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Hear from the Principal 16.04.21

Welcome back! I hope that you all enjoyed the Easter holidays; we were certainly blessed with a few days of lovely weather! We are excited to be back at our College and to look ahead to the Summer Term and next academic year as we hope to continue to creep closer to normality. Our International Baccalaureate journey As we look …

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Hear from the Principal 17.03.21

Return to College First and foremost, I would like to thank all of our parent community for the support you have given us as we have transitioned back to the physical classroom. As you will be aware, strict COVID-19 protocols are still in place, and will remain throughout the term, which we hope is providing reassurance for the whole College …

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Hear from the Principal 03.03.21

We are wishing you a warm welcome back to the new half term and also back to College next week! College re-opening As you might expect, a large amount of time this fortnight has been spent focusing on our reopening plans. We are pleased to have a large body of volunteers and staff supporting us with the mass testing, and …

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Hear from the Principal 09.02.21

Highlights from the first half of the Spring term I can’t quite believe that we are already almost half way through February, in our sixth week of remote learning and next week is February half term! While the weeks are flying by and it is easy to focus on negative news, I wanted to share some particular highlights with you …

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Hear from the Principal 28.01.21

Student mental health, wellbeing and enrichment Our students’ mental health and wellbeing continues to be a focus for us as we move into our fourth week of remote learning. As you know, we recently shortened our lesson times to 45 minutes to allow for additional breaks from learning, and from screens. We are continuing to focus on positive mental health, …

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Hear from the Principal 12.01.21

Impington Village Virtual College Firstly, I would like to publicly thank all of the parents and guardians who have been in touch to share positive feedback on our transition to remote learning once again – we have been overwhelmed by positive messages and appreciate reading that all of our students are engaged with their learning from home. As always, our …

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Hear from the Principal 14.12.20

International Schools Award We’re excited to announce that IVC has been awarded Foundation level of the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of our work to bring the world into the classroom. The International School Award celebrates the achievements of schools that do exceptional work in international education. Fostering an international dimension in the curriculum is at the …

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Hear from the Principal 30.11.20

Sunday Times Parent Power 2021 We are so proud to be named as the top non-selective secondary school in East Anglia by the Sunday Times Parent Power 2021. In addition to this outstanding accolade, we were also the highest ranked state school outside of Essex in the region, and our national ranking shows that we are the third non-selective school …

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Hear from the Principal 16.11.20

COVID-19 Update We have approximately ten students in our Sixth Form who have either tested positive for COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms. As a precautionary measure and to minimise transmission in the wider College, we have isolated approximately 40 Sixth Form students across BTEC Sport, BTEC Performing Arts and our football programme. These students are accessing a combination of live …

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Hear from the Principal 02.11.20

COVID-19 Update In light of the government’s announcement on Saturday and further advice and support from Public Health England, we are making a number of changes in College from 5 November to maximise the safety of our College community. We have put together a Sway here with key updates and also updated our full risk assessment, but the key changes …