Year 8 Information Evening September 2011
Welcome <ul><li>Results, Targets and Assessment Grades: Mr Brownlie </li></ul><ul><li>Student Support: </li></ul><ul><li>M...
Key Personnel <ul><li>Tutor </li></ul><ul><li>House Achievement Leader (HAL) </li></ul><ul><li>HAL with responsibility for...
Results <ul><li>KS4 </li></ul><ul><li>KS5 </li></ul>
Key Stage 4 - Headlines <ul><li>99.4% of students achieved 5+ A*-C grades (98.1in 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>IN CREASE </li><...
Average point  score per entry
KS4 Trend –  Ave Total Point Score
Year 11 Outstanding Achievements <ul><li>Over one third of the year group (54 students) achieved 10 or more A*/A grades </...
Yr 10 GCSE  <ul><li>All grades A/A* in Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>No grade below B in option block subjects </li></ul>C...
AS Level – Trend <ul><li>  2011   (2010, 2009, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Pass rate   93.2%  (95%, 93.7%,   96%)   </li></ul>...
AS Trend -  % A&B  (Blue: -GS; Pink: +GS)
A2 Results <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Pass rate (inc GS)   98%   </li></ul><ul><li>Including General Studies: </li></ul><...
Year 13 Outstanding Achievements <ul><li>26 Students achieved 3 or more A*/A grades </li></ul><ul><li>Special congratulati...
Other Outstanding Achievers <ul><li>Not just about raw results </li></ul><ul><li>About achieving the best that you can </l...
Targets and Aspirations <ul><li>What are they? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The targets are challenging and aspirational but ...
Assessment windows <ul><li>Termly Progress up-dates: </li></ul><ul><li>-  Autumn: w/c 31 st  October </li></ul><ul><li>-  ...
Assessments and exams <ul><li>Unit assessments on-going throughout the year </li></ul><ul><li>End of year 8 exams: w/c 28 ...
Communication <ul><li>Tutor Review Day 19 October 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to meet tutor to discuss child’s prog...
Supporting your child  – Ms Rudman <ul><li>House Achievement Leader for Porter </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility for Y8 </l...
Leadership Opportunities <ul><li>Prefects </li></ul><ul><li>Buddies </li></ul><ul><li>LRC assistants </li></ul><ul><li>JSL...
Y8 Guided Choices <ul><li>Mr Schofield – Careers Guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Brownlie – Curriculum Manager </li></ul>
The Crossley Heath School The Curriculum for Year 9 students from September 2011 English Mathematics Science ICT Sport/PE ...
The Guided Choice Subjects 4 Choices Humanities Geography History Foreign Languages French German Spanish Design Technolog...
School Events <ul><li>Christmas Party (for students!) 19 th  December </li></ul><ul><li>Carol service for parents: 20 th  ...
Thank you for coming <ul><li>All information, including dates, will be on website </li></ul><ul><li>Keep us informed of an...
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  1. 1. Year 8 Information Evening September 2011
  2. 2. Welcome <ul><li>Results, Targets and Assessment Grades: Mr Brownlie </li></ul><ul><li>Student Support: </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Coulson & Ms Rudman </li></ul><ul><li>Careers Education at Crossley Heath School: Mr Schofield </li></ul>
  3. 3. Key Personnel <ul><li>Tutor </li></ul><ul><li>House Achievement Leader (HAL) </li></ul><ul><li>HAL with responsibility for Y8 </li></ul><ul><li>Year Group Co-ordinator (Mr Coulson) </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Head i/c Students (Mr Donlan) </li></ul><ul><li>Deputy Head i/c Curriculum (Mr Brownlie) </li></ul><ul><li>Acting Head (Mrs Moffat) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Results <ul><li>KS4 </li></ul><ul><li>KS5 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Key Stage 4 - Headlines <ul><li>99.4% of students achieved 5+ A*-C grades (98.1in 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>IN CREASE </li></ul><ul><li>98.7% 5+ A*-C grades including English and Maths (98.1 in 2010) IN CREASE </li></ul><ul><li>Average point score per entry 56.3 (51.9, 49.8) </li></ul><ul><li>IN CREASE </li></ul><ul><li>34% (23% in 2010) of students achieved at least 10 grades A*/A </li></ul><ul><li>IN CREASE </li></ul><ul><li>94.8% (91.6% in 2010) of students achieved >=5 A*-B grades </li></ul><ul><li>IN CREASE </li></ul><ul><li>68.2% (64.5% in 2009) students achieved at least 1 x A* </li></ul><ul><li> IN CREASE </li></ul><ul><li>Average point score per student 667 (548 in 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>IN CREASE </li></ul><ul><li>70% A/B grades in AS Communication & Culture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>92 students </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Average point score per entry
  7. 7. KS4 Trend – Ave Total Point Score
  8. 8. Year 11 Outstanding Achievements <ul><li>Over one third of the year group (54 students) achieved 10 or more A*/A grades </li></ul><ul><li>29 students gained 12 or more grades at A/A* </li></ul>4 students achieved 14 GCSE At A*/A as well as an A grade in AS Communication & Culture 3 students achieved: 10 GCSEs at A* 3 GCSEs at A AND an A grade in AS Communication & Culture One also achieved an A in AS French
