The Basics of Being an Effective Form Tutor for Secondary School Teachers

Josh Clayman · April 25, 2023

Course Overview: This course is designed to provide secondary school teachers in the UK with the necessary knowledge and skills to become effective form tutors. The course will cover the basics of form tutoring, including building positive relationships with students, promoting academic achievement, supporting personal development, and managing pastoral concerns.

Course Objectives: By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a form tutor
  • Build positive relationships with students and parents/guardians
  • Promote academic achievement and monitor progress
  • Support personal development and wellbeing of students
  • Identify and manage pastoral concerns

Course Content:

Lesson 1: Introduction to Form Tutoring

  • What is a form tutor?
  • Role and responsibilities of a form tutor
  • Importance of form tutoring in secondary schools

Lesson 2: Building Positive Relationships with Students

  • Strategies for building positive relationships with students
  • Effective communication with students
  • Building trust and rapport with students

Lesson 3: Promoting Academic Achievement

  • Setting expectations for academic achievement
  • Strategies for promoting academic achievement
  • Monitoring and tracking progress

Lesson 4: Supporting Personal Development and Wellbeing

  • Understanding personal development and wellbeing
  • Strategies for promoting personal development and wellbeing
  • Supporting students with mental health concerns

Lesson 5: Managing Pastoral Concerns

  • Identifying pastoral concerns
  • Strategies for managing pastoral concerns

Lesson 6: Working with Parents/Guardians

  • Building positive relationships with parents/guardians
  • Effective communication with parents/guardians
  • Managing difficult conversations with parents/guardians

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Course Includes

  • 6 Lessons
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate