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STRATHMORE SCHOOL TUTORIAL SYSTEM
1. Strathmore aims at giving its students an all-round formation. 2. ‘All-round’ means personal growth in terms of academics, character building (good manners, human virtues, etc), physical training (sports & extracurricular activities) and spiritual training (chaplaincy).
3. Each student is assigned a tutor to assist him with this. Tutors are selected from among the teaching or administrative staff of the school. 4. Together with the report form, you will find a letter informing you of your son’s tutor. 5. Seek an audience with him as soon as possible.
Possible subject matter for these meetings? -Intellectual: CAT results; homework; study habits; responsibility, etc. -Physical: sports; health; eating habits; hours of sleep; hygiene.
-Affective: self control; self esteem; mood swings; relationship with siblings; social life, etc. -Spiritual: piety; Church-going; sacraments; personal convictions. -General: use of leisure time; chores; pocket money; mobile phone; order; personal concerns.
How Parents Can Help
How Parents Can Help 1. Meet your son’s tutor at your earliest opportunity. Provide any background information that you think the tutor should know. Provide any background information that you think the tutor should know.
2. Continue meeting regularly with the tutor! Update each other on changes (positive and negative) that you have noticed. (e.g. company at home or school; late coming; worrying behavioral changes, academic improvements, change of jobs, bereavement, relocation, sickness, etc).
3. Consult with the tutor before introducing any drastic measures in the life of your son especially if these changes are geared towards helping him improve on his academics. 4. Encourage your son to involve his tutor: to invite the tutor home for a visit, to get the tutor’s opinion on an issue parents and son differ in, consult the tutor on career or subject choices, etc.
5. Be ready to be demanded from. Feedback from your son coming through the tutor; need for structural changes in your home (especially for candidates); need to be more demanding on your son, need to listen to what he has to say, etc.