News

There’s a lot happening at George Mitchell School – it’s hard to keep track of it all ourselves! The best way to follow daily news and updates is to follow us on Twitter and Facebook. We tweet on a daily basis. We also post in more detail about our most popular news stories here on the News page.

Publications

We publish a weekly Primary Newsletter and the termly George Mitchell Times.

Latest News

22
APR
2020

Google Classroom Guardian Summaries

To help parents understand what students are expected to complete, we have enabled “Guardian Summaries”. This means that parents and carers can get a daily or weekly report on which work has been set, and which has been completed. It also enables teachers to email parents
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21
APR
2020

Helpful Booklet from Waltham Forest Council

Waltham Forest Local Authority have issued an excellent booklet  which offers advice and support to families of our children during these difficult times. Not only does it provide ideas that families can use, it also signposts agencies and organisations that families can contact for p
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19
APR
2020

GCSE Grades: Important Information for Year 11

We appreciate these are worrying times and we are pleased to provide you with some clarity on what is going to happen with regards to GCSE grades. You can find below, the official letter from Ofqual, the government body responsible for issuing exam grades, which explains the process i
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17
APR
2020

Welcome Back to the Summer Term

Dear Parents/Carers of Secondary students We hope you have had a good Easter break and that you and your families remain in good health. Summer Term for all our students starts at 8.45 Monday 20th April. Although we are not physically in school it is expected that ALL studen
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27
MAR
2020

Warning: Coronavirus Scams

Please be aware that there are a number of scams going around at the moment saying ‘As schools are closing, if you are entitled to free school meals, please send us your bank account details and we will make sure that you are supported’. Please do not respond to these texts/emails/let
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27
MAR
2020

Early Years Learning Resources

On Monday 23th March, Waltham Forest’s Early Years and Childcare Team will be launching weekly ‘Learning Together’ activity cards with top tips on how you can help your children with their development through fun activities at home. The first few years are the most important in your c
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17
MAR
2020

World book day-Reception

Our Reception parents joined their children to celebrate World Book Day. Children and parents enjoyed reading and exploring books together. One of our parents told us an an African traditional story called ‘Anansi the spider’. We all joined in with the actions. Enjoy the pictures!
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03
MAR
2020

Advice on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

George Mitchell School is currently not affected by COVID-19 and is open as usual. The Department for Education has now launched a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 868
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05
FEB
2020

Reception Curriculum Workshop

Please find the resource below
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