HOLY FAMILY TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE Sept 2011 WELCOME Parents and students of Year 12
Congratulations Yr 12! <ul><li>Well done on your GCSE results! </li></ul><ul><li>Well done for choosing Holy Family Sixth ...
Holy Family Technology College Sixth Form <ul><li>Best A Level Results in the Borough! </li></ul><ul><li>A*-B: 42% </li></...
High Achieving A2 students <ul><li>Aisling Fahey:  A*A*AA </li></ul><ul><li>Emma Mullins:  A*A*A </li></ul><ul><li>Sammi M...
High Achieving AS Students <ul><li>Joyce Yazbeck:  AAAA </li></ul><ul><li>Ces Manoy:  AAAA </li></ul><ul><li>Darvin Davies...
Senior Prefect Team <ul><li>Head Boy:  </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Gillooly  </li></ul><ul><li>Head Girl:  </li></ul><ul><li>Wi...
Senior Prefects <ul><li>Hannah Myers </li></ul><ul><li>Cindy Owusu-Tuffour </li></ul><ul><li>Ikenna Abani </li></ul><ul><l...
How to achieve great results? <ul><li>Firstly: Attendance… </li></ul><ul><li>Target: 100% </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum: 90% <...
What do students need to attend? <ul><li>Lessons and Compulsory Study sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Registration (8.40-9am) <...
Student attendance will be tracked <ul><li>If students fall under 90%... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Letter/email home </li></ul...
<ul><li>The following are NOT acceptable </li></ul><ul><li>reasons for missing lessons: </li></ul><ul><li>Doctors/Dentist ...
AS Levels <ul><li>All are modular (Either 2 or 3 modules across the year) </li></ul><ul><li>Exams are in January and May/J...
BTECs <ul><li>Majority coursework </li></ul><ul><li>Requires a lot of independent work </li></ul><ul><li>Worth two GCSEs e...
Get Organised! <ul><li>Subject teachers will help students </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Deadlines! ...
Areas students can use <ul><li>Common Room </li></ul><ul><li>Sixth Form Computer room </li></ul><ul><li>Library (both site...
Induction Sept ‘11 <ul><li>Wednesday 7 th  Sept </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Half Day in school to meet Form Tutors and complete ...
How hard is sixth form study? <ul><li>VERY hard (compared to GCSEs!) </li></ul><ul><li>Student views: </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
The Magic Number 168
What about the hours I spend sleeping? <ul><li>49 </li></ul>
That leaves <ul><li>119 </li></ul>
Dressing,washing, eating? <ul><li>21 </li></ul>
That leaves <ul><li>98 </li></ul>
But I spend loads of time in lessons. <ul><li>20 </li></ul>
That leaves <ul><li>78 </li></ul>
I have to get to school. <ul><li>10 </li></ul>
That leaves <ul><li>68 </li></ul>
Enrichment <ul><li>Enrichment Fair held during Induction </li></ul><ul><li>Students have signed up for activities   </li><...
Enrichment activities <ul><li>Personal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Football </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basketball </li></ul></ul...
PSD <ul><li>A vitally important time with the Form tutor </li></ul><ul><li>Autumn term – Focus on transition, study skills...
What we expect of students  <ul><li>Attendance (lessons, enrichment etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Punctuality – some late alread...
How do we know how well students are doing? <ul><li>TMGs = Target Minimum Grades </li></ul><ul><li>Calculated from GCSE re...
Reports <ul><li>October (Internal Check) </li></ul><ul><li>December </li></ul><ul><li>February (Internal Check) </li></ul>...
Issues <ul><li>Course Changes – not recommended – but can happen in first few weeks – give your subjects a go!  </li></ul>...
If students need extra help/support… <ul><li>Just ASK! </li></ul><ul><li>Speak to FT and the Sixth Form team </li></ul>
Communication  <ul><li>Move towards use of Email & Text </li></ul><ul><li>Please feel free to email the Sixth Form team wi...
