The Outstanding Head of Year

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Don’t miss this opportunity to join us for this brand-new course which focuses on the key current priorities of all Heads of Year in the current secondary education climate and the pivotal role the Head of Year plays in raising student attainment levels and other achievements.

The course can be delivered as a two-hour workshop session or over a half or full day. The content can be tailored, customised, and made bespoke to suit the priorities of your school. The course can also be adapted to Heads of Department regarding your current priorities.

The Behaviours of an Outstanding Head of Year
  • Communicating the vision, conveying the culture – ways to build it in, get the message across and maintain high expectations and high reward?
  • The decision making, the key challenges and common mistakes
  • Managing and leading tutor teams; the approaches, methods and strategies needed to inspire and develop others
  • How do you develop yourself to ensure you become an outstanding Head of Year?

Academic Intervention: A Contemporary Approach
  • Academic intervention – Investigating the full picture with all related staff
  • The role of the Head of Year in making interventions work
  • Coherent tracking opportunities: leveraging reporting and tutoring systems
  • Support+: A coaching/mentoring approach case study
  • What are the measures of success?

The Role of the Head of Year in Raising Academic Achievement
  • Ways to conduct subject comparisons and identifying progress trends, collaborating with department heads and teachers to tackle underperformance.
  • Monitoring, tracking, assessing to impact rapid progress data
  • Identifying vulnerable students and groups before it’s too late
  • Developing effective strategies for leading and engaging in difficult conversations with students


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This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school. Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or click below to make an enquiry.


  • A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

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