Tag: Homewood Letter

Principal’s Letter to Parents – 10th March 2021

Home Lateral Flow Testing for Students Dear Parents/Carers, Between Friday 12th March and Tuesday 16th March the vast majority of students will have taken 3 Lateral Flow Tests in school. On the day that students have their third test they will be given 2 packs of 3 tests to be used at home which will…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents – 1st March 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, RE: Arrangements for your child’s return to school Please find below arrangements for COVID Testing and for your child’s return to school. A key element of the instructions to secondary schools is that all students who consent must be tested prior to returning to face-to-face teaching. In order to facilitate this,…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents – 26th February 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, I hope this letter finds you and your families fit and well. We are delighted with the most recent news that schools can open from Monday 8th March. In order to put a system in place for COVID testing, we are now writing to you to obtain consent for the testing…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents – 12th February 2021

A PDF version of this letter can be found here. Dear Parents/Carers, As I promised in my letter at the end of last week, I wanted to write once again to predominantly wish everyone as part of the Homewood school community a very restful half-term holiday. Following what has been another very busy and challenging…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents – 5th February 2021

A PDF version of this letter can be found here. Dear Parents/Carers, I do hope that you and your families are all keeping safe and well. This term has certainly brought us a number of challenges once again, although I have been incredibly impressed with the determination shown by the vast majority of our students…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents – 15 January 2021

A pdf copy of this letter can be found here Dear Parents/Carers, I hope that you and your families are all well and managing to keep yourselves safe. My key reason for writing on this occasion is to share with you a message that will be going out to all students regarding establishing good working…
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Principal’s Message to Parents – 6th January 2021

A PDF version of this letter is available here. 6th January 2021 Dear Parents/Carers, Cancellation of January/February Examination Series As you know, there has been a lack of clarity from the Government surrounding the current vocational examination series. After an initial statement that these examinations should continue as planned, schools were then seemingly provided with…
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Principal’s Message to Parents – 4th January 2021

Please note that as a result of the message from the Prime Minister on the 4th January announcing the closure of schools for the rest of this term an update will be shared with all parents and students in due course. In the meantime, our plans for this particular week continue: Homewood remains open for…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents – 31st December 2020

A PDF version of this letter can be found here. Dear Parents/Carers, I hope that you and your families are all well and that you have had a good Christmas. Yesterday the Government made an announcement altering plans for secondary schools to reopen in January. We were unaware of the changes prior to them being…
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Principal’s Letter to Parents – 23rd October 2020

After what has been a rather different first term than we have all experienced previously, I would like to start by expressing my thanks to you as parents and carers for your continued support and understanding as we have reopened the school for the new academic year.  There obviously continue to be many challenges for…
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