End of term arrangements and our expectations for January 2017

16th Dec 2016

End of term arrangements and our expectations for January 2017

Dear Parent /Carer

As we approach the end of this first term, I would like to remind you of the end of term arrangements and our expectations for January 2017.

The Academy will close on Wednesday 21 December at 12.45pm. An extended lunch service will be available to students at break time. Students return to school on Monday 9 January 2017 at 8.00am.

Timings of the school day

Upon your child’s return, the Academy building will be open from 8:00am each day – no students will be permitted on site before this time. All students must be on-site by 8:25am and lessons start at 8:30am.

All lessons finish at 2:35pm for all year groups. Progress clubs will be available for identified students, which will run until 3:15pm. Your child will receive a letter to inform you of any progress club they are required to attend.

Although the start time and end time of the Academy day remains the same the decision has been made to move to a 6 x 50 minute lesson day. The aim of this is to maximize teaching and learning, student progress and raise overall standards and achievement for all students across the Academy.

On behalf of all staff at Thomas Hepburn Community Academy, we wish you all a Merry Christmas and thank you for your continued support.