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  • 28/05/21

    Extra-Curricular Activities Timetable - Term 6

    I am writing to you with the exciting news that, from the beginning of Term 6, our extra-curricular activities timetable will begin to run again. It’s been a long time since we have been able to offer such activities to the students and I know that the staff are keen to see the students a...
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  • 28/05/21

    Lateral Flow Testing Over the May Half Term

    Thank you for your continued support with Covid-19 home testing. Your child should continue testing and reporting results twice a week, at home, throughout the May half term school holiday and take a test before returning to school on Monday 7th June.  You can find a video of how to administer...
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  • 10/06/21

    Classroom to Career Newsletter - June Issue

    Welcome to the June edition of our careers newsletter for parent carers and families. This month is jam-packed with exciting activities to help support young people during the rest of the term – just click on the buttons below to jump to the section you’re interested in. There...
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  • 07/06/21

    Years 11 & 13 Period 6 Sessions - letter dated 28 May 2021

    To support your child throughout their exam year, we are providing Period 6 (P6) sessions for all Year 11 & 13 students, i.e., our current Year 10 and Year 12 students who will ‘Move Up’ in June. These sessions will take place after school from 3.15 – 4pm and will begin the...
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  • 28/05/21

    'Moving Up' - Letter and Guidance Booklet

    To view/download a copy of the letter and booklet, click on the links below:- Moving Up after Half Term - letter dated 28 May 2021 Moving Up after Half Term - Guidance Booklet 
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  • 16/05/21

    Year 7 Chromebook Virtual Information Evening - Tuesday 25 May 2021

    Further to my recent letter, here is the Zoom link for the Year 7 Chromebook Information Evening, taking place on Tuesday, 25th May. We aim to start promptly at 5:30, as there will be multiple speakers and lots of information to pass on to you.  If you have any queries prior to the evening...
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  • 16/05/21

    Headteacher's Update regarding Facemasks - 14 May 2021

    I am writing to you, following the Government guidance update on the wearing of face masks in schools. In short – please read carefully below for further details – we have decided not to change our current position in relation to any aspects of managing the risks posed by Covid-19 to...
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  • 13/05/21

    Chromebook Purchasing Portal - Goes Live on Monday 24 May 2021

     
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  • 06/05/21

    Year 9 Parents Evening - Thursday 13 May 2021

    Year 9 Parents Evening takes place on Thursday 13 May 2021.  Please click on the relevant links below to view/read the Appointment letter and Parents Evening Guide to Booking Appointments.  
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  • 01/04/21

    Headteacher's Easter Update - Letter dated 1 April 2021

    Dear Parents and Carers I am writing to you at the end of the four weeks of full opening, as we break for Easter. I am not sure whether it is the staff or students who are the most exhausted! There are a number of different matters that I would like to take this opportunity to update or remind...
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  • 22/03/21

    Headteacher's Update as at 19 March 2021

    Dear Parents and Carers I am writing to you as we end our second week of full reopening. The school has run for the last two weeks in the most calm, well-ordered way that we could ever have imagined. I have to thank my teacher colleagues for this – they have invested so much of their tim...
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  • 15/03/21

    Year 11/13 Examinations Results 2021 - letter dated 11 March 2021

    On 25th February, the Department for Education released a press release to explain how students would be awarded their GCSE and A-level grades in 2021. You can view this in full by clicking this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/teacher-assessed-grades-for-students . In the Government guid...
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  • 10/03/21

    Covid-19 Test Results Google Form

    Please state the result of your child's twice weekly lateral flow test or PCR tests here. https://forms.gle/aM2BjSNbK31Q1piG9
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  • 08/03/21

    Return to School Letter & Guide dated 4 March 2021

    Dear Parents and Carers I am writing to you with our Guidance for Full School Reopening and there are a few things that I would like to highlight:  Lateral Flow Testing The whole school has now been tested for the first time, and I am delighted that the vast majority of students have att...
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  • 01/03/21

    Young Money Challenge

    The challenge is an annual programme that encourages young people to consider the connection between money and management and wider issues affecting local and global communities. This year’s theme is money management, health and wellbeing now, and in the future, and creating innovation to help...
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  • 01/03/21

    Reopening of School Letter dated 26 February 2021

    I hope that my letter finds you and your loved ones in good health. I am writing to you following the Prime Minister’s announcement about the “Road Map” out of Lockdown. For further information about this, please refer to the Covid-19 section on the Gov.uk website: https://www.g...
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  • 11/02/21

    International Trips and Visits - Letter dated 11 February 2021

    Following a meeting with one of our tour operators last week, I am writing to inform you of the current situation regarding our planned overseas trips and what we are planning to do. The Government’s current advice for UK citizens is: “Under current UK COVID-19 restrictions, you mu...
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  • 11/02/21

    Wellbeing Matters Newsletter - First Edition

    Welcome to the first edition of our Wellbeing newsletter! We aim to bring you positivity and all things good! Each edition of our newsletter will include a Special Feature section, our Favourite Recipe, a Top Tip and any other good news, “happy” pictures, links to videos etc. that we...
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  • 25/01/21

    Key Stage 4 Options Process for Year 9 Students

    Dear Parent/Carer  We are approaching a very important and exciting time in your child’s education at the Buckingham School.  Until now, students have had very little choice about which subjects they study as they have been required to follow the National Curriculum...
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  • 24/01/21

    School Closure - Monday 25 January 2021

    Following today’s snow, and the freezing weather due overnight, we have decided to announce now, the full closure of the school tomorrow. Neither journeys to school, nor the site itself will be fully safe. This means that no students or staff should come into school on Monday 25th Janu...
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  • 22/01/21

    Key Stage 3 Remote Learning - letter dated 22 January 2021

    Dear Parent / Carer  We are now two weeks into our remote learning provision and I hope you have settled into some form of routine. My colleagues and I have spoken to many families across Key Stage 3 (Years 7-9) about their experiences and we continue to seek feedback through surveys, along...
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  • 15/01/21

    Headteacher's Update as of 15 January 2021

    Dear Parents and Carers As we end another week of lockdown, I am writing to update you on our current position.  This week, I am including our new “Student Remote Learning Guide – January 2021”, authored by Mr Fox, supported by colleagues. Our provision incorporates the...
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  • 13/01/21

    Small School Provision - letter dated 13 January 2021

    Dear Parent / Carer After a successful start to running our small school, it is evident that numbers within it are increasing.  In a time when the infection rate is still a concern, the directive from the Government is to remain at home where possible. You will read about concerns in the med...
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  • 13/01/21

    Action4Youth Courses for Young People

    Action4Youth is running a series of courses which might be of interest. Stress, Anxiety and Low Mood, Confidence and Self-Esteem and Positive Relationships - all courses are aimed at young people (Years 7 – 13) with sessions commencing on 22 February. Action4Youth usually come into TBS, so...
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