Year 7 Parents’ Information Evening. September 2014. Settling In. Most Year 7 students should now be feeling more confident about finding their way around the school site and about following expectations.
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Most Year 7 students should now be feeling more confident about finding their way around the school site and about following expectations.
However, different children take different lengths of time to settle in. If your child needs extra support, please speak to a member of staff after the presentations.
October: Talk from children’s author Kate Maryon to the whole of year 7
December 11th: Christmas Carol Service, at Holy Trinity Church, 7:30pm
December 17th: Christmas Celebration Concert, 7-9pm
July 2015: Trip to Spain. Letters coming out this week.
1 – Term 2 (Nov)
2 – Term 3 (Jan)
3 – Term 4 (March)
4 – Term 5 (May)
5 – Term 6 (June)
Subject Evening: 20 May
Full Report: 6 July 2015
Additional appointments can be made whenever you are concerned or want an extra update.
The school extra-curricular brochure will be available next week, and will list the many clubs and activities available to year 7 students.
Please encourage your child to share this information with you and to discuss what activities they would like to try.
Time: Tuesdays, 3:10 – 4:15
Time: Mondays, 3:00 – 4:00
Creative Writing Club
Time: Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:00
Support from home makes a huge difference. You can help by:
Year 7 Activities
Term 1- War Stories
Writing milestone based on evacuation or another war time experience (Talking to others speaking and listening task)
Term 2- 20th Century Novel
Reading milestone using point, evidence and explain skills. Novel options include: Skellig, Coralineand Abomination (Talking with others speaking and listening task)
Term 3- Non Literary Texts
Writing milestone based on writing a newspaper report for an event in the Indiana Jones films (Talking about talk speaking and listening task)
Term 4- Poetry
Reading milestone based on exploring and analysing poetic techniques used by poets and the affects they have on the reader
Term 5- Oliver Twist
Writing milestone which describes an account of a walk around London in 1850.
Term 6- Play
Speaking and listening milestone based on Drama and role play skills. Play options include: Johnny and the Dead, The Demon Headmaster and The Amazing Maurice.
At the end of each term there will be a written assessment.
Homework will be set at 2/3 week intervals
Books will be regularly marked with feedback on how to improve
KS3 Homework club –Thursdays after school in L27
Nurture Group Activities
Nurture Group Activities