Key contacts: many of our offices are closed during the summer break, but the following key contacts will be available at given dates:
- Free School Meals: firstname.lastname@example.org will be monitored weekly.
- Safeguarding: see our Summer Safety Leaflet
- Exams: email@example.com will be monitored until the end of July and again from 9 August.
- Sixth Form: firstname.lastname@example.org will be monitored 10-13 August
- School Health Nurse: The school nurse service still operates over the summer. For up to date details families should check the Oxfordshire NHS School Nurses Facebook page, or they can contact the team directly on Oxfordshire@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk. Cheney students/parents are welcome to continue to contact Caroline directly on the summer break at email@example.com or mobile 07717661485. Caroline has some leave, but there will be an out-of-office set at this time.
Lateral Flow Tests in September 2021: we will run the school’s asymptomatic testing in the same way as we did after lockdown in March. Students will come in one year group at a time, and will be divided into three venues, by tutor group. .
The school will open to Year 7 and Year 12 students for induction/transition on Thursday 2 September, plus to Year 13 for Lateral Flow Tests.
The school will open to all students on Friday 3 September. Year 7 will continue their transition and Year 12 and Year 13 will follow a normal timetable. Years 8-11 will have Lateral Flow Tests and extended tutor time and will return home after tutor time. Years 8-11 will therefore be in school for 90 minutes to 2 hours on this day.
The full school timetable will start on Monday 6 September. The second of the Lateral Flow Tests will be done during the school day on Monday 6 September (Year 7 and Sixth Form) and Tuesday 7 September (other year groups).
Details of which year group will be expected in, at which time, will be circulated in August, along with a consent form.
Lateral Flow Testing at Home: if you test your child at home over the summer, please ensure you report your results using the NHS Test & Trace self-report website: Test & Trace. ALL results must be reported, whether they are positive, negative or void. If students have a positive test result at home, this should be confirmed with a PCR test.
Free School Meals vouchers: we will once again provide vouchers over the summer holidays for families whose children are eligible. These will be set up to arrive weekly, at a rate of £15 per week for 6 weeks. The government has said that this is the last time these vouchers will be provided. Should you have any problems with your vouchers please email: firstname.lastname@example.org. This email will be checked weekly throughout the holidays.
Updates and Letters
All older letters and updates are available on the letters pages of your year groups.
*The Cheney Covid-19 Protocols document relates to the situation at the end of the autumn term; certain elements have been superseded by measures detailed in our leadership letters home.
How do students at home access their lessons?
Students use Google Classroom to access their learning from home.
This booklet will help you with instructions for accessing online learning if you have any questions.
Only use this if you do not know a code or have not joined your classrooms already: be very careful to check that you have found your own class - some teachers teach lots of classes in one year group!. We will make the 2021-2022 codes available in September:
'How to' video
Kindly made by Miss Robinson. We recommend you watch this if you have any problems:
Optional Yrs 7-10 Extend and Challenge Home Learning Activities
These are entirely optional and should only be attempted once classwork is completed:
Remote Education Information for Parents
The School Day 2021-2022