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  • 15 July 2020

    Published 15/07/20, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer A sincere thank you As we approach the end of this academic year and the extraordinary situation, we have all been faced with over the last 5 months, I would again like to thank all parents and carers for your unstinting supp
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  • 8 July 2020

    Published 08/07/20, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer   Government guidance on the reopening of schools   It is the government’s intention that all pupils, in all Year Groups, will return to school full-time from the beginning of the autumn term and we are d
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  • 1 July 2020

    Published 01/07/20, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer Years 10 and 12 Students Returning to College this Week It was lovely to see some of our students returning this week to receive some additional support and guidance from staff.  We do hope that these sessions will help s
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  • 24 June 2020

    Published 24/06/20, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer My thanks for your continued support for the College and our actions during this very uncertain time. As I have said in previous updates, I am very grateful to the many people who have written in to complement us on our communica
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  • 17 June 2020

    Published 17/06/20, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer   Planning for the Reopening of Schools   Planning for the return to the College site of a small number of Years 10 and 12 students is ongoing and we have produced a detailed Risk Assessment that we will share
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  • 10 June 2020

    Published 10/06/20, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer Reopening of Schools Given the significant range of views across the country on the subject of the reopening of schools I have to admit that I published our plans last week with some unease that there would be a significant a
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  • 3 June 2020

    Published 05/06/20, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer Welcome back I hope you had a good half term despite the current situation and that you have appreciated a break from the home schooling many of you are doing. I also hope you are enjoying life just a little bit more given the
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  • 20 May 2020

    Published 20/05/20, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parent/Carer Reopening of Schools We are still waiting for more details from the government on the reopening of schools and, especially, on what ‘face to face’ provision for our Years 10 and 12 students might look like in pract
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  • 13 May 2020

    Published 13/05/20, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parents/Carers I hope you and your families are keeping well and that the slight easing in lockdown will provide you with a few more opportunities to get out and about. As you have no doubt heard the Prime Minister has announced the next step
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  • 6 May 2020

    Published 06/05/20, by Julia Byrne
    Dear Parents/Carers Collingwood has only been (partially) closed for 23 days but it’s the longest 23 days any of us can remember! I’d like to again thank all the parents, carers and students of Collingwood for their positive attitude a
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