Secondary Update – May 12th 2020

Dear Parents / Carers I wanted to start this communication by hoping that you are all well and safe as we continue to live through this difficult period of time. As of today, your children will have missed 27 school days at Starbank Secondary School. Although this may...

RE: GCSE grades for Year 11

Dear Parent/Carer I am writing to you as on Friday 3rd April 2020, there has been a national announcement regarding how your child will be awarded their grades for the qualifications they were due to complete this summer. The guidance, published by Ofqual, relates to...

Year 11 letter from Mr Ferrante

30th March 2020, Dear Year 11, I wanted to write to you personally to reflect on the events of the last week and to reiterate some of the key messages from our final assembly together on Thursday 19th March. At present, you may be feeling anxious and uncertain about...

Y11 Exams – Update

Dear Parent/Carer, I know this is a difficult time for many of you, and the next few weeks will be an adjustment for all of us. We are doing everything we can to support your children and families at this time and appreciate your patience and support. As you are...

Year 11 Exams

19th March 2020 Dear Parents and Carers, Year 11 You will all be feeling very confused and distressed by the recent announcement on final GCSE summer examinations.  To be clear, your son or daughter will not be taking any further examinations this year. The government...