Online Safety Tips

Dear Parents

Last year we included in The Courier advice for parents on ensuring online safety for children.  This was well received and so by means of supporting new parents and keeping this important profile high, we'll do the same, monthly, for the remainder of this school year.

Please just click on the link for expert advice on working together as a family to stay safe in the ever changing online world.

Mr Webb
Crescent Designated Safeguarding Lead

Open Morning Pupil Attendance

I know it seems a long way off but just so that the date can be put on your calendars and in your diaries, the school's annual Open Morning is going to be held on Saturday 21 March between 9.30am and 12.00pm. All children are required to attend that morning.
This is a great time for you to look at the work, see your child participate in activities and look around our school.  There will also be a performance from children in Pre-Prep. 
Further details and information will be sent out nearer the time.
Mrs Webb
Assistant Head 

School Promise Rule Of The Week

For a two or three week period this year we will be focusing on one of the sayings in the new School Promise. We will talk about this in assembly and in form period. It would be great if you could discuss this with your children at home and support the messages we are emphasising in school.

This week we consider the category of Good Citizens. 

'We respect everyone and we are tolerant'

Mr Webb
Assistant Head

Scholastic Book Club

Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to Scholastic Book Club to browse the latest books and order online. For every £1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 25p in Scholastic Rewards.

Please place your order online by 10 February 2020. 

Mrs Webb
Assistant Head

Foundation News: Anti Fraud Reminder

Cyber-crime – please be vigilant

Parents are asked to be vigilant when reading emails relating to the payment of school fees and any other items to the Foundation.

We continue to receive reports regarding spam emails being sent to parents of independent schools asking them to pay future fees to a ‘new’ school bank account.

Please be advised there has been no change to the bank details of either Princethorpe College, Crackley Hall or Crescent and there is no intention to make any changes in the foreseeable future. Any electronic notification that appears to be from any of the Foundation schools changing these details may be fraudulent.

Our bank details are available on the Parent Bills, the Online Payment Portal and for Princethorpe in the Princethorpe College Information Booklet 2019 – 2020, and only those details should be used.

Parents are asked to be vigilant in respect of any communications purporting to be from the Foundation requesting money that does not match our normal procedures.

Please note:

  • invoices are only available through the on-line parent fee portal;
  • our bank account details will NOT change during the academic year 2019-20;
  • if you receive an email purporting to amend our bank details, do not make any payment and please contact us by telephone immediately to clarify;
  • we do not email details of unsolicited discounts for payment of funds.

Please do not hesitate to contact me or my colleagues in the Bursary if you are have any doubts about the correct details or indeed if anything appears suspicious.

Please contact the Bursary if you have concerns about any communication you receive and in particular if you receive any request for payment of funds outside our normal routines.

Please note we do not accept payment in cash for the fee bill.

Eddie Tolcher
Foundation Bursar