February Half Term Letter

Dear Parents/Carers As the first term of 2022 draws to a close we would like to thank you all for your support. You, our dedicated staff team and our resilient and amazing students have worked together to ensure a successful start to the spring term. It has been an exciting half term for our year […]

Getting Revision Going – 7th March

Dear Parents/Carers, Do you worry that your Yr11 child will struggle to settle into a steady pattern of revision? Did they do little or no revision before the mock exams?  Do they seem to struggle with motivation? Were they constantly avoiding starting or saying phrases like “I don’t know where to start/I’ll start tomorrow”? Were […]

Year 9 Options Information

Dear Parent/ Carer It is our pleasure to attach the Options brochure 2022 to help you make decisions with your child for courses in Year 10 and Year 11. A Google Classroom titled Options 2022-2023 has been created which your child has been added to and here they will find the Options Introduction loom and subject […]

INSET Days – January 2022

Dear Parents / Carers, INSET days January 2022 I write to remind parents/carers that Thursday 27th and Friday 28th January are Inset days and the school will be closed for students in years 7 – 10 both days.  Please read on if you have a child in year 11: Year 11 students however will be […]

Year 10 GCSE Support Evening -Resources

Dear Parent / Carer In case you missed the Yr 10 GCSE support evening last night, please see below for pre-recorded videos to browse at your own leisure. You can also find the presentation slides from the evening here. The presentations below cover: The three core subjects (English, maths and science). The key methods of assessment […]

Year 10 Parents/Carers GCSE Support Evening

 Year 10 parents’ GCSE support evening  Thursday 14 October 2021 18:00 to 19:00 We are delighted to invite you to the first of our Key Stage 4 parents’ support evenings. Your child will be settled into their GCSE courses by now and we are keen that you are well equipped to support them and keep […]

Delight at Durrington High School as Students Triumph in the Face of Adversity

Durrington High School students arrived at school a little nervously this morning but the nerves soon turned to joy as they collected their well deserved results, the pride and relief evident in their faces. It was a wonderful morning as staff congratulated students; beaming smiles all round.  This year, following the cancellation of exams, grades […]

Year 11 Letter

Dear Parent/Carer Last week there was a lot to take in. It was hard for us all to hear that Year 11 would not be returning this week and that GCSE exams in their usual format would not be happening in the Summer. Your ongoing support is invaluable and we are so proud of our […]