Blog: 19th March 2021

The move to Home Lateral Flow testing is on its way with students completing their final in school tests over the next few days. Not only have we had staff team members taking on new roles to make this process run smoothly but we’ve also had a number of volunteers from the local community whose time and support have been much appreciated.

As the weather has taken a turn for the better, students have been able to use the grassed areas in their zoned outside spaces during breaks and lunch times. Sharing an appreciation of the great outdoors herself is former student Cora Herbert who, in her final year at Newcastle University studying Politics and History, is featured in the current National Trust magazine. You can read more in the news section of the website.

With as many as 1 in 5 children and young people across the UK being young carers, virtual assembly this week marked Young Carers Action Day on 16th March. It focused on the support that young people give to the people that they care for along with how organisations such as Harrogate, Craven and Selby Young Carers can support them as carers. You can find out more at

Look out for the information about the parental consultation on ‘Relationships and Sex Education’. We’d appreciate your feedback.

It’s hard to believe that the first Red Nose Day was in 1988 and so, 33 years later, our non-uniform day today raised £417 for Comic Relief. Thank you for your support.

Have a lovely weekend.