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1. EXAMINATION RESULTS DATES: SUMMER 2022  DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
2. WHAT IF YOU HAVE MILD COVID SYMPTOMS NEED TO KNOW
3. SUMMER 2022 DEVELOPMENTS FOR INFORMATION

A. TERM DATES 2022-2024

* TIMINGS OF THE DAY,

ENTRY ROUTES,

ASSEMBLY & LUNCH ROTAS, and more

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B. PASTORAL & INCLUSION

TUTORS 2022-2023,

RECOGNITION

SOON

C. OUR COMMUNITY EXPECTATIONS

 

* PUNCTUALITY & ATTENDANCE

* BEHAVIOUR & DISCIPLNE

* UNIFORM, DRESS CODE, APPEARANCE & HYGIENE

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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

 

1.  EXAMINATION RESULTS: SUMMER 2022 

Post 16: Thursday 18 Aug 2022 from 9 a.m.

KS 4: Thursday 25 Aug 2022 from 9 a.m.

More details will be posted soon 

 

NEED TO KNOW - MUST READS

 

2. IF YOU HAVE COVID SYMPTOMS (such as a runny nose, sore throat, or mild cough):

  • YOU DO NOT NEED TO ISOLATE
  • YOU CAN ATTEND SCHOOL / WORK
  • YOU SHOULD TAKE ADDITIONAL HYGIENE PRECAUTIONS​

 

IF YOU ARE VERY UNWELL / HAVE A FEVER:

  • YOU NOT NEED TO TEST
  • YOU MAY STAY AT HOME UNTIL WELL ENOUGH TO RETURN
  • YOU SHOULD TAKE ADDITIONAL HYGIENE PRECAUTIONS
  • YOU SHOULD AVOID CLOSE CONTACT WITH OTHERS FOR 3 DAYS
  • YOU SHOULD NOR RETURN IF YOUR TEMPERATURE IS STILL HIGH

 

AND WHEN RETURNING TO SCHOOL / WORK:

  • CONSIDER WEARING A FACE MASK (MASK WEARING IS VOLUNTARY)
  • TAKE BASIC HYGIENE PRECAUTIONS 

 

FOR INFORMATION

LAST YEAR (2021-22) REMINDER: THE ACADEMY TRUST BOARD INVESTED IN MANY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE SITE AND FACILITIES IN 2021-22. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDED: 

SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT IN PERFORMANCE ARTS 2021-22

COMPLETE REFURBISHMENT OF THE DRAMA /THEATRE STUDIOS, INCLUDING NEW LIGHTING AND SOUND SYSTEMS (AUGUST 2021)

NEW SOUND SYSTEM IN THE CONCERT HALL & NEW STAGING

SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT IN MUSIC EQUIPMENT & TECH

CREATION OF SUPERVISED STUDY CENTRE 7 (100 capacity) AND SUPERVISED STUDY CENTRE 6 (30 capacity)
CREATION OF 3 ADDITIONAL LARGE CLASSROOMS
NEW & ENHANCED FIRST AID CENTRE
NEW & ENHANCED FINANCE CENTRE
SOUND ABSORPTION TILING OF CRANFORD SUITE & BLOCK-A STAIRWELLS
SIGNIFICANT FIRE SAFETY WORK
REFURBISHMENT OF 2 CORRIDORS IN BLOCK B
RESURFACING OF PLAYGROUND & SOUTH END
CREATION OF DISCRETE STORAGE & REFUSE COMPOUND
NEW & ENHANCED LIGHTING TO BRIDGE GATE, IN MEMORIAL GARDEN & MAIN CAR PARK
MAJOR INVESTMENT IN LAPTOPS AND ICT INFRASTRUCTURE
REFURBISHMENT OF PORTABLE CLASSROOM ENTRY RAMPS AND FIRE EXITS
and much more ......

 

3. SUMMER 2022 DEVELOPMENTS / INVESTMENT

DURING THE SUMMER BREAK 2022, THE ACADEMY HAS CONTINUED TO INVEST IN THE LEARNING, COMMUNITY AND SAFETY/SECURITY FACILITIES AND THIS INVESTMENT WILL CONTINUE THROUGHOUT 2022-23.