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Year 12 Induction

  1. 1. HOLY FAMILY TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE Sept 2011 WELCOME Parents and students of Year 12
  2. 2. Congratulations Yr 12! <ul><li>Well done on your GCSE results! </li></ul><ul><li>Well done for choosing Holy Family Sixth Form </li></ul><ul><li>See why… </li></ul>
  3. 3. Holy Family Technology College Sixth Form <ul><li>Best A Level Results in the Borough! </li></ul><ul><li>A*-B: 42% </li></ul><ul><li>A*-C: 70% </li></ul><ul><li>A*-E: 97% </li></ul><ul><li>Recently graded Good with outstanding features by Ofsted </li></ul>
  4. 4. High Achieving A2 students <ul><li>Aisling Fahey: A*A*AA </li></ul><ul><li>Emma Mullins: A*A*A </li></ul><ul><li>Sammi Millen: A*A*A </li></ul><ul><li>Shirley Ahura: AAAA </li></ul><ul><li>Sunil James: AAAA </li></ul><ul><li>Rebecca Tubridy: A*AA </li></ul>
  5. 5. High Achieving AS Students <ul><li>Joyce Yazbeck: AAAA </li></ul><ul><li>Ces Manoy: AAAA </li></ul><ul><li>Darvin Davies: AAA </li></ul><ul><li>Christian James: AABB </li></ul><ul><li>Alex Georgiev: AAC </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Gillooly: ABBB </li></ul>
  6. 6. Senior Prefect Team <ul><li>Head Boy: </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Gillooly </li></ul><ul><li>Head Girl: </li></ul><ul><li>Winnie Akwani </li></ul><ul><li>Deputy Head Boys: </li></ul><ul><li>Niall Murray & Elliott Lazarus </li></ul><ul><li>Deputy Head Girls: </li></ul><ul><li>Valarie Amuaku & Tshai Thompson </li></ul>
  7. 7. Senior Prefects <ul><li>Hannah Myers </li></ul><ul><li>Cindy Owusu-Tuffour </li></ul><ul><li>Ikenna Abani </li></ul><ul><li>Christian James </li></ul><ul><li>Ces Manoy </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Amponsah </li></ul><ul><li>Noben Ndebele </li></ul><ul><li>John Timbs </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Mopas </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Shittu </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Mikulin </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to achieve great results? <ul><li>Firstly: Attendance… </li></ul><ul><li>Target: 100% </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum: 90% </li></ul>
  9. 9. What do students need to attend? <ul><li>Lessons and Compulsory Study sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Registration (8.40-9am) </li></ul><ul><li>Assembly – Wednesday instead of Registration </li></ul><ul><li>PSD </li></ul><ul><li>Enrichment – Weds P5 and other times </li></ul><ul><li>Other trips etc. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Student attendance will be tracked <ul><li>If students fall under 90%... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Letter/email home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meeting with Member of the Sixth Form Team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No improvement = Asked to pay for exam entries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asked to leave Sixth Form </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The following are NOT acceptable </li></ul><ul><li>reasons for missing lessons: </li></ul><ul><li>Doctors/Dentist – except emergencies </li></ul><ul><li>Holiday during term time – NO! </li></ul><ul><li>Driving lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Paid Work </li></ul><ul><li>To complete work for other subjects </li></ul><ul><li>To revise for tests </li></ul><ul><li>Students are here FULL TIME </li></ul>
  12. 12. AS Levels <ul><li>All are modular (Either 2 or 3 modules across the year) </li></ul><ul><li>Exams are in January and May/June </li></ul><ul><li>Must be passed with at least a D grade to continue to A2 (Second Year) </li></ul><ul><li>AS results only represent 50% of the full A Level </li></ul><ul><li>A2 level is EVEN harder! </li></ul>
  13. 13. BTECs <ul><li>Majority coursework </li></ul><ul><li>Requires a lot of independent work </li></ul><ul><li>Worth two GCSEs each for Level 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Can lead to L3 study (A Levels/BTEC) </li></ul><ul><li>Worth one A Level for Level 3 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Get Organised! <ul><li>Subject teachers will help students </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Deadlines! </li></ul><ul><li>Folders/dividers </li></ul><ul><li>Find somewhere quiet to work </li></ul><ul><li>School open from 8am to 5pm </li></ul>
  15. 15. Areas students can use <ul><li>Common Room </li></ul><ul><li>Sixth Form Computer room </li></ul><ul><li>Library (both sites) </li></ul><ul><li>Booked classrooms/computer rooms – look for notices </li></ul><ul><li>RESPECT FOR AREAS </li></ul>
  16. 16. Induction Sept ‘11 <ul><li>Wednesday 7 th Sept </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Half Day in school to meet Form Tutors and complete target setting. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enrichment Fair </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thursday 8 th Sept </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SAY Youth induction training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Friday 9 th Sept </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offsite team building day </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. How hard is sixth form study? <ul><li>VERY hard (compared to GCSEs!) </li></ul><ul><li>Student views: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hannah Myers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jack Gillooly </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. The Magic Number 168
