Key Information for Year 7 Students

Please see below for information on dates,contacts,tutors and information regarding student reports

Important Dates:

2018 – 2019

13th September:             Early closure 12.30pm for Open Evening

20th September              Now You’re in Yr 7 Evening 6pm start

13th December:              Carol Service – 7pm start, All Saints Church

19th December:                 End of term 12.15pm finish

31st January:                     Year 7 Parents Evening – timings to be advised

The above dates are subject to change.


Academic Reports:

Throughout the academic year, the school will publish a variety of progress reports which will inform you of your son/daughters academic and character development.

The three types of report format are:

Transition Report This is a character report about how your son/daughter has settled into their school life at Altwood School.
Progress Report This will be a summary of your son/daughters current and predicted grade. In addition, you will also have their effort for learning level on a 1-4 scale.
Full Report This is a full written report including comments from individual teachers along with targets for improving their progress. This will also include a current/predicted grade and effort for learning level.


Engagement 4 Learning level descriptors

These are based on a scale (E1 – E4) based on a student’s engagement within an individual subject:-

  • E1 – outstanding engagement for learning
  • E2 – good engagement for learning
  • E3 – satisfactory engagement for learning
  • E4 – unsatisfactory engagement for learning


Key Contacts

Jeremy Masson: Assistant Headteacher (Achievement)

Simon McCallion: Assistant Headteacher (Pastoral)

Heads of House

Leigh Sheppard: Head of House – Faith

Mrs L Gomez: KS3 & KS4 Head of House

Mr Smith: Head of House – Joy

Year 7 Tutors

Faith House

Miss McGowan

Mrs Bullworthy

Mrs Petherbridge

Miss Schooley

Mrs Slope

Hope House

Mr Bowles

Mr Dey

Mrs Gennery

Mr Halonen

Mrs Kaur

Mr Millington

Mr Milne

Joy House

Miss Dargue

Mr Fair

Mr Mavooru

Miss Morrissey

Mrs Neil

Mrs Scott