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Blessed George Napier Catholic School and Sixth Form Youth Sport Trust Lead School

Blessed George Napier
Catholic School and Sixth Form
Youth Sport Trust Lead School

Part of the Pope Francis Catholic Multi Academy Company

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  • BGN Youth Choir CD

    Published 07/11/19

    BGN''s Youth Choir have recorded this fantastic CD full of Christmas songs including well-known carols such as Hark the Herald Angels Sing and the incredibly moving A Star Shone over Bethlehem, written by a former pupil.    They will be performing in and around Banbury, raising money for charity, during the Christmas period if you want to hear them in person.

    The CD is available from our on-line shop at a cost of £11.00.  Limited numbers are available.

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  • Money Mule

    Published 21/10/19

    Thames Valley Police have asked for your help in warning young people about the dangers and consequences of becoming a money mule.  Please see the attached letter.

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  • Asthma Inhalers

    Published 21/10/19

    As the cold weather is now upon us, we are asking all parents with children who are asthmatic to ensure they have their reliever inhaler on them while they are in school.

    We also advise that an emergency inhaler is kept in school and we are happy to store these in our medical cabinet in Student Services. As with all stored medicines we would need the inhaler to be in a box with a prescription label on it and a school consent form to be completed for our records.

    If you have any concerns or would like to keep an emergency inhaler in school, please do contact us at the school office.  

    Mrs Catherine Smith - Front Office Manager

    Mrs Margaret Batsel - School Nurse

     

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  • Yr 11 Study Support Timetable

    Published 14/10/19

    Study support timetable for Y11 below.   

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  • Attendance

    Published 16/09/19

    As part of OCC’s protocol regarding unauthorised term time holidays, action may be taken for Unauthorised Holiday in term time during the academic year when a request for leave, due to exceptional circumstances, is declined.

    Under the education-related provisions of the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003, Local Authorities, schools and the police have a duty to issue penalty fines to parents or carers of children who are absent from school for the purpose of family holidays during term time without authorisation from the Headteacher.
     

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  • Uniform for Sept 2019

    Published 19/07/19

    Please see the letter below regarding uniform from September 2019

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  • Unclaimed coats

    Published 05/07/19

    We have a number of unclaimed and unnamed coats in Student Services.       If your child is missing a coat please ask them to come to Student Services before the end of term.   It may save you having to buy a new one for the September term.

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  • Safeguarding Children in Banbury (SCIB)

    Published 04/07/19

    SCIB's first newsletter can be found below.

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  • Online Safety Advice

    Published 27/02/19

     

    You may find this link to Online safety advice for parents from NSPCC useful.

    Their advice is to use a simple 4 step approach called TEAM:

    • Talk about staying safe online
    • Explore their online world together
    • Agree rules about what is OK and what is not OK
    • Manage your family's settings and controls

    There is a lot of other very helpful advice and a guide to various Apps used frequently by children and young adults. Just follow the link below.

    https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

     

     

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  • Education Records

    Published 19/11/18

    We wish to draw your attention to our policy regarding sharing of the 'Educational Record' at BGN school.  This can be found in Section 6 of the Subject Access Request Policy, found in the Policy section of our website.  This has been recently clarified in response to the 2018 Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).    In cases where parents have shared care of children but live at different addresses, reports and letters may be shared with both parents.

     

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  • GCSE Information

    Published 16/05/18

    Please see attached documents regarding exams.

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  • Help to support your child with revision

    Published 29/03/18

     

    Study Higher works in schools in the local Banbury area delivering and organising a range of activities to help inspire students.   They are hosting a free event for parents on Saturday 21st April focused on "Supporting your child with their revision" -  the session being led by one of our partners Positively Mad .   Spaces are limited and are first come, first served.  Refreshaments available.

    Location: Hill View Primary School, Hill View Crescent, Banbury OX16 1DN

    Date: Saturday 21st April

    Time: 11am to 12pm

    For more details please see the attached flyer, or click here to sign up.

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