All students belongs to a VMG (Vertical Mentor Group). Each VMG consists of students from each year group and is led your child’s tutor who has oversight of your child’s wellbeing in the academy. You can find out more about activities within VMG in the document at the bottom of this page.
STUDENT SUPPORT, ADVICE & GUIDANCE
We have a highly skilled team of pastoral support staff, all of whom are available to students and parents throughout the academy day.
Mrs J Hood
Mrs W Hepworth
Mrs A Cadman
Learning Manager for Year 7
Mrs N McMahon
Learning Manager for Year 8
Mrs K Bolger
Learning Manager for Year 9
Mr K Wallace
Learning Manager for Year 10
Mr S Preston
Learning Manager for Year 11
There are a variety of different services within the academy which can support your child in all aspects of academy life. These include:
Student Reception is a service available to all students in the academy. It is based on the ground floor and is open every day at break and lunchtime. Students should go to Student Reception if they need to sign in or out of the academy or have any safeguarding concerns.
Learning Managers are available to offer support throughout the day, making sure students are able to focus on learning during lessons. A variety of support is offered, including both individual and small group sessions depending on students’ needs. Learning Managers have an office on the first floor .
We have a team of staff who are trained first aiders. They are able to deal with minor ailments and injuries, as well as providing immediate assistance in an emergency situation where medical support is called upon.