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"Castle School Education Trust is committed to high quality education across the primary, secondary and sixth form key stages. Our schools cover the South Gloucestershire area. We encourage independence within each school within a strong framework of values."

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important notices during the coronavirus closure

The Castle School is closed to all students except students in Year 10 and 12, and those who meet the Government criteria of children who are eligible to attend school.  All parents/carers of Year 10 and 12 students and other eligible students have been informed of specific details.  We will continue to update this notice in line with government guidance.

Current information is displayed below and previous weeks information can be viewed HERE 

including information regarding the Edenred Free School Meal voucher scheme 

Government guidance bringing together sources of information about the main risks children may be particularly vulnerable to during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and signposts you to help and support available.  Published 25 June 2020 - https://www.gov.uk/government/ publications/coronavirus- covid-19-keeping-children- safe-from-abuse-and-harm/ advice-to-parents-and-carers- on-keeping-children-safe-from- abuse-and-harm

Headteacher newsletter End of term - 16 July 2020

KS3 - Challenge yourself Information

Young Carer Information

Year 11 & 13 Newsletter - 15 July 2020

Information for Candidates on Results, Appeals and Certificates

Year 13 Leavers Video from staff

Year 12 Newsletter End of term - 16 July 2020.pdf

Year 12 Start of year arrangements - 16 July 2020.pdf

Advice for students who wish to travel to by bus to Castle School

Year 6 Transition 2020 Welcome Pack - Transition Booklet

Guidance for parents and carers of children attending out-of-school settings during
the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Useful help support and advice for parents

What to do if you are worried about a child

7 July 2020 -  Message from Applegates Coaches - We have introduced a new cashless ticket system partly due to the current issues. Please click on the link below to go online and purchase/reserve seats for transport next year.      http://applegates.co.uk/schoolsmemo/

Please click to view the Year 10 Information Page

Year 12's please contact us should you have questions or concerns.  Please click to view a letter to new sixth form students and click here to view the Transition work to ensure students are ready for when we return.

A Video showing the one way system for when we return to school.

Showcasing Students Work - examples of the great work our students are doing.

Teen Guide To Surviving Lockdown & Beyond

Mental Health Resources to help you during this difficult time, if you are concerned about yours or a loved one’s mental health

What to do if you are worried about a child

Bereavement Support

It is important to underline that schools remain safe places for children. But the fewer children making the journey to school, and the fewer children in educational settings, the lower the risk that the virus can spread and infect vulnerable individuals in wider society.

IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU NOTIFY US IF YOUR CHILD WILL NEED TO ATTEND SCHOOL OVER THE COMING WEEKS BECAUSE THEY ARE VULNERABLE OR YOUR WORK IS CRITICAL.

If you meet the criteria, please email cas-enquiries.tcs@cset.co.uk or telephone 01454 862100. You will need to give us the following information:
1. Your child’s name and year group.
2. If your child is vulnerable, the reasons below that apply to them or if your work is critical to the Covid-19 response, details of your job role.
3. When you are expecting your child to attend school, or that they may do so in the future.

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