Whole School Letters

Headteacher Retirement Letter 

I am writing to let you know about my plans for the future. I have been the Headteacher at Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form since April 2008; taking on the shared post with Clarissa Williams before I was appointed to the substantive post in November 2009.

Please click here to open 'Headteacher Retirement Letter'.pdf

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Summer Art & Design Exhibition

We warmly invite you to an exhibition created by our GCSE & A level students, which will incorporate art, ceramics, 3D, photography and textile work on Thursday, 30th June, 2022 (18:30-20:00)
Please click here to RSVP 

Please click here to open 'Summer Art & Design Exhibition'.pdf

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Whole School Curriculum Day

Year 7 - PSHE Day (please click this link to open)

Year 8 - Fight or Flight (please click this link to open)

Year 9 – Curriculum Activities (please click this link to open)

Year 10 – Sixth Form Taster Day (please click here to open)

Year 12 - Future Direction (please click here to open)

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Trutex of Worcester Park

Dear Parent/Carer

Just to update you on the uniform and shop opening hours

Please click here to open 'TRUTEX OF WORCESTER PARK - MAY 2022'.pdf

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April Newsletter

Please click here to open - April Newsletter 2022

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Ukraine Crisis

Sadly I write regarding the very serious crisis that is taking place in Ukraine. This is an extremely challenging time for us all and we know that our students are concerned and have many questions.

Please click here to open the full letter 'Ukraine Crisis.pdf'

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Southborough High School with Tolworth Girls School Production

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Coombe Boys’ School pop-up clinic

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Purchasing Meals – No Overspend Allowed

Following on from an increase in the meal debts, after the February half term there will be a strict cap on overspend allowed on your child’s ParentPay account.

Please click here to open the full letter 'Purchasing Meals - No Overspend Allowed'.pdf

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Update on Mr Flood and the Funeral Arrangements

Mr Flood’s funeral will take place on Monday the 21 February 2022 and given the time and the number of staff involved we will have to close the school for the day. He was not only a colleague to so many, but a very dear and close friend too.

Click here to open 'Headteacher Update'.pdf

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COVID-19 vaccinations for
children and young people
(12 to 15 yrs AND 16-17 yrs)

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Dear Parents/Carers

It has been a difficult few weeks for all of us at school, but I do feel that we have all managed to look after each other and maintain the normal rhythms of school life. We are in regular contact with Mr Flood’s family and all of the cards, gifts and flowers have been delivered. We do have a Memorial book for each year group and all emails and other messages will be pasted into a book too. If you would like to send in any messages then please do so and we will add these to our books for the family.

Please click here to open 'Headteacher Update Letter'.pdf

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COVID-19 Guidance Update

Dear Parent/Carer

Please see below updated guidance regarding self-isolation advice for household contacts of a COVID-19 case:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection


For the students who are in school (under 18 years and 6 months), the following applies even if they are unvaccinated.

Please click here to open 'COVID 19 Guidance Update'.pdf

 

Update to School Website

Please find below details of the update to the school website. This will take effect from Monday 17 January 2022, and we hope will make accessing Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form letters and communications much more user friendly.

Please click here to open 'Update to School Website'.pdf

 

Parent Carer Update

Dear Parents/Carers,
Yesterday I wrote to inform you that David Flood our Head of Year 11 and History teacher had moved to a Hospice to receive the support and care that he needed. Sadly we have been informed that David passed away on Thursday night surrounded by the love and care of his family.

Please click here to read the full letter 'Parent Carer Update'.pdf

 

Years 7-11 FLU Catch up Clinic Letter 2022

Dear Parent / Guardian,
If your child missed their Flu Vaccination (Nasal Spray) at school, there will be another opportunity to receive the vaccine at the community walk-in clinic. This is open for all Primary aged Children (R- Year 6) and Years 7-11 of Secondary, who attend schools in Kingston and Richmond. Please note there will not be another opportunity after this.

Please click here to open 'FLU Catch up Clinic Letter 2022'.pdf

 

Arrangements for the return to school January 2022

As you are aware the government has asked that given the current situation with COVID-19 and the Omicron variant that all students have an LFT test BEFORE they return to school in January.
We are willing to accommodate this request, however Public Health Kingston do not now have the capacity to provide us with the staff to do this testing.

Please click here to open 'Arrangements for return to school January 2022'.pdf

 

Timetable Changes from January 2022 - For Your Information

Due to staff changes it is necessary to change our timetable slightly in the New Year. Where students’ timetables change, they will either be given minor changes by their teachers to write onto the timetable they have or given a new paper copy of their timetable if the change is more significant.

