Here at Goldfinch we pride ourselves on the quality of homework we set to all the children at Goldfinch. As part of our Curriculum, children across the year groups recieve 'Takeaway Homework', which relates to an aspect of learning in our Foundation Subjects. This is set to be done over the holidays and we encourage families to join in to support home learning and create discussion/ excitement over their new topic. Have a look at some of the great projects brought in by children below.
Train to Teach with us
Book a place at our next Teacher Training Information Event here on Thursday 9th December 2021from 5:00-6:00pm. Find out more about the Sharing Excellence Partnership
Urgent Mental Health Support for children and young people
Parent Governor Elections
We are pleased to inform all Goldfinch families of the exciting opportunity to join the Local Governing Board (LGB) as a Parent Governor. We have vacancies for two parent governors on the LGB and all parents (or individuals exercising parental responsibility) for a child on roll at Goldfinch are eligible to put themselves forward as a candidate. Information has been sen...
We are delighted to confirm that the proposal for Rosendale and The Elmgreen schools to join the Dunraven Educational Trust has been formally approved by the Regional Schools Commissioner. Please see the announcement on the DET website linked below: Trust Announcement
As part of the response to the COVID-19 situation, Goldfinch has an ongoing and detailed Risk Assessment for the opening of the school covering a range of issues including basic hygiene, PPE, cleaning, school routines and equipment. With the return to onsite provision for all children from 8 March, the Risk Assessment and the Trust summary for ...
Term Dates for 2021-22
The term dates for 2021-22 school year are now available from our Trust and are on the school's website page linked below. Given the ongoing pandemic, all dates are subject to change and we will notify families of any changes as soon as it is possible to do so. Term Dates
Spring Term Arrangements 2021
Happy New Year to all our families and staff. Please see the notice HERE from the Trust regarding the Spring start of term arrangements. If any Goldfinch families have not received the letter via email or the app, please contact the school via firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact tracing in the Christmas holidays
Please can we ask that if your child tests positive for coronavirus during 19-23 December you should contact the school via the email@example.com email address stating: the name, year and tutor group of the student, the date the test was taken, the date the symptoms began as well as your preferred contact number. The email will be monitored throug...