Advice for Parents
Here you will find copies of booklets, presentations and information you may find useful to help support your child during his/her time at the College.
- Information and Key Dates for 2014
Work Experience is an essential part of Year 10 Work Related Learning. It has been proven to help student's personal and social development, as well aiding the development of key skills in a work environment, therefore vastly improving chances of employment.
- MMR Vaccine Update (410k pdf document)
Update from the Director of Public Health aimed at 10 -16 year olds regarding MMR vaccinations
- Self Harm (103k pdf document)
Self-harming is an issue that is sadly increasing amongst teenagers nationally. Every school in the country is seeing evidence of this. We are alerting our parents to this issue. If any parent wishes to discuss concerns re self harm, please contact our Designated
Safeguarding Officer: Mrs Janet Piper RGN via the switchboard on 01822 614231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Use of Social Media (43k pdf document)
All institutions have to guard against the inappropriate use of social media. We do our best to educate all our students to use social media in a responsible way.
- Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) works across the UK tackling child sex abuse and providing advice for parents and young people.
Devon County Council's Family Information Service. Information that may be useful to parents and carers of Children and young people aged 0-19. This includes registered child care and other services and support for children, young people and families.
- Tavistock Area Learning Community
Tavistock Area Learning Community (TALC) encompasses 16 primary schools and one large secondary school. There is a mix of small, medium and large primary schools within the learning community, pupil numbers range from 52 to 382 (summer term 2011), 4 of these schools have a capacity for 70 or fewer pupils. The majority of year six children transfer into Tavistock College. There are three formal federation primary school partnerships, within the learning community. Seven of the schools also have religious affiliations through the Exeter Church of England Diocese. The schools are spread across a large geographical area of approximately 145km2. The Headteachers have worked collaboratively together for a number of years through a forum, creating and leading on, new and exciting initiatives for the benefit of local children. Headteachers from every school meet twice a term to discuss current issues, offer support and to development work which enhances the lives of all children living in the Tavistock and surrounding area.
- Accelerated Reader
The College is delighted to be introducing Accelerated Reader to all year 7 students from October. This signifies a considerable investment of resources, time and money to ensure literacy, and in particular reading for pleasure, is at the forefront of the school curriculum.
Monday, November 04, 2013