Year 8 HPV Vaccinations
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HPV for Year 8 students has been scheduled with the school nurse team for the last week of September. It would be helpful if parents of YEAR 8 students could please follow the link below for details about the vaccinations and also complete the consent form included. HPV Vaccination Consent

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Welcome Back!
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Happy New 'School Year'! As we prepare to welcome all of our fantastic students back to school on Wednesday 7th September, please find below a 'welcome back' letter from Mr Corrin. Particularly for the benefit of parents of students joining us in Year 7, please be aware that the school driveway can…

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Signposts: Careers Advice
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DESC Signposts Website The DESC Careers Website ‘Signposts’ is a useful source of information for Key Stage 4 and 5 Students. It has many useful links available on it and the DESC Careers Team are adding to this on a daily basis. https://signposts.sch.im

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Summer Newsletter
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External Exams After a two year hiatus, externally assessed examinations returned to Ballakermeen this summer, and it is with great pride that we can say the overwhelming majority of students were exemplary in both their preparation and conduct. Over 5,000 external papers have been sat in an 8 week…

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Non-Uniform and Memorial Walk
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Dear Parent/Carer, The weather forecast for Tuesday from gov.im indicates that temperatures will reach upwards of 28 degrees. I have therefore taken the decision to postpone the Memorial Walk. We will make a call regarding the walk being rescheduled to take place on Wednesday, when we have more up…

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Update: Duke of Edinburgh Award
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Dear Parent/Carer, Enrichment week expeditions Firstly I would like to congratulate our young people who have been out in the Manx community completing their volunteering, skills, and physical sections of the Duke of Edinburgh Award. It has been heartening to see the work done by our participants i…

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Careers and Training Options
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If you are about to leave education and want to find out about your employment and training options, the DESC Careers Website ‘Signposts’ is a useful source of information for Key Stage 4 and 5 Students. It has many useful links available on it and the DESC Careers Team are adding to this on a dail…

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Uniform: School Shoes
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We have received a number of queries regarding uniform expectations for the next academic year, particularly in relation to footwear. As stated in previous correspondence, we encourage a plain, black, formal shoe. To support clarity and in response to parental feedback, we have issued a guide (see…

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Issue 02: LGBTQ+ Newsletter
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Happy Pride Month! The second issue of our new monthly BHS Rainbow Cafe newsletter is now available for you to read! We would love to hear from anyone who would like to contribute to next month's newsletter. Please contact Ms Wood or Ros: laura.wood@sch.im or ros.alcock@sch.im What's inside Issue 2…

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