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Key Stage 4 Information Evening. Lady Lumley’s Loves Learning. Dave Brailsford’s philosophy. “ Firstly, you need a team with the skills and motivation to succeed” “ Secondly, you need to understand what you want to achieve ” “ Thirdly, you need to understand where you are now ”

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    key stage 4 information evening
    Key Stage 4 Information Evening

    Lady Lumley’s Loves Learning

    dave brailsford s philosophy
    Dave Brailsford’s philosophy

    “Firstly, you need a team with the skills and motivation to succeed”

    “Secondly, you need to understand what you want to achieve”

    “Thirdly, you need to understand where you are now”

    “Then, you need to put a plan in place to see how you can get from where you are now to what you want to achieve”

    “Also, it’s important to understand the ‘aggregation of marginal gains’.  Put simply….how small improvements in a number of different aspects of what we do can have a huge impact to the overall performance of the team

    information evening outcomes
    Information Evening Outcomes
    • To understand targets-where they come from and how we use them.
    • To understand the importance of life and work during KS4.
    • To understand the importance of work experience in planning for the future.
    • To have a better knowledge of what is available in Sixth Form/post-16.
    key stage 4 where do you want to be and how are you going to get there
    Key Stage 4 – where do you want to be and how are you going to get there?

    Richard Bramley– Headteacher-Target Setting

    Lorraine Phippen Deputy Headteacher-Key Stage 4 Student Support

    Laura Mead - Work Experience

    James Ambrose- Assistant Headteacher and Head of Sixth Form

    target setting is based on
    Target Setting is based on ?
    • Talk to the person next to you.
    • Where do you think targets come from?
    target setting is always based on
    Target Setting is always based on

    The relationship between

    past performance and

    future performance.

    past performance and future performance
    Past performance and Future performance

    What you did in the past is an INDICATOR of how well you will do in the future.

    For a large sample of people

    ks2 versus ks4 scores
    KS2 versus KS4 scores
    • In the next slide, Key Stage 2 scores are compare to Key Stage 4 scores .
    • These are for the same students over a space of 5 years.

    The scores Fred Bloggs got in his KS2 test in 1999 are compared to Fred’s KS4 scores in 2004

    slide13

    2004 KS4 actual point score

    KS2 average point score

    slide14

    KS4 versus KS2 average point score - England

    KS4 average point score

    KS2 average point score

    There is relationship between past and future exam performance

    slide15

    KS4 versus KS2 average point score - England

    KS4 average point score

    KS2 average point score

    There is relationship between past and future exam performance

    thinking time
    Thinking Time
    • Any surprises?
    • Anything in what you've heard you didn’t know already?
    • Anything you don’t believe?
    why bother setting targets
    Why bother setting targets?

    Whole School Level

    Subject Level

    Student Level (the most important)

    ks2 to ks4 the real picture
    KS2 to KS4 – the real picture
    • The next slide shows every student in Lady Lumley’s young person's KS4 scores plotted against the expected KS4 score based on their KS2 scores from 5 years earlier.
    • What do you expect it to look like?
    slide19

    Positive value-added

    This is actual data about Lady Lumley’s students from 2010.

    Negative value-added

    Expected KS4 score calculated from KS2 average point score

    slide21

    Targets are not a PREDICTION they are an INDICATION.

    • If you (as a student) and we (as teachers and parents) are doing our job right, you should meet your target and even exceed it.
    slide22

    All these people have exceeded their target grades

    Expected KS4 score calculated from KS2 average point score

    where do the targets come from
    Where do the Targets come from?

    We use a national system for setting targets.

    This compares us with the top 25% of schools nationally

    Predicts a student’s GCSE grades based upon their prior attainment at Key Stage 2 and 3.

    what does this mean for my child
    What does this mean for my child?

    It is a guideline for your child’s attainment at GCSE.

    Students and teachers can strive to exceed targets.

    Two assessed pieces of work every half term enable us to track student performance closely.

    Students who are showing signs of struggling in a subject can be identified more readily and supported.

    exams
    Exams

    All exams will take place at the end of the course and form part of the overall GCSE grade.

    It is important that you know the dates of any exams and controlled assessments and avoid booking holidays or medical appointments.

    controlled assessments
    Controlled Assessments

    Controlled assessments have replaced coursework in many subjects.

    The assessments are carried out under exam style conditions, throughout the course.

