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31-03-20 CYPES FAQ’s

    Children, Young People, Education and Skills STAY HOME APRIL In this document you will find questions and answers and information on:  Schools Nurseries Critical Workers and childcare Youth Service YES Support contacts for young people, parents and families Highlands Exams Student finance Exams Schools and Nurseries Will schools…

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Remote Learning

    The Highlands College approach to remote learning  Key Points:  The College has established online remote learning systems to ensure learning can continue.   Our tutors will use their professional judgement to guide individual approaches to teaching, learning and assessment.  Teaching is likely to include a varied mix of practice…

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25-03-20 – Principal Letter

        25 March 2020 Dear parents and carers, During these challenging times, we have been heartened by the positive way that our College community has engaged with alternative methods of work. The majority of our students have been working diligently, most often via Office 365 Teams. We…

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20-03-20 Update

Highlands College Closure (Updated Information 20th March 2020)   Highlands College has been working to ensure that our students are supported throughout this unique period. Our aim is to ensure: Learning continues Students are supported   The College has prepared and delivered a suite of guidance and training for staff…

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20-03-20 Student update

Dear Students, We know this is a time of great uncertainty. You have been fantastic at maintaining attendance, either online or face-to-face and continuing your studies. I want you to know that most staff are still working either at college, or at home so you can access their support and…

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19-03-20 Parental advice

Thursday, 19 March 2020 New advice for parents during school closures New guidelines have been published to support parents and carers during the school and college closures to ensure children and young people are kept safe during the changes. The new guidelines outline measures parents and carers can take in…

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College update – FAQ

Highlands College Closure (Updated Information 18th March 2020)   Highlands College has been working to ensure that our students are supported throughout this unique period. Our aim is to ensure: Learning continues Students are supported   The College has prepared and delivered a suite of guidance and training for staff…

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College closure

Coronavirus: Schools and college closure from  – 23-03-2020   Schools and colleges to close to students to reduce the spread of Covid-19 Jersey’s Education Minister has made the decision to close the majority of Government of Jersey schools and colleges to students from Monday 23 March, to support efforts to…

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Skills Test success for Highlands

Friday 13 March 2020 Skills Test success for Highlands Two students from Highlands College have won first place for their respective trades in an inter-island competition after showcasing what they have learned during their apprenticeships. Hannah Willcocks (plumbing) and Richard Abreu (carpentry and joinery) took home the top prizes at…

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Coronavirus: updated advice

Coronavirus: update The advice from Public Health England (PHE) has been updated to ask people arriving from any of the dozen or so Northern Italian towns under specific containment measures (see below for details) to stay at home and isolate themselves from other people for 14 days, even if they…

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Nepal 2021 – expression of interest

Highlands College are planning to coordinate an English and Well Being programme for children in association with Jersey Overseas Aid and the Gurkha Welfare Trust Jersey in Nepal, in March 2021, 15+ students and members of staff will embark on the project in the Lamjung region of Nepal. This is…

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Coronavirus update

Coronavirus outbreak ahead of half-term   Anyone travelling over half-term is reminded to ensure that close attention continues to be paid to hand-washing, good respiratory hygiene and keeping surfaces and touch-points (like light switches) clean.  Please be advised that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to…

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Storm warning update

Advice re Storm Ines The following advice has been issued regarding Storm Ines for tide and wind warnings for Jersey: Weather situation: A red tide warning has been issued by Jersey Met for tomorrow’s (Thursday’s) high tide at 9:19am with a height of 11.5m. At the time of high tide…

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Storm Ciara

Storm Ciara update   Dear Parents and Carers, We are working hand-in-hand with colleagues in the Children, Young People, Education and Skills Department this evening to monitor Storm Ciara, which has built significantly over recent hours. The Island is now facing a red weather warning with Force 10 winds forecast….

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Social work photo competition opens

Social work photo competition opens   Amateur photographers of all ages are being invited to enter their work into a photography competition to celebrate World Social Work Day on Tuesday 17 March. Photographers are being asked to submit photos on the theme of ‘Promoting the Importance of Human Relationships.’ A…

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Inspiring more girls to study STEM

Inspiring more girls to study STEM   A service club that aims to improve the lives of women and girls has partnered with Highlands College to encourage more girls to study male-dominated subjects. Soroptimist International Jersey Charitable Trust is offering three bursaries of £1,500 to girls studying STEM (science, technology,…

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Sports students promote active Island

Sports students promote active Island   Students are learning from the Island’s sports professionals as part of a degree-level course that prepares University College Jersey (UCJ) students to play an active role in making Jersey a healthier and more active place. University College Jersey’s Higher National Diploma in Sport, which…

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