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16 to 19 Tuition Fund

This academic year, Notre Dame has been allocated funds from the ESFA to support small group tuition for Sixth Form students whose learning has been disrupted due to COVID 19. Any student who has not achieved a grade 4 in English and Maths will get extra weekly tuition, in addition to their planned curriculum. 

Remote education provision: information for parents

Google Classroon Helpsheet

Click below to download our help sheet on Google Classroom

Epiphany 2021

Changes to Return to School in January 2021

Dear Parents, Carers and students of Notre Dame and St BonifaceChanges to the start of term, following Government adviceI am writing briefly to update you all on how our school opening plans have changed for next week following yesterday’s announcement by the Secretary of State for Education.Our schools will move to online education only for next week, beginning Monday 4th January, for all Year groups.  We will deliver lessons at the time of the usual school timetable, but all will be through remote access via Google classroom.  Year 11 and 13 students are now also required to stay at home next week and we will provide online lessons for them as a priority.  Year 11 mock exams at Notre Dame have been postponed by one week and Mrs Clancy has written separately to that Year group with details and a new exam timetable.All students in Years 11 and 13 will return to face to face education in school on Monday 11th January.  All other Year groups will receive online education during that week and should not come to school until Monday 18th January.Public exams for some Year 10 and 12 students at Notre Dame will still continue as planned on Thursday 7th January (Year 10 Child Development), Friday 8th January (Year 12 Health and Social Care) and Monday 11th January (Year 10 BTEC Sport). Exam candidates should arrive at Notre Dame one hour before their exam and gather in the Sunflower Cafe for a pre-exam revision session.Vulnerable children and the children of critical workers may attend school if they wish to next week and during the week beginning 11th January and they will be supervised in the SEND base and the IT suites, where […]

Online lessons only for Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12 in the week 4-8 January 2021

Dear Parents, Carers and Students of Notre Dame and St Boniface’s College,

Message from Virgin Healthcare – Vaccinations 3rd March

Dear Parents,

Your year 9 child is now due their important routine childhood vaccinations Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio (DTP) and Meningitis ACWY (MenACWY). We are also alongside this, catching up with all Year 10 pupils who did not receive their vaccinations last academic year due to Coronavirus, any consents received last year are still valid. These will take place in school by our team of qualified nurses.

To consent (or decline) for your child to have this vaccination, please follow the link below. If you are not sure if you consented last year for year 10 pupils, please consent using the same link:

Please read the consent form carefully to ensure you have completed this as accurately as possible. This links also contains a frequently asked questions section, please take time to read this and discuss the vaccinations with your child to ensure fully informed consent. If you have any problems or queries please don’t hesitate to contact us on 0300 247 0082 or email at

Please note that the vaccinations will take place Wednesday 3 March 2021

Class Charts

We have recently started using Class Charts at Notre Dame Plymouth.
Class Charts is an online system which teachers use to track achievement and behaviour throughout the school day. We believe in working closely with parents and one of the key benefits of using Class Charts is that we are able to securely share your child’s achievement and behaviour report with you and so keep you up to date in real-time.
Each child has a unique access code which will be issued to parents in due course.

Once you have been issued with a code, you will need to create an account and enter the code here:
Links to mobile phone apps are also available to parents from this page.
If you have more than one child in the school then you can enter additional codes once you have
created an account and are logged in.
Please email with the title ‘ClassCharts’ if you have any queries.

Over £600 raised for CAFOD Coronavirus Appeal

This summer, Notre Dame’s Young Spiritual Leaders challenged students and staff to raise awareness and funds for CAFOD’s Coronavirus appeal, supporting those in the developing world who are facing particular difficulties during a challenging time.