Year 10

Curriculum Information

Year 10 Director of Learning: Mrs Naomi Whitham
Contact: n.whitham@johnbright.uk

KS4 Head of Behaviour & Safeguarding: Mr David Sweet
Contact: d.sweet@johnbright.uk

Year 10 Welcome

Your child has begun their GCSE journey. It is an exciting time as it starts to lay the foundation for their future. We have very high expectations for your child’s academic achievement and their behaviour and commitment to the school’s ethos. We expect pupils in Year 10 to set the high standards to which our younger pupils can aspire. This includes courtesy and respect for others.

Your child will study English, English Literature, Maths and Numeracy, Science, Welsh Baccalaureate, Welsh, Core RE and Core PE. They will also study their option subjects. Please see the Study Guide links below.

Year 10 Form Tutors  
10Y Mr R W Jones
10J Miss D Pender
10N Mr S King
10B Miss L Sanderson
10R Mrs J C Hull
10I Mrs C Greenhalgh
10G Mrs S M Green
10T Mrs L A Cavey

If you have any worries or concerns, no matter how minor, please do not hesitate to contact the Form Teacher in the first instance. Please telephone Reception and leave a message and the Form teacher will get back to you.

Attendance

The school has an attendance policy of 95% or above. All medical and dental appointments should be scheduled for outside of school hours. However, if your child is off school for any reason, please contact the attendance officer via the school reception at your earliest convenience and provide us with written evidence for the absence on your child’s return to school.

Key Dates - Year 10  
Tuesday 5th September First day back in school.
Wednesday 13th September Director of Learning evening. An opportunity for parents and carers to find out more about the upcoming year and how to support your child through the year.
Week commencing 14th December Year 10 exam week
Tuesday 6th March Year 10 parents' evening
Week commencing 4th June Second Assessment Window (AP2)

Year 10 Director of Learning Evening Presentation (PDF)

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