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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 …

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Hear from the Principal 12.10.20

This week in College This week on Thursday we will be holding a Parent Forum via Zoom, from 8.30 until 9.00am. We have had lots of questions submitted already for the session, which will focus on general updates and a recap on our COVID-19 measures. Our plan is to run these forums a minimum of once per half term, and …

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Hear from the Principal 29.09.20

IVC Virtual Open Evening This week we are hosting our first Year 6 Virtual Open Evening. If you have friends and family who are in Years 5 or 6 then please encourage them to sign up via Eventbrite here. There are a range of presentations and Q&A sessions, as well as a content-packed Microsoft Sway. Six new subjects on offer …

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Welcome to the first Principal’s Blog

Welcome to the first Principal’s Blog. The purpose of these fortnightly blogs is to keep you informed about different aspects of College life, providing a window into some of the things that are happening at Impington Village College (IVC). There will also be the opportunity to ‘get to know’ different members of staff, so that as you visit there are …