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  • Friday 20 May 2022 Latest KS5 news and opportunities Whether your child is planning to go to uni, gap year or an apprenticeship, this is the place to find the latest information and opportunities.
  • Friday 20 May 2022 Y11 LaSWAP conditional offers Y11 students will receive their LaSWAP Conditional Offers via their tutors early next week.
  • Friday 13 May 2022 Enrichment opportunities for year 12 A-level maths Dear Families and students studying As-level maths,
  • Friday 13 May 2022 Y10 Information Evening and Y11 Exams Families of Y10 students, together with their child, are invited to an information evening on Thursday 26 May at 5.30pm. The purpose of this evening will be to talk about the cohort moving into Y11 in the Flying Start, the formal assessment period in July, and share effective independent learning skills. Since we were not able to meet with you in person for their parents’ evening we are very much looking forward to seeing you then.
  • Friday 13 May 2022 Y11 Remote LaSWAP Enrolment in August We are offering a limited number of remote enrolments for LaSWAP on Tuesday 30and Wednesday 31August. These enrolments will be via Zoom and will require an internet-enabled device with a camera and earphones or a speaker.
  • Thursday 12 May 2022 Flying Start After the Summer half term break, students in the lower school will move up a year group. So Y7 will become New Y8, Y8 will be New Y9 and so on. Students in Y11 will be on study leave and the Sixth Form will also remain in their existing year groups.
  • Friday 6 May 2022 The Brilliant Club in Cambridge A group of Y10 students visited the University of Cambridge on Tuesday 3May for a 'graduation celebration' after completing The Brilliant Club's Scholars Programme, a national university-access course, for which they had to attend classes with a PhD tutor and independently write a 2000-word final essay. The students enjoyed touring Cambridge and visiting King's and Emmanuel College, where they got to attend Q&A sessions with current students and learn about university life.
  • Friday 6 May 2022 Y10 Drama: Marys Seacole Y10 Drama pupils are going to see The Donmar Warehouse’s Marys Seacole. Prior to this, they are taking part in an in-school workshop. The workshop will take place Monday 9May and will run from 11.15 am to 1.15pm.
  • Friday 6 May 2022 Maths Leader board We want to celebrate the students who have made exceptional effort in maths through Hegarty Maths in the past 2 months! All students will be receiving a certificate from their form tutor for their efforts.
  • Thursday 5 May 2022 New Parent Governor We would like to congratulate WandaWyporska on her new appointment as Parent Governor! We'd also like to thank Fiona McGuire for standing in the election and every family who took the time to cast their vote. A reminder of Wanda's statement is below.
  • Friday 29 April 2022 Congratulations to Y11 Dance The Y11 GCSE Dance cohort performed their practical work to family, friends and staff on Wednesday 27 April. Each student performed as part of a trio demonstrating excellence physical and expressive skills. The students also displayed their talent as choreographers, creating excellent pieces of work that reflected themes set by the exam board.
  • Friday 29 April 2022 Y10 Information Evening We will shortly be formally writing to families of Y10 students to invite you and your child to an information evening on Thursday 26 May at 5.30pm. The purpose of this evening will be to talk about the cohort moving into Y11 in the flying start, the formal assessment period in July, and share effective independent learning skills. Since we were not able to meet with you in person for their parents’ evening we are very much looking forward to seeing you then.
  • Friday 29 April 2022 Support for Y11 in the Summer Term A booklet of information has been collated on the advance information and can be found on the Y11 page. This information has details about the key topics students need to prepare for as well as links to useful resources and tips on how to complete effective revision. You and your child should be regularly referring to this booklet in order to structure their revision.
  • Friday 29 April 2022 DofE Information Evening If your child is in Y9 and you are interested in hearing more information on this coming year’s Duke of Edinburgh Award; please join us in school or online for an information assembly. The meeting will be presented by Conor O’Malley, the DofE Leader for Acland Burghley. This meeting will cover what to expect over the next academic year as well as answer questions you may have.
  • Monday 25 April 2022 Parent Governor Elections We wrote to you on 17 March 2022 to invite nominations for the vacancies for parent governors.
  • Friday 22 April 2022 Y11 French/Spanish GCSE Speaking exam Please find the dates of the speaking exams (25% of the GCSE grade) that will take place on one of the following dates: Thursday 5 May, Friday 6 May and Monday 9 May.
  • Friday 22 April 2022 Y11 LaSWAP and Pathways interviews One to one LaSWAP and Pathways interviews for all Y11 students have now begun. These interviews use the LaSWAP application form as a basis to discuss career goals, future ambitions and suitable pathways with Y11 students. The aim of the interview will be to establish a post-16 pathway including course and subject options. For most students this will include LaSWAP, although this may not be their first choice. We also understand that LaSWAP is not the best choice for all students and will advise accordingly.
  • Friday 22 April 2022 Y11 English after school revision Week + Date
  • Friday 1 April 2022 Start of term arrangements and additional staff training day We'd like to thank students and families for their resilience, patience and understanding following the fire on Tuesday 29 March.Therewill bean additional staff training day onTuesday 19 April, as it has not been possible to do the work necessary for the new term with our systems down this week. Y9 will still need to attend for their end of Key Stage exams.Please see below for how the staff training day will affect your child's year group and the Headteacher's latest letter.
  • Friday 1 April 2022 Updated Y11 Easter menu of revision Below is the updated version of the Y11 Easter menu of revision opportunities. There are some additional sessions to the earlier version sent.
  • Friday 1 April 2022 Updated Y13 Easter revision sessions Please see the updated schedule of revision sessions taking place during the Easter holiday for Y13 students in preparation for their upcoming exams.
  • Wednesday 30 March 2022 School update 12 noon - Wednesday 30 March Dear Parents, Carers and Families
  • Tuesday 29 March 2022 School closure update - 5.30pm Dear Parents, Carers and Families
  • Tuesday 29 March 2022 School closure update - 10am Tuesday 29 March Dear Parents, Carers and Families
  • Tuesday 29 March 2022 School closure update - 9am Tuesday 29 March Dear Parents, Carers and Families
  • Friday 18 March 2022 Y9 Examinations Please find attached with this bulletin the timetable for the Y9 Exams that will be taking place when we return from the Easter Holidays. Students will be continuing their journey and transition to Key Stage 4 during this week with exams in formal conditions.
  • Friday 18 March 2022 Parent Governor election The Parent Governor election is now open! Letters to parents will be posted this afternoon. To apply parents/carers will need to complete the enclosed nomination form and return it to the box in the school reception or via email no later than 4pm on Tuesday 29 March 2022. Please get in touch with the school office by emailinginfo@aclandburghley.camden.sch.ukif you have not received your letter and enclosed documents by Tuesday 22 March.
  • Friday 18 March 2022 Y7 Residential to Abernant Lakes in Wales We have an exciting opportunity for Y7 students in May, with a residential trip to Abernant Lakes in Wales.
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