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Letters to Parents & Carers

Letters are sent home to parents through the post or via the students but to ensure that parents do not miss any letters, here are digital copies in the form of PDFs. Select either subject specific letters or whole year/school letters below.

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  • Year 7 Plas Caerdeon Residential Trip-Monday 13th to Thursday 16th July 2020

    Published 27/01/20

    This is our annual residential trip for Year 7. There are only 40 places available. To find out more information please see the attached letter. Reply slips for a briefing night and deposit slips are also included within the letter.  

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  • Paris Music Tour from 11th-14th July 2021

    Published 27/01/20

    The Music Department have organised a Music Tour to Paris from Sunday 11th July – Wednesday 14th July 2021, which is during Activities Week next year. This is an exciting opportunity for students to visit the French capital. For full details and the reply slip please see the attached documents. 

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  • Library Update

    Published 23/03/20

    Overdue Books

    Please do not worry about school library books being overdue. Please keep the books in a safe place and return them when all is back to normal.

    Keep healthy and keep reading!


    Mrs. Hazlehurst

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  • Support for Parents & Carers

    Published 20/03/20

    Please find attached a 'mental health and well-being toolkit' and 'a list of useful contacts and websites' from the Woodlands Outreach Centre, to help support you over the coming weeks. We hope that you find them useful. 

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  • World Book Day Thursday 5th March

    Published 27/02/20

    Dear Parents/Guardians,

    On March the 5th, it is World Book Day (WBD). 

    To celebrate this we are organising lots of activities in school, these include:

    World Book Day £1 book token

    Your son/daughter will receive a £1 book token during registration on WBD. If they don’t get a book token, please ask them to speak to their tutor or come to the Library on Friday.

    From the WBD website: 

    When your child gets their book token, all they need to do is to take it to their local bookseller (there are lots of them out there – and swap it for one of the FIFTEEN exclusive, new and completely FREE World Book Day books.

    Or, if they would prefer, your son/daughter can use their book token to get £1 off any full price book instead. And if they would rather get an audiobook, that’s fine too! It’s your child’s choice, just as long as the book or audiobook costs at least £2.99.

    Then all they have to do is take your book home and enjoy it.

    The £1 books are also available in braille, large print & audio via Guide Dogs and RNIB. The World Book Day book tokens are valid from Thursday 27 February – Sunday 29 March 2020.

    WBD in School

    In school, we will have a small number of World Book Day books for the students who don’t live near a book shop. The books will be available at the Crossroads at break time on WBD in return for their token.

    We’ll be holding a host of book related games in the library at lunch time.

    Book Swap

    On March the 6th, we are doing a Book Swap event for all years. Pupils can bring their good to v. good condition unwanted books to the library BEFORE or DURING registration on the 5th and the 6th of March. They will receive a receipt which they can use to swap for a book in the Book Swap event on the 6th of March at break or at lunch time.

    Any non-swapped books will be donated to charity.

    Parents/Guardians get involved!

    We are always looking for fun ways to get pupils interested in reading. It has been established that one of the most influential ways of encouraging pupils to read is parents/guardians are seen to be reading. Please send in photos of yourselves with your favourite book/s or a book that you are reading now. We’d love to see what you are reading and share the pictures via displays and the school website. Please email:

    Good Reads?

    Some parents have asked where they can find out about good books for their children to read. There are a number of good websites (click on the links below), with more information and reviews:



    There are lots of websites out there that recommend books. I liked, but they are aimed at the American market so the covers are different, spellings are worrying, etc.


    Happy reading!


    Yours faithfully,

    Mrs. Hazlehurst

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  • Updates on the Safeguarding and SEND webpages

    Published 28/01/20

    Dear Parents and Carers, please see the updated information from Shropshire Council on our Safeguarding and SEND webpages re 'County Lines' and 'Beam' (drop in providing emotional support for parents, carers, children, young people (under 25) and professionals).

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  • Shropshire Council SEND Group-Bridgenorth 25th February 2020

    Published 13/12/19


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  • GCSE Drama Trip 'The Woman in Black'-Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham-Thursday 2nd April 2020

    Published 04/12/19

    Please see the attached school trip letter and reply slip for GCSE Drama students. Please return the reply slip, along with the deposit to Finance by the Friday 13th December. 

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  • Geography Field Trips April & July 2020

    Published 26/11/19
    Please find attached A level Geography field trip information and reply slip. 
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  • GCSE Geography Field Trips-(Two Days) Wolverhampton October 2019 & Carding Mill Valley March 2020

    Published 15/10/19

    Please see the attached letter for further information and reply slip to indicate whether your child can attend. The consent form must also be filled in and can be downloaded by clicking-Consent Form 

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  • Paris Music Trip -12th-15th July 2020

    Published 15/10/19

    The Music Department have organised a Music Tour to Paris from Sunday 12th July – Wednesday 15th July 2020, which is during Activities Week next year. This is an exciting opportunity for students to visit the French capital. For full details and the reply slip please see the attached documents. 

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