COVID-19 Updates

Click on links below to view the most recent updates regarding the operation of Ellis Guilford School during the coronavirus outbreak.

Further information will be released as soon as possible.

09 July 2020

5:30pm – Mr Powell has published a letter, outlining the topic for next weeks Year 10 sessions and details on the address from the Prime Minister tomorrow. Click the link below to read:

06 July 2020

10:30am – We have published a letter outlining the operational support our uniform and PE kit suppliers are providing during the COVID-19 restrictions.

29 June 2020

2:00pm – We have published a letter clarifying the eligibility criteria and how to apply for Free School Meals. Click the link below to read:

25 June 2020

6:00pm – Mr Powell has published a letter for all parent/carers, explaining the success of the Year 10 return, great news about free school meal vouchers and work related to post-16. Click the link below to read:

18 June 2020

4:00pm – Mr Powell has published a letter for Year 10 parent/carers, reviewing the first week back and outlining upcoming plans. Click the link below to read:

22 May 2020

6:00pm – Mr Powell has published a letter to round of the half term, provide an update on the phased re-opening of schools and the continuation of Year 11 work. Click the link below to read:

13 May 2020

2:30pm – We have published a letter to Year 11 students today in relation to our progress towards prom and the leavers hoodies. Click the link below to read

11 May 2020

2:00pm – We have created a parent / carer guide to Skills for Life at Ellis Guilford School. Skills for Life is our curriculum for PSHE.

29 April 2020

2:10pm – We have created a list of Frequently Asked Questions under our Home Education page. Take a look:

14 April 2020

1:50pm – Our Free School Meal order is being processed, You should anticipate an email from Endered on behalf of the Department for Education within the next 24 hours. Please check your inbox and your spam/junk folders for this email.

For an queries, contact: in the first instance. Thank you.

09:20am – Please accept our sincere apologies with the delay of the Free School Meal E-Vouchers. Technical issues with the supplier over the weekend have caused further delay. We are monitoring updates closely whereby we will inform you of any changes immediately. Thank you for your continued support.

10 April 2020

11:30am – Unfortunately we are experiencing technical issues with sending the Free School Meal e-vouchers. This matter has been reported to the DfE contractor and we hope to have it resolved as soon as possible.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your continued support throughout this time.

08 April 2020

6:00pm – We have published a letter to provide an update to our parents/carers who are in receipt of Free School Meals. Click the link below to read.

06 April 2020

12:45pm – Mr Powell has published a letter for all parents/carers of our Year 11 students following further publication from Ofqual regarding this years examination and results. Click the link below to read.

12:30pm – Our check in process will continue throughout the Easter break. This week’s check in has been sent out to via Google Classroom. Click the link below to read the guide on how students are to check in.

03 April 2020

2:30pm – Mr Powell has published a letter to round of the end of term. Click the link below to view:

30 March 2020

3:50pm – We have published a letter and step by step guide to assist with the student check in process that is taking place every week. Please click on the link below:

9:00am – We have published the next edition of the Ellis Guilford Gazette. This edition features a letter from the Principal as well as celebrating student success from the last 7 day’s. Click the link below to view:

27 March 2020

9:55am – Unfortunately, we are currently experiencing an issue with our telephone line. This fault has been reported and we hope it is resolved as soon as possible.

In the meantime, please email:

We apologise for any inconvenience.

26 March 2020

12:00pm – We are really pleased with the how students are engaging with their home learning! If you have no internet at home and therefore require work to be posted home, we need to know by 12pm tomorrow (Friday 27 March). Unfortunately, we cannot complete any requests after this time due to the limited number of staff on school site .

25 March 2020

12:30pm Free School Meal vouchers can be collected from our Main Reception between 9:00am – 3:00pm daily. These vouchers last for two week and can be used in Asda for groceries.

If you cannot collect the vouchers yourself, you can nominate another adult to collect on your behalf. Email the school beforehand at: and bring ID.

24 March 2020

5:20pm – We have launched a new page for ‘Enrichment Activities’. This page will constantly be updated with resources that our students can access. These resources are all independent for students to take part in during their spare time, should they wish. Click the link below to be directed to the page.

11:40am – We have published a list of examinations boards that we use for each subject to aid with online revision on platforms such as GCSEPod and BBC Bitesize. Click the link below to view the list.

10:00am – Mr Powell has published a letter for all Year 11 students. Click the link below to read.

23 March 2020

3:00pm – All students will have received their weekly check in this morning. Every Monday, we will send a Google Form round to all students via Google Classroom for them to complete by 10:10am on Wednesday. We are doing this as a way of keeping in touch and recording attendance. Please support us by encouraging your child to complete this form. If it is not completed, a follow up procedure is in place.

2:10pm – Due to limited staffing on school site, we cannot answer every phone call. We request that you refrain from calling the school if possible. You can contact us via email at:

If you have a query regarding the work set or an issue with a Chromebook, you can complete the form in the following link: and a member of staff will get in contact with you.

12:45pm – Read the letter below for information on how to collect Free School Meal vouchers from the School.

10:50am – We have launched another page with content based on Student Welfare during school closure, click the link below to view:

10:15am – HegartyMaths are currently experiencing a longer wait in loading times due to the large volume of users attempting to access the website. Please be patient and keep trying.