Staff use a mixture of formative and summative assessments regularly throughout the year to develop
a clear picture of the progress students are making.
Assessments include a mixture of tasks from completing exam questions in exam conditions to speaking and listening assessments.
Students also undertake mock exams throughout the year.
The partnerships between students and teachers and the school and parents/carers are crucial in ensuring students make progress. The student progress reports issued six times a year allow meaningful conversations between these stakeholders to take place. Parents and Carers Evenings and Meet Your Coach Days form part of this important communication.
The Head of Sixth Form, Mrs McCartney, leads on the monitoring of students’ progress and acts swiftly to ensure students are being challenged and supported in their studies.