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Latest update 7th January 2021

Latest update 7th January 2021(Posted on 03/01/21)

 UPDATE 7/1/21Dear Parent / Carer/ Pupils and Students,As you will be aware the Welsh Government have extended the period of home schooling until the 18th January so the arrangements made this week will continue through next week as well.Given the announcements from England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, I am anticipating that there may still be some changes to this date but as of now we have not heard of any extension.I want you to be aware...
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January 2021

January 2021(Posted on 19/12/20)

Late yesterday afternoon we received this letter (below) and I have been clarifying the situation for The Maelor School with our governing body.As can be seen below we will be providing online learning from Tuesday 5th January until Friday 8th January and our intention is to start all pupils back on the 11th January.I completely understand the disruption that this may cause and can only apologise that there appears to be insufficient notice given...
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Lesotho link, charity support

Lesotho link, charity support(Posted on 15/12/20)

For over ten years The Maelor School has worked together with our partner school St Saviours in Lesotho to share ideas, experiences and support.  A charity has been set up to help support the link and more particularly the school which is finding normal school life during the Covid crisis difficult.Recently the charity was able to provide a gift of £1,000 to the school to help it through these very tough times, the Headteacher Victoria...
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Online learning

Online learning(Posted on 10/12/20)

Following a joint decision made by The Local Authority, Headteachers and Governors The Maelor School will be moving to entirely online learning with effect from Monday 14th December. I realise the significant disruption and difficulties that this may cause but further positive covid cases in the catchment area and fast rising infection rates have resulted in this decision. We expect all our pupils to follow their normal timetables and a...
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IMPORTANT - COVID Partial Closure

IMPORTANT - COVID Partial Closure(Posted on 06/12/20)

UPDATED 8/12 1/30pmCovid Update 8/12 1.00pm – Partial reopening of the school. Thank you for the patience and understanding as we dealt with the recent Covid cases amongst a small group of pupils in Year 11.The school finds itself with a sizable proportion of its teaching staff required to be at home and to self-isolate as per the instructions from “Track and Trace”. Therefore, we have made the decision to reopen The Maelor...
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Summer 2021 Exams

Summer 2021 Exams(Posted on 10/11/20)

Dear Parents / Carers / Pupils and StudentsAt 11.45 we received the information from the Welsh Government about the exams this summer. Details can be read here: - https://gov.wales/wales-approach-qualifications-2021-confirmed-education-minister-kirsty-williamsThere are still many questions that we will seek to get answers to over the coming weeks. What is essential is that all our young people do not feel under pressure or stress over an unknown...
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