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Year 11 Results Day - Thursday 20th August

Posted on: 6th Jul 2020
 

Results Day is an important part of your journey and so on Thursday 20th August, we will be offering you all individual appointments (face to face) to come into school, collect your results and discuss them with a key member of staff. The appointments will take approximately 20 minutes per student and will take place between 9am and 2pm. We ask that students attend these meetings on their own, given current social distancing measures.

 

Your appointment time will be shared with you during the W/B: 13th July 2020 so please check this carefully.

 

If any student is unable to attend the appointment, we will email these students their results after 2pm, by secure email, to their school email address only. We will not be able to email the results to any other email address.

 

Please read the attached letter for further information.

 

We are really looking forward to seeing you on Results Day.

 

Year 11 Results Day Letter - Thursday 20th August

The Grading Process:

  • Teachers know their students well and centres are able to assess grades with a high degree of accuracy.
  • The grades centres submitted to the exam boards were agreed by the centre following an internal quality assurance process and are not the sole responsibility of any individual teacher.
  • The standardisation model developed by Ofqual and the awarding organisations is statistical and may not reflect the grades submitted by the centre.
  • The standardisation process applied by the exam boards ensures grades awarded this year are consistent with those awarded to other cohorts in other years.
  • This was the fairest possible approach available under extreme circumstances. It is a rigorous process which means that grades awarded this year are as valid as in any other year.
  • This will allow pupils to progress to the next stage of their lives in the normal way. 

Results Day:

In opening our doors to our Year 11 students on Results Day, we continue to follow the hierarchy of controls we have used over the summer term, and that summer holiday providers are following during August. In particular this means:

  • ensuring that those who have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms, or who have someone in their household who does, do not attend school and/or college or other provider
  • cleaning hands more often than usual
  • ensuring good respiratory hygiene by promoting the ‘catch it, bin it, kill it’ approach
  • cleaning frequently touched surfaces often using standard products, such as detergents and bleach
  • minimising contact and mixing as far as possible, by keeping pupils and students in small consistent groups
  • aiming to practise social distancing in line with current government guidance on social distancing

Students, and parents/carers should follow:

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer travel guidance for passengers when planning their travel to school, and be encouraged to walk or cycle where possible. 
  • not socialise with each other in groups outside school
  • be aware that they cannot gather at entrance gates or doors, or enter the site (unless they have a pre-arranged appointment)
  • Further advice can be found in 'protective measures guidance for education and childcare settings'
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