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  • Safeguarding advice for Sheffield children

    Published 26/02/24

    Police have made us aware of children across the north of Sheffield being members of huge WhatsApp and Snapchat groups that are sharing extremely disturbing images and videos. Please check your child's phone and talk to them about staying safe in the world of social media, and help safeguard children from viewing or sharing disturbing imagery.


    Please use these links for advice on supporting families with online safety.

    Chaucer School - Safer Internet Day - Resources for Parents & Carers.

    Safeguarding (chaucer.sheffield.sch.uk)

    https://www.internetmatters.org/parental-controls/

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  • Sheffield Public Health team

    Published 20/02/24

    Sheffield Public Health team have requested we circulate the information below to parents / carers regarding measles. The Public Health team have put together a letter which covers some of the key information on measles, including symptoms to look out for and what to do if your child has come into contact with a measles case.

    There are also links to further resources at the end of the letter, including information in a number of languages or visit Measles: Don't let you child catch it flyer (available in 22 languages)

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  • Friday 9th February 2024 - Open as normal.

    Published 09/02/24
    Friday 9th February 2024.
    Chaucer school will be open as normal today.
    Please take care when travelling.
    Thank you.
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  • School Early Closure - 8th February 2024

    Published 08/02/24

    Due to the weather conditions, the decision has been made that school will close to staff and students at 12.20pm.

    Any students eligible for free school meals can collect a grab bag from the dining hall before leaving site.

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  • Safer Internet Day - Resources for Parents & Carers.

    Published 06/02/24

    Safer Internet Day is a great opportunity to focus on online safety with your child, whatever their age. This year’s theme is all about change and influence online, and the UK Safer Internet Centre have created a range of pages to help you talk about these issues and ideas with your child, no matter how much time you have and in an age-appropriate way.

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  • Safer Internet Day - Stay Safe and Positive.

    Published 06/02/24

    Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology.
    The internet can be a great place to have fun and inspire change, and we are encouraging all of our students to stay safe and positive online.

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  • Year 7 Parents Evening

    Published 01/02/24

    Booking is now available for Year 7 parents evening.
    You can book via MCAS or by calling the school office.

    Year 7 Parents evening - Wednesday 6th March 2024

    All appointments are face to face and are available from 4pm - 6.30pm.

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  • Online Safety Newsletter February 2024

    Published 01/02/24

    Tapton School Academy Trust - Online Safety Newsletters for February 2024.

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  • Online Safety Newsletters - December 2023 & January 2024

    Published 22/01/24

    Tapton School Academy Trust - Online Safety Newsletters for December 2023 & January 2024.

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  • HPV Human Papilloma Vaccine.

    Published 15/01/24

    A message from the School Aged Immunisation Service (SAIS):

    Dear Parents/Carers of Year 8 students,
    We will attend school to vaccinate Year 8 students with the HPV Human Papilloma Vaccine.
    to complete the consent form BUT ONLY IF YOU HAVEN’T ALREADY. The option to consent or decline the vaccination is at the end of the questionnaire so please complete this even if you do not want your child to have the vaccination.
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  • Merry Christmas

    Published 22/12/23

    On behalf of all the staff at Chaucer we hope you all have a wonderful holiday and look forward to seeing you all in 2024!
    School will start at the normal time for all students on Monday 8th January 2024!

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  • End of Term letters

    Published 22/12/23

    Please see the links below for the End of term letter from Mrs Crewe and information regarding vapes from Ms Scott.

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  • Friday 22nd December 2023 Non-uniform

    Published 18/12/23

    Friday 22nd December 2023 will be a Non-uniform - Sportswear day for students. Students can wear PE kit or any other school appropriate non-uniform sportswear. We are suggesting a non-uniform donation of £1 which will be donated to our student council to plan activities in school. Full expectations around non-uniform days can be found at https://www.chaucer.sheffield.sch.uk/uniform

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  • 18th December 2023. Christmas hat, jumper or tie day!

    Published 15/12/23
    Monday 18th December 2023 will be our Christmas hat, jumper and tie day! Christmas hats, jumpers and ties are acceptable on Monday along with regular uniform. All other uniform must be in place (unless replacing a Chaucer tie with a Christmas tie. A tie must be worn.)
    We will also have our Christmas Elf giving out spot prizes to students for our favourite jumpers, ties and headgear throughout the day.
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  • Last Day arrangements

    Published 14/12/23

    Chaucer School will close at 12.20pm on Friday 22nd December 2023 for the Christmas Holidays. If your child is on FSMs grab bags are available and must be ordered by 12.30pm on Thursday 21st December 2023. These will be ready to collect at the end of school on Friday from the snack bar.

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  • Year 8 Parents Evening

    Published 12/12/23

    Booking is now available for the Year 8 parents evening, which will be held on the 10th January 2024. Please log onto MCAS or call the school office to book an appointment.

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  • Train to Teach with TSAT SCITT

    Published 01/12/23

    We are delighted to have launched, in partnership with Teach First, the TSAT School Centered Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) programme. 

