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Strike Action - Update
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23rd November 2022 Dear Parent/Carer I wrote to you on Monday regarding the impending NASUWT strike days. In my letter, I outlined that it was a possibility that, should the strikes go ahead, we will be unable to accommodate all students at school. Unfortunately, and working on the basis that all t…

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Strike action update
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21st November 2022 Dear Parent/Carer, You may be aware that the Department of Education, Sport and Culture (DESC) has confirmed that contingency planning has been taking place following the announcement by the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT) of strike action b…

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Year 9 Newsletter
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We hope the information in this newsletter will provide you with some helpful information about Year 9. You will see from the details below that your child has non-core mock exams in December and we have included revision information for you to discuss with your child (The core subjects are Mathema…

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Toilets in School
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Dear Parent / Carer We have received communication regarding the accessibility to toilets at Ballakermeen. I understand the concerns raised and wanted to share with you some details of the situation and hopefully some reassurance. Unfortunately, there have been a few incidents involving damage to t…

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Unifrog
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11th November 2022 Unifrog - The Complete Destinations Platform Dear Parent/Carer, In keeping with our commitment to provide students with outstanding careers guidance and tailored support when choosing their next step after school, we are using Unifrog; an award- winning, online careers platform.…

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Year 11 Memorabilia
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11th November 2022 Dear Parent/Carer, We are currently designing our annual Year Book for the Year 11 students and are in the process of organising Leavers’ Hooded Sweatshirts for the Class of 2023. If you wish to purchase a Year Book, a payment of £15 should be paid via ParentPay by Friday 16th De…

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Reset Review
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8th November 2022 Dear Parent/Carer, We recently invited you to provide feedback on our behaviour systems and we were delighted that so many of you contributed to the review. I firmly believe that effective lines of communication between staff, parents and students are incredibly important if we ar…

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Free Microsoft Office 365 for Students
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Did you know that our students are entitled to Microsoft's Office 365 for the duration of their time at school? The package includes essentials such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, all of which are incredibly useful on a home computer. For details on how to access this software please click on the l…

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Reset on Respect (Part 2)
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Wednesday 10th October 2022 Dear Parents and Carers, As we approach the end of half-term, and following my previous communication, I wanted to get back in touch to relay some further information relating to our ‘Reset on Respect’. VALUES: As you are aware, the BHS Learner was developed in collabora…

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