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Covid-19 Self-test

Published on 26/03/21

  • it is vital to keep testing at home throughout the Easter holidays and into the summer term
  • test twice a week at home, once on a Wednesday & once on a Sunday evening
  • report results online to NHS Track & Trace. This information is critical in helping to understand the prevalence of the virus across the country.
  • report results to school using the Google Form through their College account
  • test before returning to school or college for the summer term, the night before the first day back, to find and isolate any positive cases.

Happy Easter everyone!

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National One Minute Silence Today

Published on 23/03/21

Today is the first anniversary of the first national lockdown being announced because of the coronavirus pandemic. A year ago only just over 300 people had died of covid; that is now over 126,000. Alongside people in schools, colleges and workplaces across the country, all at Caedmon College and Whitby Sixth Form will stand in silence for a minute as a way of remembering all of those people who have passed away, their friends and family who mourn them, as well as recognising the heroic efforts of everyone in our health services over the last year.

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Covid-19 Home Testing

Published on 16/03/21

We really appreciate your support in getting your sons/daughters prepared for this; attendance last week, at nearly 96%, was excellent, there were very few uniform issues to resolve, and students’ engagement and attitude to learning after such a long gap from being in school has been very encouraging.

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North Yorkshire Youth Commission (NYYC)

Published on 04/03/21

As you may know, the North Yorkshire Youth Commission (NYYC) is funded by the Police, Fire, and Crime Commissioner and delivered by Leaders Unlocked. The Youth Commission is a heavily youth-led project and provides a platform for young people to influence crime and policing strategy on a range of issues across North Yorkshire. 

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Caedmon's Masked Teacher!

Published on 02/03/21

We're not sure about their singing ability, but staff at Caedmon and WSF have been busy reading some fantastic books. Can you guess who is behind the cover?!  Tomorrow is national book day (3 March) so what better time to share the books your teachers love to get stuck into? 

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National Careers Week

Published on 01/03/21

This last year has been particularly difficult on all of our young people at WSF and they have managed and coped with the numerous changes fantastically. It's National Careers Week this week and they also recognise how difficult this current situation is on young people who are going out into the work place in the very near future. With this is mind they have launched the following video to offer Hope to all young people who may be feeling unsettled and worried about their futures and their future career prospects. We would like to take this time to reassure you that as a small sixth form we are able to offer great support to all of our students, who we take the time to get to know individually, this is through both our fantastic Sixth Form Team and also through our individualised career programme, which includes 1:1 university application support, 1:1 career meetings for all students and also an individualised programme to help students who have decided not to go to university but to explore the world of work.

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National Careers Week

Published on 26/02/21

NCW invites Schools, Colleges, Universities, Teachers and Careers Professionals to celebrate quality CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice & Guidance) for at least one full week each year.

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Parents’ Newsletter 20/21 - Edition 7

Published on 22/02/21

It has been a difficult start to 2021 for all of us, not least the young people in our schools who once again had to switch to online learning during the last half term. As you will be aware, the government will shortly announce its ‘road map’ for relaxing restrictions in different part of society. The wider re-opening of schools from 8 March onwards is high on the priority list but, at time of writing, we await to learn what the precise timings and conditions under which this will happen. We know that remote learning will continue for at least the first two weeks of this 5-week half term up to Easter. As soon as we have had a chance to absorb the government’s plans for schools, we will write to you again with more details.

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Careers News

Published on 09/02/21

This higher and degree apprenticeship listing showcases hundreds of vacancies from various employers starting in 2021 and 2022. The best news is that if you are still considering your options, you can apply for these apprenticeships and a full time place at university at the same time.

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