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Student Face Covering and Testing

Following a significant increase in COVID-19 cases in young people across the borough this week, Telford & Wrekin, on the advice of the local Director of Public Health, have recommended that secondary schools reintroduce face coverings for staff and pupils in Year 7 upwards in classrooms and in communal areas. All secondary schools in the Learning Community Trust, including HLC …

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Parent Governor Elections

Dear Parent/Carer, I am writing to invite parents, guardians, and carers of registered students to put their names forward for election to serve as parent governor for HLC Secondary. There is one vacancy available due to the resignation of our current secondary governor who has done an amazing job in supporting the school. The term of office, of the elected …

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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 …