“A vigilant school is a safer school.”
“Stay Home. Protect the NHS. Save Lives.”
Good afternoon to all students, parents and carers. I hope this letter finds you and your family well in this unprecedented time. Although we have now completed another half term of lockdown, this time feels so much different to that of last year. Although the school is closed for the majority of students, Norton Canes High School remains open for students identified as vulnerable or those whose parents/carers are critical workers. We now have around 15% of our students attending school, which is significantly higher than the national secondary school average of 5%. Although this places more demands on school, our staff have rose to the challenge and must be thanked for their support of our students in school. We must also give gratitude to the teachers and teaching assistants/learning support assistants who are supporting students not attending school. We must however, not forget you, the parents and carers who have supported your child’s education over the last seven weeks. We appreciate there will have been challenges and our thanks go out to you all. I hope you have used the half term to take a well earned rest from supporting your child’s education.