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Posted on 22 Jan 2020

How do I support my child with learning?

We have added some helpful documents to the homework page giving guidance to parents in supporting their children's learning. 

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Posted on 15 Jan 2020

Year 11 Parents' Evening Wed 22nd Jan 2020

Please note that all booking for Parents' Evenings is now done through EduLink. You will be able to secure appointments with your son’s/daughter’s teachers via EduLink from 8.00pm on Tuesday 14th January to midnight on Tuesday 21st January. Please make sure you are logged on as a parent rather than a student. If you need any help logging on, please email webmaster@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk (note that this inbox is checked during office hours) Remember that your username is normally your email address, and if you're using the app the School ID is priory If you have any queries about bookings, please email patricia.cowlin@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk (Assistant Head) EduLink Parents' Evening Guide EduLink guide General information about EduLink    

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Posted on 13 Jan 2020

Choose To Teach!

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Posted on 7 Jan 2020

Year 10 Parents' Evening Thu 16th Jan 2020

Please note that all booking for Parents' Evenings is now done through EduLink. You will be able to secure appointments with your son’s/daughter’s teachers via EduLink from 8.00pm on Wednesday 8th January to midnight on Wednesday 15th January. Please make sure you are logged on as a parent rather than a student. If you need any help logging on, please email webmaster@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk (note that this inbox is checked during office hours) Remember that your username is normally your email address, and if you're using the app the School ID is priory If you have any queries about bookings, please email patricia.cowlin@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk (Assistant Head) EduLink Parents' Evening Guide EduLink guide General information about EduLink    

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Posted on 7 Jan 2020

Christmas Raffle Results

A big thank you from the Friends of Priory to those of you that have been so generous in supporting the Christmas fundraising this year, both in the fantastic prizes which were donated or in buying the raffle tickets – we are delighted to have made a staggering £1023.43 profit which will go towards Friends of Priory’s 2020 fundraising projects.  Wishing you all a very Happy New Year!  

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Posted on 7 Jan 2020

Parents and Carers invitation to iCan Careers Event 23.01.20

East Sussex LA  are inviting parents of students aged 14-18 with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND), Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) and/or students with barriers to accessing mainstream careers events to attend the iCan careers event on 23rd January 2020 at the Kings Church in Eastbourne. Students and parents/carers will have the opportunity to meet colleges, local training providers and over 30 employers from across the county and through four rooms : 1.    The Interactive Hall, where education providers and employers will be providing engaging activities for students to take part in, including using virtual reality; 2.    The Work Ready room, will help young people with their CV skills, writing their personal statements, improving their interview skills, college applications, and their overall personal development; 3.    The Careers Hotspot room, will enable young people to meet with employers and providers to learn about routes into employment and gain information about careers; 4.    The Careers Cinema will be running career films focused on construction and the health and social care sectors, with a question and answer session with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and Allied Health Professionals. This year all four rooms will be open to parents and carers from 15.00 -16.30, where you can find information on next steps from employers, and take part in coding workshops with Microsoft. If parents and carers would like to attend please sign up by visiting the Eventbrite site, or to find out more information, email enterprisecoordinator@eastsussex.gov.uk.

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Posted on 12 Dec 2019

Christmas Celebrations - Wednesday 18th December 2019

6.00pm - approx. 7.30pm in Priory School Chapel. Doors open 5.30 for seasonal refreshments, raffle and stalls. The celebrations will involve traditional carols, instrumental pieces and a number of vocal items. Many students will be involved in the celebrations and it will give you the opportunity as a parent/carer to see your child perform and to celebrate Christmas within the wonderful surroundings of our school Chapel. Don't forget to get your ticket! These will be on sale in school at break via the students, about one week in advance.