    The results count towards the final GCSE grade.

    student support team in key stage 4
    Student Support Team in Key Stage 4
    • Subject Teachers
    • Subject Leaders
    • Form Tutors
    • Pastoral Support- Sarah Monkman
    • Attendance – Natalie Lazenby
    subject teacher
    Subject Teacher
    • Intervention at classroom level- discussion with the student about the issue. Work with the student to improve the situation. Possible attendance at drop-in sessions
    • If the student continues to be a concern the Key Stage 4 Student Monitoring Form is used to alert Subject Leaders for further intervention
    • The student planner should be used for communication with home.
    subject leader
    Subject Leader
    • A meeting with the student to discuss the concerns and agree targets for improvement.
    • Communication with home – phone call/letter.
    • Alert Student Support team and the Form Tutor
    • Issues to do with vocational courses are referred to Christian Walton
    form tutor
    Form Tutor
    • The Form Tutor should have an overview of each student in their tutor group.
    • Through weekly planner checks and individual interviews and monitoring of the learning diary tutors will be able to keep a close check on progress.
    tracking and monitoring progress how does this work
    Tracking and Monitoring Progress-How does this work?
    • Information from staff.
    • Data generated through pieces of assessed work each half-term.
    reporting home what does this tell me
    Reporting Home- What does this tell me?
    • TARGET GRADE - the minimum grade that you should aim to achieve in the examinations at the end of Year 11. It is based both on prior attainment that is achieved at the end of Key Stages 2 and 3.
    • CURRENT GRADE – the GCSE grade that you achieved based on actual assessed pieces of work.At this stage in Year 10 this may be lower than Target/Forecast.
    • FORECAST GRADE – the GCSE grade that your teachers expect you to achieve by the end of Year 11 based on performance so far.
    • ATTITUDE TO LEARNING - Your attitude to learning.
    • The grades are: 1 = excellent, 2 = good, 3 = some concerns, 4 = serious concerns
    how do we use the information from reports
    How do we use the information from reports?
    • To celebrate success
    • Postcards
    • Letters
    • To reinforce interventions already in place
    • Meeting with student- tutor/student support
    • Mentoring
    fronter home learning
    Fronter- Home Learning

    Home Learning tasks on Fronter.

    Check planners.

    drop in sessions
    Drop-in sessions
    • During lunchtimes
    • Advertised via bulletin boards and newsletters
    how can parents carers get involved
    How can parents/carers get involved?
    • Home Learning- check Fronter
    • Check the planner- communicate with tutors/staff.
    • Subject specific concerns- contact Subject Leaders-contact details are in the information booklet.
    • General concerns/questions- Sarah Monkman/Lorraine Phippen
    • Attend consultation evenings and Parent Forum meetings
    • Student attendance at school…….
    attendance
    Attendance
    • This is Simon
    • He has 90% attendance
    • Is that good?
    • What does this mean?
    attendance1
    Attendance
    • Simon thinks this is pretty good.
    • So do his parents, are they right?
    • 90%attendance = ½ day missed - every week!!
    • (Would your boss like you to be off work this

    much??).

    ____________-------___________

    Absent half a day every week

    attendance2
    Attendance

    Lets look a little closer…..

    1 school year at 90%

    = 4 whole weeks of lessons MISSED!!

    attendance3
    Attendance

    What impact might this have on Simon?

    Research suggests that 17 missed school days a year = GCSE grade drop in achievement (DfES)

    The greater the attendance the

    greater Simon’s achievement.

    attendance4
    Attendance

    The school wants to aim for a target of above 95%

    Be part of the success story!

    finally
    Finally

    We want to work in partnership; the students, parents and the school working together in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for each individual.

    slide47

    Thinking about the future…

    Lady Lumley’s School Sixth Form

    why further education fe
    Why Further Education (FE)?
    • Gain/consolidate transferable skills
    • Greater independence
    • Explore your interest in specific subjects
    • Meet new people
    • Improve your career prospects
    • Improve your potential for earnings
    what courses can i do
    What courses can I do?

    At LLS Sixth Form we offer a wealth of Level 3 AS/2 and BTEC qualifications

    Lots of choice!

    why lls
    Why LLS?

    Ensuring your success…

    • Excellent pastoral and academic care
    • Quality teaching and learning experiences
    • Terrific facilities
    • Work Experience
    • Personal Development Programme
    • Comprehensive UCAS support
    • Student Voice
    • Enrichment
    • Charities/fundraising
    • Christmas Dinner!
    why lls1
    Why LLS?

    Ensuring your success…

    National ‘ALPS’ data shows four year trend of improvement at A Level standard

    For three out of the last four academic years Lady Lumley’s School has achieved the highest points score per examination entry, at A Level standard, across the Ryedale Sixth Form partnershipand compared to Scarborough Sixth Form College (DCFS data)

    entrance requirements
    Entrance Requirements…

    Minimum: 5 X A*-C Grades

    An achievable target?

    YES!

    a simple message
    A Simple Message…
    • Make the most of the opportunities that present themselves
    • Take responsibility for your future
    • Build positive working relationships with staff.
    • Be happy and content!
    • Enjoy success
    post 16 opportunities raising participation age
    Post 16 Opportunities-Raising Participation Age

    Students, by law, must be in education or employment linked to training for at least two more years.

    One day a week of accredited training.

    slide55

    “We are always striving for improvement, for those 1% gains, in absolutely every single thing we do.“

    Dave Brailsford

    slide56

    Achievement - Something that has been accomplished, especially by hard work. (Collins English Dictionary)

    These Students Achieved

    SO CAN YOU