Letter from Rachel Kitley 3rd July 2020 regarding September opening - please click here
Year 10 Partial Reopening - Important information for parents -
Parent Letter from Adam Brown, Head of Year - please click here. Letters containing individual student's details have been emailed to year 10 parents.
Parent Questionnaire - please click here
Introduction Video - please click here (please open this using Chrome)
Behaviour for Learning Support Sheet - please click here
FAQ for parents regarding partial school reopening - please click here
Letter from Rachel Kitley, Principal, 12th June - please click here
Questionnaire sent by text to parents of Years 7,8 and 9 (9th June 2020)-
In order to fulfil a recent request by the DfE, we need to update our records and identify students who are eligible for the government?s critical worker scheme. We would be grateful if you could complete the following questionnaire by clicking on the link below. Only one questionnaire needs to be completed per household. Thank you.
Important Policy Updates -
Behaviour for Learning Policy Covid-19 addendum - please click here to view
Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy Covid-19 addendum - please click here to view
Year 12 - Returning Information -
Letter 4th June 2020 from David Sanchez-Brown, Head of Sixth Form - Please click here to view
Online Learning - Responsible User Agreement - Please click here to view
Coronavirus Guide for Students -
Please see here a useful guide from the NHS School Nursing Team about Coronavirus to reassure students - 5 19 Years Child Coronavirus Guide
Other useful guides for parents and students:
Help and Support for Parents and Carers during Covid 19 -
Teachers Contact Details -
Please click here for a list of all teachers email addresses.
Covid 19 - Academy Risk Assessments -
Risk assessment - Covid 19 Cowes Enterprise College Partial Reopening Confidential - please click here
Risk assessment - Covid 19 Contractors - please click here
Risk assessment - Covid 19 Deliveries - please click here
Risk assessment - Covid 19 Social Distancing Office Spaces - please click here
Free School Meals -
Please see here link to help and information for parents and carers regarding the free school meals voucher system: https://www.edenred.co.uk/reward-recipients/Free-School-Meal-Vouchers/
Also, a list of frequently asked questions and answers from Edenred FAQ: ttps://www.edenred.co.uk/Documents/DfE/DfE_FreeSchoolMeals_ParentCarerFAQs.pdf
Please find below a letter sent 8th April detailing information regarding the Government's national voucher scheme for children eligible for free school meals:
If you would like details regarding eligibility or would like to make an online application please go to the Isle of Wight Council's web site:
Student well-being and safety are vitally important to us and during the foreseeable time when the academy is not running in the normal way, we remain absolutely committed to keeping children safe. We will be continuing to run as best we can, a safeguarding hub at the academy and so if you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of children, please contact us in the following ways:
Phone: 01983203103 and request to speak to the duty Safeguarding Officer for that day. For less urgent enquiries - email: [email protected] and a member of the safeguarding team will endeavour to respond as soon as they are able to.
If your concern is urgent, please contact the Hampshire MASH line on: 0300 555 1384 during office hours 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm on Friday. 0300 555 1373 at all other times to contact the Out of Hours service. Further information can be found on the website: [email protected]
If there is an emergency and you believe a child is in immediate danger, you must call 999 without delay.
Our commitment to our students’ safety remains one of our top priorities during these unprecedented times. During this time, it is possible that children may be spending more time than usual online. Please continue to be extra vigilant when monitoring online controls to ensure their safety. The ‘Thinkuknow’ website (www.thinkuknow.co.uk) is a useful website that is full of guidance materials and support with keeping children safe online.
Please click here: https://www.ceop.police.uk/ceo...
Available here for parents here: https://www.cowesec.org/our-ac..
As you know, we are working to submit our centre assessment grades to the exam boards so that you are issued with a fair grade in August. The Joint council for Qualifications (JCQ), released a statement last week about malpractice. It includes the following statement:
There may be instances where schools and colleges or teachers are put under external pressure from a candidate or their parent/guardian to influence the decision-making on a grade or rank order. Any external pressure must be reported to the exam board(s) who may investigate this as potential candidate malpractice.
Thank you for not contacting us about your grades. We have previously asked that you do not ask us to tell you the grades we are submitting. Please continue to follow this guidance so you are not disadvantaged.
The Department of Education has published a new document with important information, please see here: guidance for parents.
Arrangements for childcare during school closure
We are still waiting for guidance from the Government about the definition of key workers and therefore eligibility for the childcare we will be offering in school. Both parents must be key workers to be eligible. If you believe your employment means you will be eligible as a key worker please complete the details in this online form - link at the end of this section.
This service is provided to assist key workers by enabling them to work but is not compulsory. This childcare service will ensure the vital services of our country continue to run. Children receiving our childcare will be able to access online work, already set by teachers, to complete with supervision.
In addition to this, children who meet the following criteria are also eligible to attend school for childcare.
If you would like to take up this childcare service, and your child, or your employment, meets the criteria then please complete the form linked here.
If you are unable to access this form please ring the main school switchboard to make your request.