Communication is fundamentally important to us. Regular feedback about academic performance is provided by careful and consistent marking of work, by comments to individuals and groups, in discussions with parents and in formal reports. Mid-term gradings give an indication as to whether pupils are working to their potential. They provide immediate information on pupil performance with brief comments if required. Each term ends with a fuller written report along with a further grading.
Annual Parents’ Evenings provide the formal opportunity for parents to meet with subject teachers. However, we urge parents who are concerned about their pupil’s performance to make immediate contact with the teacher, tutor or Head of Year at College rather than waiting for the next parents’ meeting.
The assessment of pupil achievement should be regarded as one component of the overall programme of educational planning in the College. The system of reporting seeks to ensure that parents and pupils are fully aware of both general and individual progress. It is intended to support educational goals, give positive reinforcement to our pupils and give valuable feedback to the classroom teacher.
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