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We feel very fortunate to have come across your mentoring. The level of engagement, and depth of experience was significantly greater than anything we’ve ever come across before.

Mother of A-Level Student

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The 6-Stage Approach to Oppidan Mentoring

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Call the office to discuss your needs and expectations 

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Choose Mentoring Programme 

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Meet Team & Mentor

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The Oppidan D7 Self Assessment

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Weekly Lesson Feedback

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Results & Next Steps 


The Role of a Mentor

Aims:

Improve engagement with learning. 

  • Fuel a child’s confidence in their ability. 

  • Take ownership of their game plan. 

  • Manage pastoral concern.

Methods:

  • A mentor will change the conditions for learning. 

  • A child will be asked to take initiative with lesson content. 

  • A mentor will help a child overcome perfectionism.

  • A child will teach the material they have learnt back to the mentor. 

  • A mentor will create detailed academic goals.

  • A child will provide feedback on the mentor's work .

Outcomes:

  • Skills and co-curricular disciplines are nurtured. 

  • Academic improvement is ensured and a game plan laid out.

  • Focus, resilience and a desire to learn are attributed to the child. 

  • A child feels in control of how best they learn. 

  • A child brings that ownership into their class lessons.

  • A sense of autonomy is ensured in a child's study.


Timeline

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