Welcome to the parents' section of the Philip Morant School and College website.
This section contains useful information about the school and the work that
students undertake. Here you will find copies of recent correspondence, schemes
of work, copies of school policies, a school calendar and information from the
school Governors. We hope that you will find this section helpful both in answering
queries and supporting your child's education.
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Support Your Child
If your child is eligible for Free School Meals, it not only benefits you but benefits the school if you claim. The school receives further funding to provide additional resources to help your child make good progress. You can apply on-line
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Parent Information for week beginning 30th September 2013
A Level Pass Rate tops 99%
Philip Morant College is delighted with the results this summer which saw a 99.3% pass rate at A-level and two-thirds of examinations resulting in a C grade or better. This has enabled the great majority to secure their first choice university places, and ...
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Parents Bulletin July 2013
Return to Normal Timetable Tuesday 25th June
A reminder for parents and students that, following completion of the examinations, we will be returning to our normal timetable schedule from Tuesday 25th June. Therefore lunch will be after period 4 at 1pm.
The Signing Choir have once again been approached from an external agency to perform to raise Deaf Awareness. We visited Essex Probation Service in Witham to sign as part of their Disability Awareness Week. This was a fantastic opportunity to raise Deaf A...
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We Will Rock You!
Once again our students have risen magnificently to the challenge of putting on a major musical production, t...
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Extra Curricular Activities (updated for Summer Term 2013)
Early Lunch For Examination Arrangements
A reminder to parents that the structure of the school day will alter from Monday 13th May until Monday 24th June (inclusive) to accommodate examination arrangements. During this period lunch will be at 12 noon until 12.50pm.
GCSE Examination Timetable
Internal Examinations for Years 7 to 10
Details have been distributed regarding the internal examinations session for years 7 to 10 taking place from 15th April to 2nd May. Information is also available in the Examinations Information
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Our uniform suppliers will be in the hall after school on Monday 25th March for students and parents to purchase the summer polo shirts. Our new PE hoodies which are optional for GCSE and KS4 students will also be available to purchase. Information on prices
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Provisional Summer Examination Timetable
The provisional timetable
for the summer examinations is now on our Parents Website under Examination Information
Current Meat Contamination Issue
Following the recent issues regarding meat contamination, we have been in contact with Essex County Council. Their school meals unit have been working closely with a significant number of local and national suppliers and they have told us that their early ...
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Exams procedure in event of school closure
School Closure Procedures
In the case of severe weather disuption please follow this link
for temporary school closure procedures.
Congratulations to all Award Winners!
Start of the Spring Term
Happy New Year to all of our students and their families. The new term starts for all students on Tuesday 8th January 2013 (Week 2 timetable).
Non-Uniform Day - Friday 21st December
For the privilege of wearing non-uniform students and staff are asked to bring in an item of pre-packed or tinned food to be donated to Colchester Food Bank. Please follow this link
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Non-uniform and fundraising day - Friday 16th November
The school will be having a non-uniform day on Friday 16th November to raise money for worthy causes. Further information can be found here
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All general letters to parents are posted onto the Parents website under Correspondence Archive
A Dates for Parents document has been issued with dates for parents evenings, reports etc. This can also be viewed online in the Calendar
section of the parents website.
GCSE Examinations - November 2012
Timetable information for the GCSE Examinations in November 2012 is available by following this link.
College Open Evening
We are looking forward to seeing years 10 and 11 students and their parents at our College Open Evening on Thursday 18th October. There will be opportunities to talk to subject staff and existing College students about the opportunities that are available ...
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Follow this link
to read the Parents Bulletin issued 7th September
Follow this link
to read the latest articles and news from Philip Morant
Uniform Sale - Wed 18th July 2012, 3.30-6.00pm
As well as continuing with their online purchasing service for parents, our uniform suppliers Anglia Sports and Schoolwear will be in school for parents of our new intake to purchase uniform (cash only)
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Olympic Torch in Colchester - Friday 6th July 2012
A reminder that the school is closed until 10.30am. Students should arrive into school from 10.30am ready for registration at 10.50am. This will be followed by period 3 at 11am.
Madagascar Trip - World Challenge
The Madagascar party has arrived safely! (Saturday, 30th June).
P. S. Gibbon
Work Experience Meeting
A meeting about Work Experience has been arranged for parents of Year 10 students: Monday 2nd July, 2012, Main Hall, 7:00pm.
Normandy Trip Information Evening Presentation
The presentation from the Normandy trip information evening is now available online.
Link to trip information
Appeal for Marina Rodriguez
Marina Rodriguez had been working for 5 months at the Colne Community College and Philip Morant schools as a Foreign Language Assistant when on the 22nd of March 2012 she suffered a burst aneurysm and went into a coma which lasted for 5 weeks.
She is cur...
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Parents' Information on GCSE Exam Revision
The Olympic anthem was composed by Mr Robb - head of music, to mark the 2012 London Olympic Games. The Philip Morant Choirs performed it at the School summer concert in June 2011 and are now looking for the opportunity to perform it again as July 2012 approaches.
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Parent Governor Elections
Work Experience for Year 10
Important Notice - Change of Date for Year 9 Options Parents Information Evening
Please note that there is a change of date for the Year 9 Options Parents Information Evening. This will now take place on Thursday 26th January at 7pm in the Main Hall
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British Sign Language at GCSE
British Sign Language is being proposed as a future modern foreign language GCSE and is currently being lobbied through parliament for approval. The Resource Base for Hearing Impaired Students has been heavily involved in the planning and preparation and ...
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Bus Service No. 177 now from W. Mersea to the school and onto Sheepen Road
Money raised for Children in Need
We are pleased to advise you that the staff, parents and students raised £1,450.11 last Friday, 18th November, in aid of Children in Need and other charities.
Many thanks and congratulations to all.
Parents and Students Bulletin November 2011
Presentation from the Parents GCSE Support Evening on Wednesday 2nd November.
Parents' guide to Marking, Target Setting and Reporting
Updated Parents guide to "Marking, Target Setting and Reporting" is available. Link to guidance for parents.
Sign up for emailing and texting service to parents
Year 11 GCSE Revision booklet 2011
Summer 2011 Examination Information
Year 9 Options - KS4 Pathways booklet
Revised term dates 2010-11
Battle of the Bands 2010
Thursday 25th November saw Philip Morant's 6th Battle of the Bands take place, with a line-up of 10 bands competing for a plethora of awards.
The standard was very good, with every entry reflecting an excellent standard of presentation and preparedness....
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Year 11 GCSE Support Evening Presentation
Belgium Battlefields Trip
We met at sunrise, and assembled, and we were 165 year 9 students, 16 staff, 4 coaches, and unrelenting torrential hardcore rain! This was never going to be the normal Belgium Battlefields experience, and so it proved as the weather continued to offer us f...
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Ecuador Expedition Report
After nearly 2 years of fund raising, fitness training and preparations, it was finally time to embark on this trip of a lifetime for 13 young people who were to be away from home and friends (and mobile phones, computers and fast food outlets!!) for a who...
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Sign Up for Email and Texting
Parents can register to receive letters and information sent by the school and college electronically by email and in some cases by text.
If you have not registered already, please provide the school office with an e-mail address, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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