End of Summer Term Letter

Dear Parent/Carer As we come to the end of this school year we want to say a huge thank you to every member of Team Durrington. Having such a brilliant team of staff, students, parents and carers has meant we have been able to meet the necessary changes and challenges posed by the pandemic. Thank […]

Update for week commencing 19th July

Due to a rise in local and national cases we have taken the sensible decision to maintain all current arrangements for students. This means: Bubbles will remain Mask wearing will still be expected in all communal indoor areas (and optional in lessons) We will continue with the staggered start and end times. We thank you […]

Lateral Flow Consent -Sept 2021

Dear Parent/carer, PLEASE ACT NOW: In school LFT testing at the start of the Autumn term 2021 As you may aware schools are being asked to run Lateral Flow Testing (two cycles separated by 3-5 days) for students as they commence school in the Autumn term. This is separate to any home testing. We have […]

End of Term Update

Dear Parents/carers, We wanted to provide a brief update of some key information prior to the end of term. A further, more comprehensive update will be provided in the last week of term giving more details across a number of areas.   Changes to national guidance/expectations – Covid 19 As of Monday 19th July, in […]

Year 7 Parent/Carer Consultation Evening

Dear Parents and Carers, Year 7 Parents /Carers Consultation Evening – Thursday 1 July 2021 We are pleased to be able to confirm that we will be holding our year 7 Parent/Carer Consultation Evening on Thursday 1 July 2021 between 4pm and 7:30pm. Due to the ongoing restrictions in place due the COVID 19 pandemic, […]

Inset day – 25th June

Dear Parents / Carers Reminder:  Inset day 25th June 2021 I am writing to remind you that, as per our published dates, the school will be closed to students for INSET training day on Friday 25th June 2021.  If you have a child in year 9 or year 10 (or both) please also be reminded […]

May Half Term Letter

28 May 2021 Dear Parents/Carers We are so proud of our amazing students, dedicated and brilliant staff team and you, our fantastic and supportive parents and carers. Together we have ensured a super successful half term, so thank you to all.  Last week we said a fond  farewell to our year 11s who are an […]

Year 8 Parent/Carer Consultation Evening

We are pleased to be able to confirm that we will be holding our Year 8 Parent/Carer Consultation Evening on Wednesday 16th June 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 platform […]

Spring Term Letter

Dear Parents/ Carers We were delighted to welcome all of our students back to school this term. School is once again as it should be; a vibrant, busy and happy environment in which our students thrive as they engage with their excellent teaching and learning. We are delighted to have been able to open up […]

End of Term Arrangements

Dear parents/carers, I write to update you on arrangements for the end of term on Thursday 1st April 2021.  As is the norm in the current situation we will be organising a staggered release of students.  Years 7, 9 and 11 will finish at the end of their Period 5 lesson.  This means that they […]