BBS Parent Team - Belvedere British School

Parents Information Evening
Monday 8th September
Senior Leadership Team
• Kellie Jepsen – Principal
• Allison McDonald – Vice Principal
• Assistant Vice Principals
• Mr Martin Jepsen. Mr Danny Boyd, Mr Phil Davies, Mr Ryan Baker
Educational Advisors - Belvedere Preparatory School – Principal - Clare
Stockport School – Principal - Ian Irwin
FS 2
Kirsty Regan
Eluned Pritchard
Charlotte Cook
Zoe Joyce
Danielle Barron
Year 1
Orla Murphy
Laura Scott
Victoria Clarke
Josh Luscombe
Michelle OHagen
Year 2
Marie Salvatore
Amber Blamire
Diane Forster
Rebecca Smith
Year 3
Kate McNally
Roisin Boyle
Kate White
Year 4
Julia Wood
Emily Little
Francoise Bromley
Year 5
Laura Hogan
Rachel Butler
Year 6
Kathryn Dornan (B)
Will Walker(B)
Amanda Shehadeh (G)
Year 9
Hannah Cummings (G)
(Yr 8)
Iain Winterbottom (B)
Year 7
Gemma Burns (B)
Karleigh Williams (G)
Lorna Kennedy (B)
Year 8
Kirsty Baker(B)
Geoff Mitchell (B)
School Structure
• 38 teachers delivering the UK curriculum
• 17 teachers delivering the Arabic Language, Islamic Studies and Social
Studies programme
• 1 hour timetable
• 30mins morning break 15/15
• 50 mins lunch break 25/25
• 7:30 start, 2:40 finish - Collection points around the foyer
• e1 – School Management System – Pearson – SCHOOL GATE
• Parent Portal – Part of SCHOOL GATE
• Current emails in communication book
Overall Teacher Judgment
Evidence based
Variety of standardized tests
In-class observations
Assessment tasks
Able to achieve the objective independently
Antidotal notes
Grade cards - beginning of Term 2&3 – 15th January & 16th April .
Written report (end-of-the-year)
Goal setting interview – Week 3 – Tuesday 16th 3:30-6pm Wednesday 17th 3:30- 7pm – individual times
to be confirmed
Parent Progress Interview – 3 Way conference Yr 1-9 21st &22nd April
ADEC guidelines –
Behaviour Policy – Belvedere website
In-school systems – Consistency
E1 – communication
Pastoral team
Head of Pastoral – Mr Martin Jepsen
FS 2 – Yr 2 – Mr Walker
Yr 3-6 – Mr Phil Davies
Yr 7-9 – Mr Baker
• The school Governing Body at Belvedere British School (BBS) exists to help
our school deliver the highest possible standard of education to all pupils.
This education is tailored to each individual child’s needs, interests and
• Accountability
• 8 parents – 4 co-opted, 4 voted
• 8 staff – 2 Board of Directors, 3 Leadership team, 1 teacher elected, 1
support staff elected.
• Committee – Discipline, Personnel, Finance, Public Relations
Board Of Governors
Self –nominations
Voting process
FS 2
Key Stage 1 – Year 1,2,3
Key Stage 2 – Year 4,5,6
Key Stage 3 – Year 7-9
Parent Team
BBS Parent Team The BBS Parent Team will be meeting the last Monday of each month at 6pm.
More often as required.
The purpose of this team is to assist with co-ordinating and organising school
wide events: eg International Day, celebrations, exhibitions
Dates for this term – 28th September, 26th October, 23rd November
What topics will we be looking at this year?
What is Geography?
