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The first year in secondary school can be a daunting experience. Learn about what we do to help your child grow and settle into life at the school.

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Year 8

The curriculum in Year 8 offers a broad and balanced education, consolidating the work from Year 7 and providing, as part of Key Stage 3, the essential foundations for the skills/attitude to learning.

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Year 9

In Year 9 your son/daughter will start or choose the subjects that he/she will study on into Year 10 and Year 11. In Year 9 students develop even more of the skills/attitudes for learning at GCSE level.

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Year 10

Preparation begins for your GCSE courses. Work Experience gets you ready for life beyond school. The Summer Term Mocks session gives you a taste of things to come in Year 11. Many of you will successfully apply to become Prefects in Year 11.

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Year 11

The final year! This is the year you consolidate all the skills and knowledge you have developed over the last 4 years and focus on achieving your very best. Mock exams take place in November and February/March. Intensive study and revision workshops, holiday masterclasses and drop-down days focused on core subjects will ensure you have every opportunity to achieve. Finally... The Leaver's Prom.

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We are delighted to announce that, with effect from 1st November, Frederick Gent is the latest school to join the Two Counties Trust, a multi academy trust whose member schools are based in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire: Ashfield School, The Manor Academy, Selston High School, Heritage High School and Swanwick Hall school.

Julie Broadbent, Head Teacher of Frederick Gent School (pictured with the school’s Head Girl and Head Boy), said of the move: “We are delighted to be the latest school to join the Two Counties Trust. We have been interested to see the positive impact the trust is having for all schools involved and look forward to both making a contribution to the trust and benefitting from its support. There have been many positive changes here at Frederick Gent School over recent times, and these have resulted in some very commendable exam results this summer:

English – 73% of students achieved Level 4 or above, with 51% gaining Level 5 or above;

Maths - 68.3% of students gained Level 4 or above, with 49.4% gaining Level 5 or above.

With the combination of a dedicated and focused staff who are always prepared to go that extra mile, motivated and engaged students and supportive parents, we look forward to building further upon these strong foundations to ensure that all of our students achieve their potential.”

CEO of the Two Counties Trust and former Headteacher of Ashfield School, Dick Vasey, said of the move: “We are delighted to welcome Frederick Gent into the Two Counties Trust. The support and increased provision that has resulted from the collaboration of the schools within the trust can only be a good thing for the students in each of those schools, and we look forward to working alongside Frederick Gent in the same way. With teachers who are determined to enable their students to succeed, and some good exam results as a starting point, the future definitely looks bright for the school.”

Staff at Frederick Gent School are happy to welcome prospective parents to visit them for a tour so that they can see for themselves; if you are interested, please call to arrange an appointment on 01773 811737. Further information about the school is also available on their website: www.fgs.derbyshire.sch.uk.

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