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Stanground Academy

Phased Return of the Academy January 2022

Please see below the letter regarding arrangements for the phased return.

3 December 2021

Dear Parents / Carers

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for doing such a wonderful job with your children. They never cease to amaze me with their enthusiasm and good nature through these difficult ‘Covid’ times. I would also like to wish you a peaceful and safe Christmas and draw your attention to our January joining procedures. As you are aware, Peterborough is currently categorised as an Enhanced Response Area, which has been put in place to protect the NHS and vital services locally.

The Government has also recently announced updated arrangements for secondary schools and their reopening for the new term in January 2022. The arrangements for Stanground Academy are as follows:

Tuesday 4 January 2022: Inset day for staff and closed to all students.

Tuesday 4 January 2022 - year 12 and 13 lateral flow testing Sports Centre entrance.

Appointments are at the following times: Surnames starting with the letters A - I Arrive: 9:00am Surnames starting with the letters J - Q Arrive: 11:00am Surnames starting with the letters R - Z Arrive: 1:00pm

PPE’s start on Wednesday, 5 January 2022 at 9:00am. (Please check PPE TT on website and parents’ bulletin for induvial exams, dates and times). Normal lessons resume on 19 January 2022 for sixth form students.

Years 10 and 11

Wednesday 5 January - lateral flow testing in the sports centre

Surnames starting with the letters A - D Arrive 9:00am Surnames starting with the letters E - J Arrive 10:00am Surnames starting with the letters K - N Arrive 11:00am Surnames starting with the letters O - S Arrive 12:00pm Surnames starting with the letters T - Z Arrive 13:00pm

Please arrive as close to this time as possible. Students will be greeted at the sports centre by Stanground staff to take a lateral flow test in the Sports Hall. Once your child has completed their test, they will be allowed to return home. We will only inform parents if the test is positive or if it needs to be retaken.

From Thursday 6 January 2022 onwards, year 10 and 11 students will return to the Academy at 8:30am to begin a full timetable. The school day will finish at 3:00pm.

Years 7 and 8

Thursday 6 January – lateral flow testing in the sports centre

Surnames starting with the letters A - D Arrive 9:00 am Surnames starting with the letters E - J Arrive 10:00am Surnames starting with the letters K - N Arrive 11:00am Surnames starting with the letters O - S Arrive 12:00pm Surnames starting with the letters T - Z Arrive 13:00pm

Please arrive as close to this time as possible. Students will be greeted at the gate by Stanground staff to take a lateral flow test in the Sports Hall. Once your child has completed their test, they will be allowed to return home. We will only inform parents if the test is positive or if it needs to be retaken.

From Friday 7 January, year 7 and 8 students will return to the Academy at 8:30am to begin a full timetable. The school day will finish at 3pm.

Year 9 and any students that have missed the test

Friday 7 January – lateral flow testing in the sports centre

Surnames starting with the letters A - D Arrive 9:00 am Surnames starting with the letters E - J Arrive 10:00am Surnames starting with the letters K - N Arrive 11:00am Surnames starting with the letters O - S Arrive 12:00pm Surnames starting with the letters T - Z Arrive 13:00pm

Please arrive as close to this time as possible. Students will be greeted at the gate by Stanground staff to take a lateral flow test in the Sports Hall. Once your child has completed their test they will be allowed to return home. We will only inform parents if the test is positive or if it needs to be retaken.

From Monday 10 January 2022, year 9 students will return to the Academy at 8:30am to begin a full timetable. The school day will finish at 3pm.

We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year.

Yours faithfully

Gary Carlile

Principal