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December 2020


    Published 18/12/20

    Following the Prime Minister's announcement on Monday 22nd February, school will re-open to all students from 8th March. In order to offer asymptomatic testing to all students prior to their return, there will be a staggered return by year group, with all students back in school accessing face-to-face teaching by Thursday 11th March at the latest.

      Attend school for testing appointment only* First day attending lessons in school
    Year 7

    7 Naylor/Robinson - Tues 9th March (am)
    7 Jennings/Knight - Wed 10th March (am)
    All other form groups - Wed 10th March (pm)

    Thurs 11th March
    Year 8 Tues 9th March (pm) Wed 10th March
    Year 9 Wed 10th March (am) Thurs 11th March
    Year 10 Mon 8th March (pm) Tues 9th March
    Year 11 Tues 9th March (am) Wed 10th March
    Year 12 / 13 Mon 8th March (am) Tues 9th March

    *Each student will be given a specific time slot and will only be on site for the duration of their test. They will not be expected to wear school uniform on this day. 

    Please see the letter below (26th February) for further details.

    Ahead of the phased full re-opening, school will only be open for:

    • Vulnerable students (identified by school) where parents have accepted a place for their child
    • Children of critical workers from all year groups where parents have booked a place for their child

    If you are a critical worker and you need to apply for the in school provision, please complete the form here. Your place will be confirmed when the form has been reviewed. If your requirement is urgent, please call school on 01943 463524.

    School Transport

    From Monday 1 March, school buses will run for the children of critical workers and vulnerable children as they have been during lockdown, with 3 buses covering the routes as on the Connexions website. Buses will not run to facilitate students attending school for testing. The full bus service will run from Tuesday 9 March.

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    Published 17/12/20

    Today is the day when we would usually hold our annual Celebration Evening, celebrating the achievements of our Year 11 and Year 13 students in their formal exams and the achievements of students from Year 7 to Year 13 across the year. We are unable to hold the event in person this year, but we are still enormously proud of our Students' achievements.

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    Published 16/12/20

    Local families who have been affected by the COVID pandemic are receiving some Christmas cheer, thanks to a partnership between Otley Lions and Prince Henry’s.

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    Published 15/12/20

    Our annual Christmas Concert is now ready to view! We have been delighted to be able to keep some of the music flowing in school, despite the circumstances, and you can watch our Christmas Concert below. Thank you to all the Students involved and our music colleagues for all their hard word in producing such a lovely festive event.

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December 2020