6 December 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 6th December 2020

Good afternoon, COVID:  Last week we had to send Year 11 home to self-isolate until tomorrow (Monday) and today I have received notification of a positive case in Year 9 (information is being sent to Year 9 families separately).  The incidence of the virus...

29 November 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 29th November 2020

Good afternoon, A few administrative matters this afternoon.... Bus timetables:  Please be aware that the timings for the 501 - 505 buses are are on the...

23 November 2020

Additional WLD Update for Year 10 Parents and Carers Monday 23rd November 2020

Good morning, I forgot to mention on my general parent & carer update yesterday that we have been reviewing the progress of Year 10 in the core subjects (Maths, English and Science).  Based on that evaluation, after half a term or so of Year 10, we have decided to re-set...

22 November 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 22nd November 2020

Good afternoon, Safe, calm, stable school environment:  Many thanks for the positive messages that I received following my video message last weekend.  A calm, well-ordered, stable environment in school is essential for staff and student mental health...

15 November 2020

Additional update for Parents & Carers Sunday 15th November 2020

Good afternoon and apologies for the second update, but there are some administrative notices which are important to include this week: Reminder for year 7 nasal flu vaccine. Thursday, 3rd December: Thank you if you have returned your e-consent form but in case you...

15 November 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 15th November 2020

Good morning, You can either watch the video version of this update or read the transcript below, whichever suits you best. Best wishes James...

8 November 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 8th November 2020

Good afternoon, National lockdown:  As we were already in local "Tier 3" lockdown, the new national lockdown guidance for...

1 November 2020

WLD Update for Parents & Carers Sunday 1st November 2020

Good afternoon, We are very much looking forward to seeing students back at the normal time tomorrow morning. A small number of students are self-isolating for a variety of reasons and it is important that they continue their learning by picking up lessons and resources from...

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...