Parent Bulletin

Keep up to date with what’s going on at the College. This Bulletin will be regularly updated with key dates and information we think parents need to know.

18/07/18: The calendar for the 2018/19 academic year is now available to view on the website. you can see all key dates month by month in the Calendar & News section.

12/07/18: Please be aware, dates for the start of the 2018-19 academic year, including enrolment, induction and the start of lessons, are available to view on our 2018-19 Term Dates page.

03/07/18: Terms ends for students on Thursday 12 July. Year 12 students will be asked to enrol into Year 13 before they finish for the summer. In most cases this can be done online via Tyber from 9 July. A small number of students will be asked to enrol in person in August so that a discussion about their programme of study can be had. Progression guidelines are available to read here.

11/06/18: Reminder: a Parents’ meeting for those whose son/daughter are applying to Oxford or Cambridge is taking place on Tuesday 12 June at 6pm in H201.

04/06/18: Students are not in College at all on Wednesday (6 June) unless they have an exam, which will apply to Year 13 students. This is due to a Staff Development Day. Year 12 students are not in on Thursday morning, but if they have afternoon lessons they will be expected in.

15/05/18: Final exams have started this week and go on until 26 June. Students are still expected in College for lessons, although the emphasis of these lessons is now on supported revision. When students have an afternoon exam, they are excused from morning lessons.

24/04/18: There are no lessons on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 May. Monday is the May Day Bank Holiday and Tuesday is a Staff Development Day. However, Year 12 students will have exams on Tuesday 8 May, continuing until Tuesday 15 May. Exam timetables are available on Tyber.

16/04/18: Staff and students are working together to ensure everyone is ready for the important up-coming exams. Our Be Exam Ready campaign focuses on six guiding principals: Be Ambitious. Be Organised. Be Focused. Be Prepared. Be An Expert. Be Practiced. Be Exam Ready! Find out more about our Be Exam Ready campaign.

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