Organisation and Pastoral

Organisation and Pastoral

The pastoral organisation of the school is helped by the fact that Hanley Castle is a relatively small secondary school. It is therefore easier for each pupil to be regarded as an individual within a ‘family’ community. In order to achieve this there are three Key Stage Leaders who work alongside a team of Year Tutors in each year.

All Tutor Groups are of mixed ability and are carefully selected to achieve a balance bearing in mind the pupils' previous schools and comments from their Headteachers. The Head of Key Stage 3 is responsible for this all-important transfer from Primary to Secondary School and she ensures the move is as smooth as possible.

Wherever possible a tutor will stay with their tutor group from Year 7 through to to Year 11. The transition of students from the care of the Key Stage 3 team to the Key Stage 4 team is carefully supported during Year 9.

featured
This month's Featured Writer ... Alice Holden
This month's Featured Writer ... Alice Holden
Our FEATURED WRITER this month is Alice Holden in Year 8.  She says: "I love storytelling because it...
British Council International School Award success for Hanley Castle High School
British Council International School Award success for Hanley Castle High School
We are delighted to announce that the school has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious Inte...
Students set a new school GCSE record
Students set a new school GCSE record
In English and English literature 90% of students achieved grade four or higher, while the figure in...
RT @thefremantledoc: Thoroughly enjoyed the @HanleyCastle celebration evening la...
Hanley Castle Students Celebrate Excellent A level Results
Hanley Castle Students Celebrate Excellent A level Results
Hanley Castle High School students have once again coped admirably with the new, tougher A levels in...
Robotics Club
Robotics Club
The Robotics Club ExperienceDuring this year, many clubs have been going on but the one I chose was ...