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 hsparling@backwellschool.net if you would like to receive email updates.
 

 
Subject Addressed to: Date
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
All parents/carersMay 2018
Sixth Form Bulletin (18.5.18) Parents/Carers of Years 12 and 13 studentsMay 2018
Enrichment Week 2019 - Base Backwell Parents/Carers of students taking part in Base Backwell during Enrichment Week 2019 May 2018
Enrichment Week 2019 - Fishing Trips Parents/Carers of students taking part in Fishing trips during Enrichment Week 2019 May 2018
Enrichment Week 2019 - London Parents/Carers of students taking part in London visit during Enrichment Week 2019 May 2018
Enrichment Week 2019 - Cadarn Riding Trails Parents/Carers of students taking part in Cadarn Riding Trails during Enrichment Week 2019
May 2018
Enrichment Week 2019 - Sorrento
Parents/Carers of students taking part in Sorrento visit during Enrichment Week 2019May 2018
Enrichment Week 2019 - Ardeche/Mediterranean Parents/Carers of students taking part in Ardeche/Mediterranean visit during Enrichment Week 2019May 2018
Little Canada 2018 - Amendment to Departure Time Parents/Carers of students taking part in Little Canada trip during Enrichment Week 2018May 2018
Dinan Meeting : Tuesday, 15 May Parents/Carers of students taking part in the Backwell-Dinan Exchange 2018May 2018
School Fund Donation 2018
All parents/carersMay 2018
GCSE Science - Pathways from Year 10 Parents/Carers of Year 9 studentsMay 2018
Year 12 Art Foundation Visit to University Centre Weston : Thursday, 14 June Parents/Carers of Year 12 Art studentsMay 2018
Spanish Exchange 2018/19
Parents/Carers of students taking Spanish in Years 10, 11 and 12 from September 2018May 2018
Year 10 Trial Exams Parents/Carers of Year 10 studentsMay 2018
Runwell : 7S2 Parents/Carers of Tutor Group 7S2May 2018
Runwell : 7S1 Parents/Carers of Tutor Group 7S1May 2018
Runwell : 7Q3 Parents/Carers of Tutor Group 7Q3 May 2018
Runwell : 7Q2 Parents/Carers of Tutor Group 7Q2May 2018
Runwell : 7Q1 Parents/Carers of Tutor Group 7Q1May 2018
Runwell : 7M2 Parents/Carers of Tutor Group 7M2May 2018
Runwell : 7M1
Parents/Carers of Tutor Group 7M1May 2018
Runwell : 7C2 Parents/Carers of Tutor Group 7C2May 2018
Runwell : 7C1
Parents/Carers of Tutor Group 7C1 May 2018
Year 12 Key Dates and Important Events : Term 6
Parents/Carers of Year 12 studentsMay 2018
Duke of Edinburgh, Bronze Award Training Day : Saturday, 19 May Parents/Carers of students taking the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze AwardMay 2018
Year 8 End of Year Test and Science Assessment Information Parents/Carers of Year 8 studentsMay 2018
Sixth Form Induction Course Year 11 students who have applied to Backwell Sixth Form in September 2018May 2018
History of Rock and Roll Seminar Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 Music and Music Technology students and their parents/carersApril 2018
Year 11 Key Dates
Parents/Carers of Year 11 studentsApril 2018
Year 9 Trial Exams
Parents/Carers of Year 9 studentsApril 2018
Trip to Lord's Cricket Ground : Friday, 25 May Parents/Carers of Years 8, 9 and 10 boys who have represented Backwell School at CricketApril 2018
"Skirting Science" Science Career Trip : Thursday, 28 June Parents/Carers of Year 9 girlsApril 2018
Year 7 Geography Field Trips Parents/Carers of Year 7 studentsApril 2018
Year 11 GCSE Drama Trip : Thursday, 27 September Parents/Carers of Year 10 Drama studentsApril 2018
Year 13 Leavers' Ball
Parents/Carers of Year 13 studentsApril 2018
2018 Year 11 Ball Parents/Carers of Year 11 studentsApril 2018
GCSE Drama Component 2 : showcase, Sunday Rehearsal and Moderation Parents/Carers of Year 11 Drama studentsApril 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Osmington Bay (Parents' Information Meeting) Parents/Carers of students taking part in the Osmington Bay trip during Enrichment Week 2018April 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Sorrento (Parents' Information Meeting) Parents/Carers of students taking part in the Sorrento trip during Enrichment Week 2018April 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Cadarn Trail Riding (Parents' Information Meeting)
Parents/Carers of students taking part in the Cadarn Trail Riding trip during Enrichment Week 2018April 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Mediterranean/Ardeche (Parents' Information Meeting) Parents/Carers of all students taking part in the Mediterranean/Ardeche trip during Enrichment Week 2018March 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Mediterranean/Ardeche 2018 (Coach A Travel Arrangements and Kit List)
Parents/Carers of students on Coach A for Mediterranean/Ardeche trip during Enrichment Week 2018
