April 2020

WHS Connected - School Newsletter - Issue 4

Please click here to view/download the fourth edition of WHS Connected - our weekly school newsletter!

Its purpose is to work alongside our formal letters to parents/carers, and our MyEd messaging system, to keep the school community in the loop with news, information and tips for home learning and well-being throughout the period of school closure.

 

 

WHS Connected - School Newsletter - Issue 3

Please click here to view/download the third edition of WHS Connected - our weekly school newsletter!

Its purpose is to work alongside our formal letters to parents/carers, and our MyEd messaging system, to keep the school community in the loop with news, information and tips for home learning and well-being throughout the period of school closure.

 

 

Free School Meals: Change of provider after Easter

The Department for Education (DfE) have now launched a central Free School Meal voucher scheme which Withernsea High School will be using from Monday 20th April.

This will provide eligible parents/carers with a voucher for £15 per week while schools remain closed during the Covid-19 situation.

The existing Wonde vouchers remain valid for the week commencing 30th March. Vouchers provided from 20th April onwards will be via the new DfE scheme.

Please click here to view more about the launch of this new system on the .gov website.

Or please click here to view/download an information pack, including FAQs, about the new scheme.

 

 

New letter to parents/carers released

Please click the link below to view/download a letter to parents/carers and students:

08/04/20 - A letter from Mr Crofts, Headteacher of Withernsea High School

 

 

GCSE and A-Level Exams: Grading information from Ofqual

Incase you missed the information in our most recent newsletter, please click the link below to view/download a letter from Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation).

03/04/20 - A message for all GCSE, AS and A-Level students this summer

The letter explains how the grading process will work for students whose exams have been cancelled this summer. It also contains the answers to some questions you may have about the process.

Don't forget, both Mrs Foster (Careers Leader and Key Stage 5 Coordinator) and Dr Finer (Progress Leader - Key Stage 4) are available if you have any questions about your post-16 or post-18 options. They can be contacted at fosterv@wscampus.net and finere@wscampus.net respectively.