FORTHCOMING EVENTS

The Virtual Year 11 Options Evening will be held on Thursday 11th February between 3 and 5pm. Please click on the link here for more information

The Virtual Year 6 Induction Evening will be taking place on Thursday 4th March at 6pm. Please go to the Year 6 Virtual Open Evening Page for more information. 

A MESSAGE FROM THE HEADTEACHER

 

Dear Parent/Carers

This is a very difficult time for us all and I think for our young people in particular. I want to reassure you that, despite the students not actually being on site, we are committed to doing everything possible to support and motivate our young people. Their happiness, wellbeing and education is at the heart of everything we do. Treorchy Comprehensive School prides itself on being a ‘community school committed to excellence’.

It is a pleasure and privilege to present the school’s website to you and I hope the information presented will give you a real insight into the services that Treorchy Comprehensive School provides for our students, parents and cares  and the wider community.

Our school serves the Upper Rhondda and there are currently approximately 1600 students educated at the school, over 350 of whom are in the Sixth form. 

The ethos of the school is firmly embedded in our core values of RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY and ASPIRATION. An extensive and flexible curriculum, excellent pastoral care and a rich and diverse programme of enrichment activities ensure that all our pupils thrive within a caring and supportive atmosphere.

We extend an equally warm welcome to current students and their families, potential new students and their families and anyone else interested in seeing what we do and how we do it at Treorchy Comprehensive School.

In safer times, I look forward to meeting you all and welcoming students and visitors back on site. Until then please contact the school for more information on our school.

Take care and keep safe,

Jennifer Ford

INFORMATION THAT WE’D LIKE TO SHARE …

Non-Screen Time Thursday Afternoon 11th February 2021

From 12.40pm onwards on Thursday 11th February, we would like the entire school community, both pupils and staff, to have a break from being in front of a screen to support our mental and physical health. There will be no live lessons taking place at this time, or blended learning activities set. Instead, here are some of the ideas for activities that you could do during this time:

  • Walk/run/cycle outdoors
  • Do an indoor exercise routine, e.g. aerobics routine, 5 minute workout etc.
  • Go on a nature trail
  • Read a book
  • Do a craft project
  • Do a jigsaw
  • Play a board game
  • So some puzzles from a puzzle book
  • Relax with a mindfulness colouring sheet/book
  • Draw a picture
  • Help with household jobs in the house or outside
  • Write a letter to a friend or member of your family
  • Write a short fictional story
  • Cook – help to make a meal for the family, bake cakes/biscuits, etc.

Enjoy! Please share stories and pictures of your adventures with us on Teams!!

Barnardos

We know how difficult it is for children, young people, parents, carers and teachers at the moment.  Barnardo’s Education Community provides access to FREE online trauma informed resources with a focus on loss, grief and bereavement to support the children and young people across your settings. There is also a section on staff wellbeing with lots of useful tips and advice to help us all get through this.

You can find all this and more on the website; https://www.educators-barnardos.org.uk/

accessing online learning and further support

Work is currently being provided for all pupils via Microsoft Teams. You can find detailed information on our extensive online provision for each year group by clicking on the links below.  Guidance on how to access Hwb and Microsoft Teams can be found here

YEAR 7                 YEAR 8                 YEAR 9                 YEAR 10                 YEAR 11                 YEAR 12                 YEAR 13

Should our pupils or parents/carers require further support at this difficult time there are a number of agencies you can contact for advice. Please click on the link here for further information and contact details. You can of course still email the school at support@treorchycomp.org.uk for further support also and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

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