12:09 PM - 14 Jan 2021

“Thursday is Assembly day! Each student has an assembly from their Head of Learning which can be found in their Tutor Group Google Classroom”

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1349676358566350850

11:14 AM - 14 Jan 2021

“Ms Pike was very impressed with work completed at home by 7PM last week, including the piece below. Keep up the great work Y7 Historians!” https://t.co/sUs3TMv5Sd

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1349014896202149893

15:26 PM - 12 Jan 2021

'We would like to share with you this amazing piece of artwork by Isabelle in Year 10 - drawn as a Christmas present for her parents!' https://t.co/Yh0zfcIhqN

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1346434972010295296

12:34 PM - 5 Jan 2021

Retweeted From HWS House System

Our Christmas House Day saw the whole school take on lots of different challenges, such as after 8, cup stacking and doughnut eating. With Frank winning the day, we now start the new year with these scores.. https://t.co/76BVCb36ll

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1346433780098224128

12:30 PM - 5 Jan 2021

“Beautiful History (and Art) work from one of our Y8 students produced at home today!” https://t.co/qFTytJ0ApC

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1339905417741283331

12:08 PM - 18 Dec 2020

“Every student in Year 7 has had the chance to write a letter of support and goodwill to a local care home. Here is Aaliyah of 7PM with her beautiful letter!” https://t.co/WbDl7IH90Z

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1339502765937217537

09:28 AM - 17 Dec 2020

Retweeted From HWS House System

The results are out! The winning entry was awarded to Evie in year 9 for a wonderful squirrel design. Closely followed by Max in year 8 who secured second place with his quirky robot and Olivia won third place with her Christmassy house. A great effort all round! https://t.co/zdj0hcTMDi

http://www.twitter.com/hinchleywschool/status/1339502749420011520

09:28 AM - 17 Dec 2020

Retweeted From HWS House System

Well done to everyone involved with Year 8 Spelling Bee final this afternoon and especially James for winning it for Hawking! https://t.co/tVy0a2bU5q

The Pastoral Care Journey

Year 7

  • Tutor groups allocated taking into consideration student friendships, parental views, recommendations from Primary school and discussions with the transition co-ordinator.
  • If appropriate, some year 7 students will join a transition group, where they are taught in small classes for a number of different lessons and receive specific support from the transition group team
  • Opportunity to join a three day residential trip in the Autumn term with form tutors and head of learning – an excellent opportunity to build relationships and boost student confidence.
  • Each tutor group is allocated Year 11 student mentors who support the form as a whole and/or on an individual basis.

Year 8

  • Tutor group moves with tutor from Year 7 into their second year.
  • Year 11 mentors continue support.

Year 9

  • In their third year students start to explore and consider their choices for the GCSE subjects to be studied in Years 10 and 11.
  • A ‘Guided Choices’ evening early in the spring term offers students and parents guidance and advice on how to make these choices.  Form and subject tutors play a key role in helping and supporting students at this stage.
  • Guidance is also offered on career paths that might include post-16 school and college provision.

Year 10

  • As they start their GCSE courses a range of pastoral support is available to help students to both maintain academic success and ensure their overall wellbeing. 

Year 11

  • The full range of pastoral care options continues to be available if and when required and is particularly important as the summer exam period moves closer.
  • During this busy year, students also start to consider their post-16 options – which A Levels, which sixth form, which college?
  • Advice and guidance for these important decisions is paramount and the school – including careers guidance team, tutors, heads of learning - works with both students and parents to help make the best choices for each individual.

Throughout

  • The student support centre provides access to, for example, 1:1 intervention, homework club and emotional literacy support.