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PCR Test Registration Guidance

Dear Parent/Carer, Following my letter last week I would like to thank you for your continued support in helping to protect our students, staff and local community. As you will be aware, our local area has been identified as having a higher number of cases than the national average, including a new strain of the COVID variant. The advice we …

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LCT Update to Parents

Dear Parents, I hope you are well and managed to see more of your family and friends over the last couple of weeks. The national figures are very encouraging, and it does feel as if we are emerging from COVID. We are still maintaining all our measures in schools to ensure we are vigilant and keep staff and children in …

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NSPCC Helpline

The NSPCC have released a new dedicated helpline to support potential victims of sexual harassment and abuse. It aims to provide advice and support to both children and adults who are victims of abuse in school. The number number is 0800 136 663.

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National Child Exploitation Awareness Day

HLC is supporting and promoting the National Child Exploitation Awareness Day.  On March 18th, we join the world in uniting against child exploitation.  Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is a form or sexual abuse that involves the manipulation and/or coercion of young people under the age of 18 into sexual activity. The National Child Exploitation Awareness Day aims to highlight the …

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Student Home Testing

Dear Parent / Carers,   Following a very successful programme of lateral flow testing in school, we are now ready to move on to home testing. Your child has been fully trained in how to complete their test and will be ready to start testing on Thursday 18th March. Your child will be coming home from school with a home …

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LCT Update to Parents

Dear Parents, I do hope you and your families are well. Even though children have returned to schools we are still in lockdown and life is still challenging for all of us when we are unable to visit family and see friends. The statistics each week demonstrate an improving situation with infection rates and hospitalisations, but I know it still …

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Lateral Flow Test Timetables

We are looking forward to welcoming our students back to school next week. Our first step in this process is to call each year group in for their first Lateral Flow Test. Please find below the information you need for your child’s test appointment. Year 7 Testing Information Year 8 Testing Information Year 9 Testing Information Year 10 Testing Information …

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LCT Update to Parents

Dear Parents, I hope you are well and had some time to relax over the half-term break. Following the announcements by the PM on Monday we are now planning the full re-opening of our schools from Monday 8th March. Our approach to re-opening will be slightly different depending on the phase of school your child attends and I will detail …

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Re-Opening Plan March 2021

Dear Parents / Carers, We are excited to be welcoming our students back to school for face-to-face teaching as we begin the road back to normal. We are very much looking forward to being able to see all our students together again, helping them to reconnect with their friendships and cannot wait to have them back in the classroom to …