This page has been created to share important messages with the Parents and Carers of students attending East Coast College and Lowestoft Sixth Form.
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Is your son or daughter hoping to go to university in 2022?
by Emma Furness - Friday, 11 June 2021, 3:58 PM
On Tuesday 15th June from 6.30pm, we are holding a Higher Education Event for parents and carers of Year 12 students where you can listen to the Universities of East Anglia, Lincoln and University of Suffolk at East Coast College giving advice on why go to university and things you need to know about student finance.

Please follow the link to join via Zoom (

Webinar ID: 940 2631 0866
Passcode: RxZ76X

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Parents & Carers Newsletter for March 2021
by Kyle Rushmere - Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 12:45 PM

Please see the attached PDF newsletter for full information.

Or listen to an audio recording of the newsletter here:

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Upcoming Careers Events for April and May
by Kyle Rushmere - Thursday, 1 April 2021, 10:55 AM

Please see the attached PDF for upcoming careers events in April and May

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Its Takes a Village to Raise a Child- working with under-represented families and students in Suffolk
by Alex Thurbin - Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 1:59 PM

Working with ISCRE, the University of Suffolk and neaco, have developed and arranged a series of engagement sessions for parents, carers and families from under-represented backgrounds in Suffolk. The first session will take place on Monday, 22nd March, from 5-5:45pm, via Zoom.

Please see the attachment for full details of event

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Parent and Carer Covid Testing Update March 16th 2021
by Emma Furness - Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 11:35 AM
Update: March 16th 2021

Dear Parent or Carer

All students should all have had confirmed, by their teacher, the date that their whole group returns to college for teaching or they have already done so for priority practical work. We appreciate how hard they are working and look forward to seeing ...Read the rest of this topic
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Information for parents and carers of students Covid testing on site until March 26th
by Emma Furness - Monday, 15 March 2021, 4:24 PM

Update: 2nd March 2021

Following the government announcement that colleges will begin to re-open from the 8th March, we are excited to start welcoming our students back to campus. The process of bringing groups back will begin on Monday 8th March and the College will be following government ...

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Parents & Carers Newsletter: Progress report Survey and Digital Skills Special
by Kyle Rushmere - Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 11:01 AM

Following student progress reports being sent to parents and carers we would like to hear you views on how we can improve these for the future. Click on the link on the first page of the PDF and share your views.

Our Digital Skills Special covers useful information about Online Gaming, Critical thinking and Digital learning – a collection of tips and guides to make you aware of the resources being used by our students and haw you can give support and get help as it is needed

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Parents and Carers Newsletter - January 2021
by Emma Furness - Thursday, 21 January 2021, 8:48 AM

Please see the attached letter for full information. 

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15/01/2021 Suffolk County Council proposed changes to the Post-16 Travel Policy for the 2021/2022 school year
by Alex Thurbin - Friday, 15 January 2021, 8:41 AM

Between 4 January and 15 February 2021, Suffolk County Council are seeking your views about amendments to their proposed Post-16 Travel policy for the 2021/2022 school year. The amendments to the policy are designed to ensure that the policy is clearer for parents/carers to understand what travel options there are for their child.

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31/12/2020 Parent & Carers' Letter re Jan 2021 Return to College [all campuses]
by Emma Furness - Tuesday, 5 January 2021, 3:39 PM

Please see the attached letter for full information. 

(Edited by Gillian Woodard - original submission Thursday, 31 December 2020, 1:08 PM)