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.

07/01/19: Term has started today. Lessons continue until Friday 15 February, when we have the half-term holidays. There are no lessons on Friday 25 and Monday 28 January due to a Staff Development Day and an Interview Day. However, some Year 13 A level students may have mock exams on Monday 28 January, so students are asked to check their exam timetable on Tyber. Year 13 Mock A level exams go on from Monday 28 January to Friday 1 February.

19/12/18: Term has finished. Lessons will resume on Monday 7 January 2019. Until then, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

06/12/18: Examination certificates from last summer’s exams are now available for collection from the Exams Office. Ex-students need to contact the Exams Office to make an appointment to collect between office hours (Monday to Thursday 9:00 – 4:00pm and Friday 9:00 will 3:30pm). If unable to collect in person, students can write a note and nominate someone (friend or family) to collect on their behalf. The note must be presented on collection.

28/11/18: Year 12 and Year 13 Parents’ Evenings take place on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 13 December. Parents have been contacted by email (where we have parental email addresses) and by post (where we do not have email addresses) about this and students have been asked to fill in request forms (available from the Central Admin Office in Meriden building). If you have questions please call 0121 704 2581 and ask for the Central Admin Office.

20/11/18: All students sitting A level and GCSE Examinations in 2019, please note, the Awarding Bodies have agreed a ‘contingency day’, which is Wednesday 26 June 2019 for examinations. This contingency date has been set aside to address any national or local disruption which may arise during the June 2019 examinations series. Consequently, it is advised that candidates do not plan a holiday or be at any distance from college before 27th June 2019.

20/11/18: Please note, lessons will finish early (at 1.15pm) on Wednesday 5 December due to Year 12 and Year 13 Parents’ Evening taking place.

12/11/18: Eight students are vying for election to the Student Council executive. They will be putting their case for election forward at Hustings on Wednesday. Students have the chance to vote online during the week commencing Monday 19 November via Moodle.

08/11/18: There are no lessons on Thursday 15 November due to an Interview Day for new applicants taking place. We will also be holding an Open Evening from 5.00 – 8.00pm that evening.

31/10/18: Term resumes on Monday 5 November and continues until Wednesday 19 December, when lessons finish at 2.35pm. Term dates and key dates for parents’ evenings, college closures, etc are available on our Dates for your Diary page.


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