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Bradford Council Post 16 travel consulation questionnaire
Message from Bradford Council:
The Council has a duty to prepare, consult upon and publish an annual transport policy statement each year specifying the arrangements for the provision of transport or otherwise that the authority considers it necessary to facilitate the attendance of all persons of sixth form age receiving education or training.
We kindly ask that you notify your students and parents in your usual manner that this consultation is underway and post the attached questionnaire on your website and student notice boards.
The consultation begins Monday 20th March and runs through until 8th May 2017. Please complete and return your questionnaire.
Changes to the school uniform
As we have now become part of Tauheedul Education Trust (TET), there will be a change in our school uniform. We will be moving towards the uniform worn in all TET secondary schools. The year 7 students joining us in September will be the first to wear our new uniform. The new uniform will not be with the uniform suppliers until June at the earliest. We understand that Natasha’s Schoolwear in Bradford offer a savings scheme for parents and it is possible other uniform suppliers may do the same.
There will be a transition period of 18 months for our current students in years 7-10 to acquire items as their current uniform needs to be replaced, with the exceptions of:-
It is expected that all current students with the exception of those at Post 16 will be wearing the new uniform fully from September 2018.
Full uniform details can be seen on our uniform information page. http://www.tongschool.co.uk/school_uniform.htm
Year 11 Maths revision - Students have now been given a schedule and a workbook to help them plan revision leading up to the GCSE Maths exams. Copies of the schedule and workbook can be found below. Please encourage your child to complete extra revision at home.
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Uncollected exam certificates
The school's exam office have many uncollected exam certificates, some going back as far as 2007. If you left the school in the last few years but have never collected your certificates, please get in touch by calling Laurie Prowse on 01274 681455. Any unclaimed documents which are more than 5 years old will be destroyed in the next few weeks.
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Year 11 Period 7: All Year 11 students are encouraged to attend Period 7 intervention to help them achieve their target grades from 2.25pm-3.25pm. Monday – Maths, Tuesday – Humanities, Wednesday – Science, Thursday – English and Friday – Options.
Start of Year Letter: Please click here to read our start of year letter from Head teacher Steve Curran.
School Calendar 16/17: Please click here to see our full 16/17 calendar
GCSE Results Show Improvement at Tong: Students at Tong High School are celebrating today after collecting the GCSE results, which show an improvement on last year’s performance. 40% of students achieved the government’s benchmark of A*-C grades in Maths and English – up by 6 percentage points on last year. Today’s results demonstrate the strong progress the school is making, and shows that the hard work the school is undertaking to drive up standards is having a positive impact on the life chances of students. More...
A Level Results: Tong School Sixth Form is again celebrating fantastic Post-16 Advanced Level exam results. The school’s Year 13 sixth form students have recorded an impressive 99% overall pass-rate at A-Level with 24 out of 26 subjects achieving a 100% pass rate. More...
Academy Conversion: This exciting partnership with TET, as part of its non-faith division, will mean Tong High School benefits from a national network of support and development opportunities, as we continue to improve educational standards. More...
Mr Goodyear: Thanks to the support of pupils, staff, partners and families we are delighted to announce that we have been able to raise £2821.58 in memory of Mr Goodyear. More...
Ofsted: The school received a short inspection on 21 June 2016 - Please click here to view the monitoring inspection report
Rock Challenge Champions of The North: Tong has beat other schools from across the North to be crowned champions in a performance competition. Tong High School won the Northern finals of the Rock Challenge on Friday 1st July with their visually striking re-telling of the story of Pandora's Box. More...
MicroTyco Champions: The team from Tong High School beat off competition from other schools, businesses and universities to claim top place in the latest Micro-Tyco contest. After being given just £1 to invest, the team managed to generating £3,674.29. More...