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Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls is a highly successful school, judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as ‘Good’ in all categories.

Autumn Term Year 7

The following pages will give an insight into what life is like when you first start at Carshalton High School for Girls.  There are also some very important dates that you will need to be aware of.

Important Dates

Monday 2nd September 2019 - First Day of School       

Please arrive by 8.30am.  We will hold a ‘Welcome' assembly on the first day and parents/carers will be invited to the Main Hall for refreshments and to say goodbye on students' first morning.

To be confirmed - Meet the Tutor Evening/Parents Information Evening

At this evening event parents/carers will get an opportunity to discuss how their daughter is settling into CHSG.  There will also be an opportunity to undertake some e-Safety training for parents. We will write to parents nearer the time to arrange bookings for this evening. 

First Day of School  

8.30-8.55am

Welcome Assembly

8.55-10.55am

Tutor time activities (organisation of timetables, planners etc)

10.55-11.15am

Break

11.15am-12.15pm

Normal lesson

12.15-12.45pm

Lunch

12.45-2.45pm

Normal lessons

2.45pm

Lessons finish and students go home

Year 9 Ambassadors

Each Tutor Group will be assigned two of our Year 9 Ambassadors who will work with them throughout their Transition.  They will be available during the Induction Evening, Induction Day, First Day and Meet the Tutor Evening in the Autumn Term.  They are also available at any time, to answer your students' questions or support them in any other way.

Peer Mentoring

For those students who need a little more support we run a peer mentoring system where a selection of our Year 10 students are extensively trained and then build relationships with specific Year 7 students within a safe environment.   As a year team we also work very closely with the Learning Support Department to provide nurture groups and additional academic support where necessary.  For more information regarding Peer Mentoring please contact Mrs Gill, Assistant Year Leader bclyburn@suttonmail.org.