REPORTING TO PARENTS
Year 7-10 Reports
1. How does the system work?
During each year you will receive one full report for each subject studied
by your child. The report reviews work covered during the year.
It will also include a brief summary of progress and a comment from your
child’s form tutor.
Please keep your copy of the report at home and bring it with you to
the parents’ meeting.
2. What does a Full Report contain?
Each subject will include:
brief outline of the work covered during the year
on strengths and weaknesses
assessment of commitment and attainment
DEFINITIONS OF GRADES
Attainment Grade (KS3)
These grades express a student’s attainment as measured against the standards expected of the year group as a whole.
Grades A - D should be used to indicate attainment against the target
for the year group.
They are defined:
A - Attainment above the target for the year group
B - Attainment at the target for
the year group
- Attainment below the
target for the year group
- Attainment significantly
below the target for the year group
Attainment Grade (KS4 and KS5)
In the examination years the grades refer to current attainment expressed as GCSE and A level grades.
A - Outstanding commitment to learning
B - Good commitment to learning
C - Greater commitment to learning required (one or two targets)
D - Little evidence of commitment to learning (three or more targets)
Criteria for Commitment Grades:
Good behaviour at all times
Good concentration in class
Homework consistently completed to a good standard
Approaches directed tasks with enthusiasm
Able to work independently
Commitment consistent with meeting target
A All of B, and some of the following:
Outstanding quality of work.
Demonstrates a thoughtful engagement in the subject
Takes a full and active part in lessons
Works independently to enhance their learning
C/D Student needs to:
- Improve behaviour (1)
- Concentrate better (2)
- Engage more positively in lessons (3)
- Complete homework to an acceptable standard (4)
- Improve presentation (5)
- Become a more independent learner (6)
- Persevere with difficult tasks (7)
- Revise and prepare properly for assessments (8)
- Meet deadlines (9)
Oral Grades and Practical Work
Grades under these headings are optional.