CTS Snapshot


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Welcome to our CTS Snapshot - a weekly celebration update. We are delighted to share with parents and carers alike student triumphs at Corby Technical School. We are proud of every student and every success they have - please feel free to share with us any achievements they might have.

Snapshot News:

Year 11 GCSE Examinations

Parents of Year 11 students will have received correspondence regarding the exams which began this week, with GCSE Art exams and will carry on through the May break. In the pack you will have an exam timetable for your child and a copy of the examination booklet. Please take the time to read this and if you have any questions please contact Miss Lowe at llowe@corbytechnicalschool.

It is important all students arrive on time, at least 15 minutes before the exam begins. We will provide complimentary breakfast and lunch over the May break for those students who are completing exams and details of this can be found in the booklet.

This is an exciting time for Corby Technical School and our students who have worked extremely hard in the build up to exam season and we wish all our students every success in their examinations.

Stars of the Week:

  • Mrs Ferns has nominated Ryan 11T for a fantastic improvement in Maths for for his hard work and perseverance.
  • Mr Rogers has nominated Year 11 Health and Fitness students for the dedication they have shown this week.
  • Mr Cooper has nominated Cody 7SW for making an amazing calculator in Design and Technology.
  • Miss Watt has nominated Grace 7CA for fantastic achievement and consistency in German.
  • Mr McRae-Smith would like to say Well Done to all Year 11 German students for completing their speaking assessments this week.
  • Mr Gourlay has nominated Aidan 10T and Nick 10S for their excellent commitment in their recent Python programming lesson. Also nominated are Year 9 Computer Science who showed great resilience in learning their new C# programming language.
  • Miss Fenner has nominated Abbie 9C, Elle and Maddie 9S and James and Adam 9T for representing CTS with an amazing performance at Battle of the Bands, held this week at Kettering Science Academy. They showed great progress in their abilities and have worked extremely hard.
  • Miss Longhurst has nominated Baixu 10T for his brilliant answers on the History assessment paper.
  • Miss Connellan has nominated Bethany 9C and A-Jay 9T for their continuous hard work in English.

Celebration of Student Work:

Attendance Matters

Every single day a student is absent from school equates to a day lost of learning. At Corby Technical School we pride ourselves in maintaining excellent attendance. Our target is to achieve and maintain a whole school attendance of above 96.5%. We will be giving you weekly updates on our whole school attendance, the tutor group and house who achieved the highest attendance this week.


  • School will be closed on Monday 7th May 2018 for bank holiday. School will reopen on Tuesday 8th May 2018.
  • We will close for the two week break on Friday 11th May 2018. School will be open from 8.00am to 4.00pm daily for Year 11 students for quiet study.