In the Month of September to December

Sports, social and cultural events both in and out of school

  • The Whole School took part in the 12 Days of Christmas with many individual events taking place for both staff and students
  • We erected the Christmas tree in the canteen and in reception
  • Key Stage Three Art classes produced candles with message of hope on one side, and coloured in on reverse. They were on display all around the school
  • Food was collected and donated to a local Food Bank
  • SMILE Christmas box charity campaign was held and we collected over 70 boxes
  • A Live Stream from the Old Vic Theatre of ‘A Christmas Carol’ was shown to all secondary students on Wednesday 16th December 2020
  • Black History Month activities
  • Remembrance Sunday activities
  • Y9 Parliament week (Question Time activities)
  • Y11 virtual sixth form events


Student well-being.

  • Daily welfare calls to all vulnerable students (EHCP, CP, CIN, EH, LAC, AP). Call updates logged centrally by DSL and shared with SLT and Trust Directors of SEND and Safeguarding
  • Daily e-mail sent regarding Safeguarding Checks on all vulnerable students (those on CP/CIN Plans and LAC students)
  • Daily monitoring of all vulnerable students (CP/CIN/LAC) attending school
  • Mental Health information and Well-being daily updates for students on year group Google Classroom pages
  • Updating of case diaries for all vulnerable students remotely and securely
  • Year Care Team phone calls to students to check on Google Classroom attendance and engagement where concerns are raised
  • Christmas Dinner was provided free of charge to every student in the two weeks leading up to the Christmas Break
  • Google Classroom Year pages used for weekly assembly PowerPoints with pre-recorded message from ATL
  • PSHCE activities on Year Group pages on Google classroom
  • Weekly calls to every pupil
  • Y8 anti-bullying student survey via Anti-Bullying Alliance


Arrangements to manage general or specific well-being issues /needs / trends

  • Child Protection Conferences
  • CIN Meetings
  • Continued work with Children’s Services remotely, e-mailing and calling when required
  • Continuous liaison with Social Workers and other professionals when concerns were raised
  • Core Group Meetings
  • LAC Reviews
  • Daily conversations between DSL and Deputy DSL’s
  • Weekly catch up’s with Safeguarding Lead for the Trust
  • Telephone counselling


Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development (SMSC) provision (“Cultural capital”)

  • Duke of Edinburgh – bronze competed by 15
  • Next cohort for DoE being recruited from Yr 9