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It is with great pleasure that I invite you and your child to attend our Open Evening on Thursday 14th October. Choosing your child’s secondary school is an exciting time for both parent and pupils and as a school we want to fully support you as you begin this process. During the Open Evening you will have the chance to learn about our school community and ethos, explore our site and find out about the wide range of enrichment opportunities we offer our pupils.
To begin the evening, there will be a live, online welcome from Mr Britton, Mr Sloman and myself at 5pm, hosted on our Open Evening website. You and your child will then be able to visit our school to take a guided tour between 6.00pm and 9.00pm. During the tour you will have the opportunity to meet our pupils and subject teachers, ask questions and receive a goody bag of Woldgate School resources.
We recognise what a significant decision you are making when choosing your child’s school. With this in mind, following the evening, there is also a chance to book a virtual meeting with a member of our Senior Leadership Team. This will be an opportunity to get a personal welcome, as well ask any additional questions you may have.
On the evening itself we will need you and your child to wear a face covering for the duration of the visit and to use hand sanitizer upon arrival. Please can we ask that you do not attend if you have Covid/cold symptoms. It is also essential please, that you arrive on time for your specific time slot. Limiting the number within your party would also be appreciated. Colleagues and children will throughout the visit remain in classroom and activities will need to be viewed from the corridor. We would ask that you refrain from entering classrooms during your visit. We are conscious these arrangements differ from previous years and will not be as immersive as normal, but parents will hopefully find the opportunity valuable and helpful in gaining a sense of what makes our community so special.
We very much hope you will be able to attend and, if you would like to be entered for a prize-draw to win an Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet, receive our weekly newsletter and an electronic copy of our prospectus in advance of the Open Evening, please follow the steps below:
1. Head to the Open Evening Website and book your guided tour for Thursday 14th October:
2. When you book your tour, you will have the opportunity to request a follow up virtual meeting during the week beginning 18th October between 4.00pm and 6.00pm.
3. In days leading up to the evening, explore the Open Evening website and watch the range of films that give a taste of life here at Woldgate School.
4. On Thursday 14th October, watch the live, online welcome presentation starting at 5.00pm, hosted on our Open Evening website (www.begreat.vip) before coming into school for your tour at the time you have booked.
Both staff and pupils are immensely proud of our school and our pupils’ achievements, and we are looking forward to sharing these with you and your child during our Open Evening.
I hope to see you there and, in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us if you need assistance with booking your tour.
Head of Lower School
Care & Achievement Coordinators
Our Care & Achievement Coordinators support pupils in each year group, and are the main point of contact between parents, pupils and school. If you have any queries, please contact the appropriate Care & Achievement Coordinator in the first instance.
Year 7 - Mrs Cavanagh - 07790 987139
Year 8 - Mrs Carlill - 07980 702715
Year 9 - Miss Parkin - 07790 987137
Year 10 - Mr Elwers - 07790 987131
Year 11 - Mrs Cross - 07790 987142
Sixth Form - Mrs Clark- 07790 987009
Senior Care, Achievement & Outreach Coordinator and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs Wright - 07790 987007
If you require paper copies of any documents on our website please contact the school office (contact details below).
Woldgate School and Sixth Form College, an Academy, is part of the Wolds Learning Partnership, a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with Company Number: 10518602. Registered Office: 92 Kilnwick Road Pocklington, York YO42 2LL.