Year Group

Aprons letter – Design Technology / Food Practical Lessons17/07/2020Years 7-12
Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update16/07/2020All Years
Year 9 – PoR PPE Exam November 2020 (Year 10)16/07/2020Year 9
Year 8 End of term letter16/07/2020Year 8

Re-opening Plan for September 2020 letter

Years 7-10 Dress Guidance

Year 11 Dress Guidance

COVID-19 Behaviour Chart













Years 7-13










Year 7 End of term letter15/07/2020Year 7
Year 9 PE kit for KS413/07/2020Year 9
Year 9 End of term letter13/07/2020Year 9
Year 13 A level Examinations results day10/07/2020Year 13
Year 11 GCSE Examinations results day and Sixth form enrolment10/07/2020Year 11
Year 10 GCSE PoR Examination results day10/07/2020Year 10
Year 12 update letter, Personal Statement tips and Surrey PS Presentation08/07/2020Year 12

Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update08/07/2020All
GCSE Science Information for Year 9 (September intake)03/07/2020Year 8
Kooth online counselling and wellbeing support03/07/2020All
Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update01/07/2020All
Text book return rota and emptying of lockers29/06/2020Years 7,8,9,11&13
Year 10 Summer term letter26/06/2020Year 10
Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update24/06/2020All
Year 9 – HPV appointments – Schools Immunisation Team letter18/06/2020Year 9
Year 7 & 8 – D&T Rotation letter17/06/2020Year 7 & 8
Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update17/06/2020All
Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update10/06/2020All
Year 9 NHS Berkshire Healthcare School Immunisation letter10/06/2020Year 9
D&T GCSE NEA 2020-2021 Introduction letter10/06/2020Year 10
Health & Social Care Coursework deadline letter09/06/2020Year 10
Partial Re-opening of School Handbook09/06/2020Year 10 & Year 12
Year 10 On-line Work Experience 8-12th June letter and powerpoint08/06/2020Year 10

Head Girl team letter08/06/2020All
Year 11 – Leavers Hoodie (Version 2) How to order04/06/2020Year 11
Year 12 – Partial Re-Opening of School and PPE’s02/06/2020Year 12
Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update03/06/2020All
Year 10 – Partial re-opening of school02/06/2020Year 10
Year 9 Summer term letter01/06/2020Year 9
Year 8 Summer term letter02/06/2020Year 8
Year 7 Summer term letter01/06/2020Year 7
Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update20/05/2020All

Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update

Thames Valley Police letter





Year 10 Post PPE Week 11-15th May11/05/2020Year 10

Year 12 PPE Letter

Year 12 PPE Timetable

07/05/2020Year 12

Year 10 PoR GCSE – information letter07/05/2020Year 10
Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update06/05/2020All
Year 10 PoR exam update06/05/2020Year 10
Tutor Calls to home and Sims Parent App04/05/2020All
Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update29/04/2020All
KS3 Assessment Week, Year 9 letter, revision list and information/guidance ppt28/04/2020Year 9

KS3 Assessment Week, Year 8 letter, revision list and information/guidance ppt28/04/2020Year 8

KS3 Assessment Week – Year 7 letter, revision list and information/guidance ppt28/04/2020Year 7

NHS Berkshire Healthcare – Schools Immunisations Programme – Summer 202027/04/2020Yrs 8 & 9
Co-Headteachers’ Weekly update22/04/2020All
Year 8 Parents’ Consultation Evening – Update20/04/2020Year 8

Co-Headteachers’ Welcome back to the Summer term

Using Microsoft at Home





Head girl team letter03/04/2020All
Year 9 End of term letter03/04/2020Year 9
Year 8 End of term letter03/04/2020Year 8
Year 7 End of term letter02/04/2020Year 7

Year 10 PPEs letter


‘Use Microsoft Office at Home’ guide




Year 10



Year 11 letter01/04/2020Year 11
Co-Headteachers’ Wednesday weekly update01/04/2020All Years
Co-Headteachers’ Wednesday weekly update25\03\2020All Years
GCSE and A level exams24\03\2020Yr 11 & Yr 13
GCSE PoR exam24\03\2020Yr 10
Examination grades update21\03\2020Yr 10, 11, 13
Coronavirus – 2pm update18/03/2020All Years
Coronavirus – Hints and tips on having teenagers in a lockdown house18/03/2020All Years
Coronavirus – staffing (a.m.)18/03/2020All Years
Friends of The Holt – Quiz and auction – cancelled17/03/2020All Years
Partial School Closures16/03/2020All Years
Update on COVID-1916/03/2020All Years
DT NEA catch up day Saturday 14/03/202012/03/2020Year 11
Year 10 Exam study skills presentation
Exam Timetable
10/03/2020Year 10
Covid-19 Contingency Planning9/03/2020All Years
Music Tour Trip6/03/2020Trip Attendees
Sports Relief 20206/03/2020All Years
Information Helpline for Coronavirus5/03/2020All Years
Second hand uniform donations4/03/2020All Years
Granada Trip4/03/2020Trip Attendees
Year 13 Parent Consulation Evening Invitation
19/03/2020 Year 13 Consultation Evening  – Parent’s Guide
3/03/2020Year 13
Year 11 GCSE’s and three strikes3/03/2020Year 11

