High standards, high expectations, high aspirations

Vertical tutoring

Pastoral care at Bristol Metropolitan Academy is central to our personalised approach to education. From the first day in school, students become a member of a Learning Family, looked after by a tutor. The tutor supports each student in their Learning Family and will monitor their academic and personal development.

Tutors are supported by a Head of House (HoH), who oversees the progress and care of all students in their zone. Each House has a House Captain and Vice-Captain normally selected from Year 11. There are 5 Houses for our year 7 to Year 11 students, each with their own HoH:

Communication
Enterprise
Discovery
Performance
Technology

In order to support a personalised approach to education, we use Vertical Tutoring within Houses. Vertical Tutoring is supported by the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) as a strategy which has a strong impact on supporting learning and raising achievement.

Vertical Tutoring is a way of organising Learning Family groups so that they include a range of ages, making them more like an actual family. It also creates a strong sense of belonging as students look to older and younger members of their group for support and advice. A tutor keeps the same students in their group from year to year; each September, the Year 11 students are replaced by Year 7s, but the rest will remain the same. Learning Families belong to a House, and the Student Achievement Coordinators lead the pastoral care of these students. In effect, our Academy becomes a smaller group of units, with strong relationships and effective leadership.

Learning Family time takes place directly before morning break from Mondays to Thursdays. Each week there is a planned focus – personal, social, health or economic education; local events or current affairs. On Fridays, students celebrate talents and achievements at Breaktime Live.

A Vertical Tutoring system enables the partnership between school and home to be stronger. The tutor is the first contact point for any concerns students/parents may have. The tutor has the overview of assessments and reports, rewards and sanctions, the daily interactions and progress over time, for all students in their Learning Families.

Some benefits of Vertical Tutoring for our academy:

  • A stronger, more cohesive community- an “extended family”
  • An even friendlier academy where students know students in all year groups
  • An even safer academy where younger students are less likely to feel intimidated by older students
  • Students have more dedicated personal time with their tutor, particularly at ‘key points’; the tutor leads academic tutorials, “checks in” with students and reviews targets and progress regularly.
  • Increased leadership opportunities for older students
  • Improved understanding among students of their own journey through school and its purpose
  • Student to student support in mixed age groups is very powerful, and promotes active citizenship

of E. coli," the hospital’s statement said. "We have been terrance williams womens authentic jersey proactive, calling patients this week to alert them, and asking them to come in for screening." Hospital officials said "the youth mike nugent jersey process for cleaning our endoscopes was followed," but "due to the mens eddie royal jersey same design flaw we are seeing womens michael schofield jersey across the country, there is a authentic jeff heuerman womens jersey section of the scope that is difficult to disinfect." William Gerrish, a spokesman for the Department of Public Health, said that Hartford Hospital had notified DPH about the potential exposure and that DPH was monitoring the situation. Edition authentic willie young youth jersey Advertising Real Estate Autos Jobs Work Shop Classifieds Autos Auto Deals Find A Job List A Job Jobs Work Real Estate Place An Ad Local Business Ad Options Check Listings Obituaries Place An Obit Reminder Ads Sell Your Car Sell Your Home For Sale By Ow Pets Connecticut Breaking News Weather Traffic Politics Nation World Health Education Photos Video Data Desk Courant 250th Health Connect Brand Extra Public Notices Noticias Lottery

Mobile taps iPhones as source authentic deion sanders mens jersey of financing Apple’s iPhone, once the jewel that carriers sold jonathan ogden youth jersey below cost to lure subscribers into contracts, is now an asset T Mobile US and its peers are seeking to exploit as a new funding source. T Mobile, based in authentic jonathan stewart mens jersey Bellevue, may sell debt backed by customer payments on iPhones and other equipment as a way of reducing its financing costs, Chief Financial Officer Braxton Carter said in an interview. The company, along with Sprint and AT already uses bank loans backed by service fees to bolster cash. wireless carriers. Now it may turn to some of authentic gary zimmerman womens jersey the $4.9 billion worth of phones it has sold to generate cash streams to pay investors, Carter said. "We will start fairly small," Carter said by telephone. "We are looking at a tranche this year." Most Read Stories All of the big carriers are likely to use equipment as collateral for financing in 2015, Jefferies Group equity analyst Mike McCormack wrote in a February research report. Wireless carriers used to lock customers
Articles Connexes:

