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Access to Accelerated Reader

Students in Year 7 & 8, we are excited to be launching Accelerated Reader for you to develop your reading and literacy skills.  Letters with greater detail regarding the scheme are being sent home this week. 

To log on and get started use the link below.  You will need your school username and the password for everyone is READING.

Accelerated Reader

If you need access to books you can use the website below, where all available books are part of the accelerated reader scheme.

https://readon.myon.co.uk/

Sixth Form applications

Please head to the Sixth Form website for details on how to apply for September 2020. 

 

Safeguarding

 

Suggested Home Learning Timetable

Information available here.

Year 6 Transition to Bristol Free School for September 2020 intake

Welcome to the family of Bristol Free School

Welcome to Bristol Free School, I look forward to getting to know you and your children well over the coming months and years. Bristol Free School is a fantastic school where children flourish; our excellent pastoral care will ensure that your child is well-supported as they make this important transition from primary to secondary school.

At a time when normal school life is fractured beyond all recognition, it is vital that we work together to maintain some semblance of normality for your family this includes the anticipation and excitement that comes with starting a new school. We realise that this is an unsettling time for all students, but especially our Year 6 students who will have been working towards this significant milestone for some time.

At this stage, it is difficult to provide an exact science of what a revised transition programme will look like for your child but I want to assure you that Year 6 children are very much at the forefront of our minds and we are looking forward to meeting and welcoming them personally when the time comes.

We have pulled together information and resources to support you and your child over the coming weeks as they prepare for their first day at BFS. You will shortly meet your child’s Year Leader, Pastoral Manager and Mrs Jenkins, the senior leader responsible for Key Stage 3. These staff will be an important point of contact for your family over the coming weeks, offering more personalised support as we move towards September.

I look forward to working with you to support and inspire your child, to ensure they have the necessary skills and educational experience to fulfil their potential and flourish in the safe, happy and enriching environment of Bristol Free School.

Mrs Susan King

Headteacher

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zh4wy9q/starting-secondary-school/1

Coronavirus Update

18 June 2020:The Department for Education has updated guidance for parents and carers on the closure of educational settings. The guidance can be found here.

The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is now available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

Safeguarding and Well-Being during School closure.

Information regarding Safeguarding and Well-Being can be found here.

Safeguarding Resource hub for parents from The Key - information available here

 
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