Here you can view all of the letters that have been published by Nunthorpe Academy
We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a second confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school. We have therefore taken the precaution to request that the entire Year 9 group now self-isolate until Thursday 8 October 2020, unless previously notified.
I write to inform you of the Academy's new Year 11 intervention programme, which will be launched on Monday 28 September 2020.
We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school.
This is an important letter to share some information on how we can work together to make sure we can continue to give children and young people the best education in the safest way possible.
In March 2020 the school based immunisation team sent out information regarding the HPV vaccination scheduled to be given to pupils in year 8 of school year 2020/2021. Stating that the first dose would be given in autumn 2020 and the second dose in summer 2021.
Thank you for your continued support. Students are becoming increasingly independent in monitoring their own transfer windows and complying by washing hands and using hand sanitiser, wearing masks and respecting distance where required.
Moving from Primary to Secondary school is a key transition point for your child and we would like to take this opportunity to remind you about the School Nursing Team and the help and support we can provide.
Thank you for your continued support in getting all pupils back into school safely over the past fortnight. All of us are committed to providing the best education possible for your child, while securing the health and safety of our whole school community.
Nunthorpe Academy continues to work closely with Cleveland Police in a joint partnership project call Operation Encompass.
We have had a thoroughly successful return to the academy this week with 97.6% attendance, which just demonstrates how eager students and their families were for them to return to education this week.
I hope you have all had an enjoyable summer and that your children are looking forward to returning to the academy next week. I thought it would be useful to re-share much of the information shared on 17th July to ensure everyone was aware of the phased return dates for each year group and expectations.
Firstly I would like to take this opportunity to welcome your son/daughter back into the Academy following what has been a very strange time; I hope they are well and eager to start the new academic year, following the summer break.
I am pleased to confirm that Nunthorpe Academy has contracted FSE to develop and design a school presentation folder.
As you know for our students with medical/health care needs we ask every year for an updated Health Care Plan, or if a student has developed a new condition, that you complete a plan for us at the Academy.
Unfortunately due to the health and safety restrictions in place regarding Covid 19 we are unable to proceed as planned with the two Sixth Form Induction Days scheduled for 29-30 June 2020.
I am sorry to inform you that due to the health and safety restrictions in place regarding Covid 19 we are unable to proceed as planned with the two Sixth Form Induction Days scheduled for 29-30 June.
This letter is to keep you informed of what Nunthorpe Sixth Form has been putting in place for all our Y11s including 6th form applicants from both Nunthorpe and other schools as well as for Nunthorpe students moving on to new institutions.
Firstly I would like to send my best wishes to you and your family. These are challenging times for all of us and preserving our health and well-being is of the utmost importance. These letters are to keep you informed about what Nunthorpe Sixth Form has been putting in place for our students.
We are delighted that your son/daughter has secured a place at Nunthorpe Academy from September 2020 and we would like to take this opportunity to welcome you.
Useful information and guidance from CAMHS regarding anxiety in Young Children and Young Adults.
In light of the current circumstances that we find ourselves in, we wanted to write a brief letter to you all to bring home the importance of physical activity, exercise and mental health awareness during our time of school closures and social distancing.
XenZone would like to provide you with information on our free online counselling and support service, Kooth which is now available to young people aged 11-18 years.
This event has been cancelled, further information about a re-arranged date will be provided in due course.
Please can we remind parents to park safely and considerately during the busy drop off and pick up times.
Your child is being offered the Human Papillomavirus vaccination in school. This offers protection against HPV infection to help reduce the risk of cancer. The vaccine is now offered to both boys and girls. It is a 2 dose vaccine, given in the autumn and summer term of 2020/2021 (when your child will be in Year 8).
Your child is being offered two vaccines in Year 9. These are the MenACWY vaccine which helps to protect against Meningitis and Septicaemia, and the DTP booster which helps to protect against Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio.
