Term Dates, Uniform, & Other Information


The College Day

The School Day 

  Terms & Holiday Dates

Term Dates/PD Days 2018 - 2019

Term Dates/PD Days 2019 - 2020

     SUniformchool Uniform      

School uniform is available from School Shop Direct, 5 Henley Way, Shrewsbury, SY1 4PR. Tel. 01743 440449.

You can also purhcase uniform from the School Shop that is situated in the college main reception area.  If your child/children are entitled to Free School Meals or are registered as Pupil Premium, we offer you financial support in purchasing the school uniform.  Please contact the college and ask to speak to Miss Painter for further details.

Please click on the School Shop Direct logo below to be taken to there website.


Please click on the following link for a pictorial guide on the school's uniform: Uniform regulations and examples



Targets, Assessment and Go4Schools Parents and Carers Information

Please click on the following link for details regarding Go4Schools


Please click on the following link for details regarding Targets and Assessment







 Three Week Menu    World Kitchen Menu - Lunchtime                           Break Menu



Students currently travel to the College using a variety of means including service buses, cars, taxis, bikes and on foot.  The existing bus links to and from the school are very good and provide access from a number of areas in and around Bishop's Castle.  For more information on the bus routes currently operating to and from school please contact the College main reception.

Shropshire Council is responsible for providing transport for students who reside in the catchment area within Shropshire.  Enquiries about entitlement to, and application for transport to and from the College should be addressed to:

Integrated Transport Unit, Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury. SY2 6ND. Telephone 01743 252484.

Powys Council Council is responsible for providing transport for students who reside in the catchment area within Powys.  Enquiries about entitlement to, and applications for, transport to and from College should be directed to:

www.powys.gov.uk/en/schools-students/apply-for-school-transport/  Telephone 0597 826449 Email: admissionsandtransport@powys.gov.uk

Five transport services operate for Powys resident students who live outside the catchment area.  Two minibuses collect students from Knighton, one minibus from Knucklas and a fourth minibus collects students from Leighton, Forden, Llandyssil and Cefn-y-Coed.  A bus also collects students from Sarn, Kerry, Abermule and Montgomery.  For further information regarding these services please contact College reception.  

 Pastoral Issues

Each student has a learning coach, and will be in one of the College's Houses, Clive-Austen, Darwin-Keller, Sidney-Potter and Curie-Webb.  There are inter-house competitions, and the students are encouraged to gain house points for the overall House winner.  For any pastoral issues or concerns do not hesistate to contact your child's learning coach or Head of House at the College.  

Clive-Austen - Mr J P Ward

Darwin-Keller - Ms A Lane

Sidney-Potter - Mr E Sharp

Curie-Webb - Mrs G Medlicott





Online Payments

We are pleased to offer you an Online Reporting facility for your child/childre.  The school Gateway system will give you real time information about your child's/childrens' Attendance and Timetables for the next two weeks, Contact details and a Pupil Premium questionnaire to find out if your child/children qualify for pupil premium.  The system also enables the college to distribute information and letters, and parents can update contact details, inform the college in advance of any future known absences and make debit and credit card payments for trips, music lessons, buses, etc.

Click on the following link to set up your account.  https://login.schoolgateway.com/0/auth/register

You will need the email address and your mobile number that is logged at school as your contact details.  Once you have submitted these details, you will receive a pin number on your mobile phone number. 

After receiving your pin number, click on the following link to access your account and view your child's/childrens' information.   https://login.schoolgateway.com/0/auth/login

You can receive additional help by clicking on the following link.  https://login.schoolgateway.com/0/Help

If you have any problems setting up your account please contact Miss Glover on 01588 638257 to check your recorded contact details.  


 Music Lessons

Music Lessons Information Letter                                                 Shropshire Music Service Registration Form

  School Shop

The school shop gives students the opportunity to purchase equipment that is required to assist them with their learning.  There is a wide variety of items available - stationery, art equipment, folders, aprons, gum shields, shin pads and uniform.