Home Schooling: Bulletin 6
We are writing to remind you about a couple of dates in the school calendar this week.
Thursday 7th May is a staff Inset day. This would normally have been an opportunity for us to meet with other Christian Trust schools in our area including Bradford, Sheffield and Stockport; but this year we plan to have various virtual staff meetings and department meetings on Google Meet to help with the smooth running of Home-schooling.
Friday 8th May is a bank holiday so pupils will not have any formal schoolwork set; however, some classes have some suggested work related to the VE day bank holiday which may provide a focus for the day.
We would like to thank all families who have been working to oversee their children's education, balancing home-learning with their own jobs and other demands on the family at this challenging time. A reminder that you can contact class teachers through the Google Classroom facility, and you can email general queries to school on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also see the information page and this news page for the school bulletins during closure.
As you know through the media, the government has suggested that they are working on a plan for schools to reopen in the next few weeks. We do not have any specific information about this yet as a school. Please do pray for all decision makers in the government to be guided by the Lord and His wisdom as they explore and make recommendations to the nation about how society should reopen various sectors, including education. We will be following the government’s advice closely and will keep you informed of any developments. As an Independent ‘through-school’, it is possible that we may have more flexibility than state schools in terms of timing and year groups, which we will consider very carefully.
In the meantime, we pray that pupils, parents and we as staff continue to know God's presence and His hand upon us. His mercies are new every morning.