If your child is going to be late to school due to an appointment please can you ensure that you let the School Office know in advance. Please call the attendance line on 01491 683364. Thank you for your kind support.
Also, if you are phoning in your child’s absence due to illness please could you do so before 9am, when the registers are taken.
Langtree enjoys a close working partnership with other 11 – 16 schools in the locality, namely Chiltern Edge, Icknield Community College and Gillotts School. Together with Bishopswood Special School and The Henley College, the schools make up the 11 – 16 South East Oxon Area Board.
The Area Board meets termly to discuss strategy across the secondary phase, although numerous informal meetings take place between the partnership Headteachers on a frequent basis. Issues addressed recently have included the development of a coherent 14 – 19 curriculum for learners in all institutions, funding issues and a collaborative approach to staff development.
Three of the four schools now enjoy the benefits of specialist status, and the remaining school has a current application in for a specialism in Modern Foreign Languages. This additional dimension of separate areas of specialism will provide a further structure within which the schools can build even stronger sustainable links into the future.
Within the Arts, we aim to: Increase opportunity, widen experience, encourage participation and stimulate enjoyment.
How? By offering a variety of high quality arts and craft-based, friendly courses and hosting these courses in specialist rooms. By subsiding the cost of these courses via our Community Arts Grant and engaging successful practitioners to lead the courses who have the skills to encourage, support and develop ‘the artist’ within the course participants.
Do you have any suggestions for courses that could be run at Langtree? Are you a Tutor and would you like to lead a course here?
Please contact our Community Co-ordinator, Mary Taylor-Lane on firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01491 680 514 x 239.
The Woodcote Correspondent is the local monthly newsletter for the village of Woodcote and surrounding area. It is delivered free to all houses in Woodcote and Crays Pond. http://www.woodcote-online.co.uk/facilities/woodcote-correspondent/17
It has grown in size and sophistication as village organisations have realised its potential for spreading news and attracting new members.
Most articles are village based, but some outside organisations have become regular contributors. Langtree is also a regular contributor, keeping people informed of the huge range of activities in which the students are involved.
The Correspondent Committee members are all enthusiastic and hard-working volunteers, some having been involved since its inception. Chairman of the Committee is Sam Peates, known to generations of Langtree students and staff through his thirty years teaching at the school, email@example.com .
Please email copy to the The Editor is at: firstname.lastname@example.org