Dumbarton Academy - Prestwick Academy

Report
P7
Parents’ Information Evening
‘Welcome to
our School’
2
DHT
PT Guidance
Eriskay
Harris
Lewis
Skye
Tiree
Mr Docherty
Mr Boyd
Ms Lauder
Mr Anderson
Mrs Miller
Mrs Catterall
Miss McQueen
Pupil
Support
Teacher
Mr Noble (PT)
Miss
Sullivan
Mrs Marr
Miss
Calderwood
Mrs Grant
Mrs Dunlop
Mrs Steele
Mr Keir
Mrs
Gordon
Ms Grant
Mrs Sharpe
Mrs Clark
Mrs McFadden
Design Principles/Outcomes & Experiences/Developing the four capacities
Skills for life, Skills for learning, Skills for work
Primary
Experience
P7-S1
transition
S1/2
S3

Broad General

Broad General
Education

Inter Disciplinary
Learning

More
Personalisation &
Choice/ Depth /
Progression

S2 Electives

Inter Disciplinary
Learning
Education
SCQF
Levels
Qualifications
12
Doctorate
Next Generation of
National
Qualifications
11
Masters
New qualifications are marked *
10
Honours Degree
9
Ordinary Degree
8
Higher National Diploma
7
Advanced Higher
Advanced Higher
6
Higher
*Higher
5
Standard Grade Credit /
Intermediate 2
Standard Grade General /
Intermediate 1
Standard Grade Foundation /
Access 3
4
3
Others qualifications, like Highers, remain
and will be reviewed to be in keeping with
Curriculum for Excellence
*Literacy
5
*Literacy
4
*Literacy
3
*Numeracy
5
*Numeracy
4
*Numeracy
3
*National 5
*National 4
*National 3
2
Access 2
Access 2
1
Access 1
Access 1
Period
Stage
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Languages
8
9
10
Maths
11
12
13
14
Science
15
16
17
Social
Studies
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
Technologies Expressive
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
Health & Wellbeing
Rota
New
S1
English (5)
Mod
Lan
Maths(4)
Science(3) Geo His MSt RE
D&T
Literacy/Numeracy/HWB/IDL
BACT
Music
Art
HE
PE
PSE/
sKILLS
•Maths Challenge in December
•STEM topic and tour – Newton Racers - in March
•Knex Challenge
•Sumdog Challenge
•After-School Sports Club in May
•Maths/English jotters continued at Prestwick Academy
•P7 Parent’s Evening Tuesday 2nd June
•Transition Days Thursday 11th and Friday 12th June
•
Forms
Profile forms sent to each P7 parent – to be returned
to the Primary School
120
100
80
5
4
60
3
2
40
1
20
0
Xmaths
Sumdog
May Sports
Club
Visit from
Guidance
Teachers
Newton
Racers
Induction
Days
120
100
80
5
60
4
3
2
40
1
20
0
Got to know
pupils from
other
primaries
Remained
friends with
people met
during
transition
Nervous about
starting
Prestwick
Academy
Familiar with
the building
Knewmove
more
Knew
people than
expected in
your class
S6 Guides helped me get to know
the school?
Yes
No
Don't Know
S6 buddy has been helpful?
PUPIL
PARLIAMENT
CITIZENSHIP
&
ETHOS
PUPIL
VOICE
HOUSE
COUNCIL
SURGERIES
LEARNING
AND
TEACHING
CONSULTATION
LEARNER
CONVERSATIONS
PUPIL/STAFF
FORUMS
Successful learners
Examples of activities:
Youth Forum
Enterprising Maths/World Maths
Day
Duke of Edinburgh Award
International Education
Yearbook/Young fundraisers
Eco–school
Community Involvement SQA
Award
Peer Educators
Responsible citizens
Effective contributors
Saltire and Dynamic Youth
Awards
S6 Peer Helpers
Trips: Paris, Munich, Italy –
Skiing
School of Football
Sports Activities
Young Scot
Fashion Show
Talent Show
Parties – S1/S6 Welcome
Disco, Christmas Parties
Confident individuals
Ayrshire Post
West Sound

Help them work on tasks on their own and then
talk about it with you afterwards

Encourage any reading – books, online, it all
helps!

Look for opportunities at home to develop
literacy and numeracy skills: money, number
problems, time, measuring, matching, size,
reading, writing, understanding instructions,
questioning information
Parents can find out more
Teachers and other professionals:
www.curriculumforexcellence.co.uk
The partners working to deliver Curriculum for Excellence are:
Scottish Government
www.scotland.gov.uk
The government has responsibility for the national education system
Education Scotland
www.educationscotland.gov.uk
Monitors the quality of education through the inspection process.
Develops the curriculum, provides information and guidance on learning and
teaching
Scottish Qualifications Authority
www.sqa.org.uk
Develops, marks and manages the qualifications process

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