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Falmouth Sixth Form College. Welcome to the Parents’ and Carers’ Introduction Evening. Well done!. Next stage.. leading to the next stage. Head of Sixth Form - Dr M J Fox Deputy Head of Sixth Form - Sue Topf Sixth Form Administrator - Jill Pitts

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welcome to the parents and carers introduction evening

Falmouth Sixth Form College

Welcome to the Parents’ and Carers’ Introduction Evening

well done
Well done!

Next stage.. leading to the next stage

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Head of Sixth Form - Dr M J Fox

Deputy Head of Sixth Form - Sue Topf

Sixth Form Administrator - Jill Pitts

Sixth Form Learning Mentor – Louise Brown

8 Tutors: contact details on a slip in the Parents’ Guide

post gcse study
Post-GCSE Study
  • Focus on independent study and use of study periods.
  • Becoming competitive
  • Daily tutor contact to pick up issues early
  • Balancing big changes
creating independent learners
Creating independent learners
  • Increasing independence throughout the year
  • Study Skills
  • Study periods
  • Taking responsibility
  • Using own initiative
  • Time management
  • Mentoring
next year and beyond
Next year and Beyond
  • AS into A2
  • Options and opportunities after Year 12 and after Year 13
  • Preparing for the next step via work experience for all in Y12.
enrichment wednesday afternoon for all
Enrichment Wednesday afternoon for all
  • Extended Project Qualification
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Netball
  • Paired reading
  • Mentoring younger students
  • Tutor group links
  • Charity work
  • PADI Diving Qualification
  • Sports Leader
  • Teaching Assistant NVQ

and Camps International

parents role
Parents’ Role
  • Independent study at home
  • Study time at Sixth Form
  • Encourage punctuality
  • Provide absence notes/phone calls
  • Limit part time work and external tuition
  • Support our appropriate dress code
  • Visiting Universities and Colleges
  • Talk about subject specifics
falmouth sixth form college
Falmouth Sixth Form College

Reports 6 times a year. Comparing to ALPS final grade estimates.

On-target students given more independence.

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There are six of these reports a year. Three full and three interim reports.

Dates of issue are in the Parent Guide.

interim report
Interim Report

Gives progress over the year in Effort and Attainment

Two Parents/Carers’ Consultation Evenings to discuss progress.

has my son or daughter picked the right courses
Has my son or daughter picked the right courses?

First report will be on the Transition Period with Transition units

Piece of work set by teachers to assess the suitability of students for the course based on GCSE and new skills and content.

Courses must be fixed by the first week of October:

  • Full time Vocational with Work Placement
  • 4 AS Levels
  • Commitment to extra/supra-curricular activities
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The Bursary Fund 2014-15Only available to a limited group of students. Application forms can be collected by students from Jill Pitts.
thank you for your support
Thank You for Your Support

If you have any queries please do come up and talk to us