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  • Increase in Scarlet Fever and Strep A

    Published 09/12/22

    Can all parents take a moment to please read the information below regarding signs, symptoms and how to seek help in relation to Scarlet Fever and Strep A

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  • Uniform Expectations 2022

    Published 06/12/22

    To all our parents, please can you take a few moments to read our updated uniform policy and expectations which will come into effect from 3rd January 2023.

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  • Online Safety Newsletter - December 2022

    Published 30/11/22

    Tapton School Academy Trust - Online Safety Newsletter for December.

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  • Relationships and Behaviour Policy updates

    Published 28/11/22

    Dear Parents and Carers

    We've reached a stage at Chaucer School where the time is right to update our behaviour systems and processes. I know from meeting with families, from listening to parent voice that we receive in person and online, from listening to students and from listening to staff, that the changes we are making are both sensible and desired as we move forwards in our journey of improvement for Chaucer School.

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  • Cost of Living Crisis - Sheffield resources

    Published 28/11/22

    In response to the ‘cost of living crisis’, Sheffield City Council has created a package of support for anyone facing financial hardship.  Please see the links below for information from Sheffield City Council.

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  • Y11 Parents’ Evening

    Published 21/11/22

    Year 11 Parents’ Evening on Wednesday 30th November, running from 4.00pm - 6.30pm.

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  • Staff Inset Days

    Published 18/11/22

    Chaucer school will be closes to students on Thursday 24th November 2022 and Friday 25th November 2022

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  • Free county lines seminar.

    Published 07/11/22

    Free event bright seminar for parents, carers, and foster carers.

    The content covers what county lines is, how children are groomed and exploited, what is happening in your particular area, how parents can spot the signs and how to raise concerns and get help.

    Please see the attached posted below for more information and register via https://parentwebinaryorkshire.eventbrite.com/

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  • Online Safety Newsletter - November 2022

    Published 01/11/22

    Tapton School Academy Trust - Online Safety Newsletter for November.

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  • Headteacher's Letter Oct 22

    Published 21/10/22

    Headteachers Letter October 2022

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  • Open Evening 3rd October 2022

    Published 27/09/22

    We look forward to welcoming you on October 3rd where you will have an opportunity to have a look round our impressive building and experience our excellent facilities. Children will be able to sample taster lessons and meet Chaucer teachers as well as being able to talk to Chaucer students. 

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  • Ofsted Report

    Published 15/09/22

    We are disappointed by the outcome of the Chaucer School Ofsted inspection and do not feel that the report takes into account the full impact that the pandemic has had on our school and community.

    In a monitoring visit in March 2020 Ofsted found the school to be taking effective action in order for the school to become good. Covid-19 then caused two years of significant disruption to education, and hardship within the community.

    Our priority throughout this time has been the safety and welfare of everyone involved with our school and we are extremely proud of our students, staff and families for the resilience that they have shown.

    We will continue on our journey for excellence together at Chaucer School, and in our mission to realise the life chances and dreams of all our students.

    David Dennis (CEO, TSAT), Scott Burnside (Director of Secondary Education, TSAT) and Joanna Crewe (Headteacher, Chaucer School) – September 2022.

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  • National Bank holiday 19th September

    Published 12/09/22

    Chaucer School will be closed on Monday 19th September 2022 along with all schools as a mark of respect for the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II which will be a national bank holiday.

    The Department for Education has advised that for all school's normal attendance is expected through the National Mourning period.

    We thank you all in advance for your support.

    Chaucer School

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  • Lateness to School

    Published 12/09/22

    Being on time for school is a really important part of being successful. Please see the letter below for more information around the importance of students arriving on time.

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  • Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022

    Published 09/09/22

    A lifetime of dedicated service to our country, Tapton School Academy Trust is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. Her impact was and still is felt by people in many ways. Her kindness, duty, dignity, leadership and how she approached her role, are inspirational. Our thoughts are with her family at this time.

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  • Online Safety Newsletter - September 2022

    Published 06/09/22

    Tapton School Academy Trust - Online Safety Newsletter for September.