 

LEARNING & COMMUNITY

MAJOR INVESTMENTS IN PE AND COMMUNITY SPORTS 2022-23

EXPANSION AND COMPLETE REFURBISHMENT OF PE CHANGING ROOMS, SHOWERS & TOILETS / OUTDOOR COMMUNITY SPORTS CHANGING ROOMS, SHOWERS & TOILETS (MALE & FEMALE): AUGUST 2022
COMPLETE REFURBISHMENT OF INDOOR COMMUNITY SPORTS CHANGING ROOMS, SHOWERS & TOILETS (MALE & FEMALE): AUGUST 2022
NEW TENNIS COURTS, LINE-MARKED WITH BRAND NEW FLOOD LIGHTS (QPR FUNDED). AUGUST 2022
NEW FENCING FOR THE TENNIS COURTS: SEPTEMBER 2022
NEW, ENLARGED PE OFFICE TO ACCOMMODATE INCREASED PE STAFFING AND SUPPORT CURRICULUM & COMMUNITY EXPANSION IN 2022-23 AND BEYOND: JULY 2022
DESIGNATED PE CLASSROOM (2022-23)
PLAYGROUND (RECENTLY RESURFACED): LINE MARKINGS & OUTDOOR BASKETBALL FACILITIES (2022-23)
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY / INACTIVITY HUBS AROUND THE SCHOOL SITE (2022-23) 
UPGRADED LIGHTING IN CRANFORD SUPERDOME: MAY 2022
EXTENSION OF Wi-Fi TO SUPERDOME AND FIELD: AUGUST 2022
NEW & RESPRUNG FLOORS FOR SPORTS HALL & DANCE STUDIO (OCT 2022)
NEW FLOOR FOR UPPER GYM (OCT 2022) 
ZONING OF SITE / ROTA FOR USE OF DIFFERENT AREAS BEFORE SCHOOL & DURING BREAK TIMES  (2022-23) 

SEPTEMBER 2022

MR HAMESH RATTU, APPOINTED AS TRAINEE SENIOR TEACHER (COMMUNITY) & SCHOOL GAMES ORGANISER

MR BASHEAK BASSUE, APPOINTED AS HEAD OF SCHOOL PE

MR TOM BELL, MS ELLIE BODDY & MS BESIME ISIKGUN APPOINTED TO THE PE TEAM

MAJOR INVESTMENT IN DIGITAL, VISUAL & FINE ARTS & MEDIA 2022-23

ALL THE VISUAL & FINE ART AND DIGITAL MEDIA ROOMS ARE BEING COLOCATED IN BLOCK-B, COMPLETELY REFURBISHED AND MODERNISED. AUGUST 2022

STUDENT ENTRY TO THE NEW CLASSROOMS WILL BE FROM THE DOORS ON THE FIELD SIDE OF BLOCK B. 

HENCE, AN ADDITIONAL ACCESS ROUTE FROM THE CONCOURSE IS BEING OPENED TOO (NEAR THE SCHOOL SHOP). AUGUST / SEPT 2022

IN ADDITION TO THE REFURBISHMENT AND NEW FIXTURES & FITTINGS, THERE WILL BE A SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT IN EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY. (2022-23)

STORAGE WILL BE ENHANCED FOR EQUIPMENT AND STUDENT WORK. AUGUST / SEPT 2022

A NEW KILN ROOM AND POTTERY WORKSHOP WILL BE BUILT NEAR THE ART ROOMS. (SPRING 2023)

A NEW COVERED EXTERNAL SPACE WILL CREATE THE POSSIBILITY OF ART EXHIBITIONS REACHING A WIDER AUDIENCE & OUTDOOR ART CLASSES (2022-23)

CONTINUED HIGH INVESTMENT IN ICT INFRASTRUCTURE 2022-23

IN ADDITION TO THE VERY HIGH LEVELS OF INVESTMENT IN COMPUTERS, REMOTE ACCESS & ICT INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGHOUT THE RECENT PANDEMIC, WE WILL CONTINUE TO UPGRADE OUR EQUIPMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE TO ENSURE OUR STUDENTS AND STAFF CAN LEARN AND TEACH WITH CUTTING EDGE RESOURCES

IN AUTUMN 2022, A NEW ICT SUPPORT CENTRE WILL BE CONSTRUCTED IN CR2 (NEAR THE SCHOOL SHOP) TO GIVE MORE SPACE FOR AND BETTER ACCESS TO OUR BRILLIANT ICT SUPPORT TEAM LED OUR SERVICE DELIVERY MANAGER BY ADAM URCH. STUDENTS WILL HAVE EASIER ACCESS VIA A SERVICE HATCH IN THE (NEWLY OPENED) COVERED AREA BETWEEN THE CONCOURSE AND FIELD. 

