FAQs for Parents/Carers of U18s
Please find below some frequently asked questions:
Q How will I be kept informed about my son/daughter’s progress?
A Progress reports will be available during the course of the year. You will also be able to discuss your son/daughter’s progress at parents’ evenings.
Q What if my son/daughter cannot attend College?
A Inform the College by contacting the relevant School Office and leave a message for the Personal Tutor saying when your son/daughter is expected to return.
Q What happens if my son/daughter is being bullied or harassed?
A The College will not tolerate bullying or harassment. Students should inform their Personal Tutor or a member of staff in the Student Services Centre. Alternatively the College has a dedicated BeSafe team based in the Forest Road campus. If you think your son/daughter is being harassed or abused in any way you can contact the BeSafe team by calling 020 8501 8111 or email BeSafe@waltham.ac.uk
Q What happens if my son/daughter gets into trouble?
A There are 3 stages in the Student Disciplinary Procedure depending on the severity of the case. At each stage the student will have the right to put his/her case forward and you will be informed when this happens. Parents and carers will always be invited to attend any formal disciplinary meetings.
Q How can I make a complaint?
A If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of our service, please contact the Head of Student Services in the Student Services Centre on 020 8501 8501 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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