  19. 19. What about the hours I spend sleeping? <ul><li>49 </li></ul>
  20. 20. That leaves <ul><li>119 </li></ul>
  21. 21. Dressing,washing, eating? <ul><li>21 </li></ul>
  22. 22. That leaves <ul><li>98 </li></ul>
  23. 23. But I spend loads of time in lessons. <ul><li>20 </li></ul>
  24. 24. That leaves <ul><li>78 </li></ul>
  25. 25. I have to get to school. <ul><li>10 </li></ul>
  26. 26. That leaves <ul><li>68 </li></ul>
  27. 27. Enrichment <ul><li>Enrichment Fair held during Induction </li></ul><ul><li>Students have signed up for activities </li></ul><ul><li>Weds P5 during term time </li></ul><ul><li>Many activities occur at other times </li></ul><ul><li>Expectation of 2 activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal eg: Sports/Hobbies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social & Community Action </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Great for University Applications </li></ul>
  28. 28. Enrichment activities <ul><li>Personal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Football </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basketball </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Netball </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trampoline club </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self Defence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ceramics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Salsa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Debating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Film Club </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D of E (Silver) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Toe-by-toe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yr 7&8 mentoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom assistants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student learning consultants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Haven House </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TELCO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knitting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First Aid </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. PSD <ul><li>A vitally important time with the Form tutor </li></ul><ul><li>Autumn term – Focus on transition, study skills and time management </li></ul><ul><li>Spring term – Personal and Social Health </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Term – UCAS applications and careers guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Form Tutors write the UCAS reference and/or job references! </li></ul>
  30. 30. What we expect of students <ul><li>Attendance (lessons, enrichment etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Punctuality – some late already </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Code </li></ul><ul><li>Role models/treatment of younger students </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviour around site </li></ul><ul><li>Mobiles/MP3/Headphones </li></ul><ul><li>Stick to Sixth Form areas of the School </li></ul>
  31. 31. How do we know how well students are doing? <ul><li>TMGs = Target Minimum Grades </li></ul><ul><li>Calculated from GCSE results </li></ul><ul><li>Based on a country wide sample of A Level results of students with similar GCSE results </li></ul><ul><li>Will be shared with you by FTs/Subject teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Appear on marked work & reports </li></ul><ul><li>Should be an indication to students as to their progress </li></ul><ul><li>May seem low, but these are MINIMUM – you should be aiming at least one grade higher </li></ul>
  32. 32. Reports <ul><li>October (Internal Check) </li></ul><ul><li>December </li></ul><ul><li>February (Internal Check) </li></ul><ul><li>March </li></ul><ul><li>Parent’s evenings X2 </li></ul><ul><li>Consultation days X2 </li></ul>
  33. 33. Issues <ul><li>Course Changes – not recommended – but can happen in first few weeks – give your subjects a go! </li></ul><ul><li>Courses can only be changed between 19 th Sept - 1 st Oct </li></ul><ul><li>Changes can only be sanctioned by Mr Delf and require teacher and parental permission </li></ul><ul><li>Sickness – call Walthamstow site </li></ul><ul><li>Self Certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Timetable issues – see Mr Delf asap </li></ul><ul><li>Pastoral issues – See FT/Mrs Warwick </li></ul>
  34. 34. If students need extra help/support… <ul><li>Just ASK! </li></ul><ul><li>Speak to FT and the Sixth Form team </li></ul>
  35. 35. Communication <ul><li>Move towards use of Email & Text </li></ul><ul><li>Please feel free to email the Sixth Form team with any concerns </li></ul><ul><li>M Delf [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>C Warwick [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>F Whelan [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for coming – if you have any specific </li></ul><ul><li>questions please feel free to ask myself or Ms Evans </li></ul>

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