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Korakonui School        2012   Year 6 Parent MeetingConsidering all the options and making an informed decision.         K...
Korakonui School 2012            Purpose of our meeting• To work together as a school community.• To give you an opportuni...
Your child Your choice• What is important for you for your child at  Year 7/8.• In your groups please write down all  thin...
Student Voice… what we see as important               Korakonui School June 2012
What your children see as     important in Year 7/8• To be a good role model.• To become a leader.• I want to push myself ...
Timetable of learningMonday      Tueaday       WEdnesday                  Thursday         Friday                         ...
Year 7/8 2013 2014• Give handout here of what the two year  programme may look like.                  Korakonui School Jun...
Current Year 8 perspective• What has changed about your classroom  programme and learning this year, compared  to 2011?• W...
Student voice – Current Year 8s           Korakonui School June 2012
Class sizes at Korakonui2013 projected class size for  Room 7 is 20 students.2014 projected class size for  Room 7 is 27 s...
Leadership Korakonui School June 2012
Academic Success is Important in Year 7                        and 8• Year 7 and 8 are not to be perceived as gap years.• ...
Point of difference• Strong academic focus• Korakonui fosters confidence – self  belief.• Strong sense of community and  b...
What will we offer your child in          2013/2014•   High quality teaching programmes•   Safe but challenging learning e...
Questions to consider in relation to          your child at Year 7/8• Which school will continue to instil the values that...
Thank youPlease don’t hesitate to come and seeme if you would like to discuss youroptions further.Please take the opportun...
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Year 6 parent evening

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This presentation gives information about Year 7 and 8 education at Korakonui School in 2013. Please feel free to contact Carla McNeil to discuss our Year 7 and 8 programme further

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Year 6 parent evening

  1. 1. Korakonui School 2012 Year 6 Parent MeetingConsidering all the options and making an informed decision. Korakonui School June 2012
  2. 2. Korakonui School 2012 Purpose of our meeting• To work together as a school community.• To give you an opportunity to consider what you believe is important for your child at Year 7/8.• To inform you of the current direction of year 7/8 education at Korakonui. Korakonui School June 2012
  3. 3. Your child Your choice• What is important for you for your child at Year 7/8.• In your groups please write down all things that are important to you.• Which of these things are we doing well at Korakonui? Is it possible to introduce any of these ideas? Are any of these more important than others?• Place a tick beside those things that your child could achieve at Korakonui. Korakonui June 2012
  4. 4. Student Voice… what we see as important Korakonui School June 2012
  5. 5. What your children see as important in Year 7/8• To be a good role model.• To become a leader.• I want to push myself and achieve my learning goals.• I want to get the …. Cup in Year 8.• To continue with our maths, writing and spelling programmes.• To do more science. Korakonui School June 2012
  6. 6. Timetable of learningMonday Tueaday WEdnesday Thursday Friday Spelling Testing Spanish Spanish Gym classes Guitar lessons Touch Typing Technicraft is every second Tuesday at Otorohanga South School Korakonui School June 2012
  7. 7. Year 7/8 2013 2014• Give handout here of what the two year programme may look like. Korakonui School June 2012
  8. 8. Current Year 8 perspective• What has changed about your classroom programme and learning this year, compared to 2011?• What have the benefits been for you as an individual? Korakonui School June 2012
  9. 9. Student voice – Current Year 8s Korakonui School June 2012
  10. 10. Class sizes at Korakonui2013 projected class size for Room 7 is 20 students.2014 projected class size for Room 7 is 27 students. Korakonui School June 2012
  11. 11. Leadership Korakonui School June 2012
  12. 12. Academic Success is Important in Year 7 and 8• Year 7 and 8 are not to be perceived as gap years.• To achieve NCEA Level 2 students need to be progressing towards meeting the National Standard consistently.• If learning has stagnated or is at risk of stagnating schools must put support programmes in place to ensure progress and rates of progress continue at a steady rate for each individual.• These years are crucial in developing readiness for secondary school. Korakonui School June 2012
  13. 13. Point of difference• Strong academic focus• Korakonui fosters confidence – self belief.• Strong sense of community and belonging• All Year 7 and 8’s have access to opportunities not a select few.• Foster a love of learning for life Korakonui School June 2012
  14. 14. What will we offer your child in 2013/2014• High quality teaching programmes• Safe but challenging learning environment• Leadership opportunities• Small class sizes• Sporting opportunities• Music lessons• Camps and trips• Success and a sense of belonging Korakonui School June 2012
  15. 15. Questions to consider in relation to your child at Year 7/8• Which school will continue to instil the values that are important to our child and family?• What does quality teaching look like? How will we know?• Where would my child benefit the most academically? How will we know this?• If my child needs extra learning support what will they be entitled to and will I be informed?• Are exposure to behavioural and social issues a concern we need to consider for this child?• What role will we play as parents in preparing our child for secondary schooling? Korakonui School June 2012
  16. 16. Thank youPlease don’t hesitate to come and seeme if you would like to discuss youroptions further.Please take the opportunity toconfidentially disclose any thing youhave not had the opportunity to discuss.There is a form and envelope in yourpack. Korakonui School June 2012

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