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Online Safety Advice for Parents

siThe UK Safer Internet Centre have recently published some very useful Advice for parents - what to do if your child sees something upsetting online - please click here to read it.



Year 9 Options


You can download the 2018 Options Assembly Presentation here, the 2018 Options Booklet here and the 2018 Options Form here.





Year 11 GCSE Subject Revision Sessions

revThe timetable for these sessions can be downloaded here. It's also available in the Document Archive on the Examinations menu.






Year 11 Revision Workshop

On Thursday 4th January, Year 11 students received a presentation on Preparing for Exams presented by Rachel Munns from ‘Resilient Me’. The workshop focused on the key areas of self-belief, tools for revision, organisation, teaching and improving confidence. In the evening Rachel provided an abridged version to parents. The evening workshop also included presentations from Mrs Emma Roberts (Examinations Officer), Mr Oliver Holbrook (Head of English) and Mr Martin Baker (Head of Science). The slides we are able to share can be accessed here.



Admissions Consultation 2019-20

Please be advised that ESCC is consulting on its proposed admission arrangements for 2019-20.  The arrangements are, broadly speaking, the same as previously but there are proposals to make the following alterations to community areas:
1)    To merge the community area for Hankham Primary School and Stone Cross Primary School
2)    To enlarge the area for Iford and Kingston CE Primary School to include the area previously served by Rodmell CE Primary School
3)    To include the villages of Streat and Ditchling in the community area for Chailey School (secondary) to create a shared area with Priory School.

The link to the consultation can be found here.

* Please note the addendum regarding Robertsbridge Community College



Friends of Priory Christmas Fair Prize Draw

fop draw 2017 small Many thanks to all who took part in the draw - a total of £1289 was raised for the school!












Love In A Box

liab2017thumbOur ‘Love in a Box’ collection was again a wonderful success with a heart-warming collection of 246 beautifully wrapped, gift-filled shoe boxes being donated. In the next few weeks, these will be delivered by local volunteers to children in living in Eastern European orphanages. Huge thanks to all students and their families for their generous support this year.



Year 11 Business & Enterprise

b and eBusiness and Enterprise revision materials can be downloaded here.





Year 11 Mock Exams

Good luck to all Year 11 students in their forthcoming mock exams. The presentation given in Assembly on November 6th can be seen here.



Issues With Parent Pay


Monday 6th November 10:54am: The Parent Pay website experienced some problems this morning, and parents have reported having difficulties topping up their children’s dinner money. We have contacted Parent Pay, and they have given us the following statement “We had a few issues this morning with the platform being a little slow which did have an impact on parents being able to top up. The issue was resolved by 8.50am. We can only apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.” The Kitchen staff have been informed, and will sub lunch for those students who have been affected. If you tried to top up this morning but were unsuccessful please try again now, and email if you continue to experience problems.





Open Evening 2017

Priory logo smallThank you to everyone who attended our Open Evening on Thursday 21 September. Please find the main presentation here. If you were unable to attend or would like an opportunity to see the school please contact Wendy Francis (Admissions Officer) to book onto a school tour. Further information can be found on this website and in the school prospectus.




Office 365 For Education

o365We have had a number of enquiries from parents and carers regarding Office 365 for Education, which is free to UK schools and offers significant benefits including cloud storage, collaborative working and licences for desktop Office applications. Please note that whilst implementation of O365 forms part of our School Development Plan for this academic year, signup for students is not yet available as Priory's network management team is still working on its integration with our existing online systems. We hope to gradually roll out O365 to staff and students over the next few months. When it is fully available to students we will of course provide full signup details on this website.



Family Information Evenings

familyThe presentations given at these evenings can be viewed below :

Y7 Parents Info Eve Sep17

Y8 Parents Info Eve Sep17

Y9 Parents Info Eve Sep17

Y10 Parents Info Eve Sep17

Y11 Parents Info Eve Sep17



Show My Homework Issues - Update


Show My Homework, the external website which hosts our online homework calendar, has had a series of major outages over the last few days. These affect all schools who use their service and are unfortunately out of our control. We share the frustration of students and parents at this situation, especially as we are currently running family information evenings which specifically mention Show My Homework!

After discussions with the company their issues appear to be fixed but we are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Their own status page can be accessed here; we also endeavour to keep our own Service Status display up to date.

Latest : The company have apologised for the outages - please see their letter to parents.