Pre-return to school testing update

Dear parent/carer, Friday 26th February: Pre-return to school testing update We are really looking forward to welcoming out students back and staff have been working hard to setup the testing system as soon as we can to support their return to school. As likely to know and understand the direction we are receiving from central […]

World Book Day 2021

We are looking forward to celebrating World Book Day the week of 1st March. We are running several competitions and would love you to get involved. You can find out all about World Book Day and the competitions we are running to celebrate here. You can also watch this short Loom video from Mrs Baker […]

Royal Academy of Art Young Artists’ Summer Show

Calling all of our AMAZING #TeamDurrington young artists! The Royal Academy is inviting submissions from young artists to take part in their Young Artists’ Summer Show.  The Young Artists’ Summer Show is a free, open submission exhibition for students aged 5 – 19 studying in the UK and British schools overseas. Artworks are judged by […]

School Reopening: Important Update

Updated information regarding the full opening of Durrington High School for all pupils: staggered by year group, beginning March 8th 2021. Dear Parent/Carer We are delighted to soon welcome all of our students back to school and are looking forward to having our whole school community back together. To ensure a smooth return, it is […]

Year 10 Assessment Week Update

Dear Parent/carer, I am writing to update you with the plans we have for yr. 10 remote assessment week w/c 1st march. As mentioned before, the aim of the week is to give students a tangible focus to work towards. They will also be given additional feedback to inform the next stage of their learning. […]

February Half Term Letter

12 February 2021 Dear parents /carers As we reach the end of this half term we want to thank every member of Team Durrington; students, staff, parents, carers and families for your continued support during these times. Once again, we have all risen to the challenges faced and, despite it not being the term we […]

Year 9 Options Process

Decision Form Link Dear Parent/ Carer I hope your child is finding the 9am option assemblies from subject areas informative. We are enjoying meeting each tutor group to discuss options and will continue this week and after half term so we see all of the tutor groups before the decision form is completed by the […]

Year 9 Parent/Carer Consultation Evening

Dear parent/carer We are pleased to be able to confirm that we will be holding our Year 9 Parent/Carer Consultation Evening on Wednesday 24th February 2021 between 4pm and 7:30pm. Due to the ongoing restrictions in place due the COVID 19 pandemic, we will again be using video appointments through the School Cloud online system. This […]

Year 10 Assessment Week

Assessment content Yr 10 assessment week timetable Dear Parent/carer, I am writing to update you with the plans we have over the coming weeks to further support your child. Your ongoing support will be invaluable and we are so proud of year 10 as they continue to work hard in their remote lessons. The majority […]

Year 9 GCSE Options

Dear Parent/ Carer It is our pleasure to attach the booklet to help you make decisions with your child for courses in Year 10 and Year 11. The key dates for the options process this year are: 01-11 February 2021 Online assemblies 9am-9.15am each morning for students. 08 February 2021 – Loom video/PowerPoint for parents/carers and […]