Updated letter – PoR exam date changes Year 10 Assessments

letter Revision Guide Assessments timetable

3/03/2020Year 10

Coronavirus Update2/03/2020All Years
Spectroscopy Masterclass Trip2/03/2020

Year 12


Spanish Play – Onatti Theatre Company27/02/2020Years 89
Spanish Tapas Evening 16/03/202027/02/2020Years 7-11

Update – Coronavirus Map showing specified areas of Italy

Coronavirus – Letter to Schools from Public Health England Coronavirus

– letter from Co-Headteachers








Friends of The Holt – Quiz and auction – letter
Post 18 Options Evening14/02/202012
World Book Day – book sale14/02/20207-13
Rushall Farm Visit13/02/20207
World Book Day 5/03/201911/02/2020Year 7
School Production 2020 – ‘The Beauty and the Beast’11/02/2020All Years
KS4 Options – online submissions10/02/20209
Advice about Coronavirus from the Department of Education6/02/2020All Years
Non-uniform Day (14.02.20)4/02/20207-11
Second hand uniform sale and how to pay3/02/20207-11
Year 12 Parents’ Consultation Evening
Year 12 Consultation Evening
– Parents’ Guide
Oxford and Cambridge Student Conference Trip27/01/202012 (Invited)
“Pause” workshop – Soulscape23/01/20207
Body Worlds Exhibition Trip23/01/202010,11,12
Year 12
Global Politics Conference23/01/202013
Philosophy of Religion Trip23/01/20207
Design Museum Trip22/01/2020




Year 9 Parents’ Consultation Evening
Year 9 Consultation Evening



– Parents’ Guide

Scholastic Book Fair21/01/20207-10
GCSE Art – Kew Gardens Trip21/01/202010
Year 13 – Pre Public Examinations (PPE’s)
PPE Revision Grid
School Car Parks – Safety reminder17/01/2020All
Second hand uniform – donations and dates14/01/2020All

Year 7 Parents’ Consultation Evening
Year 7 Consultation Evening



– Parents’ Guide

Emergency Contact letter – Sims Parent App9/01/20207-13
Year 9 French Play – Onatti – 03.02.209/01/20209

Year 10 Parents’ Consultation Evening
Year 10 Consultation Evening



– Parents’ Guide

6/01/2020Year 10
Year 9 Options Evening6/01/2020Year 9
Bethlem Museum Trip6/01/2020

Year 12

Social Sciences

Yr 12 letter – Studying at home arrangements – from Jan 202020/12/201912
Year 11 GCSE NEA deadline extension20/12/2019



Year 10 End of term letter20/12/201910
Year 8 Christmas 201920/12/20198
Year 9 Christmas 201919/12/20199
Yr 11 – End of term letter18/12/201911
Winter Vomiting Bug17/12/2019All Years
Year 7 Christmas 201917/12/20197
Berkshire Inter-Schools Cross Country Championships17/12/2019Invited
Yr 12 13 – End of term letter16/12/201912 13
Christmas jumper and accessories day 17/12/201913/12/2019All Years
RSE PSHE information letter11/12/20197-11
PE Extra-curricular activities letter
PE Extra-curricular actvities timetable
An Inspector Calls10/12/201910
Onatti Theatre Company – French Play
Onatti Theatre Company – French Play

7 B, C, G H

8 B, C, G H

A-Level Study Guides – English Literature9/12/2019




PPE Revision letter
PPE Timetable
PPE’s Revision booklet

Christmas Lunch Tuesday 17/12/20196/12/2019All Years
Year 11 PPEs French, German and Spanish Information sheet6/12/2019

Year 11




Costa Rica Expedition 20213/12/201910-12
County Lines Performance2/12/201911
Marwell Zoo Trip2/12/2019

Year 12


A Monster Calls Theatre Trip29/11/2019

Y8 Y10




National Museum of Computing Trip28/11/2019


(Computing GCSE)

Immunisation Letter
Immunisation Information Parent Pack
End of term letter27/11/20197-13
Packed Lunch arrangements22/11/20197-13
Tough Love – Theatre Production22/11/2019



Year 9 Last orders Performance 21/11/201918/11/20199

Year 11 Parents’ Consultation Evening
Year 11 Parents’ Consultation Evening



– Parents’ Guide

Friends of The Holt School15/11/20198-13
Friends of The Holt School15/11/20197
Eton Lectures – Keynes Society8/11/2019

12 13


Liquid Leisure, Windsor Trip5/11/201910
Pupil Premium – November 2019
Pupil Premium – Guidance to Parents November 2019
Year 10 Letter to parents – “Object” November 20194/11/201910
Letter from Chair of Governors – Progress 8 Score25/10/2019All years
Music Concert Update24/10/201911
GCSE Music Extra Curricular Invitation23/10/201910
Music GCSE Coursework Dates/10/201923/10/201911
French Exchange23/10/201912 – Invited
Year 7 Instrumental and Singing Lessons22/10/20197
Give and Take Programme – Soulscape18/10/20198
Reading Buses amended Leopard 3 Bus Route 4/11/201918/10/2019All years

