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December 2020

  • 31/12/20

    School Closure

    Following the recent announcement from the Government on Wednesday 30th December, Welling School will be closed to all students except from the children of keyworkers and vulnerable students from Tuesday 05 January 2021 due to increasing cases of COVID-19.  If your child falls under...
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  • 30/12/20

    Year 12 & 13 BTEC Exams

    Year 12 & 13 will be invited into school for BTEC masterclasses on the first week of term. All exams scheduled will go ahead as normal. Date Subject Year Group Teacher Time/ Duration Room...
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  • 18/12/20

    Staggered Return in January 2021

    January 2021 Return to School Today the Government announced that they are “asking secondary schools and colleges to operate a staggered return supported by full-time remote education during the first week of term with in-person teaching in full starting on Monday 11 January 2021. Students...
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  • 16/12/20

    Christmas Holidays

    Welling School finishes for the Christmas Holidays on Thursday 17 December. Students will be dismissed at their normal staggered times, between 14:55 - 15:15.  Thursday 17 December 2020 Last day of Term Friday 18 December 2020 - Friday 01 January 2021 Christma...
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  • 14/12/20

    Attendance Update on Self Isolating Students

    Attendance Update: Self-Isolation We have received a number of parent enquiries today regarding self-isolation in advance of the Christmas break and so I thought it would be useful to communicate the school’s position to all parent/carers. Welling School remains fully open and we continue to...
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  • 14/12/20

    Update of Self Isolating

    Update on Self-Isolating The government has today updated the guidance on self-isolation, reducing the period for contacts from 14 days to 10 days. This means that your child can now return to school on Monday 14th December. See here for further information: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk...
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  • 14/12/20

    COVID-19 and School Update w/c 14 December

    COVID-19 and School Update – w/c 14 December As we enter the last week we are able to reflect on the challenges faced this term, yet at the same time recognise that the whole school community spirit that has enabled us to work together to keep the school open for as many students as possible...
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  • 14/12/20

    Year 11 & 13 Summer Examinations

    Summer 2021 Exams We would like to take the opportunity to share with you some of the information released by the government regarding GCSE, AS, A level and Vocational and Technical exams next summer. We would like to assure you that the school will respond accordingly to all changes made to su...
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  • 09/12/20

    School Closure - Friday 18 December

    You may have seen the recent Government announcement that schools will have an additional closure day on Friday 18 December. The Government have made this decision because staff may need to continue to work in the first week of the Christmas holidays to support track and trace. I can confirm that...
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  • 08/12/20

    COVID-19 and School Update w/c 07 December

    COVID-19 Update As we start the penultimate week of the autumn term, I wanted to share a further update regarding COVID-19. Since Monday 30 November, we have had five student cases. There has been three cases in Year 9, one case in Year 11 and one case in Year 12. There have been no further sta...
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  • 07/12/20

    Christmas Activities and End of Term Arrangements

    Christmas Activities and End of Term Arrangements As we near the end of what has been a very challenging term we would like to give our students and staff some festive opportunities to enter into the spirit of the season. Please find below details of what will be happening for each year group...
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  • 03/12/20

    Christmas Letter - Year 7

    Dear Parent/Carers, Firstly, I would like to thank you for your support over this first term. As I am sure you are aware, we have been working hard to keep students in school and safe relating to the COVID-19 restrictions and government guidelines. One thing I would like to bring to yo...
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December 2020