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The James Hornsby School

The Trust’s core aim is to ensure that we enhance the life chances of all the young people within the Trust to enable them to fulfil their potential and achieve the best possible outcomes.

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COVID CatchUp Support

COVID Catch-Up Support

The last 12 months have affected ALL students in a negative manner.  We have embraced a number of schemes to ensure that our Most Able students are not disadvantaged during this time, and have the support to achieve the top grades.

Brilliant Tutoring Programme

A large number of Year 10 students receive tutoring in small groups (1:3), in core subjects with subject expert PhD tutors. Tutoring groups receive 15 hours of tutoring over 15 weeks, on top of our in-school support.

Academic Mentors

Expert specialists in Maths and English have been employed since the Summer 2020 to support students with gaps in their learning during this difficult time. Their focus is on ALL students, however time is prioritised for our Most Able students who need additional support to reach the top grades, in the form of 1:1 or 1:3 tuition.

Google Classrooms

Subjects have set up More Able Classrooms during the lockdown that allow students at all levels to access extension tasks, experience learning that they have been exposed to yet, with teachers on hand to provide support when the students need it.