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Start of new spring term 2020 (important dates)

Please see the following link for details of the letter sent to parents on 6 January 2020 regarding the forthcoming parental consultations and parent information evenings – Parent Consultations Letter the main content of which is shown below:

Dear Parents and Carers

I wish you a very Happy New Year and have enjoyed welcoming students back to school today. Further to our previous correspondence and to aid with your forward planning, please note the dates below which detail when Parent Consultations will be taking place. Following the recent Year 11 mock exams, the first of these dates will be Wednesday, 15 January 2020 for Year 11 parents.

On the dates indicated below, the school day will finish at 1.30 pm. Lunch will be available as normal for those students wishing to stay for lunch and buses will depart from the Academy at 1.50 pm. If you do not wish your child to leave school at this time we will provide an area for your child to undertake private study, please do ensure you inform the school ahead of the date if this is your wish. The school canteen will be open on all of the dates below to provide a light lunch for those wishing to use this facility. (Please note that the school day finishes at the normal time for the Sixth Form dates.)

Parent Consultation Dates

Year 7 – 18 March 2020
Year 8 – 31 March 2020
Year 9 – 27 February 2020
Year 10 – 11 June 2020
Year 11 – 15 January 2020
Year 12 – 14 May 2020
Year 13 – 30 January 2020

Parent Information Evenings

4 February 2020
29 April 2020

I would also like to remind you of the dates for our ‘Parent Information Evenings’ where we welcome parents to the Academy to meet with our Principal, Mr Jones, and the Senior Leadership Team. We would like to extend our thanks to everyone who has attended previous meetings and can confirm the next ones are scheduled for 4 February and 29 April – on each occasion the meetings will be held between 6.30 – 7.30 pm in the Ritchie Hall.

I hope your son/daughter has an excellent start to the New Year.

Yours sincerely

Hywel Jones
PRINCIPAL