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School NameToot Hill School
Postal addressThe Banks, Bingham, Nottingham NG13 8BL
Telephone No.01949 875 550
Enquiries contact nameschool.office@toothillschool.co.uk
Name of Head of School / PrincipalMrs S Paley
Name of Executive HeadteacherMr A Rahman
Name of SENDCoMrs Lucy Travis
Admissions arrangements (Current Academic Year)Please follow the related link to our dedicated Admissions page.
Most recent OFSTED reportOur most recent Ofsted inspection was 7th-8th December 2011. Please follow the related link to the Ofsted website or download the inspection report.

KS4 results

Progress 8 score2016: 0.25
Attainment 8 score2016: 56.1
English and Maths (Basic)2016: 83%
EBACC2016: 44%
Student DestinationsPlease see attached document.

KS5 results

English and Maths Progress
Contextual Progress
Average grade
Student retention
Student destinations

DfE Performance tables

DfE Performance TablesPlease follow the related link to the DfE Performance tables for Toot Hill School.

Parents and other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum we offer by visiting our Curriculum page.

KS1

Curriculum contentNot applicable
Curriculum approachNot applicable
Name of Phonics schemeNot applicable
Name of reading schemeNot applicable
Name of Curriculum LeadNot applicable

KS2

Curriculum contentNot Applicable
Curriculum approachNot Applicable
Name of Phonics schemeNot applicable
Name of reading schemeNot applicable
Name of Curriculum LeadNot Applicable

KS3

Name of Curriculum LeadDr. Chris Eardley

KS4

GCSE QualificationsCore Curriculum:
All pupils continue to study English (GSCE English Language and GCSE English Literature), Maths and Science through Key Stage 4. In Science pupils follow either separate GCSEs in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or GCSE Combined Science which is two GCSE qualifications.
Every student studies GCSE Geography or History although students can elect to study both of these courses.
All pupils continue to have ‘core’ PE lessons every week.

Options
In the spring term of Year 8 pupils are offered an open choice of subjects to follow at Key Stage 4. We ensure that pupils make informed choices through the structured use of assemblies, tutor set activities, parents’ evenings, open evenings and one-to-one interviews. Pupils are asked to choose options from the following list:
• GCSE French
• GCSE German
• GCSE Spanish
• GCSE Geography
• GCSE History
• GCSE Art & Design
• GCSE Business Studies
• GCSE Computing
• GCSE Citizenship Studies
• GCSE Drama
• GCSE Economics
• GCSE Fashion & Textiles
• GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition
• GCSE Media Studies
• GCSE Music
• GCSE PE
• GCSE Philosophy & Ethics
• GCSE Technology
• BTEC ICT
• BTEC Engineering
• BTEC Performing Arts (Drama or Dance)
• BTEC Sport
• Cambridge National Child Development
Name of Curriculum LeadDr. Chris Eardley

KS5

16-19 Qualifications on offerKey Stage 5 Curriculum
For the academic year commencing in 2017, entry requirements to study at Toot Hill College include at least a grade 5 in GCSE English Language and a grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics. In addition, each student must achieve at least three C (or 5) grades and two B (or 6) grades overall.

There are also subject-specific entry requirements which students must meet in order to study particular courses; these are outlined in the college prospectus which can be found on the Toot Hill School website. The courses offered by the college are listed below.

A Level Courses

• Art and Design
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Computing Grade
• Drama and Theatre
• Economics
• English Combined
• English Language
• English Literature
• Geography
• Government and Politics
• History
• Law
• Mathematics
• Further Mathematics
• Media Studies
• French
• German
• Spanish
• Music
• Philosophy and Ethics
• Photography
• Physical Education
• Physics
• Product Design
• Psychology
• Sociology
• Textile Design

Vocational Courses

• Cambridge Technical Business (Single Award)
• Cambridge Technical Business (Double Award)
• CACHE Childcare and Education
• BTEC Information Technology (Single Award)
• BTEC Applied Science (Double Award)
• BTEC Sport (Single Award)
• BTEC Sport (Double Award)

In addition the courses presented here, students are presented with a wealth of enrichment opportunities including:

• Extended Project Qualification
Well-respected and recommended by top universities, College students at Toot Hill College are offered the opportunity to research and write a 5,000 word project on a topic of their choice.

• Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (D of E)

• Toot Hill College Passport
A unique Toot Hill College programme that accredits students for 100 hours of volunteering in the school and local community

• Students’ Union (Senior Prefects)
An active Students’ Union enables greater autonomy for students in the creation of a ‘higher education’ ethos and provides opportunities for consultation regarding key college decisions.

• World Challenge
Students complete a two week expedition abroad as a team, including a community project, a challenging trek and a sight-seeing element.

Values and Ethos

Values and EthosThe ethos at Toot Hill School places student well-being and achievement at the very heart of our approach to learning. It is this set of ideals, coupled with our hardworking students and dedicated staff, that has seen Toot Hill ranked as one of the top-performing secondary schools both locally and nationally over recent years.

Our ethos and values make a clear statement that the traditional qualities of hard work, honesty, good manners and consideration for others sit at the very heart of Toot Hill School.
Behaviour PolicyThe Behaviour Policy is available to download here. We are currently updating this policy.
Health and Safety policy
First Aid Policy
Complaints policyThe Complaints Policy is available to download here.
SEND PolicyPlease find attached.
Publication SchemeThe Trust Publication Scheme available to download here.
School Complaints ProcedureThe Complaints Procedure is contained within the Complaints Policy which is available to download here.
Pupil Premium Funding AllocationPlease follow the related link to the dedicated Pupil Premium page.

Special Education Needs (SEND) Report

SEND report for the current academic year
Annual accountsThe Torch Academy Gateway Trust Annual Accounts are available to download here.
Business and pecuniary interestsThe Torch Academy Gateway Trust Business and Pecuniary interests are available to download here.
Governance arrangementsThe Torch Academy Gateway Trust Governance Arrangements are available to download here.
Trust annual reportThe Torch Academy Gateway Trust Annual Report is available to download here.
Memorandum and Articles of AssociationThe Torch Academy Gateway Trust Memorandum and Articles of Association are available to download here.
Funding AgreementThe Torch Academy Gateway Trust Funding Agreement are available to download here.

School Governor Information

Names of Governors of the Local Governing BodyThe names of Governors of the Local Governing Body are available to download here.
Business InterestsThe Business Interests of the school's Local Governing Body are available to download here.
Financial InterestsThe Financial Interests of the school's Local Governing Body are available to download here.
Governance roles in other schoolsThe Governance roles in other schools are available to download here.
Structure and responsibilitiesThe Structure and Responsibilities of the school Local Governing Bodies are available to download here.

Trust Governor Information

Names of Trustees/DirectorsMr John Mills (Chair)
Albert Woods OBE
Mr John Tomasevic
Mr David Hooker
Mr Ash Rahman
Mr Chris James
Prof Christine Hall
Mr Alan Goddard
Mrs Janice White
Mrs Sylvia Macdougall
Mr Richard Flewitt
Mr Kul Ghattaora
Mr Michael Auty QC
Names of Members of the Academy TrustMr Peter Waterland
Mr Ponniah Chandrakumar
Mr John Mills
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A PRI/LBG/NSC/(Exempt) incorporated on 16 May 2011.

Registered office address is Nova Education Trust Office (C19), The Sir Colin Campbell Building, The University Of Nottingham, Triumph Road, Nottingham, England, NG7 2TU.

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