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Lourdes Secondary. Supporting Attainment in S4. Supporting Attainment Evening. Mrs P Lennon – Headteacher Mr D McNulty – DHT with responsibility for S4. Lourdes Secondary SQA Results 2012. Lourdes Secondary SQA Results 2012. Lourdes Secondary SQA Results 2012.

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Lourdes secondary

Lourdes Secondary

Supporting Attainment in S4


Supporting attainment evening

Supporting Attainment Evening

  • Mrs P Lennon – Headteacher

  • Mr D McNulty – DHT with responsibility for S4


Lourdes secondary

Lourdes Secondary SQA Results 2012


Lourdes secondary

Lourdes Secondary SQA Results 2012


Lourdes secondary

Lourdes Secondary SQA Results 2012


Lourdes secondary

Lourdes Secondary Attendance 2012

Wider Achievement

Joseph Rafter & Alana McKechnie

Outstanding contribution to St Margaret of Scotland

Youth Group Pilgrimage to Lourdes.

“Amazing & brilliant!”


Lourdes secondary

Evaluation

“The picture at Lourdes is really positive and

I can see real improvements coming through at

all levels, which is great…”

Maureen McKenna

Executive Director of Education

August 2012


Lourdes secondary

Impact


The pupil experience

The Pupil Experience

  • Supported Study

  • Saturday morning classes

  • Monitoring and Tracking

  • Ongoing partnership with home


Successful approaches to homework and study

Successful Approaches to Homework and Study

  • Attend supported study and Saturday morning workshops

  • Use appropriate revision websites

    • BBC Bitesize

    • SQA website

  • Work through past papers

  • Homework Planner

  • Attendance

  • Target Setting

    • Negotiated

    • On Track

  • Supported Study


Subject specific requirements

Subject Specific Requirements

  • Folios

    • Computing

    • English

    • Graphics

    • French

  • Practical work

    • Accounts

    • Admin

    • Art

    • Biology

    • Chemistry

    • Physics

    • Music

    • PE


English

English

  • There are three elements to the course:

    • Talk and Listening

    • Reading

    • Writing

    • One third of the final grade is awarded for Talk and this is assessed internally.

    • A folio of work consisting of five pieces of extended writing is completed by pupils and sent to SQA. This accounts for 1/3 of the exam.

    • The external exam accounts for 1/3 of the overall grade.


French

French

  • SG French involves 4 elements -

    • Speaking

    • Reading

    • Listening

    • Writing

  • Speaking is assessed by class teacher and accounts for 1/3 of overall mark

  • Writing – Pupils complete a folio which is submitted to the SQA. This equals 1/6 of the mark.

  • 50% of the overall grade is determined before the exam

  • The final exam will cover reading and listening


Graphics

Graphics

  • Comprises of 3 components, each worth 1/3 of the final grade

    • Knowledge and Interpretation

    • Drawing Abilities

    • Illustration & Presentation

  • Illustration & Presentation is assessed through the pupil’s folio which completed by December

  • 2/3 of the courses is therefore assessed at the external exam


Computing

Computing

  • Pupils must prepare a Folio of work before the Final Examination. This should include 5 pieces of coursework. It will consist of the following –

    • One project

    • Two pieces of programming work

    • Two pieces of non-programming work

  • This element will account for 40% of the final mark

  • The final exam will account for the remaining 60% of the pupil’s grade


Programme of guidance and support

Programme of Guidance and Support

  • OctoberMonitoring exercise & report

  • NovemberSupported Study Programme

  • Dec Prelims

  • JanuaryS4 full report

  • JanuaryParents’ Evening

  • FebConfirmation of levels

  • Feb / MarchSupported Study Programme

  • March Pastoral Care Interview

  • Ongoing…..progress & attendance checks


Important dates

Important Dates

  • 11th October – Issue of S4 Tracking Report

  • 10th – 19th December – Prelims

  • 24th January – Full S4 Report issued

  • 29th January – S4 Parents’ Evening

  • 26th April – SQA exams begin

  • Supported study is ongoing across the session

  • Saturday Study Workshops to be arranged


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