Dear Parents and Carers
Strike Action 5th July 2016 and Reminder - Inset Day 8th July 2016
Strike Action Tuesday 5th July 2016
As you may be aware from the extensive coverage in the national and local press, we have been informed by the National Union of Teachers of their intention to take Industrial action, in the form of a strike, on Tuesday 5th July 2016.
This action is not against the College itself but is part of National Industrial action organised by the NUT.
There is no requirement on the unions to inform us of which members of staff will take action on this day and it may be that they will not know themselves, as there is no obligation on members of unions to obey a strike call. We have waited as late as possible, in case the unions’ action was cancelled, but at this point it appears as though it will definitely go ahead.
Neither the Governing Body nor the Headteacher is legally allowed to close the College in ‘sympathy’ with the strike and we will not do so. However, our main concern is the safety of our students. Given the number of teachers potentially involved we will not be able to run a normal timetable on this day and so the College will be open for Year 10 only on this day. These students are preparing for public examinations and if their teacher is absent for a lesson they will be involved in supervised study with access to computers.
The College will be closed to students in Years 7, 8 and 9. I apologise for the inconvenience this will cause but would ask that you make arrangements for a place of safety, which may be your home, to which your child can go, if, as expected, we have to close.
We must all hope that the issues over which the industrial action has arisen are resolved as soon as possible. Should the situation change over the next few days I will contact you again.
Inset Day – Friday 8th July 2016
Can I take this opportunity to remind you that the College is closed on Friday 8th July 2016 to all students for a Staff Inset Day.
Mr A Boyle
Wallasey Village, Wallasey, Wirral, CH45 3LN
T: 0151 639 7531 F: 0151 201 4514
Headteacher: Mr. A. Boyle BSc. (Hons)
A number of downloads on this site are stored as PDF files to prevent the changing of the documents. You can download a PDF viewer from http://www.adobe.com
This website has been tested as working in the following web browsers:
If you have any issues with the website please contact email@example.com
Cookies from this website are set using Google Analytics that allows for anonymous tracking of visiting paterns to the website. Allowing us to improve the content of our website.
What to do if you don't want cookies to be set
If you do not wish our website to put cookies on your computer please follow our guides to stopping them
Cookies Set By Google Analytics
Google Analytics sets the following cookies as described in the table below.
|__utma||This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to your site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits your site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to your site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.||2 years from set/update.|
|__utmb||This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with your site. When a user views a page on your site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on your site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on your site for longer than 30 minutes. You can modify the default length of a user session with the _setSessionCookieTimeout() method.||30 minutes from set/update.|
|__utmz||This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach your site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within your own site. The cookie is updated with each page view to your site.||6 months from set/update.|