  9. 9. Yr 10 GCSE <ul><li>All grades A/A* in Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>No grade below B in option block subjects </li></ul>Congratulations to these Year 10 students - An even better performance than last year’s Y10! E Lang French Geog German History Maths %A*/A 58 95 95 83 75 100 Entries 155 19 21 29 20 55
  10. 10. AS Level – Trend <ul><li> 2011 (2010, 2009, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Pass rate 93.2% (95%, 93.7%, 96%) </li></ul><ul><li>Including General Studies </li></ul><ul><li>% grades A & B: 51.6 (49.3, 49.2, 53.4) </li></ul><ul><li>Excluding General Studies </li></ul><ul><li>% grades A & B: 48.9 (47.1, 48.9, 56.0) </li></ul>
  11. 11. AS Trend - % A&B (Blue: -GS; Pink: +GS)
  12. 12. A2 Results <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Pass rate (inc GS) 98% </li></ul><ul><li>Including General Studies: </li></ul><ul><li>Average point score per entry 92.5 </li></ul><ul><li>% grades A & B 57.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Excluding General Studies: </li></ul><ul><li>Average point score per entry 95.9 </li></ul><ul><li>% grades A & B 63.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Average Points Score at A2 = 96 – almost a B </li></ul>
  13. 13. Year 13 Outstanding Achievements <ul><li>26 Students achieved 3 or more A*/A grades </li></ul><ul><li>Special congratulations to: </li></ul><ul><li>- Sophie Murch A*A*A*AA </li></ul><ul><li>- Josh Scriven A*A*A*AA </li></ul><ul><li>- Tom Chatterjee A*A* AAA </li></ul>Sophie Murch and Eric Martin were successful in securing places to study at Cambridge
  14. 14. Other Outstanding Achievers <ul><li>Not just about raw results </li></ul><ul><li>About achieving the best that you can </li></ul><ul><li>About getting involved and developing a range of aspects </li></ul>
  15. 15. Targets and Aspirations <ul><li>What are they? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The targets are challenging and aspirational but are based on realistic expectations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The targets are based on what an average student should achieve </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is Crossley Heath an average school? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>How and when are they set? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Set last year for current Y8 based on in school data and MidYIS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>How should you discuss targets with your child? </li></ul>
  16. 16. Assessment windows <ul><li>Termly Progress up-dates: </li></ul><ul><li>- Autumn: w/c 31 st October </li></ul><ul><li>- Spring: w/c 23 rd January (at options evening) </li></ul><ul><li>- Summer: w/c 9 th July (with written report) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Assessments and exams <ul><li>Unit assessments on-going throughout the year </li></ul><ul><li>End of year 8 exams: w/c 28 th May </li></ul>
  18. 18. Communication <ul><li>Tutor Review Day 19 October 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to meet tutor to discuss child’s progress in general terms </li></ul><ul><li>Parents’ Evening / Options Evening: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday 23 rd January </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity to meet subject teachers to discuss subject specific progress and options </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Supporting your child – Ms Rudman <ul><li>House Achievement Leader for Porter </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility for Y8 </li></ul><ul><li>The Role of the Form Tutor </li></ul><ul><li>The role of the HAL </li></ul><ul><li>Tell us about any issues by contacting tutor or HAL </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid leave of absence during term time </li></ul><ul><li>Check planner and be encouraging with homework </li></ul>
  20. 20. Leadership Opportunities <ul><li>Prefects </li></ul><ul><li>Buddies </li></ul><ul><li>LRC assistants </li></ul><ul><li>JSLA </li></ul><ul><li>Student Council </li></ul><ul><li>Student Subject Affiliates (SSAs) </li></ul><ul><li>House activities </li></ul>
  21. 21. Y8 Guided Choices <ul><li>Mr Schofield – Careers Guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Brownlie – Curriculum Manager </li></ul>
  22. 22. The Crossley Heath School The Curriculum for Year 9 students from September 2011 English Mathematics Science ICT Sport/PE PHSCE Enterprise Art Music Geography History French German Spanish Design Technology Religious Studies PE Drama
  23. 23. The Guided Choice Subjects 4 Choices Humanities Geography History Foreign Languages French German Spanish Design Technology Electronics Food Graphics Resistant Materials Textiles ---------------------- Additional MFL French / German / Spanish Open Option Art Drama Music Physical Education Religious Studies Additional Humanity History / Geography Additional MFL French / German / Spanish 1 2 3 4
  24. 24. School Events <ul><li>Christmas Party (for students!) 19 th December </li></ul><ul><li>Carol service for parents: 20 th December </li></ul><ul><li>CHA Race Night 30 September </li></ul><ul><li>CHA Quiz – February </li></ul>
  25. 25. Thank you for coming <ul><li>All information, including dates, will be on website </li></ul><ul><li>Keep us informed of any changes to contact details </li></ul><ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul>
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