Now You’re in & Parent Power …

 Now You’re in Year 7       Thursday 21st September 2017

Please see below the slides for the evening’s presentation

Now You’re In Year 7 slides 2017

The evening is designed as an information evening for parents, but your son/daughter is very welcome to attend with you. There will also be an opportunity to meet some key staff over refreshments which will be available from 5:30pm. Please follow signage from the main car park which will direct you to the welcome desk.

  Feedback from Year 7 Evening on 21st September 2017

 “It was really good to hear such positive ways that the school and teaching staff are engaging with the children, helping them to be a part of the school community and to help them progress.”

“It was all useful. It was helpful to know what my son will be expected to do over the year and onwards.”

“I know feel more familiar with the school and key staff. I am at ease about my daughters transition. The key dates overview was helpful and the new show my homework monitoring….great!”

“A good coverage of what makes for a good education for our son.”

Now You’re in Year 10        Thursday 7th September 2017, starting at 6pm

Please see below the slides for the evening’s presentation

Now you’re in Year 10 Powerpoint 17-18 V2 – for sharing

The evening is designed as an information evening for parents, but we encourage your son/daughter to attend with you as they start their new programmes of study. We will be sharing some important information with you to support them in being successful. Topics being covered will include academic progress and reporting including training on the parent portal gateway, key calendar dates and importantly, some key details about revision strategies and approaches that can be in place now to support ongoing progress.

 Feedback from Year 10 Evening on 7th September 2017

“I think the evening was excellent in all respects. Am looking forward to working with the school over the next two years!”

“I was impressed by the enthusiasm of the leadership team to the future of my sons GCSE years, he will be encouraged to perform at the best of his ability.”

“All amazing, very informative.”

“I found the new approach most refreshing and exciting. Great presentation. Keep up the good work”

“Excellent information provided. I feel the school is really trying to strengthen the monitoring of progress and that children will get extra support if needed.”

“It was useful to have information about the tools which can be used to assist my daughter with her GCSEs. Good to know the school is committed to my daughter’s exam success – have no fear we are behind you!”

Parent Power

Year 11 Parent Power Evening  Thursday 21st September 2017  

Please see below the slides for the evening’s presentation

Parent Power Year 11 Evening 17-18

 Feedback from Year 11 Parent Power Evening September 2017

It was useful to help parents understand how to help our children to revise and be successful.”

“it was useful to unpick strategies for supporting my child’s revision and finding out what you are doing at school, such as the growth mindset approach.”

“The reality of how close the exams was an important reminder!!”

“The topic on how to achieve success was very impressive and I also found suggestions around using praise as a motivating tool helpful”

Year 12 Parent Power Evening   Thursday 12 October 2017    6pm start

We look forward to welcoming you to an informative evening scheduled as it is to allow for the individual student final curriculum decisions to be made.  We hope you find this as productive an evening as you did on the Year 11 Parent Power Evening.