Map Skills
Atlas Work
Contrasting places
• Map Skills and Atlas
• Settlement
• Weather
• Floods
• Map Skills
• Industry and Farming
• Weathering and
• Population and
• Energy
• Hazards
• Natural
• Map Skills
Miss Williams
Year 6
Year 6 will cover the following topics this year –
• First World War – 100 Year Anniversary
• The Titanic
• Start of the Second World War
Year 7
Year 7 will cover the following topics this year –
• The Norman Conquest - Battle of Hastings
• The Black Death
• The Peasant’s Revolt
Year 8
Year 8 will cover the following topics this year –
• Queen Elizabeth I
• Gunpowder Plot
• Crime and Punishment through the ages
Year 9
Year 9 will cover the following topics this year –
• Slave Trade
• First World War
• America in the 1920s
Art and design
Purpose of studying Art, craft and design
Art and design education should
Equipping the pupils with the knowledge and
skills to experiment, invent and create their own
works of art, craft and design and think critically
They should also know how art and design both
reflect and shape our history, and contribute to
the culture, creativity and wealth of our nation.
• The national curriculum for art and design aims to ensure that
all pupils produce creative work, exploring their ideas and
recording their experiences become proficient in drawing,
painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design techniques
evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art,
craft and design know about great artists, craft makers and
designers, and understand the historical and cultural
development of their art forms.
Key stage 2
• Pupils are taught:
• To develop their techniques, including their control and their use of
materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of
different kinds of art, craft and design.
• To create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review
and revisit ideas to improve their mastery of art and design techniques,
including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for
example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay]
• About great artists, architects and designers in history.
Key Stage 3
Pupils are taught to
• Develop their creativity and ideas, and increase proficiency in their execution.
• They will develop a critical understanding of artists, architects and designers, expressing
reasoned judgment’s that can inform their own work.
• To use a range of techniques to record their observations in sketchbooks, journals and
other media as a basis for exploring their ideas by also using a range of techniques and
including painting, to increase their proficiency in the handling of different materials
• To analyse and evaluate their own work, and that of others, in order to strengthen the
impact or applications of their work
• Learn about the history of art, craft, design and architecture, including periods, styles and
major movements from ancient times up to the present day
English at Belvedere British School
The Department
• We are a large department made up of 9 teachers.
• [email protected]
• (teachers name)
We believe:
– that English is relevant and important to students’ lives as a functional skill, for
personal growth and to be enjoyed for lifelong learning
– in inclusivity and that every child is capable of making good progress
– that assessment directs and informs progress
– in reflecting on our own practice
– in the ability of our subject to make a difference to children’s lives
We aim to:
– enthuse and inspire through creative teaching and a positive learning culture
– develop students’ confidence and encourage them to take risks through
positive relationships and developing speaking and listening skills
– extend thinking beyond their own experience
– develop students’ personal learning skills to enable independent work, group
work etc.
– give students an appreciation of literature
– encourage enjoyment of English
Our expectations
• All students will be prepared for class – each lesson they will have a pen,
their communication book and a reading book from either home or the
school library
• Students will complete homework to a good standard - Reading
homework should be logged
• A working partnership with support from you
• Students to work hard to achieve their best
Mr Baker, Mr Davies, Miss Cummings
• Mission and vision
• New PE curriculum
• Systems
• Assessment
• Progress
HAVE a Nice day
Learn to win and lose!
• Movement
• Using skills, and
• Dance
• Cooperation
• Competition
• Tactics
• Challenge
• Analysis and
• Preparation for life
• Health and fitness
• Swimming
Curriculum breakdown
Use of technology to
evaluate and assist
Students given
HAVE a Nice day
Sports Leadership
Sports Journalism
Preparation to become
and exam subject
Extra – curricular
A department that is
dedicated to giving your
child a positive, safe, but
challenging learning
Rewards, badges,
certificates, etc.
New changing facilities
What can we expect from PE?
Mathematics Team
Lead Teacher – Marty Jepsen
Gemma Burns , Kathryn Dornan
Children are in ability sets
4 modules this term –
Yr 6&7 Number and number properties
Yr 8 &9 – Volume and capacity
Assessment for the year will comprise of :
End of term test
-20 %
2 Assignments
- 20%
Module Tests
- 40 %
On going assessment -20 %
Arabic Department
Miss Rania – Lead Teacher
[email protected]
Arabic First Language
Arabic Second Language
Islamic Studies
Social Studies

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