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  • Early finish Friday 29/1/21

    Published 27/01/21

    Lessons will finish after period 4 on Friday (29/11/21 only)....

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  • Weekly update from Mr Brady (22/1/21)

    Published 22/01/21

    Here is Mr Brady's news update for the week (22.1.21)...

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  • Languages for Life

    Published 21/01/21
    Dene Magna Languages proudly present our annual and 1st virtual 'Languages for life' event for all Year 9 students. Team MFL love our roles so much that we decided to show all students how important learning a language really is, and just
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  • Is TikTok Safe?

    Published 21/01/21

    Please see below for information and links about TikTok...

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  • Nearly No Screen Thursday

    Published 19/01/21

    Please find attached more details on our "Nearly No Screen Thursday" wellbeing event...

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  • Weekly update from Mr Brady (15/1/21)

    Published 15/01/21

    Here is your weekly update from Mr Brady...

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  • No period 5 Wednesday 13 January

    Published 12/01/21

    There will be no period 5 tomorrow...

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  • Weekly Update (8/1/21)

    Published 08/01/21

    Here is the weekly update from Mr Brady (8/1/21)...

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  • Year 9 Virtual Options Evening

    Published 07/01/21

    Update on Y9 Options Evening...

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  • Year 11 Trial Results

    Published 07/01/21
    Year 11 Trial Results will be emailed to students at 9am today, if you have any problems please contact reception... reception@denemagna.gloucs.sch.uk
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  • COVID-19 Update

    Published 05/01/21

    January 5th COVID-19 Update

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  • Critical workers and vulnerable learners return to school

    Published 04/01/21

    Please find below the procedures for critical workers and vulnerable learners return to school...

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  • Year 9 Options Message

    Published 04/01/21
    Dear Year 9 Parents/carers,   Following on from communication at the end of the last term, this week will see our 'Virtual Options Evening'.   Here is the timetable of events: Tuesday; Options booklets and for
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  • A Message to Year 11 Parents and Carers

    Published 04/01/21
    To all Year 11 Parents/Carers,   Firstly a huge thank you for all your support in keeping the school going. It is so important that we maximise every minute of learning for Year 11, hence our decision to get all students into onl
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  • Covid update for January return

    Published 31/12/20

    Here is the latest Covid update ready for our January return...

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  • Covid Testing in School

    Published 29/12/20

    Important information and consent form for Covid testing (December 2020)

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  • Parent Update and Uniform Letter

    Published 18/12/20
    Please see below for some important documents...
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  • Covid update 17/12/20

    Published 17/12/20

    Please read the latest Covid update below from Mr Brady...

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  • End of Term Letter...

    Published 11/12/20
    Please see the downloadable document below for the end of term letter...
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  • A letter for Year 11 Parents/Carers

    Published 08/12/20
    Please see below for a Year 11 Parent/Carers letter...
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  • Weekly update from Mr Brady (4/12/20)

    Published 04/12/20

    Please read the latest update from Mr Brady...

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  • Year 11 News

    Published 04/12/20

    Year 11 News Article 

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  • Y10 update for those self-isolating.

    Published 01/12/20

    Year 10 may return tomorrow.

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  • Update from Mr Brady 20/11/20

    Published 20/11/20

    Covid update.

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  • Updated Trial Exam Timetable and Information

    Published 18/11/20
    Please see below for the relevant documents...
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  • Covid update from Mr Brady 16/11/2020

    Published 16/11/20

    Please read the latest Covid update...

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  • Covid Update Letter

    Published 10/11/20
    Please see below for a Covid update letter... 
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  • Gloucestershire College Open Event

    Published 10/11/20
    Please see below for the Campus Showcase Videos...   Campus Showcase Videos Gloucester Campus: https://vimeo.com/475836021 Cheltenham Campus: https://vimeo.com/475835903 Forest of Dean Campus: https://vimeo.com/4758
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  • Important COVID Letter for Year 10 & 11

    Published 09/11/20
    Please see below for a very important letter for year 10s and 11s. 
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  • Urgent update from Mr Brady

    Published 07/11/20

    Urgent update from Mr Brady, please read the letter attached.

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  • Covid update (5.11.20)

    Published 05/11/20

    Please read this important letter from Mr Brady 

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  • Face Coverings...

    Published 04/11/20
    All visitors and parents are now required to wear a face-covering when entering the school. Thank you for your support. 
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  • Year 8 Parents Evening

    Published 04/11/20
    Please see below to access the Year 8 parents evening letter...
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  • Children In Need and Remembrance Day Letter

    Published 03/11/20

    Children in need and Remembrance day letter...

