All letters sent home during the current academic year that are still relevant are listed here in date order.  Note that we email parents once a week with a list of letters that have been issued during the course of that week.  Please email aharris@backwellschool.net if you would like to receive email updates.
 


Subject Addressed to: Date
Year 11 Examinations and Study Leave Parents/Carers of Year 11 studentsApril 2017
Year 9 Trial Exams Parents/Carers of Year 9 studentsApril 2017
Geography Trip to City and County Developers Parents/Carers of Year 10 Geography studentsApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Mediterranean/Ardeche
Parents/Carers of Med/Ardeche studentsApril 2017
Year 10 Parents' Evening : Thursday, 4 May
Parents/Carers of Year 10 studentsApril 2017
Headteacher's Bulletin, April 2017 Parents/Carers of all studentsApril 2017
Backwell School UniformParents/Carers of Years 7 to 10 studentsApril 2017
Duke of Edinburgh, Gold Award Practice Expedition in the Brecon Beacons : Friday, 28 to Sunday, 30 April Parents/Carers of D of E Gold Award studentsApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Cadarn Trail Riding Hoodies Parents/Carers of Cadarn Trail Riding studentsApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Little Canada Hoodies Parents/Carers of Little Canada studentsApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Sorrento Hoodies Parents/Carers of Sorrento studentsApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - London Parents' Meeting Parents/Carers of London studentsApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Little Canada Parents' Meeting
Parents/Carers of Little Canada studentsApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Cadarn Trail Riding Parents' Meeting Parents/Carers of Cadarn Trail Riding studentsApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Osmington Bay Parents' Meeting
Parents/Carers of Osmington Bay studentsApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Sorrento Parents' Meeting
Parents/Carers of Sorrento studentsApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Bush Camp Parents' Meeting Parents/Carers of Bush Camp studentsApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Mediterranean/Ardeche, Coach Allocation and Parents' Meeting Parents/Carers of Med/Ardeche students on Coach D April 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Mediterranean/Ardeche, Coach Allocation and Parents' Meeting Parents/Carers of Med/Ardeche students on Coach C April 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Mediterranean/Ardeche, Coach Allocation and Parents' Meeting Parents/Carers of Med/Ardeche students on Coach BApril 2017
Enrichment Week 2017 - Mediterranean/Ardeche, Coach Allocation and Parents' MeetingParents/Carers of Med/Ardeche students on Coach AApril 2017
Support for Triple Science GCSE Students Parents/Carers of Year 11 Triple Science studentsMarch 2017
Support for Additional Science GCSE students Parents/Carers of Year 11 Double Science studentsMarch 2017
Carnegie Reading Group 2017 Parents/Carers of Carnegie Reading GroupMarch 2017
2017 Year 11 Ball Year 11 studentsMarch 2017
Reading Challenge Parents/Carers of Mrs Rose's Year 7 English Set 7S3/En and Year 9 English Set 9a/En5March 2017
School Fund Donation
Parents/Carers of all studentsMarch 2017
Proposed Trip to The Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms
Parents/Carers of students involved in Backwell School choirsMarch 2017
Year 11 Key Dates
Parents/Carers of Year 11 studentsMarch 2017
Enrichment Week 2018 Parents/Carers of current Year 8 students
March 2017
GCSE Product Design Revision Sessions Parents/Carers of Ms Thorn's Year 11 Product Design students
March 2017
GCSE Mathematics Exam Preparation Material Parents/Carers of Year 11 students
March 2017
Year 12 Reporting and Examination Dates Parents/Carers of Year 12 students
February 2017
Controlled Assessment Catch Up Sessions Parents/Carers of Computing students in Class 11Y/Cp1 (Miss Saif)
February 2017
Backwell School and Multi-Academy Trusts: an update Parents/Carers of all Backwell students
January 2017
World Challenge Expedition to Sumatra in 2018 Current Year 11 and Year 12 students and their parents/carers
January 2017
Year 13 History Trip to Auschwitz Parents/Carers of Year 13 History students
January 2017
A Level Geography Field Course 2017 Parents/Carers of Year 12 Geography students
January 2017
Head's Bulletin December 2016 Parents/Carers of all students
December 2016
Year 11B Girls' Squash and Table Tennis LessonsParents/Carers of Year 11 Quantock and Sedgemoor Girls
December 2016
Year 11A Girls' Squash and Table Tennis Lessons Parents/Carers of Year 11 Cotswold and Mendip Girls
December 2016
Year 10 Girls' Squash and Table Tennis Lessons Parents/Carers of Year 10 Girls
December 2016
Geography GCSE Parents/Carers of Year 11 Geography students