Year 12 Work Experience 7th – 10th July 2020 Year 12 The HoltSchool Sixth Form

WorkExperience Parent and Student Agreement Year 12 The Holt School Sixth Form

Work Experience Request Form


Year 7 Detentions after October half term17/10/20197
Non-uniform Day16/10/20197-11
Sixth Form Open Evening Presentation16/10/201911
A-Level Geography – Swanage Residential Trip14/10/201912
Drama – Woman in Black Theatre Trip14/10/20199
Second Hand Uniform Donations11/10/2019All years
KS4 Parents’ Information Evening11/10/201910-11
Le Pre Catalan11/10/2019



Bushcraft Trip11/10/20198
PE GCSE Theatre Trip9/10/201910
Holt Mini University Fair8/10/201910-13
BREXIT and EU Settlement Scheme8/10/2019All years
Bushcraft Trip8/10/20199
WW1 Battlefields Trip8/10/20199

GCSE NEA Catch up Sessions (Design Technology)
Copy of GCSE NEA



2019-20 Hand-in Dates


Course Information
Home Learning Timetable
GCSE Courses Assessment



Key points from Lisa Damour’s “Under Pressure” book


School Entrance Gate 24/10/2019All years
A-Level Psychology Conference Trip4/10/201913
Yr 10 11 – Tips for Independent Language Learning3/10/201910 11
Safe Drive Stay Alive Event2/10/201913
Pre Public Examination (PPE) Information letter
Revision Grid
A-Level Sociology Revison Conference2/10/201913
Home Learning timetable1/10/20198

Anti-social behaviour information letter from Thames Valley Police Information

for parents regarding Cannabis/Xanax/Alcohol

1/10/2019All Years
GCSE Science – Science Live – Oxford Trip1/10/201910
GCSE Geography – Field Study Trip30 September10
Year 8 Art Club27/09/20198
Year 7 Art Club27/09/20197
A-Level History Trip – Krakow27/09/201912-13
Year 10 Introduction – GCSE Business26/09/201910
Year 10 Work Experience (15-19th June 2020)25/09/201910
Year 11 GCSE Drama25/09/201911
Year 10 – GCSE Combined Science OCR Gateway Revision guide (Foundation)25/09/201910
Year 10 – GCSE Combined Science OCR Gateway Revision guide (Higher)25/09/201910
Year 10 – GCSE Separate Sciences OCR Gateway Revision guide (Triple)25/09/201910
Year 11 GCSE Music Concert24/09/201911
Year 7 Home Learning Timetable23/09/20197
Sixth Form Open Evening Letter23/09/201911
English – Set Text – ‘The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde’20/09/201910
U14’s Berkshire Girls Hockey Tournament20/09/2019Invited
U16’s Berkshire Girls Hockey Tournament20/09/2019Invited
Science Live (Biology)20/09/201912-13
Home Learning Timetable18/09/20199

The Importance of Reading
Year 8 Recommended Reading List
Year 9



Recommended Reading List


Early Closure Arrangements17/09/20197-13
Winter Uniform Update16/09/20197-11
Parent Governor Election Letter
Nomination Form
A-level English Literature Coursework13/09/201913
Year 7 Presentation PPT – from recent
Parents’ Information Evening
Holt Lane – “Pick up and drop off” road safety letter12/09/20197-13
Parents’ Information Evening12/09/201913
Parents’ Information Evening12/09/201912
Parent Information on Safeguarding12/09/20197-13
Houses of Parliament Trip – A-Level Politics12/09/201912-13
GCSE Economics Introduction Letter11/09/201910
Physical Education Extra-Curricular Matches
ECA Timetable
Seveille Trip – A-Level Spanish11/09/201912- 13
A-level Geography letter9/09/201912
GCSE Geography letter9/09/201910
GCSE History textbook letter9/09/201911
Harvest Festival student permission letter9/09/201911
GCSE Business letter6/09/201911
A-level “Importance of Being Earnest” Letter
A-level “Twelfth Night” Letter
Parents Information Evening5/09/20197

Reading Programme and Learning Resource Centre (LRC)


Reading List

Safe Drive Stay Alive10/09/201913
Dress guidance for September 2019
Dress guide
Dress guidance for September 2019
Dress guide
GCSE German – Rhine Valley Residential Trip11/07/2019


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GCSE Food and Nutrition – Good Food Show, NEC Birmingham4/07/2019

10 11

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GCSE Science course in year 9 (September)1/07/20198 (current)
Shakespeare text – Macbeth25/06/201910
WADE letter20/06/20198
Music Tour – France and Belgium 202022/05/2019

7 to 12


Drive Start Poster
Drive Start letter
Changes to Sixth Form – letter to current year 11 students26/04/201911
Changes to Sixth Form – letter to current year 12 students26/04/201912