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Letters

At Gloucester Academy, we believe it is extremely important for us to communicate clearly and regularly with parents. Through this section, parents have access to all the latest news and updates they require without being reliant on letters making their way home.

Thank you for your continued support and cooperation.

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  • 05/01/22

    Home School Promise

    Dear Parents and Carers The academic year has so far seen incredible improvements at GA with the introduction of the AM Prep Session before school, the many enrichment programmes available and the incredible amount of sporting opportunities and fixtures that take place. It is also timely to re...
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  • 05/01/22

    Covid 19 Update

    Dear GA community members May we first of all wish everyone a very Happy New Year, and the best of health for 2022.  It is a GA priority, as supported by the government, to operate as normally as is possible.  With face to face education continuing to happen, with some small additional...
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  • 16/12/21

    RE: Covid Testing Guidance

    Dear GA families As a school we follow the Government and Department for Education's guidance regarding Covid-19 testing and precautions.  Therefore, we would request that you follow the guidance below.   Over the holiday break all education and childcare staff and stude...
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  • 10/12/21

    GA Christmas Lunch - Tuesday 14th December 2021

    Dear GA families We would like to wish you all the best over the festive season.  During our final week of term at Gloucester Academy we would like to offer your child the opportunity to further celebrate the Christmas period with their peers and staff members. On Tuesday 14th of Decem...
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  • 09/12/21

    ​​​​​​​RE: Key Information for Unit 2

    Dear GA Families The first 13 weeks (Unit 1) of term have gone by incredibly quickly.  Students are currently working hard on their end of unit assessments, mocks, as well as showcasing to you their sporting, art and drama skills. We have listened to feedback from all of our stakeholders...
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  • 09/12/21

    ​​​​​​​Borneo Expedition– July 2023

    Volunteering and Jungle Living
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  • 03/12/21

    Year 7-11 Covid-19 Vaccinations – Friday 17th December 2021

    3rd December 2021 Year 7-11 Covid-19 Vaccinations – Friday 17th December 2021 Dear Parents and Carers NHS nurses will be in school on Friday 17th December 2021 to administer the Covid-19 vaccine to students in years 7-11 who are 12 years old or older on 17th December 2021.  You w...
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  • 04/11/21

    Armistice Day 11th November 2021

    Dear GA families I am writing to you to outline the school’s plans for remembering those we have lost to war, in all countries over the years. As a community we recognise the importance of remembering those who have been lost and honouring their memories. We apply this remembrance to bot...
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  • 02/11/21

    Unit 1 Assessment and Celebration 2021

    I am writing to share with you your child’s Assessment and Celebration timetable.
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  • 20/10/21

    approach to detentions

    Dear Parents and Carers I am writing to you with regards to a change to the academy’s approach to detentions.  As you are all aware, we run after school detentions on the same day which they are issued to students.  We do this because it enables us to create a culture of recurring...
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  • 15/10/21

    Be a part of the start of the day: Thursday 21st October 2021

    Dear GA Year 7 Families  We are writing to you at the end of your children’s first term as Gloucester Academy students.  It has been a privilege to work with your children; and you, supporting them in becoming outstanding ambassadors for the school and the community.  We have...
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  • 04/10/21

    INSET Day Friday 22nd October 2021 Reminder

    Dear GA Families Thanks to your support, all of our families have had an enjoyable start to the new academic year.  It has been amazing to see our students working so hard in lessons, and making ‘every second count’ of their learning at Gloucester Academy. In order to enhance...
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  • 01/10/21

    Class of 2025 Curriculum Evening

    Thursday 7th October 2021 5.45pm - 6.15pm Dear GA Family We are delighted to invite you and your family to the Class of 2025 curriculum evening on Thursday 7th October 2021 at 5.45pm.  Year 8 is a very important year where our students settle back into routine at the academy and begin to...
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  • 01/10/21

    Class of 2024 Curriculum Evening

    Thursday 7th October 2021 6.30pm - 7.00pm Dear GA Family We are delighted to invite you and your family to the Class of 2024 curriculum evening on Thursday 7th October 2021 at 6.15pm.  Year 9 is a very important year where our students settle back into routine at the academy and begin to...
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  • 01/10/21

    Class of 2022 Raising Attainment Evening ​​​​​​​

    Wednesday 6th October 2021 6.15pm - 7.00pm  Dear GA Family  We are delighted to invite you to the Class of 2022 Raising Attainment evening on Wednesday 6th October 2021 at 6.15pm Year 11 is, quite possibly, the most important year in a student’s education.  It is the culmi...
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  • 29/09/21

    PE Uniform Clarification

    Dear GA Family The start to term has been incredibly exciting in the PE department, as well as across the school. With a great range of sports being introduced, gym equipment for use at break times, break time sports clubs, as well as representative team fixtures being put in place.  Seeing...
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  • 22/09/21

    Year 10 Raising Attainment Evening

    Thursday 30th September 2021 6.30pm - 7.00pm Dear GA Family We are delighted to invite you to the Year 10 Raising Attainment evening on Thursday 30th September 2021 at 6.30pm.  Year 10 is a very important year as your children begin to study their chosen subjects and prepare for their fin...
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  • 22/09/21

    Year 7 Curriculum Evening

    Thursday 30th September 2021 5.45pm - 6.15pm Dear GA Family We are delighted to invite you and your family to the Year 7 curriculum evening on Thursday 30th September 2021 at 5.45pm.  Year 7 is a very important year where our students settle into a new routine at secondary school and begi...
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  • 10/09/21

    Start of Term

    Dear GA Families What an incredible first full week back.  May I pass on a huge thanks to all who have supported us in our high expectations of uniform, effort and conduct for your child.  Already the school is very calm and studious, with students showing respect to each other and thei...
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  • 10/09/21

    SIMS Parent App

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  • 07/09/21

    ​​​​​​​Catering Update at Gloucester Academy

    Dear GA Families We are very excited to announce that the catering facilities at Gloucester Academy are now overseen by ourselves and not by outside caterers. The dining hall will still be staffed and run by the same excellent team and managed by Tracey Starr. Excellent Service Glouceste...
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  • 02/09/21

    Start of Term 2021

    Dear GA Families I am delighted to write to you to outline the arrangements for the start of term for all students in their respective year groups. All of our students will continue on their journey; climbing their own personal mountain to the very best universities or professions and demonstrati...
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  • 31/08/21

    GA Morning Prep 7.15am to 8.15am

    Dear GA Families We have even more fantastic opportunities for you and your child.  Gloucester Academy are opening a morning Prep session from 7:15am each morning, Monday to Friday.  Your child can take part in a host of activities ranging from football and table tennis to the use of th...
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  • 21/07/21

    End of year letter

    Dear GA families As you are well aware, Gloucester Academy has now been a part of the Greenshaw Learning Trust family of schools for just over 1 year.  Prior to this there was a very long history of letting down the local community with unacceptable outcomes based on low expectations of what...
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