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Year 11

Head of Year 11

Mr Albin

Email: j.albin@towers.school

Welfare Manager

Gemma Oliver

07720592914 

01233 634171 ext 211

Email: g.oliver@towers.school

The Head of Year is a member of our teaching staff who will work closely with our welfare team and will work to ensure the achievement and progress of an academic year group, providing support to tutors and parents to impact positively on student engagement and outcomes

In order to ensure that you are able to contact the correct member of staff with any queries you may have, please see the below breakdown. If you are uncertain, please call reception (01233 634171) who can help direct you to the relevant member of staff. Or you can email reception with your query and they will forward this to the relevant member of staff (reception@towers.school)

Welfare Manager - our welfare manager’s role has not changed; they will continue to support students and work closely with parents dealing with:  

  • Emotional concerns  
  • Peer to peer interactions
  • Out of school issues that could impact on the student in school
  • Any non-academic queries regarding a student

Head of Year - our Heads of Year will be happy to deal with:

  • Queries with behaviour for learning, detentions, isolation or internal exclusion.
  • Uniform/equipment.
  • Questions about a students overall academic progress.
  • Whole year group information. For example: parents evenings, open afternoons, expectation evenings etc.

Heads of Year will join their year group for family lunch so that students have daily contact with them. Heads of Year are classroom teachers and as such are contactable predominantly outside of the teaching day. This means they are likely to reply/ have meetings before 9:00 am or after 3:00 pm. For an urgent enquiry we suggest you call/email reception who will direct you to a member of staff to help.

Faculty Leads - They lead the team of teachers for each subject. You can contact a faculty lead for any subject specific questions such as:

  • Student progress in a specific subject.
  • Query about homework.
  • Test results.
  • Behaviour for learning in a particular subject.

All the faculty leads details are on our website under the ‘meet our staff’ tab. Or, please call or email reception who will pass your enquiry to the relevant member of staff.

Parent Handbook

Year 11 - Extra Curricular Revision - Term 2

How to Revise

 Improve Grades

Current

Attendance

Days

Missed

Weeks

Missed

Lessons

Missed

Average

Grade

95-100%

9

2

50

5

90-94%

19

4

100

4

85-89%

29

6

150

4

80-84%

38

8

200

3

75-79%

48

10

250

3

70-74%

57

11.5

290

1

65-69%

67

13.5

340

1

 

Improve Your Grades Now 

EVERY LESSON, EVERY DAY, EVERY MOMENT IMPROVES YOUR GRADES 

Just 1 day missed every 2 weeks = 10% absence 

This is ONE WHOLE MONTH every year

or

HALF A YEAR MISSED FROM YR7 – YR11

Imagine how your employer would respond to this?

Securing Success Evening

Assessment, Recording and Reporting (ARR)

 Year 11 Newsletter

Homework / Prep

Term Dates

Enrichment

Impact Reports