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College Structure


President Kennedy School College Structure

On entry to the school students belong to The Bridge our Year 7 college. Each year, students move up to a new college. At the end of year 7 they move up to the Gateway, a college which specialises in the needs of our Year 8 students. Each college provides the level of support and guidance and academic rigour required at each and every stage of the student’s development.

The college system supports the academic progress process of students and provides enrichment experiences through supporting charities and taking part in various sporting and intellectual events. Various college events and competitions take place throughout the year and all pupils have the opportunity to represent and support their college. Students have the opportunity to support and help develop their college ethos through the role of Student Ambassadors.

The Bridge – Year 7 College

Director of The Bridge : Mrs J Alexander-Weller

Progress Leader : Mr C Townsend

Pastoral Leader : Mr M Winterton

Leader of Literacy : Miss K Griffin

Learner Mentor: Mrs Sharpe

Student Leadership and Character Development : Mrs M Arnett

Communications Assistant : Mrs J Cobden

The Gateway - Year 8 College

College Director: Miss Roberts

Teaching  & Learning and Progress Coordinator : Mrs Bram

Pastoral Leader : Mrs K Birdee/Mrs Bal

Leader of Literacy and Numeracy : Mrs Murray

Learning Mentor : Mr Skyrme

Year 9 College

College Director: Mrs Sheridan

Teaching & Learning and Progress Coordinator : Mr E Drakeford

Pastoral Leader : Mrs K Sandhar

Learning Mentor : Mrs S Hanney 

Year 10 College

College Director: Miss Wright

Teaching  & Learning and Progress Coordinator : Miss Truman

Pastoral Leader : Ms S Bartley

Learning Mentor : Mrs M Rataj

Year 11 College

College Director: Mr D Moroney

Pastoral Leader : Ms S Javed

Progress Leader: Mr Sheridan

Learning Mentor : Mrs M Natt

Post 16 Select

Year 12 & 13

Post 16 Select Director : Mr A Farrell

College Director: Mrs Mitchard

Careers & Vocation Lead: Mr Fogarty

UCAS Coordinator: Mrs Wilikinson

Leader of Enrichment: Mr B Finlayson

Pastoral Leader : Mrs A Brooks

Key Stage 5 : Mr R Brown