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Update| The latest DfE Guidance for Schools

Dear parents and carers, I am writing to let you know that we have been instructed to reintroduce the wearing of masks for students, staff and visitors from tomorrow (Tuesday 30th November 2021). The latest DfE guidance for schools is as follows: >Face coverings should be worn in communal areas in all settings by staff, […]

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COVID-19 | Vaccination Invitation Letter

We’ve been asked to forward this letter from UK Health Security Agency, NHS England and Vaccination UK. We have been informed that the vaccination day at NEWA is Friday 26th November 2021. It is important to state that, if you do not provide consent, your child will not be vaccinated. For more information view our […]

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COVID Update | Autumn 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, I hope you are all well and that your child is settling into the new term. It’s great to have everyone back at the academy, and we are very much looking forward to the year ahead. In light of the new term starting, I thought it would be helpful to get […]

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Home Testing Kit Offer

24th March 2021 Dear Parent/Carer, I would firstly like to say how pleased we are to have been able to safely welcome students and staff back to school for the remainder of this term. It is great to see everyone settling in so well, and back learning in the classroom. As you will know, in […]

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Lateral Flow Device Testing at ONEWA

You will receive a text with the date that your child’s year group tests will take place. Dear Parent/Carer, As you know, we have been working incredibly hard since the start of the pandemic in March 2020 to keep our Academy as safe as possible. That work continues daily, as we continue to take decisions […]

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COVID Winter Grant

Dear Parent/Carer, I hope you are well and staying safe. We know that times are hard for many families and individuals. The Government’s “Covid Winter Grant Scheme” was announced in December 2020 to help those most in need during the winter months. We are writing to let you know that you can apply for support […]

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Update | Closure and Exams

Further to the announcement this week, you will know that the Academy is closed from 5th January 2021 until Monday 22nd February 2021. Our provision for vulnerable students and the children of critical workers will remain. These students will be split into year group classes and will participate in the remote lessons using a provided […]

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Update | Re-Opening January 2021

Dear parents and carers, I hope that you and your family had an enjoyable Christmas, not with standing the COVID-19 restrictions that we are all living with. As you know, we have worked incredibly hard since the start of the pandemic in March to keep our school as safe as possible, and that work has […]

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Update | Re-Opening after Christmas Break

Dear parents and carers, Apologies for writing again so soon after breaking up but I am sure that you will have seen in the media that plans are changing for the new year and I felt that you would appreciate knowing as soon as possible. The Government has, this afternoon, updated its guidance regarding the […]

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COVID Update – Year 11

Dear parents and carers, We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school. We know that you may find this concerning but we are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health England. This letter is to inform you of […]

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