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Internal Notices

On this page, you will see important notices and information for current parents/carers and students. Information on this page will change regularly, so please check back frequently.

GCSE English and Mathematics Results - January 2021

GCSE English and Mathematics results have been emailed out this morning to student's school email addresses.

Congratulations to all our Sixth Form students who have passed their GCSE Maths and English today. You will now be able to progress onto Level 3 courses - well done!

Message to Parents Regarding School Closure, January 2021, from Mr Dutton, Assistant Headteacher

Dear Parents,

Following the latest government guidelines released yesterday, I am writing to confirm updated details of your child’s online learning from next week.

From Monday 4 January, all students will work online. Students will continue to follow their normal timetable online using the school’s virtual learning platform, Microsoft Teams. Students should log on to Microsoft Teams at the start of each lesson where they will be invited to join their online classroom by their teacher. The ‘live’ section of each lesson will last approximately 30 minutes and will consist of an explanation/ tutorial led by the teacher. After this, students will be provided with follow up tasks dependent on the length of the lesson which they should aim to complete in line with their usual timetable.

From Monday 11 January, all of year 11 and year 13 will be expected in school, where their normal timetables will operate. We will also be expecting a small number of Year 12 students who have exams in early January and these individuals will be notified separately. Students in years 7, 8, 9, 10 and the rest of year 12 will continue their learning online.

We are currently expecting all students to return to school on 18 January and I will be in contact to confirm this in due course.

Student attendance at the recent virtual learning days has been very high and these days have enabled us to ensure that almost all students are able to access their learning online. However, if you do need support, please contact the Pastoral Support Manager in charge of your child’s year group. It is very important that your child continues their education online and the school will be following its usual procedures regarding absence when a child is not online at the start of their first lesson each day.

As explained in recent communications, our experiences in rolling out these lessons have enabled us to develop a way to conduct these lessons safely, so please be reassured that your child will only be engaging with their peers and their subject teacher. We would appreciate your assistance in encouraging your child to turn off their camera and microphone while they are attending these lessons.

Yours faithfully,

Matt Dutton

Assistant Head Teacher, Teaching & Learning​

Microsoft Teams Support for Students

Online learning will now take place via Microsoft Teams. Please download this document for instructions on how to access and use the MS Teams service.

T Levels at La Retraite Newsletter - Autumn 2020

Relationships, Sex Education (RSE) Curriculum Consultation

Please see below for documents regarding the new, proposed Relationships, Sex Education (RSE) curriculum.

RSE Policy

RSE Curriculum for Key Stage 3

RSE Curriculum for Key Stage 4

Covid-19 Reminder - please do not send students to school if they have even mild symptoms.

Dear Parents,

Following Government guidelines, please do not send your child into school with any of the listed symptoms on the poster: high temperature, new cough, loss of taste or smell. If you or any member of your household develops even mild symptoms, you should self-isolate and seek advice. Please see the poster from Lambeth on 'what to do if you have symptoms.'

If you are in any doubt of what to do, please contact us. We are grateful to many parents who have kept us informed or asked for advice in this period.

Please inform school before sending your child back into school. 

Please can you also ensure that your daughter/son has a face mask for use on public transport and in shops. 

Yours faithfully,

Lucy Thompson, Deputy Headteacher

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