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  • LATEST: Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

    Published 20/03/20

    Letter to parents - July 10th 2020

    Letter to parents: September re-opening

    BWT CEO parent update

    Letter to parents from BWT's CEO - June 26th 2020

    School re-opening information (June 10th update)

    The following documents have been sent to Year 10 and Year 12 families, ahead of school re-opening for these year groups from Monday 15th June 2020. For other year groups, these documents are for information only.

    Principal's letter
     Guide to re-opening: Year 10
    Guide to re-opening: Year 12
    Attendance and meals booking form
    Behaviour Policy addendum
    Home School Agreement

    Letter to parents (May 22nd) 

    Click here to read a letter to parents/carers regarding TCA's proposals for the summer term.

    Update to parents from BWT CEO - May 13th

    Click here to read a letter to parents from BWT CEO Andrew Campbell.

    Important update for Year 13s - Thursday 7th May

    Letter to Year 13 students

    More details: Government support package for universities and students

    Covid-19 Ofqual GCSE and A Level Guidance

    Ofqual have today (03/04/20) set out details on how GCSE and A level grades will be awarded in the summer. Please see below Ofqual GCSE and A level guidance documents for your information. Please bear with us whilst we digest the contents. We will update you further in the coming weeks as more details emerge. ​​​

    Letter to students from Ofqual

    Ofqual guidance

    This page contains all the latest information for parents/carers regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). 

    Click here: TCA SEND information report update COVID-19 - April 

    Please note: This report must be read in conjunction with Thomas Clarkson Academy’s SEND Information Report.  

    COVID-19 - Free School Meals Update - Tuesday 1st April

    Free School Meal arrangements from Monday 6th April 2020

    Please visit for further information.

    School closure update – Sunday 22nd March

    For those students who will be attending school tomorrow (children who are vulnerable and children whose parents are critical to the COVID-19 response and cannot be safely cared for at home), the normal school times apply – 8.30am to 2.55pm. Students are permitted to arrive from 8.20am onwards. On arrival, students should use the community entrance.

    If children can stay safely at home, they should, to limit the chance of the virus spreading. Many parents working in the sectors critical to the COVID-19 response may be able to ensure their child is kept at home. And every child who can be safely cared for at home should be.

    For Key Stage 3 students who were absent last week and did not receive their resource packs, the packs will be available from reception from Monday 23rd March. There are also copies of the resources on our website (, where students can also access online learning and communicate with teachers.

    People can get in touch with the school via the normal routes and should check the website for information.

    School closure letter to parents/carers - March 20th

    Please click this link to access Key Stage 3 resource booklets for students

    To log in, use the 'Quick Links' menu (top right) and select RM Unify.

    Alternatively, click on the orange 'Remote Learning' bar on the TCA website homepage.

    You should only send your child to school on Monday if you have to, because your work is critical to our COVID-19 response. If you are able to keep your child at home, you should. #StayHomeSaveLives

    Coronavirus Covid-19 update - School Closure Information (20 March)

    Please visit for further information about school closures for Brooke Weston Trust schools. 

    Coronavirus Covid-19 BWT Statement Regarding School Closure Announcement - 18 March

    Following the government’s latest announcement, the situation regarding the opening of schools has changed. Please visit for full details.

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  • GCSEPod now available for all year groups

    Published 14/07/20

    Students across all year groups can now access the GCSEPod app to help consolidate their learning, support their homework and prepare for exams.

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  • Teacher appreciation gift

    Published 13/07/20

    Students who would like to show their appreciation for their teachers have the opportunity to give a gift contact-free while raising money for the Camps International trip at the same time.

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  • Connor finishes incredible 500-mile challenge with a marathon

    Published 10/07/20

    Connor Loughlin, who set out to raise £500 for the NHS by running 500 miles, completed his incredible 12-week challenge today – and finished with a marathon.

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  • Big Bang Digital 2020

    Published 07/07/20

    A special science and engineering event which TCA students normally attend each year is being held online on Tuesday 14th July.

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  • Virtual Sports Day – get involved!

    Published 03/07/20

    TCA’s Virtual Sports Day offers students the chance to compete in an all-school event, despite our normal sports day and Race for Life not going ahead this year.

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  • Black Lives Matter: 500 Words story-writing competition

    Published 02/07/20

    There is still time to enter a story-writing competition designed to get children thinking about the issues emerging from the Black Lives Matter movement.

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  • Times Tables Rock Stars success

    Published 02/07/20

    TCA battled it out against two other schools in the Brooke Weston Trust to be crowned the winner of a recent Times Tables Rock Stars challenge.

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  • History teacher talks at virtual teaching conference on representations of heritage

    Published 30/06/20

    TCA’s Head of History spoke at a virtual teaching conference about the importance of teaching British history within the context of world history during her talk on representations of heritage.

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  • Virtual codebreaking challenge

    Published 30/06/20

    Operation Bletchley is a virtual codebreaking walking challenge which offers students the opportunity to try something different, keep fit and raise money for charity.

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  • School Diversity Week and Pride Month

    Published 26/06/20

    To mark School Diversity Week and Pride Month, TCA’s librarian Miss Robinson has put together some reading recommendations, things to watch and activities you can get involved in at home.

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  • History teacher selected to speak at virtual teaching conference

    Published 25/06/20

    TCA’s Head of History has been selected to speak at a virtual teaching conference this weekend, where she will discuss how working in South African schools has shaped her thinking on the teaching of issues such as race and representations of heritage.

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