Wider Opening of the College – Information and Update

Information for September 2020
*NEW* Important letter from the Principals – 13 July 2020
Information for Y7 – Y10 Students & Their Parents
Principals’ Letter Friday 3rd July 2020
Submitting Work – Via Firefly or Android Mobile Device.
Submitting Work – Via Firefly or iPhone or iPad.
Checking the Home Learning of Your Child, a Video Guide.
Video Guide to Support Students With Learning at Home
Guidance for Parents and Year 10 Students Using Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams Step by Step Guide for Year 10 Students
Transition Information
Year 6 September Opening Video
Message to Year 6 Parents
On-Line Enrolment Process to Join Post 16 at Minsthorpe Community College 2020

Attendance in School During School Closure
Resource Download / Link
Update Letter July 2020 – Key Worker & Vulnerable Students Download File
Attendance at School During School Closure April 2020 Download File
Key Worker Booking Form Link
Key Worker Information Download File
Student Remote Access to Learning
Resource Download
Year 7 – Year 10 Learning From Home – 6th to 17th July 2020 Download File
Year 7 Home Learning W/C 29th June – KPOW Download File
Year 8 Home Learning W/C 29th June – KPOW Download File
Year 9 Home Learning W/C 29th June – KPOW Download File
Year 10 Home Learning W/C 29th June – KPOW Download File
Y10 Options letter 29th June 2020 Download File

Well-being Support for You and Your Child during School Closure
Information from the DfE for parents/carers regarding the reopening of schools in the Autumn Term

Archive of previous information and letters

Student Showcase 5!

Well done once again to Minsthorpe students on your motivation and commitment to learning at home and producing some excellent work. Parents and carers please take note of the special message at the end of the video.

Children and Young People: Health Survey Whilst Staying at Home.

Public Health have created a short survey to gather views of young people about health and wellbeing. Can we ask parents to allow their child to complete this before May 31st Some key facts can be found below:

  • It is 100% anonymous, we do not collect any information that could identify someone.
  • It has been created and is distributed by the Public Health and Health Improvement Teams of Wakefield Council.
  • It can be completed on any internet connected device such as a laptop, phone or tablet.
  • It should only take 5 to 10 minutes to complete.
  • The survey data will be analysed and a report produced that will be made available to all schools, Council departments and health colleagues.
  • The survey link is as follows: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/School_Lockdown_Survey
  • The survey also contains details of the recently produced website https://wf-i-can.co.uk/ which is a child and young person centred website detailing all the local support to help them with their health and well-being needs.

  • The WMDC Disclaimer can be found at:


Relationship Matters

Wakefield Council is supporting a new partnership aimed at helping families who may be having relationship difficulties. Evidence shows that regular conflict has a big impact on children. The new website relationshipmatters.org.uk aims to provide families guidance on signs, tips, and help on how to overcome relationship difficulties

Resource Link
Relationship Matters Visit Site

Welcome to Minsthorpe’s Lockdown Library!

The Minsthorpe Lockdown Library is open!

Reading is a great way to help relax and it is an important skill to help boost your child’s vocabulary and knowledge! If you want to borrow a book from the school library please contact the College and we will arrange collection. #reading #lockdownlibrary #lovereading

Resource Download / Link
Lockdown Library Flyer Download File