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  • 20 July 2022

    Published 25/07/22, by Julia Byrne
    My thanks to all parents and carers for your support over the last year, which has certainly had its challenges!  My particular thanks for your positive emails supporting the decision to revert to remote learning over the last two days.  As
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  • 13 July 2022

    Published 13/07/22, by Julia Byrne
    Fantastic End of Term Activities! I am sure parents and carers will agree with me that our students are the College’s very best ambassadors and have such a wide range of skills and talents.  The end of term has seen an amazing set of ac
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  • 6 July 2022

    Published 06/07/22, by Julia Byrne
    Summer Facilities Improvements As ever at this time of year we are preparing to take advantage of the summer break to complete some significant improvements to facilities across the College.  We expect to complete works on the major upgrades
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  • 29 June 2022

    Published 06/07/22, by Julia Byrne
    Ofsted Inspection Report The College retains the previous grading of ‘good with outstanding leadership and management’. ‘The school is on a journey of continuous improvement.’ I am very pleased to share with
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  • 15 June 2022

    Published 15/06/22, by Julia Byrne
    Hot Weather Whilst students and staff have been enjoying the sunshine recently, we have been advised by the Met Office that temperatures are expected to be particularly high on Friday.  As always, in such circumstances, students are encourage
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  • 8 June 2022

    Published 08/06/22, by Julia Byrne
    I hope you had an enjoyable half-term break. Ofsted Inspection Report I have now received the draft Ofsted report and we have five days to comment on this before the publication of the full report by Wednesday 29 June.  I will, of course,
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  • 25 May 2022

    Published 25/05/22, by Julia Byrne
    Year 11 My thanks to all parents and Year 11 students for their support with our arrangements over the last two weeks regarding study leave.  Given all the time lost over the last two years due to the pandemic we strongly believed that we sho
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  • 18 May 2022

    Published 18/05/22, by Julia Byrne
    Ofsted We are pleased that the inspection visit has now ended and we look forward to the publication of the full report which should be released no later than Wednesday 29 June.  Thank you to all of you who completed the questionnaire which w
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  • 27 April 2022

    Published 27/04/22, by Julia Byrne
    Ofsted Inspection I know I mentioned this last term, but I have no hesitation in raising this again as receiving a positive inspection report is so important to the future of the College. As you may know, Ofsted has recently completed a number
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  • 20 April 2022

    Published 27/04/22, by Julia Byrne
    Welcome back!  I hope you all had a very relaxing and enjoyable Easter break. COVID Although it no longer features as a major news item in the media, I do need to inform you that COVID is still very much around in schools and that at Colli
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