Here you can find all the Term Dates and Inset Days
Here you can find all the Term Dates and Inset Days
Wednesday 8th September 2021 to Friday 17th December 2021 (Half Term 25th October-2nd November 2021)
(NB: Friday 22nd October is a bank holiday in lieu of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Monday 1st November is an Inset Day)
Wednesday 5th January 2022 to Friday 8th April 2022 (Half Term 21st – 25th February 2021. NB: Monday 28th February is an Inset Day)
Monday 25th April 2022 to Friday 22nd July 2022 (Half Term 30th May – 3rd June 2022. NB Monday 2nd May is a Bank Holiday)
6th & 7th September 2021
1st November 2021
4th January 2022
28th February 2022
25th & 26th July 2022
Here you will find copies of any letters to parents:
Below are the 4 attachments mentioned in the above letter ‘Impress the Examiner letter to parents’:
Year 11 Exams 2022 information
The summer exams series begins in May 2022. Below is some important information.
You may also find this video useful as well as the handout to accompany it:
Covid Vaccination information
The Year 11 exam season is now upon us but it is never too late to get some revision in! In order to support our students to achieve their best we have provided some revision resources below.
Impress the Examiner online lessons
All Year 11 students have been signed up for the ‘Impress the Examiner’ online revision lessons for English, Maths and Science and we would encourage you to take part in these. The timetable for the lessons can be found here:
If you have forgotten your log in details or password speak to the lead teacher who will be able to help you.
Science Open Surgery
Rachel Lloyd will be holding an online Science Open Surgery every Friday afternoon at 3:15pm for any students who want to ask a Science related question or who need any extra help or clarification on any of the topics. This is open to all so if you would like to join please speak to your lead teacher who will give you the Teams meeting log in details.
Below are some more Revision Resources you might find useful:
AQA Past papers English
Lower School past papers and solutions
Upper School past papers and solutions
Science Videos, short tests and quizzes etc.
If you need any hard copies of the revision materials on the website these can be provided. Please ask the lead teacher.
In addition to the above we will also be providing students with revision packs which they can work through at home.
If you have any questions about your child’s revision resources or the exams in general please do not hesitate to contact their lead teacher at the school.
Thrive Remote Learning Resources
If you have any queries about our Remote Learning offer please contact the school office on
01935 410793 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If your child has Special Educational Needs (SEND) or an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) then some of the strategies and activities listed below may be supportive at home. There are also ideas and hyperlinks to relevant websites.
You can also get in contact with the school office on mailto:office665SSPS@educ.somerset.gov.uk Please mark the email for the attention of Claire Martin (SENCO) for signposting to further support services during this time.
Here is a link to the SEND local newsletter for parents and professionals, which is updated weekly and offers further support and guidance for parents in Somerset https://choices.somerset.gov.uk/025/send-news/
The SENDIAS service for children, young people and their parents – https://www.supportiveparents.org.uk/send-info/
Calming meditations to support with feelings of anxiety – https://blog.calm.com/take-a-deep-breath
A selection of resources collated by CAMHS https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/
Anna Freud parent web link – mental health provision – https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/anna-freud-learning-network/coronavirus/
Online parent seminars for SEMH – https://beaconhouse.org.uk/training/
National organisation of teachers, speech and language therapists and other professionals website – NAPLIC | Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)
The Communication Trust and Consortium website – TCT resources (ican.org.uk)
The AFASIC website has a parent’s helpline for advice on SLCN – Afasic – Voice for Life
Speech Link Parent Portal – Parent Portal | Home (speechandlanguage.info)
Here you can find all the useful forms to download
Here are some resources for a range of issues which you may find useful:
Information on Loan Sharks and how to keep your money safe:
The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) recognise that this period may be one of increased financial pressure for some people. The Team is fully committed to ensuring that illegal money lenders (loan sharks) do not take advantage and profit from other people’s hardship.
Citizens Advice in Somerset are offering full service by phone email or whatsapp, as well as the national Help To Claim service. Details below – Adviceline number 03444 889623
Watch Citizens Advice Somerset’s Money Advice Films below
Visit our website:https://www.citizensadvicesouthsomerset.org.uk/
Advice about Radicalisation and Extremism
Below is a document to help and advise you about speaking to your child about radicalisation and extremism
Here are some links to other organisations which you might find useful:
Mental health support
Samaritans https://www.samaritans.org/ Talk to us on the phone
Whatever you’re going through, call us free any time, from any phone, on 116 123.
Side by Side – Mind’s online community – It’s a powerful thing to connect with someone else over shared experiences. Side by Side is an online community where you can listen, share and be heard.
Mindline 24/7 emotional support and mental health helpline 01823 276892
Finding support services in your area
The Somerset Household Support Fund is designed to provide short-term financial support to vulnerable households which are struggling to afford household essentials this winter. These households will need help with the cost of food, energy, water bills and other essentials. The fund is being distributed by the Citizens Advice organisations in Somerset which are assisting Somerset County Council
For money guidance
Do you want to talk to someone about domestic abuse?
Contact the Somerset Domestic Abuse Support helpline: 0800 69 49 999
Opening Hours – 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm Saturday and Sunday.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please always call the Police on 999
The freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline number is:
Womens Aid https://www.womensaid.org.uk/
Adult skills and learning
Free course from open university
Acadomoney- free training
Schools Financial Benchmarking website