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  • Tips for Returning to School

    Published 26/08/20

    With the start of school coming some pupils may be getting rather apprehensive  about going back.

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  • Mr Jacobs Cycles the Length of the UK

    Published 20/08/20

    We all know that Mr Jacobs likes a challenge but has maybe surpassed all those he does before...

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  • Success for Year 11 on Results Day

    Published 20/08/20

    Results are in.

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  • Important Message from our Uniform Supplier

    Published 06/07/20

    Our uniform suppliers Brigade have advised that all uniform needs to be ordered from them by 7th August and to allow time for any exchanges to occur for the start of the year. Any uniform ordered after this date may not arrive before the start of Term 1.

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  • BGS Bids Farewell to Year 11

    Published 03/07/20

    On Friday 3rd July saw the Year 11’s Leavers Assemblies in which the school bid a fond farewell to the Class of 2020.

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  • Free Educational Psychology Consultations During COVID-19

    Published 02/07/20

    Due to school closures relating to the coronavirus, for a limited period of time Kent Educational
    Psychology Service are offering free consultations via video/phone call for 30 minutes, where
    parents/carers can talk to an educational psychologist.

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  • New App for School News and Events

    Published 09/06/20

    Stay up to date on your mobile or tablet with the latest school news and events by downloading our FREE School News app from your app store.

    Add important dates from the school calendar directly on to your own device.

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  • Microsoft TEAMS

    Published 01/06/20

    Staff are starting to use Microsoft Teams to communicate with pupils via video, voice call or messages. Teachers will be trialing the use of it to teach online lessons to pupils.

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  • Bower Grove School Sponsored Challenge -June 8th to 14th

    Published 31/05/20

    Do you want to join us in making a difference? We are raising money to fund a new school vehicle and every donation will help. Thank you in advance for your contribution to this cause. 

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  • Free School Meals Vouchers

    Published 31/05/20

    Did you know that you may be eligible for meal vouchers for your children if you are not currently claiming?

    While schools are closed because of coronavirus, some families are being given vouchers to help cover the cost of buying food for their children. These vouchers are provided by schools. To get these vouchers, you have to be entitled to free school meals on the basis of your income. 

    To qualify, you need to be in receipt of and can provide the relevant proof of one of the following benefits:

    • Universal Credit (provided you have an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400, as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods)
    • Income Support
    • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
    • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
    • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
    • The guarantee element of Pension Credit
    • Child Tax Credit (provided you're not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
    • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

    To apply for meal vouchers for your children please click on this link to apply online 

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  • Mental Health Awareness Week

    Published 18/05/20

     This week is Mental Health Awareness Week (18 - 24 May 2020), some of the staff created a video to celebrate the event. This year's theme is KINDNESS MATTERS to yourself and others.

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  • KCC Launch an E-Library

    Published 11/05/20

    Kent County Council launches an excellent new reading resource that allows you to view books online. It is accessible from home for those with computer access.

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