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  • Y11 Trial Exam Timetable

    Published 27/10/20
    Please see below for the Y11 Trial Exam Timetable. 
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  • Changes to the school day

    Published 23/10/20

    From Monday 2nd November the school day will change...

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  • Dyslexia Awareness Month

    Published 14/10/20
    Our library has many books published by Barrington Stoke, who, “for over 20 years have been publishing super-readable books to help every child unlock a love of reading. Alongside brilliant and engaging stories from the best writers, our book
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  • Monday 12th October Period 6

    Published 09/10/20
    There will be NO period 6 for year 11 on the 12/10/2020 due to staff training. 
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  • Scholastic Teen Book Club

    Published 06/10/20
    Scholastic Teen Book Club: Just a quick reminder that the website link for ordering and paying for books will be closing at midnight Thursday 8 October   http://schools.scholastic.co.uk/dene-magna  Fantastic selection of books av
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  • Letter for parents concerning COVID-19 symptoms...

    Published 23/09/20
    Letter for parents about COVID-19 symptoms Public Health England has produced a letter for scho
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  • Year 7 Virtual Tutor Evening...

    Published 21/09/20
    Please see the downloadable letter below to see information on the virtual tutor meeting. 
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  • Scholastic Book Club...

    Published 18/09/20
    Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to http://schools.scholastic.co.uk/dene-magna to browse the latest books and order online. For every £1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school
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  • Virtual Open Day...

    Published 16/09/20
    Welcome to our virtual open day for local students and their parents.  We would normally invite you to come for an open evening where you can meet staff and students, see our amazing facilities and even taste food that students have prepared,
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  • Y7 European Day of Languages...

    Published 16/09/20
    We are delighted to inform you that there are a number of activities taking place for our Year 7 students to celebrate European Day of Languages:       When Activity Where
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  • Y11 Period 6 14/09/2020

    Published 10/09/20
    On Monday the 14th of September, there will be no period 6 for year 11 due to staff training. Period 6 sessions will continue as normal on Tuesday the 15th of September.
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  • Important message from Mr Brady - 9/9/2020

    Published 09/09/20

    Please be aware of a video circulating on Tik Tok and other platforms....

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  • Year 7 Book Buzz...

    Published 08/09/20
    Bookbuzz is a scheme run by BookTrust, sponsored by children’s book publishers, with the aim of encouraging and inspiring children to develop and enjoy a love of reading. We have taken part in the scheme every year since it began. The selection
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  • A message about contact details...

    Published 07/09/20
    Due to the current pandemic, we will be using email and text messages more and more, please can you ensure that your mobile number and email address are up to date.  Please find attached an Emergency Contact Sheet should you need to change your
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  • Letter from Mr Brady...

    Published 07/09/20
    Please see below for a letter from Mr Brady. 
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  • Year 11 P6 Timetable...

    Published 04/09/20
      Please see below for the Year 11 period 6 timetable. This timetable will start on Monday the 7th of September. 
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  • The Library and Reading...

    Published 03/09/20
    The Library and Reading:   Reading is still a priority at Dene Magna!  Students should always have a reading book with them, but unfortunately, due to Covid restrictions, they can no longer just pop over to our Library. Any Li
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  • A message from PE...

    Published 03/09/20
    Hi all,   We have been discussing PE and how we organise things.   Please ensure that students know that during the days that they have PE, they MUST come in wearing their PE kit. We have no use of the changing rooms so it
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  • Bus timetable for Ruardean/Pludds Route

    Published 02/09/20
    Please see below for the revised bus timetable for Ruardean/The Pludds.      C325BJ (DM 2) Belfitts 01594 829364 Stop AM PM Ruardean, T
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  • Menu starting 7th September...

    Published 01/09/20
    Please click the link below to access the school food menu for the week starting on the 7th of September. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the school.  
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  • Pupil Premium, FSM and financial hardship - 2020

    Published 01/09/20
     Please click below to access a letter on Pupil Premium, FSM and financial hardship - 2020
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  • School Transport COVID-19 Guidance...

    Published 01/09/20
    Please click below to access the COVID-19 school transport guidance from Grindles.  Below is some extra information about the guidance on school transport. If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact the school. Bus
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  • Latest guidance for a safe return in September

    Published 27/08/20

    Please find below our latest Covid guidance... 

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  • SCO (school trips) payment system closure

    Published 27/08/20

    Pay system closure...

