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Year 8 
Parents and Carers information evening
Year Team 
Head of Year: Mr D Parfitt 
Assistant Head of Year: Miss S Daly 
• 8C Mr Mountford 
• 8H Miss Hibbs 
• 8E Miss ...
Expectations 
Academic 
• To provide pupils with the relevant skills to achieve their highest 
attainment in future GCSE c...
Pupil support 
• Mrs Rowlands – Deputy Head 
teacher (Pastoral) 
• Mrs Taylor – Home/School Liaison 
• Megan Harris – Past...
Year 8 Mentoring Support 
• Subject specific support in English and Maths 
• 1:1 mentoring support with tutors based on th...
Standards 
• Be prepared to learn! 
• Uniform 
• Phones 
• Make up and Jewellery
Rewards 
• Green Slips / commendations/postcards home 
• Attendance 
• Lunch passes 
• House point cup
Extra-curricular @ Chew valley 
• The school offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities before, 
during and after ...
Success starts at home! 
How parents can help 
• Insight Portal 
• Diaries 
• School website 
• Calendar dates 
• Communic...
But, I don’t have any homework set! 
Continuing with coursework or assessment tasks that have been set previously 
Re-capp...
Communication 
Proactive rather than reactive! 
Email: 
krowlands@chewvalleyschool.co.uk 
htaylor@chewvalleyschool.co.uk 
...
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Head of Year 8 Information Evening Presentation

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Presentation by Mr Parfitt from Year 8 Information Evening on 12th November 2014

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Head of Year 8 Information Evening Presentation

  1. 1. Year 8 Parents and Carers information evening
  2. 2. Year Team Head of Year: Mr D Parfitt Assistant Head of Year: Miss S Daly • 8C Mr Mountford • 8H Miss Hibbs • 8E Miss Ilderton • 8W Miss Bloxham • 8V Mrs Cammish • 8A Mrs Pope • 8L Mrs O’Callaghan • First point of contact/support. • Rounded picture of pupil progress. • Communication – diaries/email. • Three tutor periods per week that focus on reading, reflective learning and quizzes!
  3. 3. Expectations Academic • To provide pupils with the relevant skills to achieve their highest attainment in future GCSE courses Social • Pupils to become responsible and ‘well rounded’ citizens. • To have aspirations throughout and beyond school, and to work hard to achieve them
  4. 4. Pupil support • Mrs Rowlands – Deputy Head teacher (Pastoral) • Mrs Taylor – Home/School Liaison • Megan Harris – Pastoral Support • Mrs Newell – Behaviour Manager • Mr Dave Kenny - SENCO • Literacy and numeracy intervention • Outside agencies • Provide specialist intervention beyond the role of the tutor • Communication between tutor/head of year/pupil and parents
  5. 5. Year 8 Mentoring Support • Subject specific support in English and Maths • 1:1 mentoring support with tutors based on the latest and subsequent reporting points. • HOY mentoring for students who are concerns with regard to reporting points.
  6. 6. Standards • Be prepared to learn! • Uniform • Phones • Make up and Jewellery
  7. 7. Rewards • Green Slips / commendations/postcards home • Attendance • Lunch passes • House point cup
  8. 8. Extra-curricular @ Chew valley • The school offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities before, during and after school. • For a timetable of these activities please take a look at the school website. • http://www.chewvalleyschool.co.uk/Extra-curricularactivities/
  9. 9. Success starts at home! How parents can help • Insight Portal • Diaries • School website • Calendar dates • Communication • Reinforce expectations • Support the school Every Tuesday – 3.45pm to 5.30pm
  10. 10. But, I don’t have any homework set! Continuing with coursework or assessment tasks that have been set previously Re-capping Preparation Extra research Check Bitesize/past papers/SAM Learning/ Revision sites Tidy and organise Read around. Read extra articles, research, information about work that interests you or that you need to know more about. Research jobs and courses, know what qualifications you need to follow your dreams.
  11. 11. Communication Proactive rather than reactive! Email: krowlands@chewvalleyschool.co.uk htaylor@chewvalleyschool.co.uk dparfitt@chewvalleyschool.co.uk sdaly@chewvalleyschool.co.uk Twitter: @ChewValleySch School Website: chewvalleyschool.co.uk

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