Important Notices

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

Message to Parents and Carers – Update

Posted on 18 Mar 2020
Dear Parents, As you will be aware the public guidance has changed again with regard to self-isolation. The need to self-isolate now extends to whole households where any one person is showing the symptoms of coronavirus. Therefore if anyone in a house is unwell with a new, continuous

Message to Parents and Carers – Update

Posted on 13 Mar 2020
Dear Parents and Carers, Following yesterday’s change of advice by the government for people showing symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) I thought it would be timely to remind all parents of the protocol for reporting absence if your child is unable to attend college for any

Message to Parents and Carers – Update

Posted on 02 Mar 2020
Dear Parents and Carers, The Department for Education have today set up a helpline for parents, staff and young people who have any questions or concerns about COVID-19 and education. The contacts for this service are as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687 Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@edu