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  • 1. KS4 Information Evening September 2011
  • 2. Welcome
    • Support, Monitoring, Assessment Grades and Targets: Mr Brownlie
    • GCSE Science: Mr Eggleton
    • The KS4 Student Experience:
    • Head Boy Vig Kandasamy & Head Girl Megan Thornton
    • The Role of the House Achievement Leader:
    • Miss Smith
    • Careers Education at Crossley Heath School:
    • Mr Schofield
  • 3. Key Personnel
    • Tutor
    • House Achievement Leader (HAL)
    • Year Group Leader
    • Year Group Co-ordinator (Mr Coulson)
    • Assistant Head i/c Students (Mr Donlan)
    • Deputy Head i/c Curriculum (Mr Brownlie)
    • Acting Head (Mrs Moffat)
  • 4. Mr Brownlie
    • Acting Deputy Head - Curriculum
  • 5. Results
    • KS4
    • KS5
  • 6. Key Stage 4 - Headlines
    • 99.4% of students achieved 5+ A*-C grades (98.1in 2010)
    • IN CREASE
    • 98.7% 5+ A*-C grades including English and Maths (98.1 in 2010) IN CREASE
    • Average point score per entry 56.3 (51.9, 49.8)
    • IN CREASE
    • 34% (23% in 2010) of students achieved at least 10 grades A*/A
    • IN CREASE
    • 94.8% (91.6% in 2010) of students achieved >=5 A*-B grades
    • IN CREASE
    • 68.2% (64.5% in 2009) students achieved at least 1 x A*
    • IN CREASE
    • Average point score per student 667 (548 in 2010)
    • IN CREASE
    • 70% A/B grades in AS Communication & Culture
      • 92 students
  • 7. Average point score per entry
  • 8. KS4 Trend – Ave Total Point Score
  • 9. Year 11 Outstanding Achievements
    • Over one third of the year group (54 students) achieved 10 or more A*/A grades
    • 29 students gained 12 or more grades at A/A*
    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
  • 10. Yr 10 GCSE
    • All grades A/A* in Mathematics
    • No grade below B in option block subjects
    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
  • 11. AS Level – Trend
    • 2011 (2010, 2009, 2008)
    • Pass rate 93.2% (95%, 93.7%, 96%)
    • Including General Studies
    • % grades A & B: 51.6 (49.3, 49.2, 53.4)
    • Excluding General Studies
    • % grades A & B: 48.9 (47.1, 48.9, 56.0)
  • 12. AS Trend - % A&B (Blue: -GS; Pink: +GS)
  • 13. A2 Results
    • Pass rate (inc GS) 98%
    • Including General Studies:
    • Average point score per entry 92.5
    • % grades A & B 57.1
    • Excluding General Studies:
    • Average point score per entry 95.9
    • % grades A & B 63.1
    • Average Points Score at A2 = 96 – almost a B
  • 14. Year 13 Outstanding Achievements
    • 26 Students achieved 3 or more A*/A grades
    • Special congratulations to:
    • - Sophie Murch A*A*A*AA
    • - Josh Scriven A*A*A*AA
    • - Tom Chatterjee A*A* AAA
    Sophie Murch and Eric Martin were successful in securing places to study at Cambridge
  • 15. Other Outstanding Achievers
    • Not just about raw results
    • About achieving the best that you can
    • About getting involved and developing a range of aspects
  • 16. Targets and Aspirations
    • What are they?
        • The targets are challenging and aspirational but are based on realistic expectations
        • The targets are based on what an average student should achieve
        • Is Crossley Heath an average school?
    • How and when are they set?
        • Set this term by week 4 and are based on in-school data, and FFT data
  • 17. Monitoring Student Progress Predictions and target-setting Midyis and Yellis Tests and FFT Data
  • 18. Fischer Family Trust Key Stage 4 Targets
    • FFT:- Who are they? What do they mean?
    • Why set targets?
    • What part do you have to play?
  • 19. Fischer Family Trust Key Stage 4 Targets
    • The Fischer Family Trust use data, provided by the Department for Education to set targets for student outcomes.
    • Very large population size - so predictions can be seen to be accurate and reliable.
    • The targets are challenging and aspirational but are based on realistic expectations.
    • The targets are based on what an average student should achieve.
  • 20. Fischer Family Trust Key Stage 4 Targets
    • How do students receive their targets?
    Eng B % Eng A % Eng A* % English Minimum Target 40.14% 30.46% 7.30% B
  • 21. Fischer Family Trust Key Stage 4 Targets Eng B % Eng A % Eng A* % English Minimum Target 4.83% 31.09% 63.85% @
  • 22. Fischer Family Trust Key Stage 4 Targets Eng B % Eng A % Eng A* % English Minimum Target 38.35% 35.06% 9.85% A
  • 23. Fischer Family Trust Key Stage 4 Targets Eng B % Eng A % Eng A* % English Minimum Target 13.04% 43.29% 42.41% A
  • 24. Fischer Family Trust Key Stage 4 Targets
    • What part does the student have to play?
    • Respond positively and work hard to achieve the target.