IN ADDITION, A NEW SECURE STORAGE AREA WILL BE CONSTRUCTED ADJECENT AND WILL ALLOW MORE ORGANISED STORAGE AS WELL AS AMPLE ROOM FOR A COMPLETE SET OF SWAPPING OUT STOCK / KIT. 

THERE WILL ALSO BE A SIGNIFICANT UPGRADE TO OUR FAULT REPORTING SYSTEM WHICH IS NOW OUTDATED AND WE WILL BE INTRODUCING NEW WAYS OF WORKING AND INCREASING OUR ICT SUPPORT STAFFING.

ADDITIONALLY THIS SUMMER EVERY AREA THAT IS SUBJECT TO REFURBISHMENT WORK HAS AN ICT UPGRADE AND EACH SUMMER WE REFRESH ALL THE COMPUTERS IN 2 ICT CLASSROOMS.  

THIS TEAR WE HAVE ALSO INVESTED HEAVILY IN THE CUTTING EDGE AND SPECIALIST TECHNOLOGY NEEDED TO SUPPORT OUR INIVATIVE T-LEVEL DEVELOPMENTS

 

FUTURE T-LEVELS 

 

 

See also Safety & Security for further ICT investment 

 

 

INCLUSION CENTRE & SATELLITES

 

 

ADDITIONAL LARGE CLASSROOMS 

NEW T-LEVELS BASE 

LRC (SSC3) REFURBISHMENT / EXPANSION

RAP ROOM

 
 
OUTDOOR (ZONING)
 
KITCHEN
 
SOUND ABSORBING TILES 
 
HOYS
 
SIGNAGE 
 
SENTRY BOXES
 
THE GLOBE
 
CONSERVATION AREA
 
THE WOODLAND WALKWAY
 
 
 

 

FUTURE BIDS FOR FUNDING  

 

DESIGNATED SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY / T-LEVELS BLOCK OR SCIENCE LABS REFURBISHMENT
BUILDING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, AIR-CONDITIONING, CHILLERS, BOILERS & HEATING REPLACEMENT 
FURTHER FIRE SAFETY WORK (CEILING & ROOF VOIDS+ ) 
ELECTRICS & CABLING REPLACEMENT 
ENERGY EFFICIENCY / CLIMATE PROTECTION 
 
 
 
 
 
 
COMPLETE REBUILD

 

PUPIL VOICE / LEADERSHIP 

 

SAFETY & SECURITY

FIRE SAFETY: THE FIRE SAFETY FEATURES OF THE SITE ARE UNDERGOING MAJOR UPGRADE WITH VIRTUALLY EVERY DOOR IN THE MAIN BLOCKS BEING REPLACED WITH METAL FIRE DOORS TO LIMIT  SPREAD IN THE CASE OF AN ACTUAL FIRE.
FIRE SAFETY: GAS PROVING SYSTEMS UPGRADED IN SCIENCE DURING SUMMER 2022 AND A WIDE RANGE OF OTHER FIRE SAFETY MEASURES (EARLY DETECTION, RAPID EVACUATION, FIRE STOPPING) BEING IMPLEMENTED NOW AND DURING 2022-2023 (including the removal of fire hoses, which are no longer recommended).
 
 
 
TELEPHONES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

Fire Hose 

 

 

 

 

Two Factor Authentication

Backup 

 

DOOR ENTRY UPGRADE

TANNOY

LIGHTS (SOUTH END) BARRIER MATTING 

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

ENERGY SURVEY

LED

ElLECTRIC

N1 / N2

 

OTHER 

 

PLANNING PERMISSION

 

 

 

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