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2011 Induction Presentation

  1. 1. The Crossley Heath School Year 12 Induction – 14th September 2011
  2. 2. Year 12 <ul><li>Most demanding year of study </li></ul><ul><li>12 months in to 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Work ethic – 2 hours / night </li></ul><ul><li> - self motivating </li></ul><ul><li> - study periods </li></ul><ul><li> - course outlines / reading lists </li></ul><ul><li> - exam board materials </li></ul>
  3. 3. The key to your success <ul><li>½ the A level course </li></ul><ul><li>Base for your predicted grades </li></ul><ul><li>Get it right. Good habits bring rewards. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid the pressure and uncertainty of resits </li></ul><ul><li>Resitting year 12 is not an option </li></ul>
  4. 4. Subjects <ul><li>Students choose 4 subjects </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>General Studies is compulsory </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking can also be studied </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students to continue with 4 subjects at A2 </li></ul>
  5. 5. BBC Headlines <ul><li>A-level passes have risen for the 29th year in a row as teenagers face an intense battle for university places. </li></ul><ul><li>Many did not know for hours whether they had a place, after problems on a key university admissions website. </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of thousands of teenagers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have received the results of their A- and AS-levels. </li></ul><ul><li>The overall pass rate is up slightly, but for the first time in 14 years there has been no increase in the total proportion getting A or A* grades. </li></ul><ul><li>Just over 27% of entries scored these grades, with a small rise in the proportion awarded A*. </li></ul><ul><li>The government says 15 of England's universities now want applicants to have at least one A* grade </li></ul><ul><li>In the UK as a whole, just over three-quarters of A-level exam entries were awarded at least a C grade - with 27% scoring an A or A*. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 2011 Outcomes <ul><li>A2-Average point score 96.3 (96.0 in 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>% A*-B grades 63.7% (62.5 in 2010, 61.3% in 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Destinations 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>128 out of 138 students entered higher education </li></ul><ul><li>2 are taking a gap year </li></ul><ul><li>3 have got jobs, 4 unknown </li></ul>
  7. 7. Predictions & Targets <ul><li>Predictions (Baseline grades) </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge not built in </li></ul><ul><li>Targets (Set by school) </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge built in </li></ul>Prediction + Challenge = TARGET
  8. 8. Progress Updates <ul><li>Student ‘X’ Second Progress Report. </li></ul><ul><li>T A1 A2 E1 E2 </li></ul><ul><li>Art B B C 1 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Maths A A A 1 1 </li></ul><ul><li>French A A B 1 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Physics B C B 2 1 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Support <ul><li>Form tutors – 1 to 1 interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Subject tutors </li></ul><ul><li>House achievement leaders Miss Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Miss Redman </li></ul><ul><li>Mr O’Conner </li></ul><ul><li>Miss Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Careers advisors Mrs Hurst </li></ul><ul><li> Mr Schofield </li></ul><ul><li>Business mentors </li></ul><ul><li>UCAS Mr Coote </li></ul><ul><li>Post 16 Leader of Learning Mr Donlan </li></ul>
  10. 10. Communication with parents <ul><li>Progress updates – at least termly </li></ul><ul><li>Written report – 14 th March </li></ul><ul><li>Parents’ evening – 28 th November </li></ul><ul><li>Support from the HALs </li></ul>
  11. 11. Ethos and Aspirations <ul><li>Crossley Heath School ethos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enjoy and Achieve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Care, Guidance and Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra-curricular activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>etc etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Business style work ethic – attributes required by employers and universities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Punctuality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Honesty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reliability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-starter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appearance – first impressions </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Progression Module <ul><li>PSHCE programme of study </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 1 – You and your career </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 2 – Exploring your future </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 3 – Managing your money </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 4 – Marketing yourself positively </li></ul>
  13. 13. Enrichment - examples <ul><li>Ravenscliffe reading scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Community sports leaders award </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander House </li></ul><ul><li>Prince’s Trust scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Language courses </li></ul><ul><li>Primary school support </li></ul><ul><li>Own placement </li></ul>
  14. 14. Student Leadership <ul><li>School officials </li></ul><ul><li>Student ambassadors </li></ul><ul><li>Interact (Rotary) </li></ul><ul><li>House captains </li></ul><ul><li>Prefects </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting school events </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>SALP’s </li></ul>
  15. 15. House Activities <ul><li>Drama </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Debating </li></ul><ul><li>Sports and athletics </li></ul><ul><li>House assemblies </li></ul>
  16. 16. Higher Education Week <ul><li>Universities - Oxford, Newcastle, Huddersfield, Salford, Leeds, Liverpool John Moores, York St John, Bradford </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects - Accountancy, Art, Business Management, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy Teaching, Sport Science </li></ul><ul><li>Careers – RAF, Journalism, Police, Building Construction, Engineering, Architecture, Accountancy </li></ul>
  17. 17. Aims <ul><li>To ensure that all students work towards fulfilling their maximum potential, both academically and personally. </li></ul><ul><li>To monitor achievement, making effective use of available information, in order to support every individual in realising their ambitions. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Your future in (y)our hands <ul><li>IN SELECTING AND JOINING CROSSLEY HEATH SCHOOL SIXTH FORM YOU HAVE CHOSEN TO: </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain/develop an “I Can” mentality </li></ul><ul><li>Develop the personal characteristics that will enable you to be successful in ALL aspects of your life </li></ul><ul><li>Immerse yourself in the Crossley Heath School Community </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Make the most of the next two years </li></ul><ul><li>Work hard </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks for coming! </li></ul>