It has been brought to the academy's attention that a small number of parents are parking at 3:00pm in the new housing estate, Roseberry Manor located at the top of Ormesby Bank.
I write to inform of the Academy's new Year 11 tutor programme, which will be launched on Monday 6 January 2020.
I would firstly like to take the opportunity to express thanks for the hard work and effort that has been demonstrated by students and the support of parents over this term and ask that this focus on high standards and positive learning is demonstrated until the end of term.
We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to come along to our Careers Convention on Wednesday 15 January 2019, 5.00 pm till 7.00 pm in our Sixth Form Centre.
I write regarding the Work Experience week which will take place during 10-14 February 2020. Work experience is a valuable opportunity for students, as they are encouraged to engage with a variety of different people and experience what the world of work is really like.
We are changing the format of our Parent Consultation Evenings, for students in Year 9. Due to the success of the recent Year 11 and Year 10 Subject Parent Consultation Evenings, this academic year we have decided to use this model for all subjects in Year 9.
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to you formally as the Acting Head of School and share with you some changes that have been introduced recently in relation to the Academy’s Behaviour Policy to ensure that all students get the ‘best deal’ out of their learning at Nunthorpe Academy.
I am writing to invite your child to take part in the Year 11 Prom, which will be held at Gisborough Hall on Tuesday 23 June 2020. Nunthorpe Academy is very proud of this annual event, which offers our Year 11 students the opportunity to socialise and celebrate the end of their 11-16 education with their peers and staff.
Due to the success of the attendance trip last academic year, I would like to inform you that the academy will be organising a similar rewards trip in July 2020. In July 2019 302 KS3 students qualified to attend a reward trip to Alton Towers during the school day due to their attendance finishing on 98% or above on Friday 14 June 2019.
We would like to invite you to the "Parents Tutor Evening" for Y12 + Y13 on 6 November 2019. The evening is primarily to discuss with you how your son/daughter has settled into Y12 / Y13 and offer some advice on how he / she should be approaching his/her studies in order to achieve his/her potential.
Nunthorpe Academy will be holding an information evening for any students currently in Year 9, who are interested in doing their Bronze Level Duke of Edinburgh Award.
We write regarding the Work Experience week which will take place during 06-10 July 2020. Work experience is a valuable opportunity for students, as they are encouraged to engage with a variety of different people and experience what the world of work is really like.
Please visit the link in the letter below to consent for your child to receive their HPV vaccine. This consent must be completed by 19th July 2019 to ensure we can vaccinate your child in the autumn term.
After the academy's review of the 2018 Examinations and discussions with outside agencies (Ofqal, JCQ etc.), we have added the following to our examination procedures.
To prevent families accruing debt as a result of lunch monies being claimed where funds have not been added to the Biometrics System and to ensure all students receive meals they are entitled to, as of Monday 21 January 2019 a new system will start.
We would like to ask for your co-operation with a very important matter within our academy. We have a couple of students who are receiving medical treatment for cancer, which puts them at extreme risk if they are exposed to measles, chicken pox or shingles.
In order to follow the guidance set out in the Schools Admission Code, it is a statutory requirement that any academy wishing to alter their Published Admission Number (PAN) must consult appropriately.
As part of our system changes which coincide with the start of the new academic year, I feel it is important to inform you of the pastoral re-structure we have implemented.
As many of you are aware, due to the nature of our academy building, one of our greatest daily challenges is to ensure all of our children enjoy a satisfactory lunch time experience. As the number of students on our roll has grown over time, lunch times have become increasingly problematic.
Nunthorpe Academy was awarded the Leading Parent Partnership Award (LPPA) successfully in 2010 and 2014.
We know that there are lots of things for your family to consider when the academy week begins; but have you and your child decided what they will be having for lunch every day?
Your child will be participating in the Accelerated Reader™ (AR™) program. This guide is designed to answer your questions about AR. If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact Mrs Wilkinson (Librarian).