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  • 18/03/20

    Anti-Bullying, Safeguarding & Student First Team Email Addresses

    The School's care for students who require our support with Anti-Bullying, Safeguarding and the Student First team are available via the following email addresses: antibullying@buckinghamschool.org       safeguarding@buckinghamschool.org     student...
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  • 03/04/20

    Distance Learning, After Easter - letter dated 3 April 2020

    At the end of our first fortnight of School closure, I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone in our community for your part in making distance learning for The Buckingham School work as successfully as possible. We really have all played our part in trying to ensure our students conti...
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  • 02/04/20

    Headteacher Update as at 2 April 2020

    It feels like a long time ago when we stopped the normal running of the School! We remain open to the small number of students who meet both the Government criteria and also need us. A skeleton staff is diligently attending each day, making sure that we have a Senior Leader, a Safeguarding Lead a...
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  • 31/03/20

    Study & Careers Magazine - April 2020

    The April 2020 issue of the Study & Careers Magazine is now out.  You might find it useful especially during the lock down period.  Exclusive Secondary & Sixth Form educational and careers magazine. Packed with tips and advice to help you excel in your studies and career.
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  • 30/03/20

    Managing Self Isolation Ideas - 30 March 2020

    Here are some ideas to help with worries and anxieties while we are isolating and social distancing. They are in no particular order - you can also use them as headings to put in your journal…
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  • 27/03/20

    Headteacher Update as at 27 March 2020

    It has been a quieter few days on the educational landscape though we are all now having to live with social isolation and the problems that brings. The School has so much to feel proud of at the moment and I feel now is the time to make sure that all in our community are acknowledged; my staff w...
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  • 27/03/20

    Bittersweet Music - Online Lessons

    Suzy Ann Smith teaches guitar, ukulele, piano, keyboard and singing in several local schools (including The Buckingham School) and is also experienced providing online lessons to both children and adults. Suzy continues to offer her ‘fun & fabulous’ lessons to her students and is enj...
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  • 26/03/20

    Distance Learning - Letter dated 26 March 2020

    We are nearly a week into distance learning and I am very proud of our staff who are working hard to ensure that continuity of education continues as much as possible for your children. I am equally proud of our students who are adapting and responding to these new ways of learning with aplomb. W...
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  • 25/03/20

    Head of Year 7, 8, 9 & 10 Letters - dated 24 March 2020

    Head of Year 7, 8 , 9 & 10 Letters are now available on the website. Parents and Carers should have received these via ParentMail. 
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  • 23/03/20

    Teaching & Learning Letter from Mr Fox, Deputy Headteacher - 23 March 2020

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your patience and cooperation with us during this time. As Mr McGinnes has eluded to, we received information about what was happening with schools alongside everyone else whilst watching BBC News. This left us with very little time to implem...
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  • 23/03/20

    Headteacher Update as at 23 March 2020

    In my latest update, I will address a number of issues, so please would parents and carers of all age groups read through the whole letter. Parent Mail Just a general note that Parent Mail is crashing regularly at the moment. We expect this situation to calm down. Social Distancing e have re...
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  • 20/03/20

    Head of Year Letters to Years 11, 12 & 13 - as at 20 March 2020

    Please find below Head of Year letters to Years 11, 12 & 13.  Copies have been emailed to students and sent via ParentMail.   
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  • 20/03/20

    Headteacher Update as at 20 March 2020

    Thank you so far for your understanding and support during this challenging and unnerving time. As you are aware schools across the UK will be closing from today, Friday 20th March. Whatever else happens, whatever other schools are doing, we will deliver learning as close to normal as possible. W...
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  • 19/03/20

    Ofsted Report Now Published - 19 March 2020

    We are very pleased and proud to publish our Ofsted report to the community. Given our journey as a school, we are delighted to have been reaffirmed as a Good School and to have received recognition for many improvements that have been made. Given our passion for the students’ entitlement t...
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  • 18/03/20

    Urgent Announcement Regarding School Closure for Nearly All Students

    We are all soaking up the announcement this evening that schools are going to close for nearly all students on Friday, and the cancellation of summer examinations. We as a school will be working flat out over the next two days to ensure that we make the best of this situation for our fantastic st...
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  • 17/03/20

    Coronavirus Update - 17 March 2020

    Dear Parent/Carer Sorry to contact you again so soon, but the goalposts shifted significantly last evening, following the Prime Minister’s announcement. As a nation, we are all now instructed to self-isolate our entire household for 14 days if anyone in our household presents symptoms...
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  • 16/03/20

    Coronavirus Update - 16 March 2020

    Please find below latest Coronavirus update from the Headteacher. 
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  • 15/03/20

    Coronavirus Update - 13 March 2020

    Click below to read the latest update on Coronavirus - dated 13 March.
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  • 12/03/20

    Year 13 Parents Evening - Thursday 26 March 2020 - POSTPONED

    Year 13 Parents Evening takes place on Thursday 26 March.  The online booking system will go live today at 4pm and will close on Wednesday 25 March at 4pm. 
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  • 12/03/20

    Parent Forum - Standards and Rewards, Tuesday 24 March 2020 - POSTPONED

    Our next Parent Forum is scheduled for Tuesday 24 March, from 6pm until 7pm. This time we will be discussing our school standards and how they are implemented throughout the School. We will also look at how they correspond with our rewards system and provide further information on this important...
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  • 12/03/20

    Coronavirus Update - Letter dated 11 March 2020

    I am writing to you with an update about Coronavirus and the school’s current actions and plans to deal with the growing concerns in our community. We have already established a working group which now meets daily, to consider the risks posed by any potential outbreak locally. Two factors are...
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  • 10/03/20

    Wear A Hat Day, Friday 27 March 2020

    The Buckingham School would like to invite students to wear a hat or hair accessories to raise funds and awareness for vital research into brain tumours. Brain Tumour Research was chosen by Silverstone House because it is a charity that works to find a cure for brain tumours which “kill mor...
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  • 04/03/20

    Year 11 Parents Evening - Thursday 19 March 2020 - POSTPONED

    Year 11 Parents Evening takes place on Thursday 19 March.  The online booking system will go live on Thursday 5 March at 4pm and will close on Wednesday 18 March at 4pm. 
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  • 04/03/20

    World Book Day, Thursday 5 March – Full Uniform Expected

    We have received a number of queries from parents asking if students can come to school in fancy dress tomorrow to celebrate World Book Day, as in previous years. This year, we are not inviting students to have a non-school uniform day; instead we have been celebrating Reading for Pleasure throug...
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