Should students be unhappy with an exam result there are a number of options. The post results services form is available here for AS / A Level and here for GCSE, this explains the services available, the associated costs and the deadlines. Paper copies of these forms will be available in school on results days.
Students are strongly advised to speak to their teacher, a member of the Year Team or a senior member of staff before submitting an enquiry about results.
Your emotional health and well-being is important; the following sources of support are available for all staff Confidential discussion with your line manager or any senior leader Talking Matters accept self referrals if you feel as though you need some external support or therapy. You can contact them via 0300 30 30 700 or www.tmnorthumberland.org.uk/talking-matters-northumberland-e-referral-form/
A range of additional internal and external support can be found here: https://sites.google.com/a/the3rivers.net/health-wellbeing/
Staff can access the school counselling service at any time for an informal chat or to arrange a series of confidential sessions based at KEVI/NMS/CMS. Please just email firstname.lastname@example.org (Mon-Thurs) Our School Chaplain, Nick Rowark is available for an informal chat either inside or outside school hours. email@example.com
GCSE Exam Results
GCSE exam results will be available for collection from the Lower School Hall from 10am on Thursday 23 August 2018.
If a student is unable to collect their exam results they will be posted home. Any students who wish to have their results emailed to them should contact the exams office to request this. Results can only be emailed to students school email address and this will not be done until after 10am on results day.
This summer, two King Edward’s alumni – Yasmine Shafiq and Elwin Marshall – will be volunteering for eight weeks with the Cambridge Development Initiative (CDI). . CDI is a registered charity and student-led organisation which works in partnership with local government agencies to improve the well being of communities in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
Operating in Dar Es Salaam’s informal settlements, where residents earn under $1 per day and lack access to adequate sanitation, the CDI Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) project implements a sustainable and community-centred solution. The WaSH project prevents water-borne illnesses by training and employing local technicians to build safe simplified sewerage systems, along with toilets. The new Year 13 students will recall Yasmine’s inspiring assembly linked to work experiences and enrichment and Year 11 students may also remember an assembly last Christmas from Yasmine about her previous work on this project.
To promote this initiative’s economic and environmental sustainability, the CDI WaSH team aims to offer biogas as a renewable alternative to charcoal. Since 2015, CDI has been testing biodigestor technology, which turns waste collected by the sewerage networks into biogas. CDI intends to ensure the continued benefits of the project by transitioning from the current biodigestor model to one that is locally sourced through a Tanzanian supplier. This shift will enable community members to efficiently undertake repairs while creating a social enterprise through which biogas sales will fund the construction of new sewerage networks. To accomplish this goal, CDI need to raise an additional £2,000.
Any donations, however small, from KEVI students, applicants, teachers or parents would make a huge difference to the impact that the CDI WaSH project could have this year. Please have a look at the JustGiving page for more information about the project (including impact reporting, photographs and video links) and consider donating if you can: https://www.justgiving.com/campaigns/charity/cdi/washproject.
The week commencing 9 July 2018 sees the return of our hugely popular and successful Bridging Week. As a Sixth Form and School community we are delighted to welcome our applicants for 2018 to sample life with Sixth Form at King Edward’s.
Students are invited to sample a range of A Level and Level 3 subjects and meet their Form Tutor and the Sixth Form team. Students will follow a full timetable and immerse themselves in our inclusive community, embracing all we have to offer in terms of academic rigour, support and enrichment.
This year we are delighted to partner with Live-n-Learn to bring an exclusive opportunity to our prospective students to help them fully prepare and appreciate the Transition from GCSE studies to Advanced Level. This will also give students a flavour of the quality and breadth of our Enrichment and Personal Development Programme.
We appreciate that some students are unable to attend the Bridging Week, but also that subject choices at A Level can be complex and difficult and often decision on subject choices are not fully certain until results. this is absolutely fine and normal! We will endeavor to meet subject change request, this will be done during induction on 4 and 5 September. To assist with decision making and to support students unable to attend Bridging Week lesson resources, produced by our expert A Level teachers can be found via the Google Folder linked below:
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Sixth Form team on 01670 501520 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Where next after Sixth Form?
We hope you found the Post 18 Progression Evening useful and informative, giving you lots to think about as students and families. As a Sixth Form team we are here to support, guide and advise students, we won’t make decisions for them.
The presentation from the evening, with useful websites, links and an overview of key dates within the King Edward’s UCAS cycle can be accessed via the link below:
If you have any questions, please not hesitate the contact Ms Familton, Jess or Susan on 01670 501520 or email@example.com
As Northumberland County Council have changed their policy for the provision of Post 16 Transport, we are currently reviewing our own policy.
Full details of the changes, eligibility and application for free Post 16 travel can be found via the NCC website http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/Education/Schools/School-transport-1/Transport.aspx
For those students who King Edward’s is deemed not their local school, we do hope to provide some assistance with transport. If you have any queries, please contact Susan Brown in our Post 16 Office on 01670 501520
At King Edward’s we want to give our students not only the best education, but the best experience. As part of that, and in response to student feedback, we’re delighted to confirm that a new and exclusive to Sixth Form cafe will open in September 2018!
Our vision is to create a bespoke space from an existing classroom that will provide somewhere to relax and socialise. It will sell high quality food and drinks, such as tea by local supplier Ringtons, coffee served by a barista we aim to employ, hot chocolate, cold drinks, and snacks such as croissants and pastries.
A deli counter will supply freshly made to order sandwiches, paninis, jacket potatoes and salad boxes, along with traybakes, muffins, fruit, and biscuits.
Initially, the space, whose name will be decided by students and revealed during Bridging Week, will be open from 8am until 1.30pm each school day. We’ll also make sure we listen to student suggestions and act on them to improve it.
What should it be called? Click here to register your vote*
We want students to have the best of everything, and we’re always working to make our best better. We know that to help students be at their best we need to provide the best facilities. We’re really proud to have worked with students to be able to bring this space to life ready for the new school year, and we can’t wait to see it when it’s finished.
*Vote open for 24 hours from 9am on 3 July