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Year Ahead meeting. Year 12. Welcome. Mr Wong Headteacher Ms Wells Head of Sixth Form. Year 13 Destinations. 5 students gained places at Russell Group universities 32/37 (86%) gained entry to university Many students triumphed over tremendous adversity.

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year ahead meeting
Year Ahead meeting

Year 12

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

welcome
Welcome
  • Mr Wong
  • Headteacher
  • Ms Wells
  • Head of Sixth Form

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

year 13 destinations
Year 13 Destinations
  • 5 students gained places at Russell Group universities
  • 32/37 (86%) gained entry to university
  • Many students triumphed over tremendous adversity.

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

ks5 results summer 2013
KS5 results summer 2013
  • IB: Average points scored 33.45 an increase from last year and higher than our target!
    • Internationally, 78% (IB 2012) of students who attempt the IB Diploma pass, at EPHS this year it was 81%.
  • BTEC: 100% of students achieved a Pass or above in all 4 BTEC Subjects
    • At Extended Diploma level, 79% of students achieved at a Distinction grade (the 2011 national average was 55%)
    • 4 students (21%) achieved the highest possible grade, triple Distinction (the 2011 national average was 0.1%)

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

as results summer 2013
AS results summer 2013
  • Really pleasing results
  • Subjects that did particularly well with many students exceeding their target grade;
  • Further Maths
  • History
  • English Literature
  • Art
  • Spanish
  • Physics

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

six student standards
Six Student standards

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

the basics
‘The basics’

Attendance

Punctuality

100% punctuality is expected

On school site by 8:30 a.m.

Come early, use Library or Study Room

We expect the student to be responsible and plan ahead

  • 100% attendance is expected
  • Impact on progress and results
  • Impact on University application
  • Part of the school community
  • Every morning registration
  • Every afternoon registration (unless no lesson after lunch)

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

studies independent learning
Studies- Independent Learning
  • 15 hours per week
    • 2-3 hours every Mon-Fri
    • 5 hours over the weekend

This is what sets a student apart.

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

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Study Room

Library

Prospectus available

Careers library

  • Quiet, working environment
  • Students need to police this, along with staff
  • Expert Librarians
  • If need a book, ask and probably able to buy
  • Magazines

Post 16 Library

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

community action service cas for all
Community, action, service (CAS) – for all
  • Throughout Sixth Form
  • Not just the occasional events we help to run
  • Be creative
  • Be active
  • Be of service
  • Lead the school

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

vinspired volunteering
Vinspired- volunteering
  • All students will have registered with this website.
  • Students are asked to clock 50 volunteering hours over the academic year.
  • There are many opportunities available to them.
  • If there is nothing they would like to do then create their own opportunity.

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

prefects and head boy head girl
Prefects and Head Boy / Head Girl
  • Nominations in December
  • Written application and interview
  • Senior staff interviews
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Head Boy and Head Girl and Senior Prefects solely in Sixth Form

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

elthorne extended programme
Elthorne Extended programme

Who is it for?

What is it?

EPQ (Extended Project Qualification)

AS Critical Thinking

Plus other elements related to university applications and admissions tests.

  • Students have already been selected based on targets [currently being reviewed in light of GCSE results]
  • Designed for students looking for extension and challenge
  • Show interest to Ms Wells by 27th September

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

how are students monitored
How are students Monitored?
  • Aim:
  • That students, parents, school know how students are doing and what can be done to improve
  • Every half-term
    • Expected grade [if he/she continues working at the same level this is what the teacher expects him/her to achieve]
    • Classwork (1-4)
    • Lesson prep (1-4)
    • ‘Over and above’ (1-4)
    • Overall progress (1-4)
    • Specific curricular target [not for the first report]

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

id badges
Id badges
  • Mandatory
  • Safety of students
  • Library, canteen card and certain doors
  • Still sign in/sign out in Reception
  • - the ID card does not register the student.
  • If lost, cost £5

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

applying to university
Applying to University

Complete an online application Year 12

It is a competitive process

  • Personal Statement
  • School Reference
  • Predicted grades (last week in September 2014)
  • Unless in exceptional circumstances these will not be higher than the AS grades gained
  • 4. Past qualifications and grades

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

what are universities looking for
What are Universities looking for?
  • Enthusiasm – Interest – the geeks
  • Passion
  • Ability
  • Potential

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

university is not the only route
University is not the only route
  • Apprenticeships
  • Further education courses,
  • Employment
  • See Connexions (Ms Barker)

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

year 12 as level exams
Year 12 AS level Exams
  • AS Exams in all subjects in summer term 2014- May/June
  • Back to lesson after to begin A2 classes for approximately 6 weeks.
  • If you do not meet your target grades then we will review your case and consider if you will be permitted to continue to A2 at Elthorne Park Sixth Form.

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

how can parents support
How can parents support?
  • Support in
    • managing time
    • meeting deadlines
    • creating structured study time at home
    • thinking about what happens after Year 13
    • applying to University
    • managing finances
    • managing any ‘paid work’ time

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

supporting applied students
Supporting Applied Students
  • Continuous Assessment
  • Pass  Merit  Distinction  Distinction*
  • Know deadlines (aware of where the student is within assignments)
  • Encourage to act on feedback
  • Attendance and use of study time
  • University application
  • Art & Design – materials/folders

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

supporting a level students
Supporting A Level students
  • Space and time to study at home
  • Check up
  • Browse the Planner
  • Get them to explain
  • Deadlines
  • University Open Days and application
  • Revision timetable

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”

key staff
Key staff
  • Ms Wells (Head of Sixth Form)
  • Mr Evans (Assistant Head of Sixth Form)
  • Ms Eatock (Sixth Form administrator)
  • Ms King (Head of Applied learning)

“Achieving excellence in a learning community”