Letter to Parents - April 2017

7 April 2017

One Site

To support students make a positive transition all students will move to the upper school site on Monday, 26 June to complete the summer term. This will allow all students to become familiar with the site and will prevent students becoming apprehensive when returning in September.

To facilitate this move the school will be closed to students on Friday, 23 June so that furniture and resources can me moved to set up the classrooms ready for students on Monday.


High expectations of student appearance - perfect uniform

Please can you ensure that your son/daughter return to school after Easter in full, correct uniform. Uniform guidelines are available below

Students return to school on Monday, 24 April 2017


Easter Revision

April 10

April 11

April 12

April 13

April 14

Humanities – 9am – 3pm IT1/2 – C6

 Music 10 – 2.00pm (SBA)

Science C3&C4 10am – 2pm – MSM

RS – 10am – 1pm – ESA

Music 10 – 2.00pm (SBA)

Geography – AGI 9am – 12pm

Business Studies 10am-2pm

ECDL - 10am

RS – 10am – 1pm - ESA

ECDL - 10am

Bank Holiday

April 17

April 18

April 19 

April 20 

April 21 

Bank Holiday


English Paper 1 9:30 – 1pm FNO

English Paper 2 9:30 – 1pm FNO

Art 9- 4pm – AMO

Engineering / Resistant Materials/Textiles – EMI 10am till 2pm

Engineering / Resistant Materials/Textiles – EMI 10am till 2pm

Examination Invigilators

31 March 2017

Salary Band 5, points 12 -16, £15523 - £16969 per annum pro-rata

Hours are “as required” by negotiation throughout the year - our main examination times are during May, June, July, September and December.

We are seeking to increase our team of Examination Invigilators who assist the Exams Officer in conducting examinations in accordance with JCQ and awarding body instructions.

The successful applicants(s) will need to be flexible, have effective communication skills, be confident and a reassuring presence to candidates taking exams.

Experience is not required, as full training will be provided. Annual training is a requirement for the role and the successful candidate(s) will be required to attend a training session on appointment.

Applicants will be asked to declare if they have invigilated previously and whether they have any current maladministration/malpractice sanctions applied to them.

Application forms and further details are available from the school’s website or by contacting Mrs Leeanne Corcoran at Graham School, Woodland’s Drive, Scarborough, YO12 6QW Email: admin@grahamschool.co.uk

Applications should be returned no later than midnight on Monday 24 April 2017 with interviews being held shortly thereafter.

Graham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service

Year 8 Options 2017

7 March 2017

Key Dates for 2017

8 March - Please note these dates have been updated and pushed back by 1 week to allow for Year 10 Parents Evening to take place

  • Monday 20 March - all week - Year 8 Options Assembly with Miss Millar
  • Thursday 23 March 4pm to 7pm - Options Evening
  • Friday 24 March - Options Fair at Upper School Period 1
  • From 27 March - Interviews with senior member of staff
  • Friday 31 March - Options Form Deadline

Single Site - September 2017

27 February 2017

Letter from Mrs McEvoy regarding organisational changes from September 2017

Ofsted January 2017

17 February 2017

No formal designation monitoring inspection of Graham School on 27 January 2017

House Points

Aquila 3,945
Centaurus 3,492
Hercules 3,063
Orion 3,687
Pegasus 3,164


What are people saying about Graham School?

"Teachers use skilful questioning to ensure that pupils respond positively and give of their best."

Ofsted, November 2015