Open Letter to Parents from the Secretary of State for Education

Open Letter to Parents


Covid-19 in Lancashire Schools and Colleges

Update to parents on Covid-19 in Lancashire schools and colleges


Letter from The Headteacher

17 June 2021

Dear Parents 

As we reach the end of another busy and challenging week, I just wanted to thank you for your ongoing support at this difficult time.

You will be aware we have had several positive cases this week which has resulted in large numbers of children being asked again to self-isolate and work from home. Some of the positive lateral flow tests carried out at school, have been followed up with negative PCR results, which has allowed many children to return to school.

It has been a very busy week! We always strive to communicate effectively with our parents, ideally within 24 hours of an enquiry. As you can imagine, our office staff and systems have been stretched over this week. Can I apologise for any inconvenience caused which was a consequence of the impact of the number of positive tests this week, and thank the overwhelming majority of you who have been so patient and understanding, regarding the difficulties ongoing with the pandemic.

If you do have problems getting through by telephone please leave a message on our answerphone or contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will try to get back to you as soon as possible.

I hope that you have a lovely weekend and I thank you once again for your support.


Yours sincerely 

Richard Varey


Year 10 Mock Examinations

We are writing to you with information about your child’s Year 10 GCSE Mock examinations, which are scheduled to take place this half term. We know that you will encourage your son/daughter to take these examinations seriously as they are important milestone for two key reasons.

Firstly, the Summer term of Year 10 marks the half way point in most GCSE and vocational courses and is an ideal time to assess pupils carefully to diagnose where their strengths and weaknesses lie, so that staff can work with pupils to support and develop their knowledge and understanding in Year 11. Secondly, it provides pupils with a first taste of preparing for a number of assessments over a relatively short space of time and so helps them to learn lessons about what works well and what is less effective in coping with this challenge.

For more information click here


Instrumental Tuition

Parents of pupils that require Instrumental Tuition from the Music Department of Blessed Trinity RC College.

Parents need to complete the form (link below) 

Instrumental Tuition Form


Transition Letter for Year 6 Parents

Transition Letter for Parents - 25 May 2021


Summer School for Year 6 Pupils

We are happy to announce that the Summer School for our Year 6 pupils will commence from 23rd August until 27th August and we would love your child to attend! This will give them a chance to meet their forms with a full week of different activities! There will be welcome packs provided and a chance to win some vouchers.

Please follow the link and complete the form if you would like your child to attend: https://tinyurl.com/e3v4zvt5

Thank you for your support.

Miss Murray

(Year 7 Progress Leader)


Year 11 Grades 2021

Please find attached the latest information for students, parents and guardians issued by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) and Ofqual concerning GCSE grades in Summer 2021.

If you have any queries about this information then please contact Miss Stevens (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in the first instance.

JCQ Guidance for Students and Parents

Ofqual Student Guide to Awarding in Summer of 2021



COVID19 School Opening Risk Assessment March 2021 (PDF)



Please see updated our guidance from the Department of Education on what parents need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during COVID-19.


Other Information

A Guide to Regular Testing for Parents With Children at School     

COVID-19 Self Test Instructions       Lateral Flow Device COVID Self Test

Feeling Anxious About The Return To School

Helplines and Sources of Support


Older Letters Click Here



Remote Education Provision Information for Parents / Carers and Students





The following guide is for parents or guardians of pupils who will be learning from home.

Remote Learning Guide



A Useful Guide to Managing your Show My Homework Account so that it more organised and appears less cluttered



Finding Classes when they don't appear in the Teams Calendar




Quickstart Guide



Keeping students safe online

Parent / Carer Online Safety Support Guide

Parent / Carer Online Radicalisation Information



SEN Support Information



Logging onto Microsoft Office 365 for Email, Teams and More

Follow the link for Instructions about logging onto Office 365 and Teams 


Students at Blessed Trinity have access to use Microsoft Office 365 at home

Follow the link for Instructions on installing Office 365

Using an xbox with Microsoft Apps including Teams


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