read More …

Lockdown update from our Head Teacher

Dear parent,   It seems timely for me to write to you ahead of the half-term break.   Firstly I’d like to thank you again for all that you are doing, at home, to support remote learning. This is a new and challenging landscape for all of us and while I have first-hand experience of Read More …