15 April 2021
Re: Summer Term
We very much look forward to welcoming the students back to school on Monday 19 April.
Please refer to the school website to access more details regarding our roadmap to rediscovery which includes these issues:
I do hope all families are safe and coping well. If you have any matters of concern or if support is needed please contact the Personal Tutor.
Sir Kevin SatchwellHeadmaster
Following the updates from Ofqual and the Examination Boards recently, we are able to produce information for parents and students:
Further information for students, parents and carers can be found on the link below.
All the staff at Thomas Telford School look forward to welcoming our students back on a phased basis from Monday 8 March, in year groups as follows:
Monday 8 March – Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9
Tuesday 9 March – Year 11 and Year 13
Wednesday 10 March – Year 10 and Year 12
This phased return to school for students has been set out in order to ensure the necessary testing can be carried out in line with government guidance.
We have organised to start the testing programme for students on their first day of return where parents have given their consent. The tests will be taken three times within the two week period. After this cycle, students will be provided with home testing kits in order to carry out a COVID-19 test twice weekly before coming into school.
Coaches from Wolverhampton will be running as normal for students and a Session 3 programme will be introduce from Monday 15 March. Students can continue to come to school wearing their tracksuit, on days they have Physical Education.
Can we also take the opportunity to remind students that they must continue to wear face masks while in classrooms and around school.
Working in alignment with the government road map, Thomas Telford School will reintroduce aspects of normal school life over the course of the summer term. We are very much looking forward to being able to hold Sports Day, Arts Nights, TTS has got Talent, Achievement Evening, assemblies, trips and visits and many other events that our students, parents and staff have missed out on over the course of this academic year. We do not take lightly the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our students and we will endeavor to return to the events that make Thomas Telford School the special place that supports and helps shape the lives of our students in so many positive ways.
Please continue to take care.
Sir Kevin Satchwell Headmaster
Please use the highlighted tab below to access a letter from the Headmaster with important information regarding the start of the summer term.
Letter from the Headmaster Roadmap to re-discovery Session 3 Booking System Information Teacher Assessed Grades – Update 1 April 2021 Safeguarding Policy COVID addendum Lateral Flow Testing Info School Position on Remote Learning Remote Learning Government Advice Updated Risk Assessment Student Safety Protocols
Download a PDF Guide.
Student Charter 2020
Download our Covid-19 Risk Assessment here.
Thomas Telford School is a City Technology College, sponsored by The Mercers’ Company and Tarmac Holdings Limited. It was established in 1991 to pioneer new methods of education, to raise standards for its students and to share successful practice with other schools. It is now widely regarded as one of the most successful state secondary schools in England and has established four Academies in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell and Madeley.
The School offers a broad curriculum with an emphasis on Science, Mathematics, Technology and Business Education. As well as high academic standards, the School has built a tradition of first class sporting achievements and high quality performing arts.
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