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  • 22/06/20
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    Sixth form induction day cancelled

    Regrettably the sixth form induction day this year has been cancelled.
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  • 19/06/20
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    Update from the Head 19th June

    Dear Parents and Students, Welcome to the weekly update from Balcarras. I hope that everyone is well. It has been a pleasure to have more students back in the school this week. As well as the keyworker children we now have students from Year 10 and 12 attending lessons on a rolling programme. It...
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  • 12/06/20
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    Update from the Head 12th June

    Dear parents and students, I hope you are all well as we head once again into the weekend. I’m sure all of our young people are looking forward to a break from their school work—we recognise that it is not an easy task learning from home. Return to school next week: Year 10 and Yea...
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  • 10/06/20
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    Information for Parents Remote Learning

    Firstly, can I pass on my huge thanks for the overwhelming positive support we have had from parents and pupils in recent weeks. We have worked hard to ensure that our pupils are provided with the best quality education possible, from home, in these extraordinary circumstances. From this week you...
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  • 10/06/20
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    Letter to Parents of Year 12

    Please see the letter below to parents of Year 12.
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  • 10/06/20
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    Letter to Parents from Chair of Trustees

    Please see the letter below to parents from Rosi Shepherd Chair of Trustees
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  • 08/06/20
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    School Uniform

    Updates to purchasing school uniform for Sept 2020
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  • 05/06/20
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    Update from the Head 5th June

    Update from the Head 5.6.20 I hope you are all well as we head into the weekend. Although I wrote an update just a couple of days ago I thought I should contact you again. Return of Year 10 and Year 12 Our plans are at a very advanced stage and early next week the governors will ensure that...
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  • 05/06/20
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    Year 11 and Year 13 Book Return

    From Monday 8th June we would like text books to be returned.  The process is;  At home make sure that each of your textbooks has your name in it – a post-it inside the front cover and not on...
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  • 05/06/20
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    Young Enterprise win SW finals

    Students from Balcarras have been crowned the Best company in the South West Regional finals. 
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  • 04/06/20
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    Year 10 Return to School

    Please see the letter below giving details of the Year 10 return to school from the 15th June
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  • 03/06/20
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    Update from the Head 3rd June

    Update from the Head 3.6.20 Dear students and parents, I hope you are all well. As I write this update it is drizzling outside which is the first rain for weeks. We’ve been so lucky with the weather during the last few weeks—it’s been great to have the opportunity to get out...
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  • 28/05/20
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    Update from the Head 28th May

    Dear Parents and students I hope you are all having a nice half term week. I thought I should issue a brief update about plans to offer some face to contact in schools for Year 10 and Year 12 students. At the time of my last update I said that we were waiting for the publication of the governm...
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  • 22/05/20
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    Update from the Head 22nd May

    Dear Parents and Students, Welcome to the weekly update from Balcarras. I hope you are all well as we head towards another Bank Holiday weekend. I’d like to wish everyone a nice break over half term and I would urge all of our students to make sure that they rest from their school work. As...
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  • 20/05/20
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    Update from the Head 20th May

    Update 20th May 2020   Dear parents and students,   I hope you are all well. Partial Re-opening I thought I should update you on our plans to re-open the school. As you will know the government has stated that they would like secondary schools to provide some...
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