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  1. Year 9 Parents’ Information Evening Welcome Please take a seat The presentation will start shortly

  2. Tonight’s Aims For you to leave with a better understanding of: • Careers • 2012/13 results • Student Support, Care & Guidance • Key Stage 3 Ethos • Assessment, Recording & Reporting (ARR) • Rewards & Recognition

  3. Why do we need to think about careers in Year 9? Most students do not know what they want to do when they grow up We want students to get their dream job Because this year is options year

  4. What careers advice will my child receive in Year 9 and when? • Where does my money go? • Jobs and qualifications I like • Careers action plan • Futurology • Options and careers • Careers interviews with Mark Anderson • Careers fair at Tomlinscote

  5. What careers advice will my child receive in future years? • Y10 – Work Experience, starting to write a CV, looking at post-16 options, careers speed dating • Y11 – 1:1 careers advice, making post-16 choices, developing CV’s and careers action plans • Y12 – Work Experience, developing a personal brand, exploring post-18 options, careers speed dating • Y13 – Making post-18 choices, CV writing, personal statements and cover letters and finance

  6. What can I do as a parent/guardian? • Register for U-Explore: www.u-explore.com • Talk together about careers

  7. 2012/13 Results

  8. GCSE Results

  9. A level Results

  10. A level Results 22% of entries achieved at least AAB

  11. A level - Value Added Over the last 3 years student progress (the distance students have ‘travelled’) has been equivalent to the top 10% nationally.

  12. Key Stage 3 Student Support, Care and Guidance

  13. The Key Stage 3 Ethos Enjoyment of learning Achievement Balance

  14. Student Support, Care & Guidance School Helping students’ realise their potential Learning Student Home

  15. School The fundamental learning process at Gordon’s Clear, specific targets related to students’ work ‘Position’ Statement Assessment events

  16. School • High quality teaching and enjoyable learning - Lesson observations, student voice, data analysis • Regular ‘next steps’ advice in lessons - Tri weekly feedback & termly ‘Key Assessments’ • Department reviews - Triennial • Work sampling - Students’ books/ folders audited

  17. School • Prep - Weekly ‘mini audits’. - Prep Timetable ‘on trial’ for 1 week

  18. School

  19. School

  20. School • Assessment, Recording & Reporting (ARR) - Statute • Gordon’s ARR Philosophy - Little & Often - Conversation is better than written dialogue - Teacher’s judgement is valued

  21. School • ARR Working Party - Met three times in summer term - Comprised of teachers & parents - Lots of discussion about many aspects of the Curriculum - Main outcomes of ARR working party - Modified effort grade criteria - More context to KS3 NC levels

  22. School • Effort Grades 2013 – 14 1 = Outstanding 2 = Very Good 3 = Good but occasionally inconsistent 4 = Cause for concern 5 = Unacceptable

  23. School • Termly Reporting as follows:

  24. School • Curriculum - New school day this year - More teaching time in almost all subjects - Less duties for teachers - Same prep timetable

  25. School • Intervention - Initially with subject teacher - If no improvements then Head of House • Study Skills (Miss Pierce) - Creating Independent learners - Details on the School web site • Aspiration & Challenge (Miss Balla) - Developing talent - Building on the previous ‘Gifted & Talented’

  26. Student Key Competencies INDEPENDENT LEARNING & CONSISTENCY

  27. Student • There is no ‘magic dust’ at Gordon’s • Those students who achieve great grades: • - work very hard • - prioritise their studies • - make sacrifices • - usually stay for prep. • - spend the right amount of time on prep. • - are resilient

  28. Home • Encourage students to give the new timetable a chance. • Check exercise books for quality of work and marking. • Regularly discuss school and specific subjects. • Ensure students spend 30 minutes/subject/night on prep.* • Reward/ sanction consistently and regularly (accountability) • Think ahead to GCSES/ career aspirations including University and/ or employment. www.ucas.co.uk

  29. Rewards and Recognition

  30. Thank you for listening Questions?