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Year 11

Year 11 is your son’s most important year at Hurstmere School for Boys. This year your son will completing his GCSE exams and will be thinking very deeply about his future. As the oldest year group in the school your son will act as a role model to the student body and will be expected to set a very high standard not only for him but for the rest of the school in terms of conduct and attitude towards learning.

This year will continue to provide many opportunities for your son to not only be an active member in the school community but to be a leader in the school community. They will continue to have the opportunity to represent the school to local primary schools and the wider community. The more involved your son becomes within school the more pride he will take in ensuring that Hurstmere continues to be an enjoyable experience for all students.

The Staff at Hurstmere School are very prepared to assist your son in dealing with the additional work load and challenges associated with GCSE’s. Our goal is to work alongside you and your son to continue to develop the skills needed to be successful in their GCSE’s. Time management is a critical skill that we focus on. In order for your son to achieve his full potential we all must take an active interest in his education and reinforce the importance of managing his time appropriately.

Enquiries relating to your son’s progress and attainment should be directed towards his form tutor, who will remain the first point of contact for information throughout this year.  We regard timely and accurate home/school communication as crucial to your son’s continued success in Year 11, and appreciate the ongoing support you provide as parents or carers.

Throughout Year 11 your son will continue to be active participants in our ongoing Citizenship program. It will provide them the opportunity to think more deeply about their role within society and how they can be a contributing member to a wider community.