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Year 10 Information Evening. Wednesday 11 th September 2013. Year 10 Support Team. Mrs Crompton Assistant Principal – KS4. Mr Reeve Year 10 Manager. Mrs Coulter Student Support & Child Protection Manager. Worship. Miss Houghton: Christan Youth Worker. English in year 10.

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Year 10 information evening

Year 10Information Evening

Wednesday 11th September 2013


Year 10 support team

Year 10 Support Team

Mrs Crompton

Assistant Principal – KS4

Mr Reeve

Year 10 Manager

Mrs Coulter

Student Support &

Child Protection Manager


Worship

Worship

Miss Houghton:

Christan Youth Worker


English in year 10

English in year 10


Course outline

Course outline


Controlled assessments

Controlled assessments


External exams module 1

External exams: Module 1

  • Focus on reading

  • Worth 30% of total mark/ grade

  • Students have to read 2 media texts and answer 4 questions, which have different levels of difficulty


External exams module 2

External exams: Module 2

  • Focus on writing

  • Worth 30% of total mark/ grade

  • Students have to write 2 non-fiction texts

  • Spelling, punctuation and sentence organisation are worth 1/3 of the total marks available on this paper


How to help your child

How to help your child

  • Keep an eye on the Programme of Study for the year then you know what your child is studying

  • Ensure that your child completes English homework on time and to the highest standard he or she can

  • Talk to your child about what they are studying in English and ask if you can support and/ or help them

  • When we are focusing on exam preparation in school, use the shared reading and writing ideas to develop skills from lessons


After year 10

After year 10


Core curriculum

Core Curriculum

Maths

  • Linear paper for all

  • Staff will be working with individual groups for entry appropriate entry porthole

  • June 2014, November 2014 and / or June 2015

  • Higher and Foundation level entry


Core curriculum1

Core Curriculum

Science

  • Separate Science: GCSE exams June 2015

  • Double award: GCSE Core paper June 2014

    GCSE Additional paper June 2015

  • Btec Science: ongoing assessment and exam June 2014

    Core GCSE paper June 2015


Staff management

Staff Management

It’s about aspiration…

… But not about overstretching


Year 10 information evening

Courses

GCSE’s – single or double awards

BTEC courses – coursework focus

ASDAN – vocational coursework focus


Year 10 information evening

Curriculum outline


Year 10 information evening

Attendance leads to success!

Do you know the level of your child’s attendance?

What does good attendance mean?


Year 10 information evening

90% Attendance?

1 School year at 90% attendance = 4 whole weeks of lessons missed!

90% attendance over 5 school years = half a school year missed!!

Research suggests that 17school days missed a year = 1 GCSE grade drop (DfE)

The greater the attendance the greater the achievement.


Holidays

Holidays

  • New government guidelines

  • No authorisation will be given for holidays taken during term time.


Access to progress through paw

Access to progress through PAW...

  • Accompanying the termly reports is our online PAW (Parent Access Window) system.

  • Allows parents to have ‘live’ access to attendance, behaviour and achievement information, assessment.

  • Messages from the academy can be viewed.


Year 10 information evening

Parental Access Window


Year 10 information evening

ipad Scheme and year 10


Rewards

Rewards

  • Merits

  • Certificates

  • Rewards Trip Day

  • Form Raffle:

    • Half termly

    • Individual forms

    • 1 entry for each demerit free week

    • 1 prize per form (voucher/credit towards reward trip)


Sanctions

Sanctions

  • Uniform:

    • Zero tolerance

    • 15 min lunchtime detention

    • Failure to attend lunchtime = 40 min after school ideally the same night

  • Behaviour Flow Chart:


Year 10 information evening

Meeting at each stage with Parents

Use of PSPs

Letter/call

Letter/call


How can you help

How can you help?

encourage positive behaviour

keep KS4 POD informed of any issues that may be affecting your child

tell us about achievements outside of school so we can celebrate your child’s success with them

attend Parent’s Evening and Intervention Evening (if requested)


What will we do

What will we do?

keep you informed about any concerns we have regarding your child’s attainment or behaviour

celebrate your child’s achievements in school and keep you informed of these


Important dates in the calendar

Important Dates in the Calendar

  • Data Capturew/c 4th November

    6th January

    17th March

  • Parents Evening 13th March

  • Exams Week w/c 12th May

  • Reports w/c 7th July


General information

General Information

  • If your child is ill or unable to attend the academy please phone 01254 604000

  • Please use the planner for dental/hospital appointments.

  • Your opinions are important to us (Kirkland Rowell survey)


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