Category: Letters


Aldridge School Update

This is the fifth school week of the lockdown and the seventh week overall. Everyone is
dealing with the lockdown in different ways but one thing is clear – most people are beginning
to tire of being shut away and everyone is beginning to speculate about how and when we can return to any sort of ‘normality’.

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Sixth Form September 2020

Information and work for potential Aldridge School Sixth Form students can be found on this page.

Application to Aldridge School Sixth form.

Many of you are asking about your applications to sixth form. All applications will be processed, but your final exam results MUST meet the initial entry criteria as set out in the prospectus to be considered for a place at Aldridge sixth form. You MUST also meet the additional entry criteria for your chosen subjects.

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Summer Term Letter

We are now in week 1 of the summer term and it is clear that we will not be returning to school for some time yet and, even when that eventually happens, it is not likely to mean being able to return straight back to normal. As we move into this term I will try to update you regularly. Please see the information enclosed which I hope you will find useful. Thank you for your continued support and the positive messages which we have received at this difficult and unprecedented time.

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Awarding of grades for GCSE, AS Level, A Level and EPQ Qualifications 2020.

Today we have received the first instructions to schools regarding the awarding of grades for this summer’s GCSE and A Level candidates who are not able to sit examinations.

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Aldridge School Update

We are now in week 2 of the national lockdown and I wanted to send you some information about how we are working.  

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Issuing of grades for GCSE and A Level

Further details regarding the issuing of grades for GCSE and A Level candidates has been released this afternoon and can be found here .

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Key Worker Letter 2

Further to my earlier letter, our aim today has been to clarify which students are eligible to attend school next week and who to expect on Monday morning. It is still entirely possible, and I think likely, that through the start of next week we will be continuing to revise and change plans in response to the availability of staff and the advice from the government.

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Key Worker Support

As you will now be aware, from Monday 23rd March we will be providing a facility to provide care for vulnerable children and those whose parents are key workers.

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Year 7 – September 2020

As part of our induction process we normally hold a series of events in June and July to help students and
parents/guardians prepare for the move. Given the current situation in respect of coronavirus, school
closures and social distancing measures, we wanted to reassure you that even if the calendared events
have to be cancelled we will ensure that all appropriate paperwork and information you may need will be
sent out to you.

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School Closure Letter

Following the government announcement yesterday regarding the closure of schools to most students we are working on a plan which we hope to communicate to you tomorrow through email and the school website. I am sure you will appreciate how difficult this is with limited staff and little guidance and I hope you can bear with us as we work things out and continue to respond as inevitable further changes come in the next few days and weeks.

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