December 2016
Sorrento Update - Year 9 Enrichment Week Parents/Carers of Year 9 students taking part in Enrichment Week Sorrento 2017 visit
December 2016
Ardeche Update - Year 9 Enrichment Week
Parents/Carers of Year 9 students taking part in Enrichment Week Ardeche 2017 visit
December 2016
Backwell-Dinan Exchange 2017 (confirmation of dates and payment schedule)Parents/Carers of French students taking part in the 2017 French Exchange
December 2016
English Language Parents/Carers of Year 11 students taking additional trial exam in English Language
November 2016
A Level Spanish Course Book Parents/Carers of Years 12 and 13 Spanish students
November 2016
Safeguarding Alert re Online App
Parents/Carers of all students
November 2016
A Level French Course Book Parents/Carers of Years 12 and 13 French students
November 2016
Pupil Premium Funding for Instrumental Lessons Parents/Carers of PP students in Years 7 to 11
November 2016
GCSE Design and Technology Fashion and Textile Design : 2016/17Parents/Carers of Year 11 DT Fashion and Textile Design students
October 2016
Years 7 and 8 Drama Club Parents/Carers of Years 7 and 8 students
October 2016
Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme 2016-17 : Bronze Level Parents/Carers of students taking part in the D of E Bronze Award
October 2016
Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme 2016-18 : Gold Level Parents/Carers of students taking part in the D of E Gold Award
October 2016
A New Educational LandscapeParents/Carers of all students
October 2016
German Exchange 2017 Parents/Carers of Year 10 German students
October 2016
English Marking and Assessment Parents/Carers of Years 7, 8 and 9 students
September 2016
French Exchange 2017 Parents/Carers of Year 9 and Year 10 French students
September 2016
Enrichment Week 2017 - allocation of place
Parents/Carers of Year 7 students who have not submitted their Choices Form for Enrichment Week 2017
September 2016
Enrichment Week 2017 : Base Backwell - confirmation of place Parents/Carers of Year 7 students who applied for Base Backwell during Enrichment Week 2017
September 2016
Enrichment Week 2017 : London Trip - confirmation of place
Parents/Carers of Year 7 students who applied for London during Enrichment Week 2017
September 2016
Enrichment Week 2017 : Cadarn Riding Trail - confirmation of place Parents/Carers of Year 7 students who applied for Cadarn Riding Trail during Enrichment Week 2017
September 2016
Enrichment Week 2017 : Little Canada - confirmation of place
Parents/Carers of Year 7 students who applied for Little Canada during Enrichment Week 2017
September 2016
Enrichment Week 2017 : Bush Camp - confirmation of place
Parents/Carers of Year 7 students who applied for Bush Camp during Enrichment Week 2017
September 2016
Enrichment Week 2017 : Osmington Bay - confirmation of place
Parents/Carers of Year 7 students who applied for Osmington Bay during Enrichment Week 2017
September 2016
Enrichment Week 2017 : Fishing Trips - confirmation of place
Parents/Carers of Year 7 students who applied for Fishing Trips during Enrichment Week 2017September 2016
Year 7 Behaviour Agreement : Enrichment Week 2017 Parents/Carers of Year 7 students
 
Year 11 Art and Design, Textiles and Photography Examinations Parents/Carers of all Year 11 students taking Art subjects
September 2016
Year 13 Fine Art, Graphic Design, Textiles and Photography Personal Investigation
Parents/Carers of all Year 13 students taking Art subjects
September 2016
Headteacher's Bulletin : September 2016
All Parents/Carers
September 2016
Year 8 Enrichment Week 12 - 16 June 2017 Parents/Carers of Year 8 students
September 2016
Physical Education Equipment Parents/Carers of all female students
September 2016
Local Authority Peripatetic Music Lesson Scheme from September 2016 Parents/Carers of students taking peripatetic music lessons
September 2016
Year 9 Geography : Home Learning Portfolio Parents/Carers of Year 9 students
September 2016
Years 7 and 8 Swimming Lessons Parents/Carers of all Years 7 students and Year 8 Quantock and Sedgemoor students
September 2016
Year 8 (Cotswold and Mendip) Swimming Lessons Parents/Carers of Year 8 Cotswold and Mendip students
September 2016
Key Stage 3 : DT Food and Textiles Parents/Carers of Years 7, 8 and 9 students
September 2016
GCSE Food Preparation and NutritionParents/Carers of Year 10 GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition students
September 2016
GCSE Food and Nutrition Parents/Carers of Year 11 GCSE Food and Nutrition students
September 2016
Year 7 Key Stage 3 : DT Product Design Parents/Carers of Year 7 students taking DT Product Design in 2016-17
September 2016
Year 8 Key Stage 3 : DT Product Design Parents/Carers of Year 8 students taking DT Product Design in 2016-17
September 2016
Year 9 Key Stage 3 : Technology Parents/Carers of Year 9 students
