Sixth Form Learner Agreement

The Sixth Form Learner Agreement outlines the expectations and responsibilities of students, parents/carers and staff within the Sixth Form at Aylesford School.

A copy should be downloaded HERE and signed by all the student, his/her parents/carers and a member of staff.

As a student in Aylesford School 6thform I will…

  • Strive to achieve the highest academic standards of which I am capable
  • Recognise that study in the 6thform is a full-time occupation
  • Attend all lessons, including independent study, assemblies/briefings and mentor time
  • Attend all additional lessons and after school clubs
  • Arrive to all lessons punctually
  • Ensure work set for lessons where the teacher may be absent is collected and completed
  • Follow agreed procedures to report any absence
  • Meet all coursework and homework deadlines
  • Use study periods productively, take responsibility for my own learning and use my planner effectively
  • Bring equipment to lessons as necessary
  • Provide a positive role model for younger students
  • Keep paid work to a maximum of 10 hours per week during term time and never during school hours
  • Manage my social life and other commitments so that they don’t impede my studies
  • Abide by the 6thform dress code
  • Not act in such a way that I might bring the reputation of the school into disrepute
  • Treat school staff, fellow students, property and resources with respect
  • Avoid taking holidays during term time
  • Only book driving lessons or tests during school time if givenwritten permissionby the Head of 6thform

Aylesford School staff will…

  • Aim to provide high quality education at all times and in all lessons
  • Provide regular assessment of work with constructive feedback on how students’ work can be improved
  • Provide a 6thform induction programme to help students make the academic and social transition from Y11 to Y12
  • Provide support, information, advice and guidance on further and higher education and employment opportunities
  • Communicate with the home regularly on all aspects of school life including students’ progress, achievement, attendance and pastoral issues (where necessary and appropriate)
  • Provide access to a range of curricular and extracurricular activities and experiences to enrich and broaden students’ education
  • Provide a mentoring system which provides advice, support and guidance , targeted to the needs of students

As a parent or carer, I will…

  • Support and encourage my child to achieve their full potential
  • Recognise that 6thform study is a full time occupation
  • Support the school in the expectation that students all attend lessons, assemblies and registration periods
  • Maintain close communication with the school on aspects that could affect students’ progress, including attendance and pastoral issues
  • Follow agreed procedures to report any absence
  • Provide a suitable area for home study
  • Encourage my child to keep paid work to a maximum of 10 hours per week during term time and never during school hours
  • Support the school by not taking my child on holiday during term time