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  • Weekly Update from Mr Brady

    Published 21/08/20

    Here is Mr Brady's update for the week...

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  • Dene Magna School Results 2020

    Published 20/08/20

    Once again, we are delighted with this year’s outcomes at Dene Magna School. It has been an incredibly tough year...

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  • Message to Year 11

    Published 19/08/20

    Good luck with your results Year 11

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  • Year 11 Exam Results

    Published 19/08/20

    A quick message from Mr Brady, regarding the collection of GCSE exam results

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  • Exam Update - Mr Brady

    Published 17/08/20
    17th August 2020 Dear Parent/Carer I am sure that like us, you have been watching the news with a mixture of emotions over the last week. It seems that changes are happening on a daily basis and the impact this is having on the mental health of
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  • Summer Reading...

    Published 16/07/20
    Just a reminder that, even though it will be the holidays, students will still be able to use our online reading sources. Wheelers eBook and Audiobook platform will still be accessible via Student Quicklinks, as will myON, the new Renaissance di
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  • Returning in September...

    Published 16/07/20
    Please click the links below to view the guides for parents and students when returning in September...
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  • End of Year Letter

    Published 16/07/20
    Please click the link below for the end of year letter...
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  • Summer School 2020

    Published 16/07/20
    Information for Summer School 2020 - August 17th-21st   Acceptance emails and programmes are being sent out for those invited to Dene Magna Summer School 2020; please make a note of the dates and times your child is expected to attend, and
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  • Male in Linear Park

    Published 16/07/20
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  • MyOn...

    Published 10/07/20
    Introducing myON, Renaissance Learning's Digital Library   We have a new online resource for students!  https://www.myon.co.uk/login/index.html   All students have had an email from Mrs Goodwin with guidance for logi
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  • Update from Mr Brady (10/07/2020)

    Published 10/07/20
    Dear parent/carer,   Well, it looks like we have reached the final week of the school year and rather than make this a long update, I will be sending out a more detailed end of year letter to you during next week.   It has
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  • Science Revision Guides (Year 9 and 10)

    Published 07/07/20
    Please click below to access a letter from the head of Science about revision guides...
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  • Pupil Premium, FSM and Financial Hardship

    Published 07/07/20
    Please click the document below to read a letter concerning Pupil Premium, FSM and Financial Hardship...
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  • Summer Book Club

    Published 06/07/20
    Summer book club starting Monday 20th July!   To secure your place please email Mr Smith as soon as possible. 
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  • Student Reports

    Published 06/07/20
    Hi all, Just to let you know, reports are currently being collated for all year groups with the exception of yr11 and will be posted home towards the end of the week.  Thank you. 
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  • Update from Mr Brady (03/07/2020)

    Published 03/07/20
    Dear parents/carers   I cannot tell you how good it feels to be stood up again and typing this!  Thanks to Mr Mitchell for stepping in last week and updating you all on what is happening whilst I recovered from my back problem. &nb
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  • Pastoral Week Information

    Published 02/07/20
    Access the document below for information on Pastoral week. 
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  • Mitcheldean Road Works

    Published 26/06/20
    Just to let you know GripFibre surfacing works of Abenhall Road, Mitcheldean due to happen shortly. The works are weather dependent and dates may change at short notice, the currently proposed dates are: ·     &n
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  • Update from Mr Mitchell (26/06/2020)

    Published 26/06/20
    Dear parents/carers, Sometimes, in the apparent maelstrom of current events, we may forget that the normality of life is still going on. This was brought home to us this week as Mr Brady has been struggling through the week after putting his back
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  • Letter for Year 7 2020...

    Published 22/06/20
    Please download the document below to access this letter...
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  • Update from Mr Brady (18/06/2020)

    Published 18/06/20
    Dear parents/carers,   I will start by checking in once again to see how you are doing. Although lockdown is easing, I do know that it remains an incredibly difficult time for some. Please remember to get in touch if you need anything from
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  • Accelerated Reader Update 01/06 - 14/06/2020

    Published 18/06/20
     Accelerated Reader Update 01/06 - 14/06/2020   Well done to 7W1, the top tutor group this time. No overall winner in year 8, four tutor groups on the same score.    Particular 'Well Done' and 'Congratulati
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  • Update from Mr Brady (11/06/2020)

    Published 11/06/20
    Dear parents/carers   These updates seem to be coming around more quickly than before and yet it is now the 12th week since lockdown began!   If anything, this tough time has shown us how strong we are as a community and that wh
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  • Empathy Day...

