Reporting

Term 1

At half term students new to the secondary school (all Year 7 students and others who have joined) receive an interim report with progress and effort grades and short comments from subject teachers and comments from tutors.

At the end of the first term students in Years 7 to 11 receive an end of term report with progress and effort grades and comments from subject teachers and comments from tutors. This is followed by tutor academic meetings for students, parents and tutors for students in Years 7 to 10.

Term 2

Mock IGCSE results for Year 11 students are reported to parents and subject academic meetings follow soon after.

At the end of the second term students in Years 7 to 10 receive an end of term report with progress and effort grades and comments from subject teachers and comments from tutors. This is followed by tutor academic meetings for students, parents and tutors for these students.

Term 3

End of year reports with progress and effort grades, final exam results and tutor comments are issued for students in Years 7 to 10.

Outside formal meetings, parents are welcome to make an appointment to meet with their child’s teacher at any time throughout the year. These appointments can be arranged through the school office.

> Further information on Key Stage 4 Reporting

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Assessment

Formal assessment takes place through the use of UK the National Tests and Optional National Tests, as well the use of the Durham University pioneered INSIGHT assessments at Key Stage 3 and CLaIT exams in Key Stage 4.