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The Wells Academy

Year 11 Tutorial

What is Year 11 tutorial?

To support Year 11 with their GCSE studies all students take part in a whole year group tutorial in the Main Hall. These sessions take place Tuesday - Friday and are 25 minutes lecture-style sessions which are delivered by Faculty Leaders. Each student is given their tutorial booklet at the beginning of the term and this forms part of their essential equipment. Year 11 students are supported in their tutorial sessions by their tutors and Faculty Leaders.

Which subjects/topics are studied in tutorial?

Tutorials are focused on supporting students with their studies in English, Maths and Science. These sessions are taught on a rota basis which is outlined in the students tutorial booklet. The topics which are chosen based on those which students performed poorly in their previous assessments and mock exams. The work which is done in tutorials is also followed up in students lessons to ensure that students understanding of these topics is secure.

How can I support my child with tutorials?

Tutorials play a key part in supporting year 11 student's with their GCSE studies. There are a number of things which you can do to support your child to ensure they maxmise the impact of the tutorial sessions:

  1. Make sure your child brings their tutorial book each day.
  2. Make sure that your child completes the homework task after each tutorial session.
  3. Take an interest in the tutorial topics and ask your child to explain to you what they have been taught in each session.