FAQs during the COVID-19 shutdown

In line with other schools across the UK, the College was closed to all but the children of key workers. Pupils across the campus continue to learn remotely and have been appropriately equipped to do so.

Below are some FAQs you may find useful.

Why has the College closed?

The shutdown of the College is at the advice of Public Health England and the Department for Education.

What should I do if my child develops a cough/fever/flu-like symptoms while they are at home?

If your child(ren) experience symptoms of coronavirus during a shutdown (or imposed period of isolation) follow medical advice regarding whether they are able to do school work. We would not expect them to do the work set if they are unwell.

Remote learning– what are the expectations?


Information for remote learning in the Summer Term can be found here.


Information for remote learning for Shell pupils in the Summer Term is available here.

Form One to Upper Third

Information for remote learning for Prep School pupils in the Summer Term is available here.

Senior School 

Information for remote learning for Senior School pupils in the Summer Term is available here.

Information about how those in examination years will be assessed is available here.

Information for Sixth Form is available here.

My child has locked themselves out of Firefly/Clickview/Office365 – what should I do?

  • For IT password or lockout queries contact the ICT Department on 07483 064 203. This number is available between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
  • For technical issues please email

How does my child use Firefly and Zoom?

  • Guides on the use of Firefly and Zoom have been sent to pupils and parents. Please check SchoolPost.

"We would just like to say a big thank you to you and all the teaching staff. We appreciate the hard work you have all put in to keep up the great education and structure the College provides through these most difficult times." Parent, Senior School pupil.

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