Dear Harington applicant
I hope you have had a relaxing summer break and that you get the news you have been hoping for next week.
Please read this letter carefully as it contains important information about your A Level choices.
After a busy few weeks, I am delighted to confirm that Harington’s temporary classrooms are in place next to the Catmose College campus. Teachers have been appointed and are waiting to start the academic year with you. We very much look forward to you joining the Harington School community in September.
The purpose of this letter is to explain what needs to happen once you have received your GCSE results on Thursday 20th August in order to secure your place at Harington School. It is important that your place is confirmed on that day so that options can be checked and timetables generated.
Once you have your results, you will need to either:
- Call 01572 772579 between 10.00am and 12.30pm on 20th August and verify your results to the Harington office staff. (This will then need to be followed up with submission of evidence of your grades by emailing a scanned copy or a photo of your results sheet to firstname.lastname@example.org )
- Go to UCC or Catmose College on 20th August and BRING YOUR RESULTS SHEET WITH YOU; this will be checked and verified by staff based at UCC and Catmose College, who will be available to help you from 10.00am – 12.30pm.
Whether we see you in person or talk to you by phone, you will be asked to confirm your A Level subject choices at the same time. Please refer to the POST-GCSE RESULTS FACT SHEET regarding the entrance criteria for Harington and the new A Level reform legislation to help you to select your 3 or 4 subjects. Remember that 3 A Levels plus an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) is the desired criteria for entrance to Russell Group universities.
As soon as we have confirmed your place at Harington we will write to you again with the arrangements for the start of term. There will be the opportunity for an informal meeting with your tutor before the start of term to talk through your timetable and have your photograph taken in preparation for the Harington identity card, which you will be given on the first day of term.
Meanwhile, please bear in mind the following key dates for your diary:
FRIDAY 4th SEPTEMBER First day of term – 10.00am
THURSDAY 10th SEPTEMBER Parents’ Evening – 7.00pm
THURSDAY 24th SEPTEMBER D of E Presentation – 5.30pm (parents and students)
If you have any queries about the results/admissions process, or anything else, please contact us.
Mrs Dyl Powell
Head Teacher of Harington School
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