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Leaver’s Mass

07.07.2020

A Mass dedicated to all our Year 11 and 13 leavers as they go on their new journeys, as well as our sisters and brothers in our primary schools, was said on Friday 3rd July.

Thank you to Bishop Mark for offering Mass for us.

If you didn’t manage to watch the live broadcast, it is available to view below!

 

Message from our YSLs

24.06.2020 Hi from the ND YSL team!

Change to School Day Timings from September 2020

Posted 24.06.2020

Please click the link below to read Mrs White’s letter to parents regarding a slight change to the length of the school day from September 2020.

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/32.-Letter-to-Staff-Parents_Change-to-School-Day-Timings_24-06-2020.pdf

Coronavirus, COVID-19 SCHOOL CLOSURE from 23/03/2020 (updated 03.07.2020)

Please refer to the linked documents below for a chronological order of letters and other resources.  The most recent documents appear at the top.

Updated 03.07.2020

Click the link below to read Mrs White’s most recent letter to parents:

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/32.-Letter-to-Parents_Covid-19_Letter-22.pdf

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/32.-Tempus-Resouce_New-Normal.pdf

 

Updated 23.06.2020

Click the links below to read Mrs White’s most recent letters to parents:

General COVID-19 Update: http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/31.-Letter-to-Parents_Covid-19_Letter-21.pdf

Tempus Resources: http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/31.-Tempus-Resource_June-Kindness-Hope-clouds.pdf

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/31.-Tempus-Resource_June-Kindness-circles-of-control.pdf

For Parents/Carers using the Educare provision service: http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/30.-Letter-to-Educare-Parents_Covid-19_Letter-20.pdf

 

Updated 04.06.2020

Click the links below to read Mrs White’s most recent letters to parents:

E-Safety: http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/26.-Letter-to-Parents_Covid-19_Letter-17_E-Safety.pdf

Weekly COVID-19 Update: http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/28.-Letter-to-Parents_Covid-19_Letter-18.pdf

Road Closure Information w.c 8th and 15th June 2020: http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/27.-Letter-to-Educare-and-Y12-Parents_Road-Closures-w.c-8th-and-15th-June-2020.pdf

 

Updated 21.05.2020

Below is a link to a letter from the CEO of Plymouth CAST and Mrs White, Headteacher.

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/24.-ND_CEO-Letter-to-Parents_21-05-2020.pdf

 

Updated 20.05.2020

Click the link below to read Mrs White’s most recent letter to parents.  It includes information on the school closure during half-term (25th – 29th May), educare provision from 1st June 2020 and the provisional phased return plan for Years 12 and 10 students.  Some wellbeing (Tempus) resources are also mentioned and linked below.

Mrs White’s letter: http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/23.-Letter-to-Parents_Covid-19_Letter-16-Final.pdf

Tempus Resources: http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Tempus_Kindness-for-yourself-through-May-Half-term.pdf

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Tempus_Journal-Page-1.pdf

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Tempus_Journal-Page-2.pdf

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Tempus_Journal-Page-3.pdf

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Tempus_Journal-Page-4.pdf

 

Updated 15.05.2020

Click the link below to read Mrs White’s most recent letter to parents.

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/22.-Letter-to-Parents_Covid-19_Letter-15.pdf

 

Updated 06.05.2020

Click the link below to read Mrs White’s most recent letter to parents.

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/21.-Letter-to-Parents_Covid-19_Letter-14.pdf

If you require provision for any weekday(s) across the next two weeks (Monday 11th May – Friday 22nd May inclusive) because you are a keyworker and cannot leave your daughter at home alone, please email info@ndonline.org by 3.00pm on Thursday 7th May 2020 with details of which day(s) you will require the provision. Please see the letter for full details.

 

Updated 01.05.2020

Click the link below to read Mrs White’s most recent letter to parents.  It has a focus on wellbeing and the resources mentioned within the letter can also be found below.

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/20.-Letter-to-Parents_Covid-19_Letter-13.pdf

Tempus Resource: http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Tempus-Resource_Self-soothe-box.pdf

Time Capsule Resource: http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/time-capsule-sheets-covid-19.pdf

Food is Fun Resource: http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Food-is-Fun-Recipe-Sheet-A4.pdf

Updated 21.04.2020

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Kaleidoscope Visitors

We were pleased to welcome Abs from St Luke’s education team with three researchers from Belgium – Bert, Louise and Ruth this week.

Year 9 DTP Vaccinations – April 2020 (updated 03.06.2020)

Updated 03.06.2020

Please find attached a letter from Virgin Care regarding their DTP/MenACWY vaccinations.

If you have any queries, please contact Virgin Care directly using the contact details listed within their letter.

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/25.-Ltr-to-Parents-from-Virgin-Care_Y9-Vaccinations.pdf

 

Posted 11.02.2020

Please follow the link below to view a copy of the letter sent to parents/carers of Year 9 students regarding upcoming Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio vaccinations.

Vaccinations are organised by Virgin Care and any queries regarding the vaccinations should be directed to them. Contact details are included within the letter below.

Parental consent is required by 23rd February 2020.

http://www.ndonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Year-9-DTP-Vaccinations-Parent-Letter-2020.pdf

Admissions Policy 2021-22 Consultation

Plymouth CAST have begun consultation on the Admissions Policy for Notre Dame for 2021-22 admissions. Please see the documents uploaded to the Admissions page via the following link

http://www.ndonline.org/information/admissions/

Any comments on the policy to be passed through the Board of Plymouth CAST for consideration must be emailed to info@ndonline.org by 5pm on 31st January 2020.

Historians of the future…

18.11.2019

On the 6th November 2019 Year 9 students from 5 schools came together to participate in three workshops designed to enrich their experience of history. Students were treated to an artifact handling session run by Lizzie Hilton from The Box and a talk by Professor James Daybell who gifted each student with a copy of his book, Histories of the Unexpected…

 

Caroline Voaden MEP

01.11.2019 Notre Dame were pleased to welcome Caroline Voaden MEP to the school on Friday, to talk to our NDSixth student about her life and current work with the European Parliament.

Compassionate School Award

1/11/2019   Notre Dame are proud to have become the first school in the country to be awarded the Compassionate School Award on Tuesday 29th October at Plymouth Guildhall.