    Published 05/06/20
     EMPATHY DAY 9 June 2020 Read Stories, Build Empathy, Make a Better World. https://www.empathylab.uk/empathy-day-20204bde2d62 Links in the Library Google Classroom 6w36hf4 to authors reading aloud, brand new short stories, author blogs,
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  • Weekly Update from Mr Brady (05/06/2020)

    Published 05/06/20
    Dear parent/carer Where has the time gone?  I hope you all managed to have a restful half term and that you are all staying safe and well. It remains a busy time at Dene Magna and I have a few updates for you. Firstly, I am delighted to
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  • Information for Year 6 Parents...

    Published 04/06/20
    Please click the links below to access the document...
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  • Gloucester College Online Open Event...

    Published 02/06/20
    GLOUCESTERSHIRE COLLEGE - ONLINE OPEN EVENT: 1-5 JUNE   Meet our teaching team  Explore the wide range of courses on offer   Understand what you could learn  Ask questions about the course and the College   Disc
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  • Accelerated Reader Update...

    Published 01/06/20
     Accelerated Reader Update for 11 - 31 May Well done to the Top Tutor Groups this time, 7D1 and 8F1. Dowty is still in the lead for the number of quizzes passed, but only 14 points separate the other three houses - your effort counts! 
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  • Update from Mr Brady (22/05/2020)

    Published 22/05/20
     Dear Parent/Carer   You will be fed up from hearing from me this week, so I will keep things brief today.   Hopefully, the letter I sent out yesterday gives some clarity on the plans we have in place for after half term?&n
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  • Year 10 and 12 return letter...

    Published 21/05/20
     Please click the link below... 
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  • Accelerated Reader and Wheelers ePlatform...

    Published 14/05/20
     Accelerated Reader and Wheelers ePlatform Wheelers have just informed us that the AR program has now been integrated with our ePlatform digital library (access via Student Quicklinks, eBooks & Audiobooks). This means that stude
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  • Update from Mr Brady (14/05/2020)

    Published 14/05/20
    Dear parent/carer,   It feels odd writing this from my office and not having that buzz of students and staff around the school. When I am in school I still cannot get used to the feeling.   I wrote to you on Tuesday to update yo
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  • Hay Festival

    Published 13/05/20
     HAY FESTIVAL is digital this year, 18 - 31 May, and FREE to view! This gives us easy access to many amazing author events which are available to view anytime after 8 am on the day they are scheduled. While the events are free to view, you can &
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  • Weekly update from Mr Brady (w/c: 12/05/2020)

    Published 12/05/20
     Dear Parent/Carer,   Sorry to intrude into your week again!  I just wanted to briefly reassure you that we are hard at work putting plans together for the many scenarios that may arise over the coming weeks with regard to a
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  • Accelerated Reader Update...

    Published 12/05/20
     Accelerated Reader Update 12 May 2020   Well done to Jenner readers! 7J1 and 8J2 were the top tutor groups for passing quizzes since 27 April.  Jenner is no longer bottom of the chart! Dowty is still well in the lead, fo
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  • Weekly update from Mr Brady (w/c: 11/05/2020)

    Published 11/05/20
     Morning everyone,   I hope you managed to have a nice weekend?   The announcement from Boris Johnson did offer some information on schools going forward but the initial focus will be on primary schools.  From a Dene M
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  • NHS Colouring Competition...

    Published 07/05/20
     I really hope that you are safe and well during this Challenging time.   Now more than ever The Children's Centre at Gloucester Royal Hospital along with NHS Staff and Key Worker's need our support.    At The
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  • Weekly update from Mr Brady (w/c:07/05/2020)

    Published 07/05/20
     Dear parent/carer   The sun has made a welcome return as I write this to you and I do hope that everyone is staying safe and well.   As we approach the weekend, can I please remind you all that we continue to be
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  • Help us win £5000 for the school library!

    Published 07/05/20
     Our school needs you! Help us win £5,000 of National Book Tokens for the school library - and get £100 for yourself! Just enter the competition online, it only takes a minute - Just click here.
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  • Free School Meal Update...

    Published 05/05/20
    Free School Meal update   The next round of free school meal voucher codes has now been requested. You should receive these by the end of the day on Monday 11th May.   If you are entitled to free school meals, you should have re
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  • BBC's Culture in Quarantine: The Big Book Weekend

    Published 05/05/20
      This is a 3-day virtual festival from 8 - 10 May that brings together the best of the cancelled UK literary festivals, broadcast as-live at https://bigbookweekend.com/  It is produced by MyVLF (online book festival site) and
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