by /blog/author/jharris on 15 May 2021

Urgent update about face coverings

Good morning, As you may have seen on the news schools and colleges in Lancashire are being recommended to continue to wear face coverings in classrooms and corridors as we have done over the last few months.  As you know this was due to be relaxed on Monday.  The full...

by /blog/author/jharris on 14 May 2021

WLD Update for Parents & Carers - Friday 14th May 2021

Good morning, A slightly earlier weekly update than usual.  A number of things for this week.... ePlatform and reading:  This is a really great initiative!  We have a new library of e-book and audiobooks which are free to all our students...

by /blog/author/jharris on 11 May 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Face coverings in school

Good morning, Following the guidance...

by /blog/author/jharris on 9 May 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Sunday 9th May 2021

Good afternoon, Paracetamol and other non-prescribed medication:  Our custom and practice has been to ring home to get permission for a student to be given paracetamol if they have a headache or other minor pain.  Following

by /blog/author/jharris on 30 April 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Friday 30th April 2021

I hope that everyone has a chance to enjoy the long weekend.  This update is a set of practical reminders about normal school business - in some ways it is nice to write with reminders about the day-to-day routines and rules as we begin to emerge from the pandemic! Kit...

by /blog/author/jharris on 25 April 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Sunday 25th April 2021

Good afternoon, Parking:  We have asked the police and the Highways Agency to consider the parking outside the front of school as this is becoming a significant issue.  We are receiving a number of complaints from local residents (in Sollam's Close and...

by /blog/author/jharris on 14 April 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Friday 16th April 2021

Good afternoon, The weather has been beautiful this week and it has been great to see students relaxing on the field at lunchtime.  We have installed a lot of new benches outside which seem to have become very popular! Year 11 update:  I...

by /blog/author/jharris on 14 April 2021

WLD Update for Year 11 Parents and Carers - grades and probable last day in school....

This is the message shared with Year 11 this morning - it will be useful for Year 11 Parents and Carers... The official guidance referred to in the video message is here: Guidance about "leaving dates" for current Year 11 - 

by /blog/author/jharris on 9 April 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Friday 9th April 2021

Good afternoon, I hope that you have managed to have some kind of a break over this Easter season.  It is good to see plans for life returning to "normal" in some ways with shops opening from Monday and hopefully the weather will continue to improve!  A few...

by /blog/author/jharris on 26 March 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Friday 26th March 2021

Good afternoon It has been wonderful to see students back over the last 3 weeks and attendance has been very good indeed.  As we reach the Easter break there are a number of practical notices: Returning to "normal":  As we return the...

by /blog/author/jharris on 19 March 2021

WLD Update for Parents and Carers - Sunday 21st March 2021

Good afternoon, Funeral arrangements for Mrs Carrigan:  School closes at 2pm on Monday and school buses will leave at this time.  Students who wish to and whose families have given permission will remain and pay their respects alongside staff as...

by /blog/author/jharris on 15 March 2021

Virtual assembly for Year 11: "Your qualifications - what is happening?"

Good morning, As we await detailed guidance from the examination boards about exactly how grades will be awarded, it is important to inform and reassure Year 11 (and their parents and carers).  This video has been recorded by Mrs McClelland, Head of Year 11, to explain what we...