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  • (Update 11.01.21) Teaching and Learning update. National lockdown & closure of schools. New: Changes to summer exams

    Published 17/12/20

    11 January 2021

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  • COVID-19 Testing for Students

    Published 14/12/20

    Please see the letter from Mr Moore regarding Covid-19 testing at schools

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  • Year 11 Intervention

    Published 03/12/20

    You may be aware from the national news that all schools have been awarded additional funding to support students in preparation for their final examinations. We have decided to allocate some of this funding to run a long-term support programme for our current Year 11 students. This year we are offering after school support sessions for the majority of their GCSE examination subjects.

    Year 11 can book lessons in moodle by clicking on this  Link.  These go live at 5pm on 3rd December for courses leading up to Christmas.  After Christmas they will be available 2 weeks before the course.  All bookings will close a day before the session is due to take place.

     

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  • Vaccinations for current year 10 students

    Published 12/11/20

    Dear parents/carers of year 10 students.

    We are aware that your child will have missed their DTP and MENCAWY vaccinations in year 9 due to the closure of the school.  Mrs D Stewart has been in contact with the school's immunisation team who have confirmed that you child will be offered these vaccinations in Spring 2021.

     

     

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  • Face coverings in school

    Published 05/11/20

    Dear parent / carer,

    We have been promised an update from the Department for Education on what the new national restrictions will mean for schools. Although these regulations come into force on Thursday 5 November we have still not received the updated guidance – but we have been informed that the guidance will cover the latest advice for clinically extremely vulnerable children, young people and staff, and advice on the use of face coverings in education settings.

    Our expectation is that the advice on face coverings will mirror that currently applicable to education settings in Tier 2 areas so we have made the decision to proceed on that basis from Monday 9th November.

    Obviously if the guidance, when we eventually receive it, instructs us to do something different from this we will let you know immediately.

    FROM MONDAY 9th NOVEMBER

    • Face coverings should be worn by adults and pupils when moving around the premises, outside of classrooms, such as in corridors and communal [indoor] areas.

    Exemptions

    Some individuals are exempt from wearing face coverings. This applies to those who:

    • cannot put on, wear or remove a face covering because of a physical or mental illness or impairment or disability
    • speak to or provide assistance to someone who relies on lip reading, clear sound or facial expression to communicate

    Access to face coverings

    The Department for Education says that it is reasonable to assume that young people will now have access to face coverings due to their increasing use in wider society, and Public Health England has made available resources on how to make a simple face covering.

     

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  • Sixth Form Open Evening: Thursday 12th November

    Published 24/09/20

    Thank you for your interest in Rainham Mark – we are very sorry we cannot meet you in person this year and take you around our site.  We are incredibly proud of what we do in our 6th form: the high academic aspirations we set; the moulding of well-rounded individuals; the outstanding pastoral care we provide.  Although the following clips can never really be a substitute for the real thing, we do hope they give you a good understanding of what we, as a school, are all about. 

    In this presentation, the Head of 6th Form, Mr McDowell, discusses the ethos of the 6th Form at RMGS, your options and how to apply.

     

     

    Listen to our head students, Freya and James, briefly discuss life in the 6th form at RMGS.

     

     

    Welcome to RMGS: a short video from the Headteacher and key staff welcoming you to the school and explaining its ethos and aims.

     

     

    A Student’s Guide to RMGS: follow our prefects on an informal tour of the school. 

     

     

     

    6th Form Prospectus

    The 2021/22 application form can be found here.

    Click  here for our entry requirements at a glance.

    Click here for more details on the 6th form entry requirements

    Click here for detailed Subject information

    Heads of Subjects that are not traditionally taught at GCSE have been invited to briefly discuss their subject.  More information can be found here.

    If you need to discuss your post 16 options in more detail please email Miss Jobbins the School Careers Advisor to  sjobbins@rmgs.org.uk. 

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  • Resitting of Examinations Information

    Published 20/08/20
    Dear Year 11/Year 13 student, If you wish to organise a re-sit of your exam in the autumn term, the dates for these are confirmed as follows: Year 13 Resit Deadline for Entry:  4th September Year 13 Examination Dates: 5th October –
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  • September 2020 – plan for reopening school to all students

    Published 20/07/20

    A letter from Mr Moore is attached plus a video version here.

     

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  • New Year 7 (September intake) information

    Published 09/06/20

    A very warm welcome to you and your child to Rainham Mark Grammar School

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  • Self-regulated learning guidance

    Published 23/04/20

    In an effort to help RMGS students develop effective independent learning skills from home, this document was created to support students in regulating their own learning and develop awareness of how to motivate themselves from home. This guide, based on research and advice from both educationalists and educational psychologists, offers useful suggestions and tips for both students and parents/guardians.

     

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