Every child matters at Colton Hills Community School. If students are happy, safe and understand where to go for help, then success will not be far away. The school's pastoral care system is well coordinated to ensure students' needs are met and their development fully supported.
The school is organised into organised into three Houses (Mander, Seacole or Brunel) with each student belonging to a House.
Each House is led by a 'House Leader' and an 'Assistant House Leader' who work closely together with the House Tutors.
Each tutor group is of mixed age with a small number of Year 7 to Year 10 students, fostering a supportive 'family' atmosphere where older students support younger students. Year 11 and sixth form have separate tutor groups in order to allow additional academic support to take place. However, all students come together as a family once a week for assembly.
Life skills coordinators prepare dedicated, meaningful activities to set students up for the day ahead and develop skills not normally found in traditional subject lessons
To motivate students, rewards are given for a range of positive behaviours, such as high attendance, effort, resilience, community involvement and meeting or exceeding academic targets
Throughout the year, a number of inter-house competitions take place for all students to take part, creating a house spirit and healthy competition between students, tutors and houses. Examples of these include; Enterprise month, Numeracy Challenge, Literacy Challenge, Performing arts, design technology and several sporting competitions.
If you have any concerns regarding your child’s pastoral welfare or academic progress please contact your child’s tutor in the first instance on (01902) 558420.
Mander house – Mrs C Ireland (House Leader), Miss D Williams (Assistant House Leader Pastoral) and Miss L Hall (Assistant House Leader Academic)
Secole house – Miss H Willetts (House Leader), Mrs C Payne (Assistant House Leader Pastoral) and Miss H Crump (Assistant House Leader Academic)
Brunel house – Miss L Heeley (House Leader), Mr W McKerdy (Assistant House Leader Pastoral) (Assistant House Leader Academic - vacant)