Year 11 parent / carer support evening – ‘Getting revision going’ 9th March 2023

Spring mock examinations for year 11

Dear Parent / Carer, Spring mock examinations for year 11 Our year 11 students have been exemplary in their attitude and commitment during the mock exam period and have been a credit to themselves and the school.  An important part of GCSE examinations is the regular experience of sitting papers in exam conditions. One of […]

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 […]

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 11 Parents Evening – Tuesday 25th January

Dear Parents and Carers Year 11 Parents / Carers Consultation Evening – Tuesday 25th January 2022 I am writing to remind you that the appointments for our Year 11 Parents/Carers Consultation Evening will open from 9am tomorrow, on Saturday 8th December. As you will be aware the evening will be held virtually using the School […]

End of Term Newsletter

Dear Parents/Carers As we come to the end of 2021 and the Autumn term I wanted to say a huge thank you for all of your support, not only this term but throughout the year. We really are a strong team at Durrington and with your support, the dedication, passion and expertise of our staff […]

Year 11 Mock Support Resources

Dear Parents and Carers, Firstly I would like to take the opportunity to say what a wonderful start year 11 have made to their final GCSE year. As we are approaching the lead up to year 11 mock exams starting in December, I would like to share with you our master class schedule officially starting […]

Year 11 Parent / Carer Mock Exam Support Evening – Wednesday 3 November

Dear Parent / Carer Year 11 Parent / Carer Mock Exam Support Evening – Wednesday 3 November A key element of preparing our year 11 students for their GCSE examinations in the summer, is the mock examinations which they will sit during the period Monday 29 November – Wednesday 15 December 2021.  As well as […]