Letters to Parents/Carers

E-safety advice for parents/carers

E-safety parent and carer advice booklet from Northamptonshire County Council (updated April 2016)

Think U Know A website especially for parents/carers, launched in December 2015, offering a completely refreshed suite of articles and guidance on all aspects of child internet safety and how to keep children safe from sexual abuse, both online and off. Users will find films, downloadable guides and useful links to support organisations:

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

CEOP Safety Centre Families can report abuse and exploitation directly to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP):

www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre

NCA Cyber Crime Advice from the National Crime Agency on how to help young people avoid the risks of getting involved in cyber crime

www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk

Educate Against Hate brings together the best advice, support and resources available for parents, teachers and school leaders who want to learn how to protect young people from extremism and radicalisation, and is the result of successful collaboration between the Department for Education, the Home Office, the NSPCC, Internet Matters, Childnet, ParentZone, UK Internet Safety Centre, and the many other organisations who have contributed resources.

www.educateagainsthate.com

Useful advice for parents/carers

Child Employment Guidance from the Education Entitlement Service at Northamptonshire County Council
The Common Assessment for Families in Northamptonshire: What does it mean for your family?
Getting into Homework: A complete guide to helping your child's learning at home
Coaching your Teenager: A booklet to help parents/carers of teenagers aged 14-18

Information pack

Home College Agreement
eSafety Information
Privacy notices
Cashless payment system for school meals
Biometric payment system for school meals
Free school meals

Lost Property

Lost property is stored in the Pastoral Leaders room and on the pegs in the corridor just outside their room. Students can check for lost property at break and lunchtime.


Year 11 Bulletin

The Year 11 Bulletin is produced weekly for parents/carers, containing important information for all Year 11 students such as controlled assessment deadlines and catch-up sessions.

Issue 11 - Fri 21 Apr 2017

Skiing adventure in Austria for February half term

43 students and 6 adults from Huxlow Science College headed to Oberlongau in Austria for a week of skiing adventures over the February half term holiday. The students were outstanding and some of them were on black runs by the third day! ......Read more

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Huxlow's Christmas Carol Service at St Peter's Church, Irthlingborough

St Peter's Church kindly hosted Huxlow Science College's annual Christmas Carol Service on Wednesday 14 December 2016. A beautiful simple service was followed by with mulled wine and mince pies ......Read more

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Parent View - Give Ofsted your view on your child's school

Parents / Carers, please click on the image above to access the Ofsted Parent View website and give them your views on Huxlow Science College.


Huxlow's annual presentation evening for outstanding achievements

On Wednesday 9th November 2016, Huxlow held its annual Presentation Evening, to award  our current Year 8-11 students for a huge range of outstanding achievements over the course of the last academic year (2015-16).... Read more

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Mock EU referendum at Huxlow: 52% leave, 48% remain

As part of our Citizenship commitment at Huxlow, a Mock EU Referendum was held on Thursday 23 June. The outcome perfectly reflected the national outcome: 52% voted to leave, 48% voted to remain ......Read more

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Staying safe near open water with the Water Safety Code

As the weather starts to improve, Huxlow Science College are reminding all students about staying safe near the lakes and rivers. During Tutor time, all students will be going through the Water Safety Code and discussing the dangers of swimming in open water ......Read more

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Huxlow students show support for the “Stamp Out Stigma” campaign

Northamptonshire’s annual Mental Health Awareness Day took place on Friday 12th February 2016, and Huxlow Science College students showed their support for the “Stamp Out Stigma” campaign. Balloon releases took place simultaneously at 12 noon from schools, colleges and community settings across the county including Huxlow......Read more

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Huxlow's sports teams looking sharp in brand new team kits

Huxlow’s sports teams are looking sharp in their brand new team kits, thanks to the generous sponsorship of seven local businesses. On Thursday 28th January 2016, the students showcased their skills and met with their sponsors over refreshments in the Sports Hall.......Read more

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