Year 12 parents’ information evening 2008

Report
Year 12 parents’
information evening
2013
Cotham Learning Community
Post 16 Leadership Team
Marian Curran Director
Ros OConnor
Assistant Headteacher P16
Claire Morris
Head of Student Services
Alina Muszynska Academic Mentor
Outcomes for this evening
• Overview of your child’s P16
education
• Introduce you to some of our
processes
• Overview of how we support
parent/carers
North Bristol Post 16
A2 Results 2013
National Averages
A*
13%
A*
7.6%
A* - A
34%
A*-A
26.3%
A*-B
62.5%
A* - B 52.9%
A* - E
99.5%
A* - E
98.6%
A levels
BTEC Level 3
BTEC level 2
AS –Yr 12
A2 –Yr 13
Pre U
Equivalent to
1 or 2 A levels
Equivalent to
4 GCSEs
100% coursework
1 year course
Mix of exams
and
coursework
Graded A-E at AS
A*-E at A2
D3- P1
Graded
Distinction *
Distinction
Merit
Pass
Life in the centre
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11.05
12.05
1.05
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(3.05
morning registration
period 1
period 2
break
period 3
period 4
lunch
period 5
twilight lessons)
Assembly every
Friday
Enrichment & Enhancement
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Enrichment
Every Wednesday period 5
PE/Games
Community Service – Envision
Claremont school
Post 16 buddies
Subject mentors
Paired reading
Access to Bristol
Lecture programme
Debating group
Student led groups
encouraged
Much more….
Enhancement
• General studies AS
• Critical thinking AS
• Extended project AS (from T6)
Attendance
Absence line
0117 353 3474
• All time tabled sessions + assembly and tutor time is
compulsory
• Expectation is 95% attendance
• Reporting illness – daily (by parent/carer)
• Absence in advance (by student)
• E.g’s of unauthorised absence
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Driving lesson
Part time work
Holidays
Routine medical appointments
Leisure activities e.g. Glastonbury
• Texting parents
School Based Study (SBS)
• Each student assigned 1 hour of SBS per
fortnight for each subject they study
• During SBS students have to remain in school
• They can use this time to:
• Complete home work
• Review notes
• Read ahead
• Organise notes
• Discuss work with class mates
• Revise for tests
Study periods
• Any blank period on a time table
students should still use for study
• They are not obliged to stay in school
for these sessions…
• But we advise that they do!
Supervised study
sessions when you are not
timetabled for lessons.
•Academic Mentor on hand to help students with work.
- Organisation and time management
- Revision tips
- Research skills
- Proof reading strategies
- Essay structuring
•Access to computers and desk space.
Quiet working space in 2F1.
• Compulsory for some
• Drop in offer
•Teacher and/or self referral
Supporting students
P16 team
Tutor/senior tutor
• 3 progress reports a year (Nov/Jan/Mar)
(parent surgery)
• ‘Minimum Grade’
• Academic reviews with tutors
Friends
• Subject changes
• Regular feedback from teachers
Subject
• teachers
Collapsed timetable days
Parents
• 1:1 study support
• IAG for next steps
• Outside agencies & wellbeing
• 16-19 bursary
What to expect over the next
two years…
Punctuality
Pressure
Attendance
Time
management
Transition vrs
expectation
Self
responsibility
Managing
changing
relationships
Buy a ring binder and ask
your teacher to go through
what sections it can be
divided up into
Don’t be put off by the first
two weeks – it does get
easier!
Talk to your teachers for
help – they’re really
helpful!
Buy a really loud alarm
clock!
Talk about what you have
learned with your
classmates after lessons – it
helps it all sink in
The
Voice of
hindsight
yr 13
students
Get organised from day 1
and don’t forget about
deadlines!
Use your study periods to
keep on top of your work –
don’t waste it
Don’t be scared to admit if
you don’t understand
something
How to contact us…
• www.NBP16c.org.uk
• Parent surgery – Monday 3.00pm to
5.30pm appointment only please
• 0117 9198101
• [email protected]
• 0117 3533433

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