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Posted on 11 Dec 2019

Friends of Priory Christmas Fair Prize Draw

Please download the flyer here. Please see Amanda Burgess for further information or to donate a prize or purchase tickets – 01273 476231 ext 312 amanda.burgess@priory.e-sussex.sch.uk

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Posted on 19 Nov 2019

Thinking of Teaching event

  Come along to this great event and find out more about how to start your teaching journey! TUESDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2019 4.00 PM - 6.00 PM ST RICHARD'S CATHOLIC COLLEGE, BEXHILL ON SEA, TN40 1SE Download the flyer here.

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Posted on 13 Nov 2019

S.E.N.D. Strategy Summary booklets available

Please see the flyer here.

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Posted on 12 Nov 2019

New Science Labs!

We were delighted to hold the opening of our newly refurbished Science labs last week. The project was undertaken during the summer holidays, to refurbish not one but three of our eight Science rooms, which have been in use by thousands of students for the last 20 plus years. This September at the beginning of the new term they were opened to our students. One of the key features was the purchasing of a mobile Fume Cupboard with docking stations - previously teachers in any of the other labs would have to wait and book a room with this equipment, but this allows each of the labs to have the opportunity to provide the students with a better learning experience. Our curriculum lead for Science, Liz Wilson is absolutely delighted to have achieved the first phase of her longer term plan which is to refurbish all eight of the rooms (five more to do!). The project would not of been possible without the support of our PTA, Friends of Priory School, who tirelessly fundraised and were able to contribute £15,000, along with an award from the Fonthill Foundation (the CEO and Project officer both attended the launch) and The Armourers and Brasiers Gauntlet Trust.

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Posted on 11 Nov 2019

Parents' Forum 6-7 pm Wednesday 20th November 2019

All parents and carers are warmly invited to come and share their views, concerns and ideas with each other and the Governors of the school. You can download the flyer here.

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Posted on 5 Nov 2019

How to log in to EduLink

If an EduLink login we sent you has expired you can reset it via the "Reset Login" link on the EduLink home page.   Many thanks to those parents who have sent us valuable feedback about EduLink - its rollout has been very successful! You can read more about EduLink here. Please note that not all EduLink's features are enabled yet. There is a simple help guide downloadable here. Homework Although the Homework function of EduLink is visible it is still undergoing testing. If students have any homework set there they will be clearly told so by their teacher. In the meantime we are currently still using Show My Homework as our main homework app. Note : If you are a parent the simplest way to log on to Show My Homework is to use your child's login (the same one they use in school) - please ask them for this. Parents Evening We will be using the Parents Evening function of EduLink for our first event of the school year, the Year 8 parents evening on 11th December. INSIGHT - now closed Our old parental portal INSIGHT is now closed. All its features are available in EduLink.

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Posted on 26 Sep 2019

Primary Science CPD

Enhance your science teaching with one of our free CPD sessions! Download details are available here.

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Posted on 23 Sep 2019

Specialist Facility Consultation

East Sussex County Council is proposing to establish a special educational needs (SEN) facility at Priory School from 1 September 2020.  The facility would accommodate 12 secondary age pupils with a primary need of specific learning difficulties, with associated special educational needs (e.g. anxiety or high functioning autism). The consultation can be accessed here. The deadline for submissions is Friday 11 October.

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Posted on 10 Sep 2019

Family Information Evenings

Our Family Information Evenings are being held this week. Presentations will be made available below after each evening takes place. Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11 Action Your Potential

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Posted on 6 Sep 2019

Changes to local bus timetables

There have been some changes to local bus timetables. Overall details are here. Specific changes : Lewes Eastbourne Wealden

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Posted on 4 Sep 2019

Welcome Back!

We hope you had a good summer? We are looking forward to the start of the new year and ensuring we build on the strong results achieved by our (ex) Year 11 students in the summer. To ensure a smooth start to term we would appreciate your support in ensuring that your son and/or daughter arrives at school in the correct uniform. If students are not wearing the correct uniform they will be asked to return home and change into the correct uniform before entering the school.

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