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A month is a long time. It seems like yesterday that the school was under a foot of snow but now the trees that line the avenue are heavy with blossom. Picture postcard wouldn't be an unfair description and it certainly suited the sunshine of the week. It struck me that I never consider just how empty the trees are during the winter months until spring has sprung. With the sun comes the opening of the field to students and the endless questions regarding shirt sleeve order. For now we persist with our normal uniform expectations (see the newsletter) as it'll take a while for the chill of all that snow to disappear from memory.

Preparations for Year 11 and 13 continue apace. Students are covering the final bits of content and revising thoroughly so that pertinent information, even that stored away back in Year 10, is readily accessible and applied appropriately on the day of the exam. We're practicing exam questions, analysing what it is that the examiner wants, ensuring that every mark is eeked out. There is a real purpose about the school at present, testimony to the desire of our students to be successful. I hope that all students are working equally hard at home. Hard work will pay off, ensuring that
students are able to feel proud of themselves come judgement day.

Ben Sillince

Acting Headteacher



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2018 Exam Timetable

The timetable for the exams taking place this summer is now available here


OFQUALs decision on GCSE Computer Science

Please find the link to the decision made by OFQUAL regarding GCSE Computer Science Non-Examined Assessment.

Any queries please contact Mrs Sherman.


Guided Choices Evening

On Thursday 7 December, our Year 9 students will start the process of choosing their GCSE subjects. 

The Guides Choices booklet to help them make their choices is available here


Revision Guides

We have compiled lists of suggested revision guides for each subject. 

Click here for Year 10.

Click here for Year 11.

Pupil Premium and Free School Meals

Pupil Premium is additional funding for every child who is eligible for free school meals throughout their time at school. Information about Free School Meals and the Pupil Premium can be found here. Please also refer to the guide for parents.

Free school meals applications for Bristol Free School should be made online here.

Further Pupil Premium information for Bristol Free School can be found here.

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Open Evening

The PowerPoint from the Open Evening on 27 September can be found here



The GCSE Pod website can be found here.

They have also provided us this guide to share with you - make the most of this excellent resource Year 11!



Our prospectus for 2017/18 is available to read online here.