Form Tutors

A Form Tutor’s role is central in both caring for students and, crucially, monitoring their progress both academically and socially; encouraging involvement, commitment, and high standards of work and behaviour. The Form Tutor should be active in looking after the interests of the “whole child”

A Form Tutor should

  • Take the register
  • Set the “tone” for the day, by creating a positive ethos
  • Encourage high standards of work, behaviour and dress in students, liaise with the Heads of Year over behavioural problems; look to reward achievements positively and implement, where necessary, appropriate sanctions
  • Promote, maintain and monitor records of attendance and punctuality
  • Actively supervise students in Assemblies. Form Tutors are encouraged to help with leading, organising and to participate in all aspects of the assembly
  • Monitor and review their students’ current progress across the curriculum using all the data provided
  • Keep parents fully involved regarding students’ progress, including curriculum related or behavioural concerns
  • To monitor the progress of students within the form group through discussions with students and staff, through data reports, mentoring and student reports
  • To identify students who need mentoring through analysis, and discussion with the Head of Year making use of the school data management system – paying attentions to groups such as SEN, G & T and FSM
  • To liaise with subject staff and Heads of Department about individual students progress and student reports in conjunction with HOY
  • To check that students are prepared for learning and have the correct equipment and books for the day. To check and sign planners, monitoring of homework
  • Attend weekly pastoral meetings with the Head of Year
  • To plan and implement opportunities for Literacy during form time
  • Engage actively with the Widening Horizons programme.

Head of Year 7 – Chris Budrys

Email :

  • 7HR Haroon Rashid (Alex Kirkham)
  • 7LT Lucy Taylor
  • 7RC Rebecca Collins
  • 7LA Lisa Ademiac (Becky Heyes)
  • 7JM John McGovern
  • 7SM Shannon McDonagh

Head of Year 8 – Kieran Garratt

Email :

  • 8JB Jill Brown
  • 8FI Sarah Fithern
  • 8NE Nicky Evans
  • 8SH2 Shamila Hussain
  • 8MM Mark Mills (Graham Paterson)
  • 8SO Stephanie Osbourne (Emma Judd)

Head of Year  9 – Amanda Hallam

Email :

  • 9JP Jo Proctor
  • 9AS Annie Sharman / Sue Macintrye
  • 9PC Paul Campbell
  • 9JJ Jayne Allman
  • 9DB David Bailey / Abigail Bowling

Head of Year 10 – Rachel Thorley

Email :

  • 10TEA Tracy Ellis Austin
  • 10TW Tracey Warrener
  • 10JR Julia Rodgers
  • 10AH Alice Hall

Head of Year 11 – Chris Turvey

Email :

  • 11GM Greg Moran
  • 11AT Mike Bate
  • 11KJ Karen Jervis
  • 11CH Charlotte Halliday
  • 11LG Lyndsey Griffiths
  • 11KH Kirstie Hicks