THE CROSSLEY HEATHSCHOOL New Year 7 Evening June 2012
Welcome to your new school Congratulations – much to look forward toAn exciting time – but it will be different from primary schoolYou have put your faith in us – thank you
Introductions Headteacher – Mrs Moffat Deputy Head: Mr Brownlie Deputy Head: Mrs Doig Assistant Head: Mr Donlan Assistant Head: Mr Boyle Executive Leader: Mrs ParkinsonSpecific responsibility for Year 7 Assistant Head– Mr Coulson Achievement Leader – Miss Smith
Year 7 Tutors 7A Mr Barber 7B Miss Jones 7C Miss Miles 7D Mr Hirst 7E Dr Chipperfield
The Crossley Heath SchoolYear 7 curriculum – what to expect National curriculum subjects Languages – French and German (Spanish in Year 8) PE/Games PSHCE (incorporating L2L programme) New this year - Cross Curricular Arts lessonHomework is set regularly
Staying safe Biometric system Break and Lunchtime arrangements Travel arrangements All staff trained in safe-guarding E-Safety
Pastoral careAll students in Year 7 form groupWith a tutor who has interest/expertise in Year 7The tutor will be your first point of contactAchievement Leader deals with all issues in yeargroupAssistant Head oversees Year 7You will meet all of these key people tonight(SENCO – Mr Chris Davis – not present butavailable in school)
The wider life of the schoolWhat to look forward to in the first term …InductionYear 7 residentialHouse activities – Drama, Swimming galaCHA eventsBook weekChristmas parties and Carol ServiceBy this point, everyone is shattered!
My Role• Promote the wellbeing of year 7 students• Monitor academic progress• Promote high standards/expectations of work, effort, behaviour and appearance• Encourage participation in school life• Develop home/school partnership
Standards/Expectations• Excellent behaviour• Consistent effort• Smart appearance• Effective use of planner
Registration• Students should register at 8.30am• If absent a text/email is sent home• Students should always arrive on time to registration and all lessons
Notification of Absence• If your child is ill please phone or email firstname.lastname@example.org Planned absences - students bring a letter/write a note in the planner 3 days or more planned absence please contact email@example.com
Student Planner• Use it every day to record homework• Useful for messages between home/school• Signed weekly by parents and tutors
Uniform School uniform stockists have displays in the dining room Amendments from September 2012 As well as a grey school jumper students can wear a plain black v-necked jumper or a plain black v-necked cardigan or a plain black v-necked sleeveless jumper
Transition Day• Meet form tutor and other year 7’s• Have a tour with peer mentors• Attend some lessons in the morning• House sports activities in the afternoon (students need to wear trainers)• Return residential consent forms and first payment
Any concerns? Anyqueries please contact me by telephone or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Crossley Heath AssociationKnown to all as the CHAChair of CHA: Mrs Gina Choy
Parental InvolvementThe start of what we hope is a 7 yearpartnershipLearningAttendanceCommunication 2-wayExtra Curricular activitiesGoverning body – parental representation
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