What can parents expect? All teachers prepared for lessons BASIC SKILLS – Reading and Writing Basic teaching aids to be used Regular checking of home work Realistic projects High quality tests and examinations All tests and exams to be marked timeously
What can parents expect? 2 Memo discussions after tests and exams Extra assistance when needed Cultivation of a trust relationship with parents Healthy classroom atmosphere Patience and understanding towards the child Regular / effective communication Safe school environment Code of Conduct to be enforced
What does the school expect from parents? 1 Suitable home environment for doing homework and study. Ensure child adheres to fixed study times, weekends included Ensure study times are used effectively Take interest in school work and follow up on tests written Attend and support childs activities Help check that homework is done
What does the school expect from parents? 2 Encourage your children Be sympathetic, but firm. Assist the school by insisting that your child knows and does the basics. Collect your children on time after school and school activities. Trust the professional discretion of Headmaster and teachers. Assist in enforcing Code of Conduct. School fees.
What can we (School and Parents) expect from our Children? Accept the responsibility to be taught Not to disrupt classes Adhere to the Code of Conduct Use opportunities presented by the school Respect and honour parents and teachers Work hard! Respect property – home, own, school, others Respect differences among people Honesty An attitude of Gratitude
PART 2 GRADE 10 SUBJECT CHOICES PASS REQUIREMENTS CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT INTERVENTION PROGRAMME COMMUNICATION 2010 GRADE 12 RESULTS
FET PHASE GRADE 1-3: FOUNDATION PHASE GRADE 4-6: INTERMEDIATE PHASE GRADE 7-9: SENIOR PHASE GRADE 10-12: FET PHASE
GRADE 10-12 SUBJECT CHOICES SUBJECT CHOICE INFORMATION MEETING - AUGUST GROUP A – COMPULSORY GROUP ENGLISH HOME ANGUAGE AFRIKAANS 1 ST ADD. LANGUAGE OR SEPEDI 1 ST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE MATHEMATICS OR MATHS LITERACY LIFE ORIENTATION GROUP B – CHOICE GROUP CHOICE 1 CHOICE 2 CHOICE 3
GRADE 8-9 PASS REQUIREMENTS 40% IN 1 LANGUAGE 30% IN OTHER LANGUAGE 40% IN MATHEMATICS 40% IN 4 OTHER SUBJECTS
CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT 2010: CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT = 100% 2011: CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT = 40% PROMOTION EXAM = 60% ( MATHEMATICS AND LANGUAGES WILL BE A NATIONAL EXAM IN GRADE 9)
INTERVENTION PROGRAMME READING MATHEMATICS STUDY PROGRAMMES WILL ONLY SUCCEED IF CHILD ATTENDS! SUCCESSFUL?
COMMUNICATION SMSS NEWSLETTERS E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com TELEPHONE WEBSITE REPORTS DIARY SCHOOL COMMUNICATOR
School Communicator New system introduced this year. Load on to your computer (can be loaded on to multiple computers from one disk) Customised to suit the needs of your child. Will pop up once you switch on your computer and will alert you if information pertaining to your child has been added or updated.
Please RETURN the disk once you have loaded it on to ALL the computers you have at your disposal. Should you have any problems please feel free to contact me: Lauren Farrell PR/Communication firstname.lastname@example.org 012 807 9174 083 293 0624 School Communicator