Year 6 Transition Evening 2012 Welcome to your Transition Evening for SeptemberPlease make sure you have given your admission form to your child Please switch off your mobile phone
Year 6 Transition Evening 2011Tonight’s arrangements4.30pm Young people are meeting their Coach5.10pm All meet in the dining room Parents and young people meet their coach (in the dining room) SEN and Learning Support Coordinator are available to discuss issues Make sure necessary paperwork is completed Uniform suppliers are in the library Technology exhibition is in the drama complex
Year 6 Transition Evening 2011What’s different and why?• Confident individuals Learners who are comfortable• Successful learners with several approaches to learning • enquiry • active learners • practical • constructive The Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Year 6 Transition Evening 2011What’s different and why?• Confident individuals Learners who will achieve and make• Successful progress learners Challenged and supported Expectations and routines Build on strengths and target areas for development eg literacy Behaviour, safety and attendance
Year 6 Transition Evening 2011Some basic information• The school day: 8.45am to 3.10pm for Year 7 (Fri 2.10pm).‘Social time’ - 40 minutes at lunch, 15 minutes at break)• Uniform should always be worn correctly and smartly. Wehave a UNIFORM CARD system in school to ensure highstandards. Please look carefully at the school website beforepurchasing shoes for September• When there is a problem… (telephone calls and emails)• Cashless card system for the dining room• Holidays in term time... No!
Primary Transition Team Zaneta Dewhurst Assistant Headteacher Jane Rignall Alison Marsland Year Leader Pastoral Coordinator COACHES Mrs Taylor (Humanities) Ms Bradshaw (Maths) Mr Baxendale (Science)Mr Peel (PE) Mrs Caswell (Science) Mr Lawrence (Maths) Ms Cherry (Maths) Mrs Davda (English) Ms Durkin (Maths) Mrs Mashiter (RE) Sharon Cooper Liz Heaton Summer School Coordinator School Counsellor Sally Fletcher SENCO
Year 6 Transition Evening 2011On the first day...• Pupils come into school using the front entrance• They meet their coach and get theirtimetable• Lunchtime arrangements• An assembly• Meeting their Year 9 Coaching Buddies andYear 11 Mentors• Workshops delivering key skills
Setting in Year 7• In the majority of subjects your son/daughter will be set in September based on Key Stage 2 levels that we receive from Primary School.• In the first half term pupils are then moved once Baseline Assessments in individual subjects and CAT tests have been completed.• Please do not be concerned if your child moves sets in the first few weeks.• You have been given a booklet containing information about levels and setting in core subjects – English, Maths and Science.
DEVELOPMENT OF OUR YEAR 6 WEB SITE WWW.RIBBLESDALE.ORG• Activities for pupils to complete to help prepare them for September and develop their skills and build confidence.• Essential information for parents and pupils about school policies and day to day life. Video links to interviews with current pupils and staff.
RIBBLESDALE SUMMER SCHOOLLETTERS ARE AVAILABLE THIS EVENING IN THELIBRARY Sharon CooperCurriculum Leader for Sport and Leisure.
LITERACY ACROSS THE CURRICULUM WENDY STREET DEPUTY HEADTEACHER
What do I need to do now?• Take a letter• Fill in the form and return it to school with the £100 deposit.• Cheques need to be made payable to: Ribblesdale High School
Finally . . .• Please take the time to visit our Technology Exhibition in the Drama Complex• Mrs Fletcher (SENCO) is available in the Library• Please visit the Library for; - Uniform - Summer School letter - Music lesson letters - Art and Design Sketchpads - Letters for Barcelona 2013 WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOUR SON/DAUGHTER IN SEPTEMBER