16 April 2021
Reopening of Castle Rushen High School to all students
I am delighted to report that the school will re-open as normal on Monday 19 April as confirmed in the Government press briefing yesterday.
From Monday, CRHS will be operating a normal school timetable where lessons are taught face-to-face in class. To allow for some settling in time there will be an extended tutor session on our first morning back together. We have followed this pattern after previous lockdowns, as it appears to give students a valuable transition back to being in the school environment and to share their experiences and any concerns they may have with tutors. While most students will be eager to get back into their routines, pastoral staff will be on hand, should anyone need more support.
Students should attend in school uniform, with all their equipment and their lunch cards, as normal. Please encourage your son/daughter to continue to wash their hands frequently whilst at, before and after school. If you have a specific concern about your son/daughter returning to school on Monday, please contact their Head of Year via CRHSEnquiries@sch.im.
Information regarding any calendared events for specific year groups will be communicated separately. Parents of students in Year 11, 12 and 13 will be aware that substantial changes have been made to the normal summer examinations season due to the pandemic. Information regarding forthcoming assessments for these students is available at https://sites.google.com/view/crhs-assessment-information-21/home.
Thank for all your efforts with supporting remote learning. I know it has not been easy, possibly with more than one child to look after, trying to keep your family safe, perhaps working from home, and with a household to run too. We are very much looking forward to welcoming everyone and getting back to our core business of teaching and learning collaboratively, in the classroom.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us via 693500 or CRHSEnquiries@sch.im if you have any questions.
Mr K Winstanley