* English A/B placement test & language proﬁle survey * Year 6 Camp (Secondary Counselor attends) * Transition meetings with teachers * Secondary teachers mentoring Exhibition groups * Assembly invitations * Organization and Stress Management sessions * Taster Day * Year level meeting in August Transition Procedures
The end of PYP Exhibition: Knowledge, Concepts, Skills, Attitudes, ActionPYP students can:• Engage in in-depth inquiry• Work collaboratively• Demonstrate independence and responsibility• Explore multiple perspectives• Reflect• Think and take actionExtending their learning through MiddleCAS• Creativity• Action• Service
The beginning of MYP • Concept based• Skills based(approaches to learning)• Inquiry driven• Whole child• Inclusive nature
Comparing PYP to MYPSubject Groups PYP MYP Subject Areas Art Music Social Studies Languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese) Mathematics PE Science ICT Arts (Drama, Music, Visual Arts) HumaniBes Language A (English, Portuguese, Spanish) Language B (or A) (English, Portuguese, Spanish) MathemaBcs Physical EducaBon Science Technology (Computer Technology, Design Technology) *Each subject group is taught for four periods a week throughout the year
* Secondary Principal-‐ Nicole Schmidt (B-‐7) * Secondary Deputy Principal-‐ Rory Galvin (B-‐7) * New Secondary Deputy Principal-‐ Fiona Moss (B-‐7) * MYP Coordinator-‐ Julie Sykes (B-‐5) * New MYP Coordinator-‐ David Chilton (B-‐5) * MiddleCAS Coordinator-‐ Shane Rumbold (B-‐7) * Secondary School Student Support-‐ Anita Duhig (B-‐7) * School Psychologist-‐ Eleni Thomaidis da Silva (B-‐5) * Secondary Guidance Counselor-‐ Ali Shebani (B-‐5) * New Middle School Counselor-‐ Nicola Warwick (B-‐5) Key Staﬀ Members
* 7.1 Mr. Steinberg & Ms. Wissot (B-‐5) * firstname.lastname@example.org * email@example.com (active in August 2013) * 7.2 Mrs. Regula & Mr. Iishi (B-‐6) * firstname.lastname@example.org * email@example.com (active in August 2013) * 7.3 Ms. Corredor & Ms. Wood (B-‐6) * firstname.lastname@example.org * email@example.com Year 7 Homeroom Teachers
Student ExpectationsPunctualRespectfulResponsibleSeek help when they need it!
Year 7’s BIG 5• LIS Planner• Flash Drive• Pencil Case• Water Bottle• Class Stuff
MYP Assessment• Internal • Range of strategies (role plays, observations, videos, reﬂections, reports) • Criterion related • Grade from 1 to 7 • Feedback along the way
Community ActivitiesMiddleCASAll students must take part in Community Activities. CommunityActivities are divided into three categories. In Year Sevenstudents must complete at least 10 hours in each category peryear.Creativity 10 hours i.e. Chess ClubAction 10 hours i.e. Volley Ball ClubService 10 hours i.e. Peer MentoringIf a student participates in one extra-curricular activity a weekthroughout the year it is possible for them to fulfil the requirements.It is also possible for students to complete these hours by takingpart in activities outside of school.
Suggested Summer Reading TITLE AUTHORHarry Potter (series) J.K.RowlingAlana (series) Tamora PierceNorthern Lights etc… Phillip PullmanThe Silver Sword Ian SerraillierRomeo and Juliet(abridged version or comic) William ShakespeareNo Guns for Asmir Christobel MattinleyThe Dark Light Mette NewthZ for Zachariah Robert C. O’BrienThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark TwainLocked in Time Lois DuncanWhirligig Paul FleischmanMemory Margaret MahyListening for Lions Gloria WhelanPrivate Peaceful Michael MorpurgoThe City of Ember Jeanne Du PrauThis list has been provided as a response to the requests of several parents. It is notcompulsory but has been added as guidance for anyone who is interested.
Year 6 Taster Day Booklet * Map of School * Timetable * Equipment List * Using Your Locker * The Code of Conduct * The Dress Code * The Student Planner * Homework * Activity * Year 7 Interviews