WELCOME TO MOAT

While Moat Community College is operating under lockdown we want all our students to continue to learn and make progress. We are supporting our students by moving our teaching on-line. Our teachers will be on-line everyday setting work. They will also be providing support and feedback.

All students should log-on to Outlook and Teams every day, as both of these platforms are used to send messages and set work to do. They should also check MathsWatch and GCSEPod each day to see if any work has been set on these applications.

We would like to send all of our parents and students our best wishes in these challenging times. We hope to support you in minimising any disruption to learning.

Mr B Killeen
Principal

Teams
TEAMS
Outlook
OUTLOOK
GCSEPod
GCSEPOD
MathsWatch
MATHSWATCH

Coronavirus Guidance Update

Please check the Moat website and our social media feeds regularly for information on how the college is responding to the current health issue.

Schools are to remain open for children of key categories of workers

If you are a health worker, police officer, supermarket delivery driver or look after the vulnerable and elderly in a professional capacity and you would like your child to remain at school during this closure they are able to. The school can also offer provision to pupils who have an Education and Health Care Plan and any child who has a social worker assigned.
In order to ensure that we fully safeguard children we need to know in advance whether you wish your child to attend. Please can you contact the main office to arrange your child’s attendance if you meet the criteria.

SCHOOL CLOSED TO MOST STUDENTS AND PARENT VISITORS

We are currently closed for an indefinite period to ensure the safety of staff and students during the coronavirus outbreak. This closure has been ordered by the government, we will reopen as soon as they instruct us to do so. While we are closed we are posting work for students on-line. The Moat staff are providing on-line teaching, support and encouragement every day to our students. We wish our families well during this difficult time. We are still available to contact by email or over the phone during the closure period.

REMEMBER

If you have symptoms of coronavirus you should stay at home for 7 days. However, if you live with other people, you should all stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person showed symptoms. http://nhs.uk/coronavirus

IT SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS WORKING FROM HOME

Students needing help with accessing remote learning resources should e-mail support.itsm@moat.leicester.sch.uk
Messages will be replied to as soon as possible within the working day 8:30am - 4pm. Please note that this address is only for student technical support and other emails to it will not be forwarded.

27/05/2020 LETTER ON EXTENDING THE OPENING OF SCHOOLS FROM THE LOCAL AUTHORITY WITH STATEMENT FROM THE MAYOR

Councillor Elly Cutkevlin - Assistant City Mayor with responsibility for Education - has sent a letter for parents and carers setting out the local position and encouraging schools and other settings to be flexible and plan for a gradual and safe return.

14/05/2020 LETTER FROM THE PRINCIPAL REGARDING LATEST GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE

Over the next few days parents and carers will be receiving a letter from the Principal setting out the school's response to the latest Government Coronavirus guidance for schools.

 

KEYSTAGE 4 GRADES 2020

GCSE, BTEC and Vcerts exams have all been cancelled for 2020

The government is still releasing information on exactly how grades will be awarded. Here are some useful links and documents below, which will help to explain the situation. We will update this area, as more information becomes available.

Grading in 2020 - information for students

YouTube clip explaining the process for awarding grades.

LETTER TO STUDENTS - SUMMER 2020 GRADING

Download a letter which has been sent to students to explain the process:

Letter to students - Summer 2020 grading
NEW LETTER TO PARENTS and carers - 22/05/2020

A letter to parents and carers regarding the latest information on COVID-19 and returns to school.

Coronavirus Letter 22/05/20
Coronavirus (COVID-19): cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2020

Government document which explains why exams were cancelled and what actions are being taken to award grades.

Somali translation of the government guidance

Welcome to Year 6 Students and Parents/Carers

Hello to all Year 6 students and parents: please keep an eye on this part of our website where over the next few weeks we will be introducing you to the Year 7 team, including your future form tutors!

Mrs Higham (Vice Principal) and Mr Daine (Year 7 YAC)

Calling all Year 6!

You will receive a postcard from us very soon, and we would like you to write about yourself so we can get to know you a bit better. We will read every single one and pass them on to your form tutors. Please pop them into your nearest post box by Friday 15th May: get writing!

INDUCTION NEWS

Keep checking back for regular updates.

GCSEPod Android and Apple Apps

Students can download GCSEPod’s free apps to learn, revise and complete homework on the go. Pods can be saved for offline viewing to avoid them using up their data allowance!

Get it on Google Play Get it on iTunes