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Folkestone Academy Year Teams

Year Teams

Every student from Year 7 through to Year 11 has a Year Base run by a Head of Year supported by the Year Group team (there is also a Sixth Form Hub for Post-16 students).  This dedicated team are responsible for both the academic and pastoral welfare of each student and they will take care of them from their earliest transition experiences.

Within the Year Team there is also a Progress Leader and Tutors, who look after students, track their academic progress, attendance, behaviour and personal development. Their goal is to ensure that every child fulfils their potential and feels valued as a member of our school community.

The Year Teams develop strong relationships with parents and carers, working together in the interest of the child and are the first point of contact for parents and carers wanting to discuss any aspect of their child’s school life.

Each Year group has a dedicated space, located in the centre of the school.

Head of Year and Progress Leader

Year Name Email Address
Head of Year 7

Progress Leader – Year 7

Senior Leadership

Miss Higgins

Miss O’Dwyer

Mrs Coppins

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

Progress Leader – Year 8

Senior Leadership

Mrs Houston

Mrs Coppins

[email protected]

[email protected]

Head of Year 9

Progress Leader – Year 9

Senior Leadership

Mr Fountain

Mrs Smith

Mr Shaw

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

Head of Year 10

Progress Leader – Year 10

Senior Leadership

Mr Speed

Mrs Hogben

Mr Fountain

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

Head of Year 11

Progress Leader – Year 11

Senior Leadership

Mr Burns

Mrs Canter

Mr Carroll

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

Head of Sixth Form

Progress Leader – Sixth Form

Senior Leadership

Mrs Turner

Miss Stokes

Mr Williams

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]