March 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Mediterranean/Ardeche (Coach B Travel Arrangements and Kit List) Parents/Carers of students on Coach B for Mediterranean/Ardeche trip during Enrichment Week 2018 March 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Mediterranean/Ardeche (Coach C Travel Arrangements and Kit List) Parents/Carers of students on Coach C for Mediterranean/Ardeche Trip during Enrichment Week 2018
March 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Mediterranean/Ardeche (Coach D Travel Arrangements and Kit List) Parents/Carers of students on Coach D for Mediterranean/Ardeche trip during Enrichment Week 2018March 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - London Trip (Parents' Information Meeting) Parents/Carers of students taking part in London Trip during Enrichment Week 2018March 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Little Canada (Parents' Information Meeting) Parents/Carers of students taking part in Little Canada trip during Enrichment Week 2018March 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Bush Camp (Parents' Information Meeting)Parents/Carers of students taking part in Bush Camp trip during Enrichment Week 2018March 2018
Head's Bulletin (Term 4)
All Parents/CarersMarch 2018
RunWell Parents/Carers of Year 7 studentsMarch 2018
Year 7 Dance Club Parents/Carers of Year 7 Dance ClubMarch 2018
Carnegie Reading Group 2018
Parents/Carers of Backwell Carnegie Reading GroupMarch 2018
Pupil Premium Funding for Instrumental Lessons Parents/Carers of students entitled to Pupil Premium fundingMarch 2018
A Level Psychology Trial Exam Parents/Carers of Year 12 Psychology studentsMarch 2018
Support for GCSE Triple Science Students Parents/Carers of Year 11 Triple Science studentsMarch 2018
Support for GCSE Combined Science Students Parents/Carers of Year 11 Combined Science studentsMarch 2018
Year 11 Art and Design Courses - Externally Set Assignments
Parents/Carers of Year 11 Art and Design studentsMarch 2018
GCSE Mathematics Exam Preparation Material
Parents/Carers of Year 11 studentsMarch 2018
Year 8 Drama Club Parents/Carers of Year 8 studentsMarch 2018
Year 7 Drama Club Parents/Carers of Year 7 Drama ClubMarch 2018
Year 8 Dance Club
Parents/Carers of Year 8 Dance ClubMarch 2018
Extended Project Qualification
Parents/Carers of Year 12 EPQ students in 12E/Ep1 (Miss Tidswell's group)March 2018
A Level Physics Parents/Carers of Year 13 Physics studentsMarch 2018
GCSE Dance Practical Examination - Practice Session Parents/Carers of Year 10 and 11 students taking their GCSE Dance Exam in Summer 2018March 2018
Year 11 Leavers Hoodie Parents/Carers of Year 11 studentsFebruary 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Cadarn Trail Riding (Hoodies) Parents/Carers of students taking part in the Cadarn Trail Riding trip during Enrichment Week 2018
February 2018
Certificate of Personal Effectiveness Qualification
Parents/Carers of students taking the COPE qualificationFebruary 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Sorrento (Hoodies)
Parents/Carers of students taking part in the Sorrento trip during Enrichment Week 2018February 2018
GCSE Business Studies Revision Sessions Parents/Carers of Year 11 Business Studies studentsFebruary 2018
Year 7 Dance Club
Parents/Carers of Year 7 Dance ClubFebruary 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 -Mediterranean/Ardeche (Hoodies) Parents/Carers of students taking part in the Mediterranean/Ardeche trip during Enrichment Week 2018February 2018
Enrichment Week 2018 - Little Canada (Hoodies)
Parents/Carers of students taking part in the Little Canada trip during Enrichment Week 2018February 2018
Headteacher's Bulletin
Parents/Carers of all studentsFebruary 2018
A Level Geography Field Course 2018 Parents/Carers of Year 12 Geography students January 2018
Camerloher Gymnasium Exchange 2018 : Incoming Leg Parents/Carers of students taking part in German Exchange 2018
January 2018
Duke of Edinburgh Gold DirectParents/Carers of Year 11 students taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Direct AwardJanuary 2018
Backwell-Dinan Exchange 2018
Parents/Carers of Years 9 and 10 French students taking part in the Backwell-Dinan Exchange 2018January 2018
Year 7 Dance Club Parents/Carers of Year 7 Dance ClubJanuary 2018
Headteacher's Bulletin
All Parents/CarersDecember 2017
Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme : Silver Level 2017-18 Parents/Carers of students taking part in the Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award this yearDecember 2017
Multi-Academy Trust - An Update
All Parents/CarersNovember 2017
Enrichment Week 2018 : Year 9 Sorrento Trip Parents/Carers of Year 9 students taking part in the Sorrento tripNovember 2017
Year 11 Girls' Squash and Table Tennis Lessons
Parents/Carers of Year 11 girlsNovember 2017
Year 10 Girls' Squash and Table Tennis Lessons
Parents/Carers of Year 10 girlsNovember 2017
Letter from Chair of Governors re Appointment of Headteacher
All Parents/CarersNovember 2017
Head's Bulletin : October 2017 All parents/carers October 2017
Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award : Information and Enrolment Forms Parents/Carers of Year 12 students who submitted expression of interest for Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award, but were unable to attend meeting on Wednesday, 18 October October 2017
Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award : Information and Enrolment Forms  Parents/Carers of Year 10 students who submitted expression of interest for Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award, but were unable to attend meeting on Wednesday, 18 October October 2017
German Exchange 2018  Parents/Carers of Year 10 German students October 2017
Duke of Edinburgh Gold Direct : Expression of Interest  Parents/Carers of Year 11 students October 2017
Backwell School Parents' Portal All parents/carers October 2017
Year 11 Art and Design and Photography Coursework Project  Parents/Carers of Year 11 Art and Photography students October 2017
Pupil Premium Entitlement Parents/Carers of students eligible for Pupil Premium Funding September 2017
GCSE Business Studies  Parents/Carers of Year 11 Business Studies students September 2017
School Attendance Parents/carers of students in Year 7 - 11 September 2017
Year 13 Key Dates 2017-18  Parents/Carers of Year 13 students September 2017
Year 12 Key Dates 2017-18  Parents/Carers of Year 12 students September 2017
French Exchange 2018  Parents/Carers of Year 10 French students September 2017
Changes to Main School Gates All Parent/Carers September 2017
Year 8 and Year 9 Enrichment Week Parents/Carers of students in Years 8 and 9 September 2017
Enrichment Week Opportunities at Backwell School  Parents/Carers of Year 7 students September 2017
Year 11 GCSE Design and Technology : Product Design Parents/Carers of Year 11 DT Product Design students September 2017
Year 10 GCSE Design and Technology Parents/Carers of Year 10 Design and Technology students September 2017
Key Stage 3 : DT Product Design Parents/Carers of Year 9 students September 2017
Key Stage 3 : DT Product Design Parents/Carers of Year 8 students following DT Product Design in 2017-18 September 2017
Key Stage 3 : DT Product Design Parents/Carers of Year 7 students following DT Product Design in 2017-18 September 2017
Local Authority Peripatetic Music Lesson Scheme from September 2017  Parents/Carers of all students September 2017
A Level Art, Craft and Design 2017/18 : Year 2  Parents/Carers of Year 13 Art, Craft and Design students September 2017
A Level Art, Craft and Design 2017/18 : Year 1   Parents/Carers of Year 12 Art, Craft and Design students September 2017
GCSE Art and Design : 2017-2019  Parents/Carers of Year 10 Art and Design students September 2017
A Level Photography 2017/18 : Year 2  Parents/Cares of Year 13 Photography students September 2017
A Level Photography 2017/18 : Year 1  Parents/Carers of Year 12 Photography students September 2017
GCSE Photography : 2017-2019 Parents/Carers of Year 10 Photography students September 2017
GCSE Art Textiles : 2017/18  Parents/Carers of Year 10 Art Textiles students September 2017
Key Stage 3 : DT Food and Textiles  Parents/Carers of students in Years 7, 8 and 9 September 2017
GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition  Parents/Carers of Year 10 Food Preparation and Nutrition students September 2017
Physical Education Equipment  Parents/Carers of female students September 2017
Years 7 and 8 Swimming Lessons  Parents/Carers of students in Years 7 and 8 September 2017
Year 10 and 11 Boys' Squash Lessons  Parents/Carers of male students in Years 10 and 11 September 2017 
Use of Swimming Pool at Backwell Leisure Centre  Parents/Carers of all students September 2017
GCSE Triple Science in Year 10  Parents/Carers of Year 9 students who will be following the Triple Science route in September July 2017
Science in Year 9 Parents/Carers of Year 8 students July 2017
Mathematics Setting in Year 10 Parents/Carers of Year 9 students July 2017
Group Music Theory Lessons Parents/Carers of students interested in taking group Music Theory lessons June 2017
     

Useful documents

   
Computer Science Courses - Parent Information and Consent Form  Parents/Carers of GCSE and A Level Computer Science students September 2017
Backwell School ICT Behaviour Policy  Parents/Carers of all students September 2017
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