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Posted: 06/02/2023

Assessment Letter to Parents 6th February






Assessments for all Year Groups

February 2023

Dear Parents,


Your daughter or son’s Assessment Sheet will be available on the SIMS Parent App from tomorrow, Tuesday morning. We will be monitoring this remotely and remedy any issues which may arise as quickly as possible. These Assessment Grades are based on student learning since November.


We hope that both you and your child(ren) will find cause for celebration and that the grades they have received will inform their work for this half-term and beyond.


Full explanation of the Codes used for Assessment Grades will be available with the Assessment Grades but please note particularly the following -


Areas of Concern for parental information and support:


Attendance  irregular


Behaviour in class is affecting work


Coursework or Homework Assignments outstanding


Equipment for lessons sometimes or often lacking


Insufficient attention to Coursework or Homework Assignments outside class


Late to lessons


Work / Assignments sometimes or often submitted late


Quality of work / assignments completed not of personal best


Year 11 and Year 13 students must not regard these Grades as their final Grades.

Students and their parents should be aware that students have every possibility of improving on the Grades we are currently predicting for them in their subjects - given hard work. Where however, a student does not engage properly in class and homework from here on out they will likely find themselves in the position of performing less well at Public Examination than we currently predict.


Teachers compile and hold folders of assessed work for students in all Year Groups, and our assessment grades are based on moderated teacher judgements informed by samples of assessed work, undertaken under examination style conditions.


If you have any query or concern around your daughter or son’s Assessments, please contact their Academy Director on Wednesday or Thursday of this week.


Yours sincerely,

Charles Joseph