Support & Guidance

The Role of the Tutor

All Year 12 and 13 students meet regularly with their tutor, who is the first contact for any concerns arising through your school work or any other issues. Your tutor will encourage and support you throughout your time in the Sixth Form. Your tutor will be your academic and pastoral mentor and will monitor your attendance and progress. Your tutor will also encourage you to become involved in all aspects of school life and to take up extra curricular activities. They will be one of the people you could turn to if you needed advice, including career and Higher Education advice. When termly tracking grades are published you will meet with your tutor to discuss your progress and your tutor will help you to draw up a plan of action to ensure that you achieve your full academic potential. Your tutor will be responsible for writing your reference when you apply for university, employment, apprenticeships etc.