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  • LATEST: Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

    Published 15/09/20
    COVID-19 related absence from school

    Click here to view a quick guide for parents regarding COVID-19 related absence from school.

    COVID-19 Behaviour Policy Addendum

    Click here to view the COVID-19 Behaviour Policy Addendum - September 2020.

    Videos: A message from the Principal and safety measures at TCA - September 4th

    A message from Principal Mr Scott:

     

     

    A summary of the safety measures we have put in place to keep our school community safe:

     

     

    Cambridgeshire County Council parent handbook - September 2nd 2020

    Click here to view county council's Welcome Back to School booklet for parents/carers of children returning to school.

    Updated parent handbook - September 1st 2020

    As new guidance is received around schools re-opening, our parent handbook has been reviewed and updated. Please read the most recent version here - updates to previous information can be found underlined in purple on pages 5, 10, 12 and 13.

    Letter to parents (August 11th): September full re-opening

    Face coverings in school - August 27th 2020

    Click here to read the latest information. 

    Result of the COVID-19 risk assessment for the full reopening of Thomas Clarkson Academy from autumn term 2020.

    Following the Government’s announcement that schools are to reopen to all students at the start of the autumn term 2020, we have been preparing our school to safely welcome back students and staff. This has involved a comprehensive risk assessment process to ensure risks continue to be effectively managed. Consideration has been given to balancing the minimisation of risks from Coronavirus (COVID-19) with providing a full educational experience for children and young people, in line with Government guidance.

    Government guidance for the reopening of schools, including that for parents and carers, can be accessed here.

    Thomas Clarkson Academy and The Brooke Weston Trust will continue to monitor guidance and will adopt a dynamic risk management approach to ensure the operation of the school remains as safe as possible.  

    The results of our risk assessment are published  here. We have also produced an information booklet (link below) which is intended to give you an outline of what our new school environment will look and feel like and reassure you that we will do everything we can to make school as safe as it can be for students and staff.

    Letters to parents - July 21st 2020

    End of term letter to parents/carers

    GCSE results day information

    A level results day information

    Letter to parents - July 10th 2020

    Letter to parents: September re-opening

    BWT CEO parent update

    Letter to parents from BWT's CEO - June 26th 2020

    School re-opening information (June 10th update)

    The following documents have been sent to Year 10 and Year 12 families, ahead of school re-opening for these year groups from Monday 15th June 2020. For other year groups, these documents are for information only.

    Principal's letter
     Guide to re-opening: Year 10
    Guide to re-opening: Year 12
    Attendance and meals booking form
    Behaviour Policy addendum
    Home School Agreement

    Letter to parents (May 22nd) 

    Click here to read a letter to parents/carers regarding TCA's proposals for the summer term.

    Update to parents from BWT CEO - May 13th

    Click here to read a letter to parents from BWT CEO Andrew Campbell.

    Important update for Year 13s - Thursday 7th May

    Letter to Year 13 students

    More details: Government support package for universities and students

    Covid-19 Ofqual GCSE and A Level Guidance

    Ofqual have today (03/04/20) set out details on how GCSE and A level grades will be awarded in the summer. Please see below Ofqual GCSE and A level guidance documents for your information. Please bear with us whilst we digest the contents. We will update you further in the coming weeks as more details emerge. ​​​

    Letter to students from Ofqual

    Ofqual guidance

    This page contains all the latest information for parents/carers regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). 

    Click here: TCA SEND information report update COVID-19 - April 

    Please note: This report must be read in conjunction with Thomas Clarkson Academy’s SEND Information Report.  

    COVID-19 - Free School Meals Update - Tuesday 1st April

    Free School Meal arrangements from Monday 6th April 2020

    Please visit www.brookewestontrust.org/coronavirus for further information.

    School closure update – Sunday 22nd March

    For those students who will be attending school tomorrow (children who are vulnerable and children whose parents are critical to the COVID-19 response and cannot be safely cared for at home), the normal school times apply – 8.30am to 2.55pm. Students are permitted to arrive from 8.20am onwards. On arrival, students should use the community entrance.

    If children can stay safely at home, they should, to limit the chance of the virus spreading. Many parents working in the sectors critical to the COVID-19 response may be able to ensure their child is kept at home. And every child who can be safely cared for at home should be.

    For Key Stage 3 students who were absent last week and did not receive their resource packs, the packs will be available from reception from Monday 23rd March. There are also copies of the resources on our website (http://bit.ly/BWT-KS3-Resources), where students can also access online learning and communicate with teachers.

    People can get in touch with the school via the normal routes and should check the website for information.

    School closure letter to parents/carers - March 20th

    Please click this link to access Key Stage 3 resource booklets for students http://bit.ly/BWT-KS3-Resources.

    To log in, use the 'Quick Links' menu (top right) and select RM Unify.

    Alternatively, click on the orange 'Remote Learning' bar on the TCA website homepage.

    You should only send your child to school on Monday if you have to, because your work is critical to our COVID-19 response. If you are able to keep your child at home, you should. #StayHomeSaveLives

    Coronavirus Covid-19 update - School Closure Information (20 March)

    Please visit www.brookewestontrust.org/coronavirus for further information about school closures for Brooke Weston Trust schools. 

    Coronavirus Covid-19 BWT Statement Regarding School Closure Announcement - 18 March

    Following the government’s latest announcement, the situation regarding the opening of schools has changed. Please visit www.brookewestontrust.org/coronavirus for full details.

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  • Information for Year 13 - August 16th update

    Published 16/08/20

    Notice to our amazing year 13  students - exams appeals update

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  • Face coverings in schools

    Published 27/08/20
    Please open the attached letter below for further information regarding wearing of face coverings in Brooke Weston Trust schools.  Visit our dedicated COVID-19 information page for the latest updates and letters to parents/carers.
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  • Dance teacher longlisted for national award

    Published 25/08/20

    Dance teacher Mrs Tarsitano has been nominated for a national award which celebrates the talented and inspiring professionals who work in the dance sector.

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  • GCSE results day

    Published 20/08/20

    There were some strong performances in this year’s GCSE results, with a number of students achieving top grades.

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  • GCSE Results Day 2020

    Published 20/08/20

    Congratulations to students collecting their GCSE results today. We are very proud of them for the way they have conducted themselves throughout this challenging exam season and we look forward to welcoming the vast majority of them to continue their studies in our growing Sixth Form.

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  • A level and GCSE results update - August 17th

    Published 17/08/20

    Dear Students,

    You will no doubt have seen the government has changed its mind. It will now award all A level and GCSE grades as per the Centre Assessed Grades (CAG) submitted by your school, or the grades awarded by your exam boards, whichever is higher in each case.

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  • A Level results day

    Published 13/08/20

    Along with our first Oxbridge student, a number of other students are going on to Russell Group universities for another year running.

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  • A level results: TCA’s first-ever Oxbridge student

    Published 13/08/20

    The first-ever student from TCA and its predecessor schools to secure a place at an Oxbridge university is celebrating after being accepted at the University of Cambridge.

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  • Congratulations to our A Level students!

    Published 13/08/20

    We would like to congratulate all of our Sixth Form students receiving their A Level results today. Secondary schools from across the Trust are welcoming students back for the first time in months.

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  • Updated information regarding A Level results this year

    Published 12/08/20

    Dear students and parents,

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  • Mr Williams retires after 37 years in teaching

    Published 22/07/20

    TCA’s longest serving teacher, Gerwyn Williams, is retiring this summer after 35 years at the academy and its predecessor schools.

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