The end of last term was a whirlwind of activity, with concerts, performances at the Christmas Lights switch on, raising money for Save the Children and the Snowflake appeal and many trips out of school.
Preparation for the mock exams concentrated Year 11 students’ efforts and our ‘Mock Results’ day was a success, with some students already achieving A grades (there’s still A* to aim for!).
Many students are on track to better their personal targets. Revision sessions and other interventions are on-going for students to support academically as well as with planning, revision and exam skills and the support offered to students to accelerate progress will be the topic for discussion at the next parents’ forum on 22nd January (6pm – 7pm in the school library).
We are looking forward to Year 7s ‘Poptastic’ show at Burton Town Hall this month and finalising option choices with Year 9 as they make important decisions for their future.
A big project behind the scenes last half term was the installation of a new management information system (SIMS) which will make data, tracking and reporting more accurate and accessible. Letters will be out shortly as a final check on student details, and parent forum on the 26th February will showcase the information that parents can access for themselves through the new system.
As always, there is lots more detail on our Facebook and Twitter pages which you may find of interest so please have a look - https://www.facebook.com/thewilliamallittschool and https://twitter.com/william_allitt.
Happy New Year to all.