September 2016
Year 10 GCSE Design and Technology : Product Design Parents/Carers of Year 10 GCSE Product Design students
September 2016
GCSE Art, Craft and Design : 2016-2018Parents/Carers of Year 10 GCSE Art, Craft and Design students
September 2016
GCSE Photography : 2016-2018 Parents/Carers of Year 10 GCSE Photography students
September 2016
A2 Art Year 1 : Art, Craft and Design 2016/17
Parents/Carers of Year 12 Art, Craft and Design students
September 2016
A2 Art Year 1 : Photography 2016/17 Parents/Carers of Year 12 Photography students
September 2016
A2 Art Year 2 : Fine Art 2016/17 Parents/Carers of Year 13 Fine Art students
September 2016
A2 Art Year 2 : Graphic Communication 2016/17Parents/Carers of Year 13 Graphic Communication students
September 2016
A2 Art Year 2 : Photography 2016/17 Parents/Carers of Year 13 Photography students
September 2016
Year 7 Mathematics Setting Parents/Carers of Year 7 students
September 2016
Year 8 Mathematics Setting Parents/Carers of Year 8 students
September 2016
Year 9 Mathematics Setting Parents/Carers of Year 9 students
September 2016
Year 9, London Expedition, Enrichment Week 2017 Parents/Carers of Year 9 students taking part in London Expedition during Enrichment Week 2017
September 2016
Enrichment Week and Clubs and Courses at Backwell School Parents/Carers of Years 7
September 2016
Use of Swimming Pool at Backwell Leisure Centre Parents/Carers of all students
September 2016
Headteacher's Report to Parents July 2006 - July 2016 Parents/Carers of all students
July 2016
Arrangements for French and ICT - Year 8 Students 2016-17 Parents/Carers of Year 7 Cotswold and Mendip students following the French Unit Award Scheme in Years 8 and 9
July 2016
Arrangements for French and ICT - Year 8 Students 2016-17 Parents/Carers of Year 7 Cotswold and Mendip students following French in Years 8 and 9
July 2016
Arrangements for Spanish and ICT - Year 8 Students 2016-17 Parents/Carers of Year 7 Quantock and Sedgemoor students following the Spanish Unit Award Scheme in Years 8 and 9
July 2016
Arrangements for Spanish and ICT - Year 8 Students 2016-17 Parents/Carers of Year 7 Quantock and Sedgemoor students following Spanish in Years 8 and 9
July 2016
Arrangements for Modern Languages and ICT - Year 8 Students 2016-17 Parents/Carers of Year 7 Cotswold and Mendip students following French and Spanish in Years 8 and 9
July 2016
Arrangements for Modern Languages and ICT - Year 8 Students 2016-17 Parents/Carers of Year 7 Cotswold and Mendip students following French and German in Years 8 and 9
July 2016
Arrangements for Modern Languages and ICT - Year 8 Students 2016-17 Parents/Carers of Year 7 Quantock and Sedgemoor students following Spanish and French in Years 8 and 9
July 2016
Arrangements for Modern Languages and ICT - Year 8 Studens 2016-17
Parents/Carers of Year 7 Quantock and Sedgemoor students following Spanish and German in Years 8 and 9
July 2016
Letter from the Headteacher
Parents/Carers of all students
July 2016
Mathematics Setting in Year 10 Parents/Carers of Year 9 students
July 2016
Science in Year 9 Parents/Carers of Year 8 students
July 2016
Outcome of the review of the Backwell School Mobile Devices Policy Parents/Carers of all students
July 2016
Year 9 Enrichment Week 2017 Parents/Carers of Year 8 students
July 2016
Geography Field Course 2017 Parents/Carers of students choosing to study Geography A Level in Year 12 from September 2016
June 2016
Out of Catchment Coach Service and Application Form (2016 - 17)
All parents/carers
May 2016
Exam Policy Update - Use of watches
Parents/Carers of students in Years 9 - 13
May 2016
Backwell School New Uniform  Parents/Carers of Years 7 to 11 students April 2016
Letter from Headteacher Parents/Carers of all students April 2016
Letter from the Chair of Governors regarding post of Headteacher  Parents/Carers of all students March 2016
Attendance  Parents/Carers of all students November 2015
Business Links Parents/Carers of all students May 2015
Headteacher's letter - Education Funding Parents/Carers of all students January 2015
CCTV Policy and Procedures Parents/Carers of all students May 2014
Car Park Changes and Safety on Site All Parents/Carers February 2014
     

Useful documents

   
Music Lessons : Information and Application FormParents/Carers of students who wish to take instrumental or singing lessons
Septemer 2016
Parent Information - Computing Courses Parents/Carers of GCSE and A Level Computing students
September 2016
Backwell School ICT Behaviour Policy Parents/Carers of all students
September 2016
Procedure for students arriving late or leaving school early  Parents/Carers of all students November 2014
Request for Holiday Absence  Parents/Carers of all students November 2014
Home-to-School Transport: Replacing a bus pass Parents/Carers of students eligible for Home-to-School transport