Update from the Academy
As we reach the end of a busy 3 weeks with the students returning to face to face teaching I wanted to take this opportunity to write to you with an update with some key pieces of information.
Lateral Flow Testing at Home
Following the success of the asymptomatic testing programme on the return to school and college, the DfE have announced that testing at home should continue throughout the Easter holidays and into the summer term.
- test twice a week at home from now on (all those who are able to)
- report results as positive, negative or void. This information is critical in helping to understand the prevalence of the virus across the country
- continue to test twice weekly over the Easter holidays
- test before returning to school for the summer term, either the night before, or morning of, the first day back
Students will be given tests for the Easter break before Friday, please continue to report the results to the NHS and the academy using the following links:
Report a COVID-19 rapid lateral flow test result - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?
Report to the Academy
If you have more than one child in the academy you should ensure you complete one form per child. Please note that the Lateral Flow Tests are for asymptomatic testing only, if your son/daughter shows symptoms of COVID-19 you should book a PCR test on Get a free PCR test to check if you have coronavirus - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) and follow the national guidelines on self isolation and testing. Further information is available on Understanding lateral flow antigen testing for people without symptoms - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).A negative LFT result does not guarantee that you are not carrying the virus. So, you should continue to follow social distancing, and other measures to reduce transmission such as wearing a face mask and regularly washing your hands and observing social distancing.
Following the Easter break we will be reminding students about the expectations we require all students to follow for the benefit of our school community. Further information is available on the academy website Student Expectations | Rossington All Saints Academy (theallsaints.net).
Dates for Your Diary
The Year 7 parents evening will take place on Thursday 22nd April from 4pm to 7pm. The booking system will be open from Monday 12th April until Wednesday 21st April. Parents will be able to book up to 6 appointments with subject staff, this is to allow as many parents as possible to book appointments. If you book an appointment and are then unable to attend please let us know so that we can offer the appointment to another parent. Appointments can be booked via SchoolCloud - Rossington All Saints Academy. Please note that all appointments will be via video call.
The Year 10 parents evening will take place on Thursday 17th June from 4pm to 7pm.
The remaining training days for this academic year are:
Monday 19th July 2021
Tuesday 20th July 2021
2021/22 Holiday Pattern
|2021-22||Academy Opens||Academy Closes|
|Term 1||Tuesday 31st August 8:20am||Friday 22nd October 2:30pm|
|Term 2||Monday 1st November 8:20am||Friday 17th December 2:30pm|
|Term 3||Tuesday 4th January 8:20am||Friday 11th February 2:30pm|
|Term 4||Monday 21st February 8:20am||Friday 1st April 2:30pm|
|Term 5||Tuesday 19th April 8:20am||Friday 27th May 2:30pm|
|Term 6||Monday 6th June 8:20am||Wednesday 20th July 2:30pm|
May Day Bank Holiday: 2nd May 2022
Tuesday 31st August 2021
Friday 26th November 2021
Friday 17th December 2021
Friday 11th February 2022
Thursday 21st July 2022
Friday 22nd July 2022
Finally, can I take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support throughout what has been a challenging time and wish you a happy, healthy and safe Easter break.