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  • 20 October 2021

    Published 20/10/21, by Julia Byrne
    Coronavirus Parents will be aware that a number of schools in Surrey are having significant issues with COVID-related absences.  At present, the number of our staff absent due to COVID is very low, as are our student numbers with confirmed po
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  • 13 October 2021

    Published 13/10/21, by Julia Byrne
    Sixth Form Open Evening – Early College closure, Thursday 14 October A reminder that College will finish at 2.00pm tomorrow as we prepare for our Sixth Form Open Evening.  My thanks to the students who have volunteered to help with this
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  • 6 October 2021

    Published 07/10/21, by Julia Byrne
    Reports  Year 11 reports will be visible on Edulink from Thursday 14 October rather than Wednesday 13 October as advertised in the calendar.  Year 11 Sport Science and iMedia Cambridge Nationals Only D
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  • 22 September 2021

    Published 29/09/21, by Julia Byrne
    Open Evening Thursday 7 October - Information for Parents with Children in Year 6 As well as using some rooms in Kingston building, we have also decided to ask parents to book a start time on our website in order for us to stagger arrival times an
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  • 15 September 2021

    Published 29/09/21, by Julia Byrne
    I am delighted to say that all students have settled back in to College life and I am especially pleased that Year 7 have made such a positive start given the lack of the usual induction events.  The Senior Leadership team have popped into a num
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  • 14 July 2021

    Published 14/07/21, by Julia Byrne
    I would like to thank all parents and carers for their steadfast support over this very challenging year. I am extremely grateful for your support of the decisions the College has made throughout the pandemic and I look back on the past 12 months wit
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  • 7 July 2021

    Published 14/07/21, by Julia Byrne
    Government Announcement on Restrictions in Schools from September As you may be aware, on Tuesday, the Government announced that the need for face masks, social distancing measures and staggered start and finish times in schools will be scrapped f
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  • 30 June 2021

    Published 01/07/21, by Julia Byrne
    Summer Site Improvements I am delighted to inform you that one of our DfE bid applications has been successful and we have been allocated just under £700,000 for improvements to fire doors and fire compartmentation in Kingston building. 
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  • 23 June 2021

    Published 24/06/21, by Julia Byrne
    Consultation on Parents’ Evenings/Academic Review The consultation has now ended and produced the following results: 49% of parents prefer virtual Parents’ Evenings/Academic Review events 14% of parents prefer face-to-face even
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  • 16 June 2021

    Published 17/06/21, by Julia Byrne
    Awarding Grades Process The dedicated email for queries about Awarding Grades closed at noon on Monday 14 June and will be reopened following Results Day in August.  More details to follow on the next stages of this process. Year 11 Celebr
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