Please click here to open 'Timetable Changes from January 2022'.pdf

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COVID 19

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COVID-19 Lateral Flow Tests

Dear Parent/Carer

Due to a shortage of lateral flow test kits in school, please see below links to assist you in obtaining free packs of tests; once tests are ordered they are delivered to your home within 24 hours (unless the link suggests collection from a designated site).

https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests

Kingston testing webpages

Please encourage your child to test regularly twice a week, Sunday and Wednesday, to control the spread of the virus.

Yours faithfully

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form

 

COVID-19 Vaccination for 12-15 Year Olds

(or will be 12 by 31 October 2021) Within Schools

Dear Parent/Carer

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare Trust have been asked by the government to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations to 12-15 year olds within schools.

*Please see below links to documents for the attention of parents of children who are 12-15 or will be 12 by 31 October 2021.

PDF Consent form (only to be used if parent not able to complete electronically)

NHS What to expect leaflet for children and young people

NHS Guide for children and young people

Further information will be shared with you in due course.

Yours faithfully

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form

 

Year 13 Exam Results 2021

Dear Parent/Carer
We look forward to welcoming students into school next Tuesday to collect their exam results.
We know that students may want advice about their next steps or have queries about their results...

Year 13 Exam Results Parent Letter

Year 13 Exam Results Student Letter

Results Query Process

 

Year 11 Assessments and Key Dates

am writing to you because I am now able to give you further information about the Year 11 assessments, together with key dates for the rest of this academic year. As you will be aware, teachers are to provide grades for examination courses this year and these grades will be based on assessment evidence.

Please click here to open 'Year 11 Assessments Key Dates'.pdf

 

Year 13 Assessments and Key Dates

I am writing to you to give you further information about the Year 13 assessments, together with key dates for the rest of this academic year. As you will be aware, teachers are to provide grades for examination courses this year and these grades will be based on assessment evidence.

Please click here to open 'Year 13 Assessments Key Dates'.pdf

 

Student Meal Funds

We wanted to reach out to you prior to the students returning to school, as we are sure there are a number of things you will be implementing for a smooth transition back to a somewhat ‘normal’ way of life.

Please click here to open 'Student Meal Funds'.pdf

 

Advice to All Parents - Single Case

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school. We know that you may find this concerning but we are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health England. This letter is to inform you of the current situation and provide advice on how to support your child.

Click here to open ' COVID 19 Advice to All Parents'.pdf

 

Year 9 Attitude to Learning Report

As you will be aware, this is the first cohort at Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form to begin their GCSE courses from September of Year 9. Students have now successfully completed the first half term of their new GCSE courses and we are eager to keep you up to date with how well they have transitioned.

Click this link to open - 'Year 9 Attitude to Learning Report'.pdf

 

Class of 2021 Yearbook

am delighted to be writing to you to offer you the opportunity to purchase a Class of 2021 Yearbook for your daughter. We are eagerly anticipating what is sure to be a wonderful keepsake for the students to treasure throughout the rest of their lives.

Click this link to open 'Class of 2021 Yearbook'.pdf

 

COVID-19 Addendum for Parents/Students

This notice describes how we may use personal information to protect students and others during the COVID-19 outbreak. It supplements our main Privacy Notices.

Please click here to open 'COVID-19 Addendum for Parents/Students'.pdf

 

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Guide For Parents / Carers

 

Please click this link to open 'COVID-19 - Guide for Parents / Carers'.pdf

We have translated our guidance for parents and carers with children in school. The guidance is now available in the following languages:

 

TGS Uniform Update

Click Here to open the full letter - 'Uniform Update for Current Students'

Local history of Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form

Dear Parent/Carer

This year the History Department has been planning on launching a major new project researching the local history of Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form and the surrounding area. In order for this project to be successful, we require as much participation from the TGS community as possible.

Click here to open the full letter 'Tolworth Through Time Project Letter' .pdf

 

Virtual Timetable for all Students & Subjects

Click here to open 'virtual timetable for all students' .pdf

 

Microsoft Teams + Accessing Office at Home

Click here to open instructions 'How to Access Teams for Staff and Students' .pdf

Click here to open 'Microsoft Teams - Student Instructions' .pdf

 

Girls on Board

I am writing to inform you of an exciting initiative we have invested in which we feel will support our students in dealing effectively with peer issues in school. The Girls On Board programme focuses on educating girls around the different dynamics that exist between girls, and how best to manage challenging relationships, to ensure that they can be happy and successful in school.

Click this link to open - Girls on Board

Click this link to open - Girls on board 'Parent Guide'

 

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