    Our one-year programme involves a powerful mix of self-directed, live training and one-to-one support, with trainees gaining Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) upon completion. 

    We hope that the programme will inspire the next generation of teachers for both TSAT and the wider sector. 

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  • Vaping and E-Cigarettes - The Facts.

    Published 30/11/23
    Please see the fact sheet and video below around the dangers of vaping from ASH and Smokefree Sheffield.
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  • NHS Vaccination information

    Published 24/11/23

    Please see information below from the Local Authority regarding vaccinations.

    Information and requests from the Children & Families Directorate and the Public Health Team

    Health services across the country are starting to see an increase in the number of cases of measles.

    The most important thing to help prevent the spread of measles is to ensure that everyone is vaccinated.

    It is important to have the MMR vaccine, and we are asking parents / guardians to take up the offer of an MMR vaccine if their children are not fully vaccinated.

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  • Staff training days - 27th & 28th November 2023

    Published 23/11/23

    A reminder to all parents, carers and students. School is closed on Monday 27th November and Tuesday 28th November 2023 for Training Days. For more details on term dates, please visit: https://www.chaucer.sheffield.sch.uk/term-dates

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  • Free Broadband offer

    Published 21/11/23

    The David and Jane Richards Family Foundation, one of the supporters and funders of the Dryden Wifi Project. Are looking for families who wish to sign up for unlimited free broadband in the Dryden Estate area. 

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  • The Diana Award’s Anti-Bullying Ambassador Programme

    Published 13/11/23

    STUDENTS FROM CHAUCER SCHOOL TRAINED TO TACKLE BULLYING

     BY THE DIANA AWARD

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  • Anti-bullying week 2023

    Published 11/11/23
    Next week we will be raising awareness in school for Anti-Bullying week 2023. From Monday 13th November to Friday 17th November we will be running the following events:
    🧦  It's odd socks day on Monday.
    πŸ‘©β€πŸ’Ό Anti-bullying assemblies all week.
    πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« Anti-bullying focus in tutor time.
    πŸ§‘β€πŸŽ€ Anti-bullying karaoke on Friday.
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  • Year 11 Parents Evening

    Published 06/11/23

    Booking is now available for the Year 11 parents evening please log onto MCAS or call the school office to book an appointment.

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  • Behaviour Hubs programme

    Published 06/11/23

    As part of our drive for improvement, Chaucer School is taking part in the Behaviour Hubs programme, a Department for Education-funded programme to improve all aspects of behaviour in schools. We have been paired with an exemplary lead school who will guide us through a year of support in which we will further develop new behaviour cultures to make sure that all pupils can learn in a calm, safe and supportive environment.

    As part of this programme of support, we will be gathering the views of pupils and staff, to understand how they perceive behaviour in school. This will help us to identify areas for improvement. This survey will take place in school time and should last no more than ten minutes.

    Your child will receive an invitation next week to complete the survey via their school email address, using Microsoft Forms. Students will be identifiable by year group, but not by name, as we may share the collated responses with our lead school and the DFE as part of the programme. If you do not wish your child to take part in this survey, please let us know by the end of this school week (Friday the 10th of November) so that we can ensure your child does not receive the email to participate. 

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  • Online Safety Newsletter - November 2023

    Published 03/11/23

    Tapton School Academy Trust - Online Safety Newsletter for November 2023.

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  • Year 7, 9 & 11 School Photos

    Published 02/11/23

    The School Photography Company's photographer will be in school on Monday 6th November taking photos for all students in Years 7, 9 & 11

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  • Seneca - Free Homework & Revision for A Level, GCSE, KS3 & KS2

    Published 23/10/23

    By now, your child will have been set up with a Seneca Premium account. Seneca Premium has been set up to give your child access to over 1300 online courses.

    Seneca can be accessed via a computer, tablet, or Phone.

    Find out more about Seneca:

    Seneca Parents Platform

    More information can also be found at the links below.

    Seneca Website: https://senecalearning.com/en-GB/

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  • Early Closure 20th October 2023

    Published 20/10/23

    Due to worsening weather conditions school will close at 13:55pm If your child needs to stay in school until 3pm please contact the school office

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  • World Mental Health Day 2023

    Published 10/10/23
    Staff at Chaucer School dressed in yellow on World Mental Health Day (10th October) as part of YoungMinds’ #HelloYellow campaign, which called on people to stand together in support of young people struggling with their mental health, to show they matter and deserve the help they need, when they need it, no matter what.

    Young people are experiencing a unique set of pressures for a generation growing up, living through a pandemic and cost of living crisis against the backdrop of global instability, combined with other factors such as academic pressure, all of which is taking a toll on their mental health.

    YoungMinds is urging the Government to prioritise young people’s mental health, including providing early support in communities, increasing help in schools and reducing waiting times.

    Laura Bunt, Chief Executive at YoungMinds, said: “We want to thank Chaucer School for their support for #HelloYellow. By wearing yellow, they’ve shown young people’s mental health matters. This comes at a time when the young generation are facing a unique set of pressures, with more young people than ever before needing support for their mental health and many facing long waits for help.

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