Ms N Jones
Head of Sixth Form and IBCP Co-Ordinator
Ms Jones is responsible for the development of every student's growth as a 6th Former. This runs from the management of their personal welfare, behaviour and attendance, through to students' adherence to the Sixth Form dress code. In addition, she is responsible for the PSHE programme delivered in form time and the aims and objectives of the Sixth Form Leadership Team and Year 12 Prefects, whether that be the yearly Prom or improving the fabric of the Sixth Form as a whole. She has academic responsibility for Year 12 students and oversees the programme of Raising Standards for Vocational qualifications.
As IBCP Co-Ordinator she is responsible for managing our International Baccalaureate Careers Programme. Her main responsibilities include supporting our current IBCP students academically, developing our programme to give our students the best possible experience and promoting the programme to potential future students, employers and other relevant groups.
You can find out more about our International Baccalaureate Career-Related Programme below:
Mrs. Priestley supports students in obtaining work experience placements which helps our students to stand out when applying for jobs, apprenticeships and university places. In addition to this, Mrs. Priestley is developing our business mentor links to allow us to offer additional sources of advice and guidance to our students from experts in the career sector they are interested in.
Mr M Sandmann
Manager of the Dover Athletic Football Academy
Mr Sandmann is responsible for the management and coaching of the Dover Athletic Football Academy. His role is to lead the overall training and footballing philosophy that supports the development of our football academy players both on the pitch, in the classroom and around the wider school. He oversees the football academy students as their form tutor and focuses on the progress of their academic achievements as thoroughly as their development as football players.
Mrs M Woodfine
Key Stage 5 Support Manager
Mrs. Woodfine is often the first point of contact for students with a query along with the 6th form tutors. Amongst her responsibilities Mrs. Woodfine supports students with their applications to university, apprenticeships or other pathyways for their next step after 6th form. Mrs. Woodfine also heads up the private study area, supporting students to become more independent and responsible lifelong learners.
Australia Day is celebrated annually on January 26th and marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at New South Wales. We encourage our students today to spend a few minutes learning about the geography, history and culture of Australia. https://t.co/2zWve7k1bW
Nathan has a rather unique way of sitting at his desk for his Maths lessons with Mr Dickens! However, he finds this position very comfortable and he's engaging really well with his home learning.
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The Abbey School - @abbeyschool - Jan 25
Mr Labrou, Head of History, is delighted to commend Holly (Yr 10), Amy (Yr 10), and Jessica (Yr 9), all for achieving magnificent grade 9s for their Term 3 assessments.
Well done to you all - an amazing achievement!
January is Creativity Month. We want to take a moment to acknowledge the effort and hard work of many of our arts students during the lockdown. Send us photos of the work that you have produced at home so that we can share the best with everyone in our school!
Interestingly, today is Belly Laugh Day. During this period of lockdown we all need to keep our spirits high and support community wellbeing. Having a good chuckle can make you feel more positive, boost your immune system and makes you feel happier.
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The Abbey School - @abbeyschool - Jan 23
Practising your handwriting is important now more than ever, especially in a world where it is so rarely used as a form of communication. Today, we encourage you to put pen to paper and show off your skills. Send us your photos of excellent handwriting!