Category: Letters


Languages in Year 9

Over the last two years your child has had the opportunity to learn the basics of
two foreign languages – French and German. We are now beginning to cover the
more complex aspects of the languages and therefore it is best for the students
to focus on one language in Year 9.

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Year 11 Future Plans

May 2020 Dear Year 11 Student, Most of you will have firm plans in place for the next stage of your education. We look forward to welcoming many of you back to sixth form. This is, as in every year,…

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School Update May 20th

I am sure that, like me, you have been watching the news over the last week or so to
try to decipher the messages about schools returning next half term. I am sure that
you will appreciate that it is very difficult to plan when everything is still subject to
changing announcements from the government or the Department for Education. The
current expectation is for us to look to provide some opportunity for students in Years
10 and 12 to come into school towards the end of next half term.

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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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