KS4 Information Evening. October 2010. Welcome. Support, Monitoring, Assessment Grades and Targets: Mr Brownlie GCSE English: Mrs Johnson GCSE Science: Mr Eggleton The KS4 Student Experience: Beth Kerfoot-Roberts and Oliver Holden The Role of the House Achievement Leader: Miss Adams
Beth Kerfoot-Roberts and Oliver Holden
Acting Deputy Head - Curriculum
Predictions and target-setting
Midyis and Yellis Tests
FFT:- Who are they? What do they mean?
Why set targets?
What part do you have to play?
The Fischer Family Trust use data, provided by the Department for Education to set targets for student outcomes.
Very large population size - so predictions can be seen to be accurate and reliable.
The targets are challenging and aspirational but are based on realistic expectations.
The targets are based on what an average student should achieve.
Why set targets?
So all students realise their potential and can work towards achieving it.
We all need something to aim for so that we can make realistic plans for the future.
How do students receive their targets?
What part does the student have to play?
Respond positively and work hard to achieve the target.
Be aware of the fact that competition for places at university and for employment opportunities at 16 and 18 is extremely tough and students need to put yourself in the best possible position to attain the job/place offer that they are striving for.
What can parent do to help?
Be sure that your child knows what is required to achieve their learning targets.
Support and encourage them to aspire to the highest possibly grades.
If your son / daughter is unsure about any aspect of their GCSE course, encourage them to take personal responsibilty and find out.
Student ‘X’ Progress Report
TargetPredicted Effort Current
Art A A 2 B
DT A* A* 1 A
English A* A* 1 A
French A* A* 2 B
German A* A* 1 B
Geography A A 1 A
History A A 1 B
Mathematics B C 3 D
Science A A 1 A
Department Leader for English
Assessed as 3 units:
Unit 1 – 2 hour exam (Reading / Writing)
Unit 2 – Assessed in lessons (Speaking and Listening)
Unit 3 – Controlled Assessments (Reading; Writing; Spoken Language Project)
Assessed as 3 Units
- Unit 1 exam (modern prose / drama /exploring cultures)
- Unit 2 exam ( poetry )
- Unit 3 controlled task ( Shakespeare / Literary Heritage texts)
House Achievement Leader
Savile / Year 9
And if further support is needed…
Careers Education Co-ordinator
Thank you for listening to us this evening.