Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar
27

Principal’s blog week beginning 19/3/12

This week was an unsual week with the College being subject to a full Section 5 Ofsted inspection. An HMI plus 4 inspectors and administrative support were at the College for 2 days to assess the situation within the College since the last inspections in 2009 and 2010. The report is currently embargoed, as is …

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Mar
16

Principal’s blog week beginning 12/3/12

There are 10 weeks until the GCSE examinations commence and this Wednesday the College invited our Year 11 students and their parents to an Exams Information Evening. The attendance for this occasion was absolutley fantastic with main hall full to capacity. I estimate that there were over 450 people in the audience. Members of the …

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Mar
09

Principal’s blog week beginning 5/3/12

Overall student attendance at the College continues to run at a impressively high level and this is a testament to the relationship that the pastoral leaders have with our parents and students. I am extremely happy with the overall figure of 93.6% which compares favourably to the national average for secondary schools and puts us …

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Mar
03

Principal’s blog week beginning 27.2.12

This week saw a great deal of preparation for the Year 10 and 11 mathematics modular exams. The Mathematics Faculty worked extremely hard on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with our Year 10 & 11students to prepare them for the exams. This involved targetting students for additional support and the rest of the College staff supported …

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