Masi M et al. Long Men Jeremy Lauzon Jersey term observation of 208 adults with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Am J Med 1995; 89: 4364 Youth Marc Savard Jersey Ng SC. Evans syndrome: a Kid Jeremy Lauzon Jersey report on Women Reilly Smith Authenitc Black Patrice Bergeron Jersey Jersey 12 patients. Clin Lab Haematol 1992; 14: 189 5 Mathew P, Chen G, Wang W. Evans syndrome: results of a national survey. J Pediatr Hematol 1997; 19: 4336 Wang WC. Evans syndrome Youth Chris Kelly Jersey in childhood: pathophysiology, clinical course, and treatment. Am J Authenitc White Patrice Bergeron Jersey Ped Elite Black Dougie Hamilton Jersey Hematol 1998; 10: 3307 Shvidel L, Shtarlid M, Klepfish A et al. Evans syndrome complicating fludarabine Authenitc White Elite Black Marc Savard Jersey Jeremy Lauzon Jersey treatment for advanced B CLL. Br J Haematol 1997; 99: 706, 8 Wang W, Herrod H, Pui CH et al. Immunoregulatory abnormalities in Evans syndrome. Am J Hematol 1983; 15: 381 9 Brodsky RA, Petri M, Smith BD et al. Immunoablative Authenitc Gold Jeremy Lauzon Jersey high dose cyclophosphamide without stem cell rescue for refractory, Kid Patrice Bergeron Kid Tuukka Rask Jersey Jersey severe autoimmune disease. Ann Intern Med 1998; 129: 1031 10 Martino R, Sureda A, Brunet S. Peripheral blood Youth Patrice Bergeron Jersey stem cell mobilization in refractory autoimmune Evans syndrome: a cautionary case report
Windows Phone 7 Youth Patrice Bergeron Jersey News Apps There are several suitable news apps available for Windows Phone 7 these Authenitc Bobby Orr Jersey can be used to stay up to date with all of the latest news that Kid Chris Kelly Jersey interests you. Such apps are available via the Zune Marketplace, and can either be tailored to suit your requirements or are available as Kid Reilly Smith Jersey specifically themed applications, for things like sports news, or local news, etc. This round up of Windows Phone 7 news apps features quite a wide selection of apps built around different sources. We’ve only touched upon the tip of the iceberg here, and you should be able to find pretty much any type of news app on the Zune Marketplace. Remember that Windows Phone 7 Authenitc Gold Patrice Bergeron Jersey apps can all be tried out first via the trial option. Sports News There are several Windows Phone 7 sports news applications available, but of most interest should be the Weave Sports News app. This comprehensive tool features sports news from a variety of quality Elite Black Marc Savard Jersey sources such as ESPN, comes with 9 pre loaded categories such as
parent company Time Warner (TWX). Apple was not immediately available for comment Authenitc Tuukka Rask Jersey about this story. If Google (GOOG) bought the NFL rights, it’s possible that Apple Men Tuukka Rask Jersey TV users would still be Authenitc White Elite Tuukka Rask Jersey Tuukka Rask Jersey able to watch football games via the Authenitc Black Reilly Smith Jersey YouTube Authenitc Dougie Hamilton Jersey app. But so could users of Roku, Microsoft’s Authenitc Reilly Smith Jersey (MSFT) Xbox, Sony’ (SNE)s PlayStation and so on. But if Apple won exclusive Men Bobby Orr Jersey rights, it seems a good bet that Apple would sell many more of those $99 Apple TV set top boxes. Well, in the United States anyway the NFL hasn’t taken off in Kid Bobby Orr Jersey other countries that Elite Gold Jeremy Lauzon Jersey play the other football. CNN’s David Close contributed reporting to this story. CNNMoney (New York) Men Reilly Smith Jersey First published August 21, 2013: 10:47 AM ET Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: 2015 Morningstar, Inc. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2015. Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is the property of Chicago
For the Authenitc Reilly Smith Jersey past three Elite White Jeremy Lauzon Jersey years, a team atEmory has used 15 years of NFL data in a quest to rank each of the 32 fanbases in the NFL. Now, Authenitc Gold Bobby Orr Jersey Authenitc Gold Patrice Bergeron Jersey I know what you thinking:Emory, afineschool in Atlanta, doesn evenhave a football team. This is like studentsfrom BYU writing studies about spring break or Harvard folksreleasing theirinvestigation into being cool. Elite Gold Bobby Orr Jersey Regardless, Authenitc Reilly Smith Jersey the Emory researchersused a bunch of criteria data they called it and applied some Authenitc Bobby Orr Jersey hardcore math/analysis to Youth Dougie Hamilton Jersey it, hoping to come up with team has the most avid, engaged, passionate and supportive fans. Some of their findings: 1. While Emoryadmits that it hard to judge Elite White Dougie Hamilton Jersey fanbases when a team isparticularly good (obviously a good team will have more support than a bad team, no matter the general level of fan interest), the two NFC East teams on this list are always popular, even during down stretches. Because it been so long since we seen the Patriots struggle, I can say I agree with their placement as much. Once Brady and Belichick leave,