Remote Learning information

Please find information relating to the Trust's provision of Remote Learning below: The below letter clarifies the Trust's arrangements for Remote Learning. Please refer to the flow chart for an explanation of the circumstances under which Remote Learning will take place. Letter to Parents 22 October 20 Remote Learning Flow Chart
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Press Statement; St. Wilfrid’s Catholic High School and Sixth Form College

Council working to contain outbreak at Pontefract School Wakefield Council is supporting a Pontefract high school after eight members of staff and nine children have tested positive for COVID-19. The Council is working closely with St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School and Sixth Form College in Pontefract, and Public Health England (PHE),...
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iHASCO’s Mental Health & Wellbeing guide

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, iHASCO's guide to Mental Health & Wellbeing is available below. We would like to encourage everyone across our school communities not to hesitate in accessing the excellent resources available in the guide. iHASCO Mental Health & Wellbeing Guide
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National Thank a Teacher Day – Wednesday May 20th 2020

May 20th is National Thank a Teacher Day. It will mark a moment when we, as a nation, can come together to say thank you to teachers across the country who are making a difference not only now during these unprecedented times, but every day of the year. The Teaching Awards...
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Updated letters of support for well-being to parents, pupils and staff

Please find the Trust’s updated letters of support for well-being to parents, pupils and staff across the Trust below: Information relating to where various different sources of support for well-being can be found is included. Once again; God bless and stay safe at this difficult time. Letter of Support for Well-being to...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested

Essential workers with symptoms can now book a coronavirus test online; for themselves and members of their household. This encompasses education and childcare workers; including teaching and support staff and specialist education professionals. This means our staff can find out whether they have the virus, and will be able to return...
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‘The BKCAT Newsletter’ for the Spring Term 2020

Please find issue 5 of the termly BKCAT Newsletter for Spring 2020 below:   This issue includes good news stories from schools, along with summarised key actions and specific guidance and help from the Trust at this difficult time. Spring Term 2020 Newsletter
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Now, more than ever; every mind matters

We would like to urge everyone across our school communities not to hesitate in following Public Health England guidance by searching Every Mind Matters if needed, for simple steps aimed at looking after mental wellbeing  
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NHS & Goverment Guidance for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We would like to urge everyone across our school communities to keep following the official NHS and Government guidance for the Coronavirus (COVID-19)   Guidance from the Government Guidance from the NHS                                             ...
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Staff guidelines for temporary homeworking

Please find guidelines aimed at staff to assist with temporary homeworking arrangements below: These guidelines have been developed to support staff and workers to work at home following the government’s decision to close schools to the majority of pupils and to provide childcare for children of key workers and vulnerable...
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Letters of support to parents, pupils and staff

Please find the Trust’s letters of support to all parents, pupils and staff across our school communities below: Information relating to where various different sources of support can be found is included. God bless and stay safe at this difficult time. Letter of Support to Parents & Pupils 27 March 20 Letter of...
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Message to parents; please be aware of spam emails

We have been informed that some parents have received an email stating the following: ‘As schools will be closing, if you’re entitled to free school meals, please send your bank details and we’ll make sure you’re supported’. We can confirm that this is a scam email and is not an official...
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Important announcement from the Trust regarding school closures

Following the recent announcement by the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Education, all academies within the Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust will be closed to almost all pupils from the end of the school day on Friday 20th March 2020 until further notice. As a Trust we...
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