18 October 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 18th October 2020

Good afternoon, "Tier 3" lockdown:  As you know Lancashire has moved into Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions as the rates of infection in our area are very high.  The effects of this in school are: Face coverings:  The

11 October 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 11th October 2020

Good afternoon, Staff training (INSET) day:  Following the school term dates which were set more than a year ago, there is a staff training day on Friday (16th October) and school...

4 October 2020

Update for Year 11 Parents & Carers

Good afternoon, I have recorded a short video message for all Year 11s - parents, carers and students - setting out the way forward this year.  I hope that you find it useful.  Should you have any questions, please get in touch as always. Best...

4 October 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 4th October 2020

Good afternoon, Homework:  Please can I ask for your help.  Some of our students are finding it hard to get back into the routine of homework.  I understand that it is tricky sometimes with the homework being online so please can you talk to your son...

22 September 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 27th September 2020

Good afternoon, Thank you for all the support over the first few weeks of the school year and for the positive messages that we have received.  We are all working together to give our young people the best possible education in difficult times.  A number of practical...

21 September 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE - Monday 21st September

Good afternoon, Earlier today we sent emails to all parents and carers with a letter from Public Health England about the identification of a single case of COVID-19 at school in Year 11. There are two different letters - one to those who are required to self-isolate and one to...

19 September 2020

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE

Good afternoon, I have been notified by Public Health England that one of our students in Year 11 has tested positive for COVID-19.  We are identifying close contacts of that student and those students will be required to self-isolate.   The process of...

18 September 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 20th September 2020

Good afternoon, COVID-19 important update:  Please make sure that you have read the email that was sent out yesterday.  A copy is on the website...

17 September 2020

Home Learning - an update for parents & carers

In order to support your child with their studies throughout the course of this year, teachers will be saving class materials – each week – into their individual class Teams. All students have been reminded of how to access these areas and Year 7s are currently being shown how to...

13 September 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 13th September 2020

Good afternoon, School has been calm, well-ordered and almost all students seem genuinely glad to be back!  Year 7 are settling well (and getting lost less often!) and the new systems seem to be working well.  We have been blessed with reasonable weather (and it looks to...

6 September 2020

A message from Mr Howarth, Deputy Headteacher....

Behaviour and ensuring a smooth return to school It is great to see all the students back at school this week and we are all excited about a return to normal life and moving forward together. I know that the students will have missed their friends, their...

6 September 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 6th September 2020

Good afternoon, As part of returning to normal, my updates to parents and carers will come out on a weekly rather than the daily basis that occurred during lockdown!  The first few days have gone better than we could have possibly hoped - 97% student attendance is...