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Year 8 Parents Evening - Thursday 13th March
There will be an opportunity on Thursday, 13th March between 4.30-7.00pm for parents to come into school to speak to staff who teach Year 8 students.
Year 11 Revision Timetable
Year 12 & 13 Mock Exam Timetable
Drama GCSE Coursework Catch Up
Following the completion of the GCSE Drama Unit 1 examination on Wednesday 27th November, the pupils are now working on their final piece of written coursework. Mrs Fraser will be recommencing her Drama coursework catch up sessions on Tuesdays after school from 15:30 until 16:30. Students are advised to attend these sessions to allow themselves extra time to complete the work set.
The GCSE Certificates for exams taken this summer are now ready for collection. Those wishing to do so should contact the schools exams office.
School Trip Payments
As you will be aware, the school moved to electronic communication through ParentMail over 12 months ago. We are introducing ParentMail +Pay for school trips that are being organised throughout the academic year. Please do not confuse ParentMail +Pay with ParentPay.
ParentPay can only be used to purchase school dinners, whereas ParentMail +Pay is for school trips. Trip information will be sent via your ParentMail2 account together with instructions on how to pay. All payments made via ParentMail +Pay are secure, and payments can be made by either debit or credit card.
We will not be accepting cheques or cash for future trips, so please ensure that you use this method of payment as soon as possible.
If you have any queries, please call 01604 641600 and ask to speak to the finance department.
Ofsted judges Moulton School to be a good school
On 9-10 July 2013, the school was inspected by Ofsted. The school was judged to be a good school, including being judged to be good in all key areas; achievement, quality of teaching, behaviour and safety, and leadership and management.
The school was last inspected in November 2009, when it was judged to be satisfactory (a grading now replaced by the grading ‘requires improvement’), so this represents a significant improvement in Ofsted’s judgement of the quality of the provision and outcomes at the school. This improvement over recent years is a credit to all the staff, students, parents and governors who have been involved with the school during this time and who have worked so hard on a daily basis to make the outcome a reality.
Most importantly, what the report indicates is that the young people who come to Moulton are achieving well in a positive and supportive environment; and, as a consequence, have enhanced life chances, in the broadest sense.
The full report is available here.
We would like to congratulate all of the students who took their GCSE, A2 and AS exams this year on another strong overall performance, which also included many outstanding individual results. The students’ achievements are a testament to their hard work throughout the course and to the expertise and commitment of their teachers.
104 students sat A2 exams, with a pass rate of 99%; 74% of entries being graded at A*-C and a 18% of entries being graded at A*-A. The great majority of students met the requirements for their first choice university place.
216 students sat GCSE exams, with many measures indicating a record performance for the school. 82% of students attained 5 or more A*-C grades, with 63% attaining 5 or more A*-C grades including English and maths; and the key government measure of the average point score for the best 8 GCSEs was significantly higher than the school has previously achieved. There were also many outstanding individual results, with 73% of the cohort attaining an A*-A grade, 42% of the cohort attaining 3 or more A*-A grades and 28% of the cohort attaining 5 or more A*-A grades.
School meals, ParentPay ( Online School Dinner Payments ) – Update 3
04-09-2013 - If your son/daughter is new to the school, you will be receiving a welcome letter from ParentPay within the next 5-7 days. We will accept cash until 27th September giving you time to receive the letter and register with ParentPay. For parents that already have an accounts with ParentPay: The balance from the last academic year has been carried forward and is available to use in the canteen as of September.
If you have any queries please visit our FAQ page detailing many common questions or alternatively call 01604 641600 (Option 4).
School meals, ParentPay ( Online School Dinner Payments ) – Update 2
27-08-2013 - Parents with a ParentPay account are now able to add funds to your childs account. Visit www.parentpay.com and login with your credentials. A pack of letters will be delivered by post in the first week of September to new starters containing all the information you'll need to get started with ParentPay. Cash payments will be accepted for the first two weeks, after which ParentPay will be only method of payment.
School meals, ParentPay ( Online School Dinner Payments ) – Update 1
Redcliffe Catering has been awarded the school catering contract with effect from September. We are in the process of transferring contracts from Nourish (Northamptonshire Country Council) to Redcliffe. The cashless payments system will remain, however we advise you do NOT credit your child’s ParentPay account until the transfer of contract is complete. Please continue to check this page for updates as to when you’ll be able to add funds ready for the beginning of term.
New students joining us September 2013.
You will receive a ParentPay registration pack early September allowing you to credit your child’s school dinner account online. In the meantime, we will accept cash for the first two weeks, after which only e-payments will be taken. ParentPay are present in many schools particularly primary schools and you may already have an account with them. That account is not associated with Moulton School and is likely to be closed down automatically during the summer holiday. Please ensure you register again using the details that are due to be sent out in September.
ParentPay and ParentMail
Letters regarding our new Cashless Catering System (ParentPAY) and E-Communication (ParentMAIL) were sent home last July. As of Monday, 10th Sept we will no longer be accepting cash payments for school meals. Please ensure that you have registered your childs ParentPAY account and credited funds ready for this date. You may, of course, continue to provide your child with a packed lunch should you so wish.
As a school, we are using email and text messages to provide a faster, greener method of communication, allowing you to retrieve all new and historical letters online. To register for this service an activation code was sent home. Unfortunately some codes were not registered within the six week period and have since expired. If you are unable to register for that reason or any other, please email our dedicated help address: firstname.lastname@example.org stating your childs name, year, form, post code and contact telephone number. We will reply with your new activation code. This is a great service that will benefit both you and your child; please register.
Parent perception surveys 2012-13
We have now completed our parent perception surveys for years 7 to 11. These were completed anonymously at each of the parent evenings and then collated. Thank you to all those parents who took the time to complete these. The results are shown for each year group and also overall. Please clickhere to see the results.
Free School Meals
Is your child eligible to receive free school meals? If your child qualifies for Free School Meals the daily allowance of £2.25 will automatically be uploaded to your child's account and be available for them to spend but will not show as a balance. Please note the £2.25 daily allowance will not be carried forward. If you do wish to top up your childs spending then you can add money to their account using parent pay.Click Here to view the county council advertisement or go to the council website for more information.
We look forward to hearing from you SOON!