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Letter to Parents

Posted on 27 Mar 2020
Dear Parents, I hope my final letter of this unusual week finds you and your families well. It certainly has been an interesting one for all the staff here at the college as we learn to deal with a very different way of working and communicating with our young people. Thank you for yo

SEND Resources

Posted on 27 Mar 2020
Dear Parents, I hope you and your families are all well and keeping safe. I know that your children will have been set work on class charts by their teacher but I do appreciate that students with SEND sometimes need extra help with its completion. For this reason I wanted to remind th


Posted on 24 Mar 2020
      Dear Parents, I hope this email finds you and your families well. I am sure you are aware of the new restrictions now being imposed upon us but I thought it timely to highlight to you a couple of internet links that may clarify the important messages that have bee

Coping with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak

Posted on 24 Mar 2020
Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday evening to impose stricter restrictions to help delay the spread of the coronavirus, now more than ever it is important that you look after your physical and mental health. It is vital that we keep to our normal routines as

School Transport

Posted on 23 Mar 2020
Dear Parents, Important notice about school transport during school closure  Following the reduction of Bideford College’s education provision that started today Devon County Council are going to adapt the school transport provision to meet this new demand. Normal buses will run tomor

External Examinations

Posted on 23 Mar 2020
      23 March 2020 Dear Parents and Carers, External examinations I am writing to update you on what I know so far with regard to the awarding of GCSE/BTEC/A-level grades this summer. I am very much aware that our Year 11 and 13 students are very anxious about the canc

Message to Parents and Carers – Update

Posted on 20 Mar 2020
Dear Parents and Carers, After what has been a very hectic week it is with sadness that I write this evening to remind you that from today Bideford College will be closed to the majority of our students until further notice. For the foreseeable future students will need to work from h

Updated Information

Posted on 20 Mar 2020
Dear Parents and Carers, Can I start by thanking you for the messages we have received.  The support of our parents is making these difficult times a little easier. Further to the information requested in my message on Wednesday night we have now had clarification of the occupations d

School Closure – released 18/03/20

Posted on 19 Mar 2020
Dear Parents, School Closure As many of you will now be aware it has been announced by the Prime Minister this evening that schools will be closed until further notice for the vast majority of students from Monday 23rd March. However, in order to allow key workers to carry out their v

Parents of Year 9 Students

Posted on 18 Mar 2020
Dear Parents of Year 9 students, As you will be aware the guidance for people who are experiencing the symptoms of coronavirus has now changed with self-isolation measures extending to whole households for 14 days. Inevitably this has meant that the number of teaching staff available