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  • 24/11/20

    Headteacher's Update as at 23 November 2020

    Dear Parents and Carers I am writing to you with a further update on the recent cases of Covid-19 in our community. Headlines:  The school is fully closed tomorrow, Tuesday 24th November, as previously published The Sixth Form remain engaged in remote learning, and should return o...
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  • 03/11/20

    Sixth Form Virtual Open Event, Thurs 3 December - Invitation & Registration Link

    We would like to invite all Year 11 families to attend our Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening on Thursday 3 December 2020.  The event is aimed at both our current TBS Year 11 community and also families from our wider community.  Everyone is welcome to attend.   There will be two live...
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  • 26/11/20

    Sixth Form Virtual Open Event Hub

    We would like to extend a warm welcome to you to our Sixth Form Open Event on Thursday 3 December.    We are delighted that you are considering Sixth Form at The Buckingham School for the next stage of your education.  As well as having live talks led by Mr McGinnes, H...
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  • 19/11/20

    Election of Parent Governors

     THE BUCKINGHAM SCHOOL GOVERNING BOARD – ELECTION OF PARENT GOVERNORS There are currently two vacancies for governors directly elected by the parents and I am therefore writing to invite nominations. No formal qualifications are required; you just need common sense, time, enthusiasm an...
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  • 18/11/20

    Remote Learning for Thursday 19 November

    On behalf of Mr Andrew McGinnes, Headteacher Dear Parents and Carers, Following a brief staff meeting, we can now confirm how your child/ren will access their remote learning tomorrow.  Students should follow their daily timetable and log onto the Google Classroom for their lesson...
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  • 18/11/20

    Important Covid Information & School Closure - letter dated 18 November 2020

    Important Covid Information & School Closure Important headlines: School will be closed tomorrow, Thursday 19th November Year 8 Parents Evening Remote Event will continue as planned on Thursday 19th November School will be closed on Tuesday 24th November The Sixth Form will have remo...
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  • 17/11/20

    Tuesday 24th November (School is closed) & Community Update

    Dear Parents and Carers We are writing to remind you, as per the Headteacher’s letter before the half term break, that The Buckingham School will be closed to all students for a single day on Tuesday 24th November. This will allow some deep cleaning to take place and for us to stress t...
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  • 05/11/20

    Year 8 Virtual Parents Evening - Thursday 19 November - Headteacher Welcome Video

    To welcome you to our Virtual Year 8 Parents Evening on Thursday 19 November, Mr McGinnes, Headteacher, has pre-recorded a welcome message.  Click here to watch the Headteacher's Welcome  
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  • 05/11/20

    Ordering School Uniform - T King Associates

    Ordering School Uniform  As we head into another Lockdown, we just wanted to confirm with you the arrangements for making uniform orders. T King Associates of Buckingham, will remain in operation through Lockdown. Should you wish to make an order, please do so either v...
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  • 05/11/20

    Years 11, 12 & 13: Bucks Skills Show goes online for 2020

    Buckinghamshire Skills Show is going online for 2020 and will be hosting a range of events for students in all year groups. The annual show helps young people explore careers and work out how to get there – but this year looks different! The exciting two-part event runs from 9 – 13 No...
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  • 05/11/20

    Changes to Uniform - letter dated 4 November 2020

    Dear Parents and Carers I am writing to you with regard to uniform expectations through winter, as the stringent measures we have in place due to the pandemic, will need to continue. Even though the weather is starting to turn colder, it remains a vital part of our safety measures that classro...
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  • 02/11/20

    Canteen Menu for Week Commencing 2 November 2020

    Shown on the link below is this week’s Canteen menu. During the first half term,  we produced a variety of menu choices to gain student feedback and gauge popularity about our new dishes.  We have now finalised our lunch menu on a three-week cycle. The menus...
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  • 22/10/20

    Headteacher's Update - Letter dated 21 October 2020

    Dear Parents and Carers I trust that this letter finds you and your family safe and well. I am writing to you as we complete our review of the first term operating as a large school during a pandemic. There are two key messages in this letter: An important change to our routines during t...
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  • 19/10/20

    Years 11/13 Mock Exams & Revision Hub

    Please find below a copy of the mock examination timetables for Years 11 and 13.  The covering letter can also be found below.   When students are not in Mock Examinations they will be expected to attend their normal lessons. We have also set up a Revision Hub within our website...
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  • 05/10/20

    Year 6 Virtual Open Event - Video & Information Hub

    We are looking forward to seeing Year 6 families at our Virtual Open Event on Tuesday 6 October.  As well as having live talks led by Mr McGinnes, Headteacher, we have created Subject and Pastoral videos to give you an insight into each department and what we can offer your child. Hopefully, th...
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  • 01/10/20

    Duke of Edinburgh - Parent Information Sessions

    Duke of Edinburgh staff from the South East region are offering online DofE Parent information sessions to give parents information about DofE and answer any questions that they may have. Please see the information sheet (click here) for details of when these are taking place and the link to...
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  • 01/10/20

    Virtual Meet the Tutor Evening for Year 7, Year 12 & 13 - Thursday 8 October - Letter & Parent Guide

    Year 7 Meet the Tutor Evening: To view/download the Virtual Meet the Tutor Evening letter for Year 7s, click here. For the Parents’ Guide for Booking Appointments, click here.
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  • 30/09/20

    Virtual Meet the Tutor Evening - Headteacher Welcome Videos

    To welcome you to our Virtual Meet the Tutor Evening on Thursday 8 October for Year 7, 12 and 13, Mr McGinnes, Headteacher, has pre-recorded a welcome message. 
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  • 30/09/20

    Zoom Invitations and Joining Instructions sent out for our Year 6 Virtual Open Event on 6 October

    We have this morning sent out Zoom invitations and joining instructions for our Virtual Event next Tuesday, 6 October. Please check your Spam/Junk folder just in case it has been delivered there instead of your inbox. If you wish to join us and have not yet registered, please do so by completing th...
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  • 28/09/20

    Foodzone Menu for Week Commencing 19 October 2020

    This week's menu can be found here.  Foodzone Menu for the week commencing Monday 19 October 2020 After half term break, the menus will be on a three week cycle. 
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  • 22/09/20

    Virtual Open Event for Year 6 Families - Tuesday 6 October

     Virtual Open Event via Zoom Live Talks at 6pm and repeated at 7pm The opportunity to watch pre-recorded videos created by our subject and pastoral departments as well as a virtual tour of our school  To register: click link...
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  • 14/09/20

    Vacancy: Finance Officer Required

    We have an exciting job opportunity for a Finance Officer to join our team, working alongside our current experienced Finance Officer and Business Manager. We are looking to appoint a professional, reliable, positive and motivated individual, who is focused on managing the financial management of ou...
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  • 10/09/20

    Headphones for Key Stage 3 Computer Science - letter dated 10 September

    We are striving to ensure that despite the restrictions in place, students continue to have a full curriculum and are able to study Computer Science. As such, the IT teaching team has become mobile and moving to students, and although cleaning of our devices meets COVID risk assessments, we are unab...
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  • 09/09/20

    Return to Learning from September - Letter dated 8 September

    With the summer holidays behind us and all students have returned to School, I thought now would be a good time to write to you to explain our plans for your child’s education. We are very excited to welcome students back to school but also understand that a range of other feelings will be...
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