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Welcome to our new Year 7 Parents’ Evening 15 th July 2013 PowerPoint Presentation
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Welcome to our new Year 7 Parents’ Evening 15 th July 2013

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  1. Welcome to our new Year 7Parents’ Evening15th July 2013 Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  2. Purposes of the evening • To introduce key people for our new Year 7 • To explain our Pastoral structure • To give some practical information • To start building our partnership Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  3. Introductions • Tim Webster- Deputy Head Teacher • Catherine Holyland- Assistant Head Teacher • Ken Taylor– Assistant Head Teacher (SENCO) • Penny Guest– Year 7 Year Leader • Jane McGlennon– Year 7 Pastoral Leader • Mike Rawling- Year 7 Assistant • Sue Warburton – Medical Care Co-ordinator • Sue Lowe- School Health • Elaine Morgan- PTA Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  4. Poynton High School Mr David Waugh Head Teacher September 2013

  5. Mission Statement We seek to value all our people and prepare them for their future lives in a changing world

  6. Mission Statement …doing jobs that currently do not yet exist …solving problems that are not problems yet …using technology that has not yet been invented

  7. Mission in Reality • …the best results, • …with the best staff, • …in the best facilities, • …achieving the best outcomes. …so that when our students are ready to enter their world, they are empowered with the best “tools” to be successful within it.

  8. Our Partnership School - Student - Home • Support through interest • Support through challenge • Support through praise • Support through community Working together day in, day out!

  9. HOME SCHOOL AGREEMENT Poynton High School and Performing Arts College 2013-2014 Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  10. The Parents/GuardiansI will: • ensure that my child attends school, arriving on time and properly equipped; • make the school aware of any concerns or problems that might affect my child’s work or behaviour; • support the school’s policies and guidelines for behaviour and dress; support my child in homework and check the student planner; • attend parents’ evenings and discussions about my child’s progress; • take an active interest in my child’s life at school. Signature(s)_________________________ Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  11. 2. Poynton High SchoolThe school will: • care for your child’s safety and well-being; • respect your child as an individual and valued member of the school and community; • teach students about taking responsibility for their own conduct; • ensure high standards of behaviour in all members of the school community; • by having high realistic expectations, ensure your child is able to achieve his or her full potential; • provide a balanced curriculum; • encourage full participation in school life; • set, mark and monitor homework in line with school policy; • keep you informed about general school matters and about your child in school by use of the student planner • be open and welcoming and offer opportunities for you to become involved in the life of the school. Signatures Head Teacher_______________ Form Tutor _______________ Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  12. 3. The Student I will: • attend school and arrive on time; • bring all the equipment I need every day; • be punctual to lessons; • follow the school rules about behaviour; • wear the school uniform correctly and be tidy in appearance; • do schoolwork and homework as well as I can; • respect all members of the school community; • respect school property and the environment; • accept responsibility for my own conduct; Signature ____________________ Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  13. Thank you for your support Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  14. PASTORAL SYSTEM AT POYNTON HIGH SCHOOL Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  15. Pastoral Structure for Year 7 SLT Link – Miss Holyland Year Leader -Mrs Guest Pastoral Leader – Mrs McGlennon Pastoral Assistant - Mr M Rawling Form Tutor Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  16. Enjoys School Reaches their Potential STUDENT Healthy Safe and Secure Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  17. Transition Process • Transition Units • Visits to Primary School • PDA “Bridging the Gap” Menai Trip • Activities Day for Non-PDA Students • Induction Day Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  18. Menai 2013

  19. Activities Day 2013

  20. Poynton High School and Performing Arts CollegeYear 6 Induction Day Programme 9.15am Register in the Hall 9.30 – 10.15 am Tour of school/Information Talk 10.15 – 10.30 am Break 10.30 – 11.35 am A sample lesson 11.35 – 12.15 pm Ready Steady Cook 12.15 – 1.20 pm Lunch 1.25 – 2.30 pm A sample lesson 2.30 – 3.05 pm Tour of school/Information Talk 3.05 – 3.15pm Meet Mr Waugh Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  21. Practical Information Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  22. What happens on the first day? Students meet their form tutor in the school hall. The form tutor will take the students to their form room. During the first morning students will be given a printed timetable, a student planner, homework timetable and allocated a locker. During the morning students will probably complete an activity which tells their form tutor about their interests, strengths, talents, as well as what they find difficult. Students will be informed about lunch-time arrangements, taken to the Dinning room and will view the menu offered for food and drink. At some point in the day students will have a tour of the school where various areas will be shown to them, eg. the toilets, medical room, PE/ Dance/ Drama changing areas, Staffroom, Library. Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  23. What Students need to bring on their first day? A smartly dressed person! School bag (big enough to fit a few books) A note pad, calculator, watch, A pencil case containing: pens, pencil, ruler, rubber, highlighter, coloured pencils, pencil sharpener Dinner money or packed lunch PE Kits are not needed on the first Day.* Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  24. Student Planner Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  25. Timetable Example of a Year 7 Student Timetable Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  26. Home Learning Week One • Monday Spanish English • Tuesday Maths Science • Wednesday Re English • Thursday Geog Maths • Friday History Science Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  27. Uniform • Navy Blazer with School Badge • Navy skirt/black trousers • Clip on tie • Blue school design shirt • Black school shoes • Optional school jumper • Summer term –School Blazer, blue polo shirt with School Badge. Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  28. Uniform • Navy Blazer with School Badge • Black trousers • Clip on tie • Blue school design shirt • Black school shoes • Optional school jumper • Summer term – School Blazer, blue polo shirt with School Badge. Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  29. Extra Curricular Activities. • House Activities • Performing Arts • Sports Clubs • ICT • Home Learning Club Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  30. The School Day • 08.55-09.10 Registration • 09.15-10.15 Lesson One • 10.15-10.30 Break • 10.35-11.35 Lesson Two • 11.40-12.40 Lesson Three • 12.40-13.25 Lunchtime • 13.30-14.30 Lesson Four • 14.30-15.30 Lesson Five Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  31. Attendance/Punctuality • Absences – Telephone school and leave a message on the absence line. • Medical/Dental Appointments – Students must sign in and out of school. • Holidays – PDA policy Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  32. If a pupils attendance is 90% continually throughout their time at Poynton High School over 5 years they will miss the equivalent of about one half of a school year. Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  33. Every Minute Counts Danger Zone: As few as 19 missed days over the school year reduces your chances of success. Your examination results could drop by one grade across all subjects! Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  34. Technology

  35. Important Dates. • Progress Review Day – 13th December 13 • Year 7 Parents Evening –26th March 14 • Examinations – Before May Half Term • Wednesday 4th September 2013 Outstanding Ofsted October 2008

  36. Thank you. Outstanding Ofsted October 2008