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January 2021

  • Look After Your Family's Wellbeing during Lockdown

    Published 22/01/21
    Free Online Workshops

    Are you finding it challenging to look after your family's wellbeing during lockdown?

    In partnership with Somerset Skills & Learning, Young Somerset are hosting a series of free online workshops to give families the right tools and advice to be able to support their wellbeing during lockdown.

    The course includes four consecutive, 2 hour sessions and will take place weekly on Monday evenings 18:00-20:00. This is a rolling course; the first course will begin on Monday 1st February and will be repeated monthly until July. If you are unable to attend all four sessions, you can still enrol on the course. Please contact if you have any questions.

    To enrol on the course and for more information about each sessions please visit:

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  • Year 11 Parents' Evening to be rescheduled due to technical difficulties.

    Published 14/01/21

    Further details regarding the rescheduled date to follow in due course.  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.


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  • Attendance request form for children of key workers

    Published 14/01/21

    If you are a keyworker and require your child to attend the Academy please complete the form below.

    Please note you are now able to select week commencing dates if the planned days of attendance are likely to change each week. If days of attendance will stay the same on a weekly basis please check the box so that we can block book the attendance. 

    Notes for Keyworker Attendees:

    • School transport is available, but needs to be booked well in advance
    • Students will need to register in the main playground 
    • Non-school uniform to be worn
    • Students to bring headphones  
    • Lunch can be ordered via our website catering page before 8.30am each day.
    • PE is on normal timetabled days (bring suitable clothes and trainers)
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  • Covid Lateral Flow Test

    Published 08/01/21

    Home Testing

    We will start distributing Covid home test kits to students this week as they complete their third on-site lateral flow test. All students will be given an instruction leaflet with the test kits which must be read carefully prior to undertaking the test. Testing should be carried out twice per week, either early in the morning or last thing at night, allowing 3 days between tests.

    Please note that you will need to report your result to the NHS:

    And you will also need to report the result to the Academy using the following form.

    Please note that you will need to report your result, even if it is negative or void. If your result is positive, in addition to completing this form, please contact the Academy as soon as possible on 01458 250 501.

    The privacy notice for home testing can be found here:

    On-Site Lateral Flow Testing

    Please see the communication below from Mr Wade.  

    As referenced in the letter the consent form for Covid Lateral Flow Test can be accessed here

    Privacy Notice - school testing can be found here

    Instructions - how to do your test can be found here

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