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Lourdes Secondary. Supporting Attainment in S4. Supporting Attainment Evening. Mrs P Lennon – Headteacher Mr D McNulty – DHT with responsibility for S4. Lourdes Secondary SQA Results 2012. Lourdes Secondary SQA Results 2012. Lourdes Secondary SQA Results 2012.

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lourdes secondary

Lourdes Secondary

Supporting Attainment in S4

supporting attainment evening
Supporting Attainment Evening
  • Mrs P Lennon – Headteacher
  • Mr D McNulty – DHT with responsibility for S4
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Lourdes Secondary Attendance 2012

Wider Achievement

Joseph Rafter & Alana McKechnie

Outstanding contribution to St Margaret of Scotland

Youth Group Pilgrimage to Lourdes.

“Amazing & brilliant!”

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Evaluation

“The picture at Lourdes is really positive and

I can see real improvements coming through at

all levels, which is great…”

Maureen McKenna

Executive Director of Education

August 2012

the pupil experience
The Pupil Experience
  • Supported Study
  • Saturday morning classes
  • Monitoring and Tracking
  • Ongoing partnership with home
successful approaches to homework and study
Successful Approaches to Homework and Study
  • Attend supported study and Saturday morning workshops
  • Use appropriate revision websites
    • BBC Bitesize
    • SQA website
  • Work through past papers
  • Homework Planner
  • Attendance
  • Target Setting
    • Negotiated
    • On Track
  • Supported Study
subject specific requirements
Subject Specific Requirements
  • Folios
    • Computing
    • English
    • Graphics
    • French
  • Practical work
    • Accounts
    • Admin
    • Art
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Music
    • PE
english
English
  • There are three elements to the course:
    • Talk and Listening
    • Reading
    • Writing
    • One third of the final grade is awarded for Talk and this is assessed internally.
    • A folio of work consisting of five pieces of extended writing is completed by pupils and sent to SQA. This accounts for 1/3 of the exam.
    • The external exam accounts for 1/3 of the overall grade.
french
French
  • SG French involves 4 elements -
    • Speaking
    • Reading
    • Listening
    • Writing
  • Speaking is assessed by class teacher and accounts for 1/3 of overall mark
  • Writing – Pupils complete a folio which is submitted to the SQA. This equals 1/6 of the mark.
  • 50% of the overall grade is determined before the exam
  • The final exam will cover reading and listening
graphics
Graphics
  • Comprises of 3 components, each worth 1/3 of the final grade
    • Knowledge and Interpretation
    • Drawing Abilities
    • Illustration & Presentation
  • Illustration & Presentation is assessed through the pupil’s folio which completed by December
  • 2/3 of the courses is therefore assessed at the external exam
computing
Computing
  • Pupils must prepare a Folio of work before the Final Examination. This should include 5 pieces of coursework. It will consist of the following –
    • One project
    • Two pieces of programming work
    • Two pieces of non-programming work
  • This element will account for 40% of the final mark
  • The final exam will account for the remaining 60% of the pupil’s grade
programme of guidance and support
Programme of Guidance and Support
  • October Monitoring exercise & report
  • November Supported Study Programme
  • Dec Prelims
  • January S4 full report
  • January Parents’ Evening
  • Feb Confirmation of levels
  • Feb / March Supported Study Programme
  • March Pastoral Care Interview
  • Ongoing…..progress & attendance checks
important dates
Important Dates
  • 11th October – Issue of S4 Tracking Report
  • 10th – 19th December – Prelims
  • 24th January – Full S4 Report issued
  • 29th January – S4 Parents’ Evening
  • 26th April – SQA exams begin
  • Supported study is ongoing across the session
  • Saturday Study Workshops to be arranged