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  • Important return to school information

    Published 05/09/22

    Welcome to the start of 2022-23, in which we have a huge number of plans to take our school on a real journey of improvement. Our guiding principle is ‘We are first class’ and that means we won’t accept anything less than first class practice to give your children a first-class education.

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  • Return to school Monday 5th September

    Published 02/09/22

    We hope you all have a great weekend; we look forward to welcoming ALL students at 8.30am on Monday 5th of September in full school uniform, ready to start the new school year. 

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  • Students and staff at Tapton School Academy Trust celebrate GCSE success

    Published 25/08/22

    Students and staff at Tapton School Academy Trust celebrate GCSE success

    Following years of unprecedented disruption to their education, students at Bradfield, Chaucer, Forge Valley and Tapton secondary schools received their GCSE grades today.

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  • End of Term Letter

    Published 21/07/22

    Dear Parents and Carers

    We come to the last week of term, and I must thank you first of all for working with us through yet another national crisis – this time the heat. Hopefully this will be a rare occasion, but students did conduct themselves sensibly and safely while in school during the heatwave.

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  • Heatwave changes for Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th July 2022 - Update

    Published 15/07/22
    Heatwave changes for Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th July 2022
     
    Due to the extreme changes, Tapton School Academies Trust are making the following changes to school on Monday and Tuesday.
     
    1. All trips and visits are postponed. This includes the rewards trip to Flamingo Land on Monday. We will rebook for September. 
     
    2. School will close at the beginning of period 4 - 12.55pm. If students need to stay in school until the end of the day due to travel arrangement needs, staff will be available in school to supervise them. Please ring or email school on enquiries@chaucerschool.sheffield.sch.uk to let us know if you will require your child to stay in school on either or both afternoons.
     
    3. Only cold food will be available at break and lunch. 
     
    3. Students are free to wear PE kit, and a hat. 
     
    4. Water will be available to students all day, so they should bring a refillable water bottle. 
     
    5. We are taking all possible steps with windows and blinds to keep rooms as cool as possible, and will be closely monitoring the situation room to room, rerooming to cooler spaces where necessary. 
     
    6. Activities in lesson will try to avoid creating additional heat, for example in Science, Food Technology, and in PE.
     
    We aim to keep all adults and children as safe and comfortable as possible in school. Thank you for supporting us as we manage this unusual situation together. 
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  • Results Day 2022

    Published 15/07/22

    Results day this year is scheduled for Thursday 25th August. For the last two years, Covid
    restrictions have meant that students were invited in individually at a specified time.
    However, we are now able to revert back to our normal way of working. This means students
    can come to collect results in person at any time between 10am and 12 noon on the day.

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  • Last day of school arrangements

    Published 12/07/22

    Please note that Chaucer is closed on Friday 22nd July, school breaks up for the summer on Thursday 21st July at 12 noon, FSM students are able to order in advance and collect grab bag lunches before they leave school site, many thanks

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  • Sports Day - 12th July

    Published 11/07/22

    Tuesday 12th July is Chaucer School Sports Day. All students should attend in Chaucer PE kit, and also bring a refillable water bottle, a hat, and sun cream. Students will spend much of their day outside. 

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  • Parental Controls Guidance Booklet

    Published 11/07/22

    This guide will help you set up parental controls to provide your child with a safer online environment.

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  • Behaviour Expectations 2022

    Published 04/07/22

    Behaviour expectations presentation 2022

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  • Sheffield Healthy Holidays

    Published 01/07/22

    Sheffield Healthy Holidays - Summer HAF 2022.

    Be active, eat well. Free summer activities 2022 - Places are limited so book your activity now.

     

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  • Changes to the school day

    Published 16/06/22

    Please see the attached letter below for more information.

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  • Ofsted Inspection 7th-8th June 2022

    Published 06/06/22

    Her Majesty’s Inspectors will be in Chaucer School on Tuesday 7th June and Wednesday 8th June.

    We welcome the feedback of all parents during this inspection.

    If you would like to give your views, please follow the link below:

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  • Access to facilities during lessons

    Published 21/04/22

    Please see the attached letter for more information.

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