YEAR 11 – THIS IS IT…. Inspire – believe – support - achieve. Y10 BANKED RESULTS. TARGETS 2014 - 15. LoP (KS2 –KS4) 2014 - 15. ACADEMIC SUPPORT. Tutorial activities Key note assemblies Rigorous tracking Assertive mentoring Get ahead sessions Revision classes Mock results’ day
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YEAR 11 – THIS IS IT…
Inspire – believe – support - achieve
Y10 BANKED RESULTS
Key note assemblies
Get ahead sessions
Mock results’ day
Support for PP students
Year 11 exit surveys tell us EVERY YEAR that the one thing students wish they had done better is to manage their time.
What went well last year?
60% - Were most pleased with the grades achieved
10% - Achieved much higher than they expected
10% - The revision and support from staff
What they felt could have gone better?
48% - Wished they had started revising earlier and had done more revision.
10% - Do more work outside of school.
Well being week
You will never again, have so many people working to support you and on your side as you have now, USE us.
‘Parental support is eight times more important in determining a child’s academic success than social class. You are one of the most important factors in ensuring exam success’.
Half a day a week of school missed, equates to a drop in a whole GCSE grade!
Having a quiet space to work in is vital.
Is it 30 minutes revision and then the X-box for the rest of the night?
NEVER under value the importance of a good night’s sleep.
Is there a calendar in the house, so everyone can see what is coming up?
Have they shared concerns about a subject at school, that we might not know about.
Has anything happened that we need to know or could help with?
We all have the same goal.
We will get there easier
Head of English: Mr Douglas
Literature: AQA GCSE:
After Christmas: revision sessions on both Language and Literature.
Teachers will be revising Y10 topics in class for Literature.
Sending out a range of resources to students when they are relevant.
Staff are available to contact, to support student after school and to answer any questions.
Encourage your child to read a range of texts.
Engage with Newspapers: they contain so many different text types
Who is the text aimed at?
How has the writer made the piece exciting/engaging/persuasive etc?
What does he mean by this?
Does this text compare to anything else you have seen?
Ask students to explain the meaning of a poem to you.
Encourage them to mind-map characters, ideas, themes etc from text they have studied.
Literature Controlled Assessment will have been completed last week or this week (dependent on teacher).
Speaking and Listening to be completed before half term [a handful have been completed].
AQA website: has past papers (for Literature).
Cambridge IGCSE website: past papers and ideas.
Revision WorkbooK: “Complete First Language English for Cambridge IGCSE” by Jane Arredondo.
Science & Maths
What were our results like in 2014?
BtEC Principles of Applied Science
Biology: 100% A*-A
Chemistry: 100% A*-A
Physics: 100% A*-A
A*-C (incBtEC) – 94.5%
A*-C (excBtEC) – 56.3%
What is new for 2014/2015?
Science and maths combine.Head of Science & Maths:Mr P Scutt
Online LIVE revision & support
Students can get support from a teacher in the evenings.
Pixl student website
As a PiXL school, schools share resources that are available to students.
Rated as an “outstanding” resource by parents and students in 2014.
The team is here to support every student.
Equipment – Scientific Calculator
All can be purchased through school.
Remember to pick up yourPARENT PACK It contains all your logins, guides and where to find additional help.