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News Week beginning 03/11/14 is Week A

For  the most up to date news about the developments at the College (October 2014) : Click here

For more information regarding the current Ofsted Action Plan, (updated on 29th September): Click here

Letter from the Chair of Governors, Click here

Click here for the HMI Report for the October 2014 visit

For all media enquiries please contact Ryan Hyman on 01733 207338



'Session 6'

‘Session 6’ will be launched on Monday 3rd November and offers students the opportunity to extend their school day and take part in a range of clubs, activities, coursework development and exam intervention sessions.


For more information please click on the links below:

Session 6 Letter

Session 6 Timetable of Events

Session 6 bus routes.






College 7 Point Priority Plan:

The 7 Point Priority Plan Improved standards of attainment and progress • All students achieve their Minimum Target Grades (MTGs) for KS4 and KS5 • Subject areas meet MTGs • 62%+ A*-C including English and Maths (2015) • GAP measure is reducing and below the national average (2015) • Value Added Score is better than the national average (2015) Improved quality of Teaching and Learning • Use of SIMs, ALPs and 4Matrix data to set targets, monitor progress and support /intervene. Staff have thorough understanding of data and how to use it. (4Matrix established, ambitious targets set across Academy) • Marking and Feedback scrutinised for consistency, detail and frequency. 90% of scrutiny feedback indicates at least 80% score • 80% of lessons observed are good or better (2014-2015) Student learning experience • Consistent behaviour management in lessons • 80% of lessons observed demonstrate good or better differentiation • Student survey demonstrates 80% good or better feedback on teaching and learning experience across each key stage Student pastoral experience • Clear understanding of bullying, its management and reduction by all Stakeholders • Improved student awareness of self-risk and access to support • Student survey demonstrates 80% good or better feedback on pastoral experience across each key stage Safe Guarding and Child Protection • All staff have up to date knowledge of procedures • All College policies and procedures are graded good or better at re-inspection / HMI monitoring • Use of new meeting and management structures to improve data sharing between key Stakeholders Leadership and Governance • New Leadership and Governing Body are graded good or better at re-inspection/ HMI monitoring • Financial auditing demonstrates a robustness to internal procedures and accounting, graded good or better at re-inspection / Funding Agency monitoring • 50% of the Governing Body have undertaken Governor training • Human Resources function improves in line with EPM standards by October 2014 Engagement of the local community • College website and local press releases celebrate success on a fortnightly basis • Parent survey demonstrates 80% good or better feedback about the College





Friday 24th October: Teacher Training Day, College is closed to students.

Tuesday 11th November: St Andrews Tutor evening 4.30pm-7.30pm

Thursday 13th November: St Judiths Tutor evening 4.30pm-7.30pm

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