    • Be aware of the fact that competition for places at university and for employment opportunities at 16 and 18 is extremely tough and students need to put yourself in the best possible position to attain the job/place offer that they are striving for.
    • What can parent do to help?
    • Be sure that your child knows what is required to achieve their learning targets.
    • Support and encourage them to aspire to the highest possibly grades.
    • If your son / daughter is unsure about any aspect of their GCSE course, encourage them to take personal responsibilty and find out.
  • 25. Progress Updates
    • Student ‘X’ Progress Report
    • Target Predicted Effort Current
    • Grade Att.
    • Art A A 2 B
    • DT A* A* 1 A
    • English A* A* 1 A
    • French A* A* 2 B
    • German A* A* 1 B
    • Geography A A 1 A
    • History A A 1 B
    • Mathematics B C 3 D
    • Science A A 1 A
  • 26. Coursework Controlled Assessment
    • Coursework has now been replaced by controlled assessments. The nature of these varies from subject to subject but all will feature a level of control.
    • English
    • Science*
    • Maths = none (CA in Y10 for Statistics).
    • ICT is 100% ‘coursework’, assessed by the school.
    • RS – none.
    • MFL – done in lessons over a two week period (on 3 occasions).
    • History – done in lessons following 20 hours of teaching and 10 of research.
    • Geography – Completed following a field trip to Halifax and associated work in lessons. Written up over 6 hours.
    • Drama – completed in lessons in Y11.
    • Art, Music and Physical Education– Completed in lessons but with additional controls to check that students’ work is their own. Less (or no) scope for work at home.
    • Design & Technology – work done in lessons. Limited scope for work at home.
  • 27. GCSEs in Science
    • Mr Eggleton
  • 28. GCSE Sciences Biology 1 + Chemistry 1 + Physics 1 = GCSE Science Y9 + + + Additional Biology + Additional Chemistry + Additional Physics = GCSE Additional Science Y10 -Y11 + + + Further Biology Further Chemistry Further Physics Y11 = = = GCSE Biology GCSE Chemistry GCSE Physics = Triple Science Sets Y11 Y11 Y11 (Modules can only be used to lead to one GCSE. )
  • 29.
    • Head Boy Vig Kandasamy
    • &
    • Head Girl Megan Thornton
  • 30. What should I expect?
    • It’s a step up
    • You start to study with a final aim in mind
    • Work in lessons matters more
    • Everything is important and relevant to the exam
    • Learn as you go along
    • Teachers expect more responsibility
  • 31. How do I go about it?
    • Stay organised.
    • Use your planner.
    • Do homework ASAP.
    • Extra reading and study never hurts. The more you do now, the less you’ll have to do before the exams.
  • 32. Where should I go for help?
    • Teachers (VLE email system)
    • Other students
    • Plenty of resources available:
      • BBC Bitesize
      • VLE
      • Programmes on the school computers.
  • 33. Balancing work with play
  • 34. Balancing work with play
  • 35. Remember…
    • Transitional stage
    • Work consistently, put in the effort and strike a balance between work and relaxation.
    • Enjoy yourself!
  • 36. Mr B Coulson Year Group Co-ordinator Miss A. Smith House Achievement Leader Queens / Year 9
  • 37. Key Areas of Responsibility of House Achievement Leader
    • Raise achievement
    • Lead a team of form tutors
    • Responsible for standards, rewards and discipline
    • Teaching group observations
    • Monitor attendance and punctuality
    • Interviews for students whose progress, effort or behaviour is a concern
    • Play a key role in welfare, social and emotional needs
    • First point of contact for parents or guardians
    • Contact with various agencies where appropriate
  • 38. Role of the Form Tutor
    • Sees students daily
    • Checks planners weekly
    • Monitors attendance, punctuality, behaviour and effort
    • Monitors well being of individual students
    • Encourages peer support
    • Uses data to monitor student progress
    • Interviews all students 2-3 times per year to discuss progress and set targets
  • 39. How does the school support students in Year 9?
    • Day-to-day feedback from subject teachers to the tutor
    • Periodic reporting of effort and progress
    • Parents’ evening/s
    • And if further support is needed…
    • Daily report system
    • Mentoring by older students
    • Liaising with parents/guardians & agencies if appropriate
  • 40. Mr Schofield
    • Careers Education Co-ordinator
  • 41. Careers Education at CHS
    • Tutorial & PSHCE
    • The Zone – CHS’s dedicated careers area
    • Calderdale and Kirklees Careers Service
    • Work Experience
    • Additional Advice in school
  • 42. Key Dates
    • w/c 26 th September – Target Week
    • w/c 31 st October – Progress Update
    • Weds 19 th October – Tutor Review Day
    • Weds 11 th January Y9 Parents’ Evening
    • Health Fair
    • Reports July
    • Enterprise 12 th July
    • International Day 13 th July
  • 43. Trips and Visits
      • Art – Day trip to Liverpool Tate
      • Food Tech – Day trip to food fair / market
      • Geography – Halifax Town Centre
      • DT Textiles – Hat museum
      • Y9 Residential
  • 44. Good night!
    • Thank you for listening to us this evening.

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