Monitoring your child's progress
Working together to help your child learn, enjoy and achieve
NewVIc values the contribution that parents and carers can make in supporting young people at the college. We offer many opportunities for you to engage with staff at the college and get involved in your child’s education.
Every NewVIc student has a personal tutor who they see on a regular basis. The tutor plays a key role in your child’s education. They will work together to plan your child’s learning and review his or her progress. They also offer support and guidance with other aspects of your child’s development, such as careers and extracurricular activities. If you would like to contact the college to discuss your child’s progress please call 020 7473 4110 and ask to speak to your child’s tutor.
Progress reviews and parent evenings
Tutors check on students’ progress throughout the year and there are key points where students review their progress with teachers and tutors. At these progress reviews we look at attendance, behaviour, submission of work, marks/grades and progress towards the final qualification(s). We also look at personal development and see what extra-curricular activities the student is involved in, for example sports, leadership opportunities or volunteering.
We have two parent evenings that we will invite you to, in November and February. These events provide an opportunity for you and your son/daughter to discuss their progress with their tutor and ask any questions you may have. We print reports for you, which show grades and targets that have been set. Before the February parent evening we send a report to your home so that you have a chance to look at it before coming in.
We are in the process of setting up a parent portal which will enable you to have access through our website to key information about your son/daughter’s progress.
We think it is very important to celebrate student success throughout the year and you will see news stories on the website and in the local paper about the college’s students. We also display success stories on screens and noticeboards around the college and in local schools to inspire other stduents and younger pupils.
We hold events to celebrate student success. If your son or daughter receives a commendation from the college for their SF Bac award, you will be invited to attend our Annual Awards evening in October to see your child receive this award.
In addition, in the January following your child’s graduation from the college you will be invited to the college’s Presentation Evening to help us to celebrate your child’s success with their classmates and other parents and stakeholders.