Presentation on theme: "Future Year 7 Parents Induction Evening. The Aim of this Presentation To inform you, the parents/carers, about what year 7 and life at Mayfield will look."— Presentation transcript:
Future Year 7 Parents Induction Evening
The Aim of this Presentation To inform you, the parents/carers, about what year 7 and life at Mayfield will look like for your child.
The Aim of your Child’s First Year at Mayfield To ensure success for your child through a strong partnership between home and school.
Support systems Form tutor - First point of contact Subject teacher - If there is an issue in an individual lesson Head of year - Ms Ellison Learning Mentor – Mrs De Stefano/Miss Ashwell Senior Leadership Team link to year 7- Miss Campbell Deputy Headteacher – KS3 Manager – Mrs Jackson Attendance Officer- Mrs Ward
The role of the Year Group Leader Support and encouragement, both academic and personal to help your child achieve their potential To remove barriers to learning To ensure your child makes progress in and out of the classroom To deal with higher level behaviour To plan and ensure consistent delivery of the tutorial programme e.g. Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE), Independent Learning skills, Accelerated Reader
The Role of the Learning Mentor To support students outside and inside the classroom To work with targeted students in the year group To support students with any issues they may have To monitor attendance
The Highest Expectations Punctual to school and lessons Correct uniform Correct equipment each day Behaviour that supports learning Class work and homework completed to the best of your ability No mobile phones, iPods or headphones (these will be confiscated if seen around the school)
Uniform Blazer - to be worn every day Polo shirt with logo V Neck School jumper with logo Black trousers or skirt - knee length (no elasticated material) Black leather school shoes No jewellery (Except 1 pair of small studs) No make-up No nail varnish
The shoes below are not considered appropriate school shoes The tops below are not to be worn in school and will be confiscated
Attendance Excellent attendance - Whole school target 95% Parents responsibility to call the school if a child is unable to attend Excellent Punctuality to school and each lesson Same day detention with the form tutor for lateness 90% attendance over one year = 20 days of missed lessons = 100 lessons Research shows that 17 days absence means Students’ achievement drops by one GCSE grade
Extra-curricular Clubs Challenge We want to ensure that your child makes the most of all of the opportunities on offer at Mayfield. There is a direct correlation between attendance at extra-curricular clubs and academic achievement. As well as increasing self esteem and social skills. Clubs Challenge Tracker Clubs Timetable- sent home with your child on 3 rd September and displayed on the school website
Some of the clubs on offer
Celebrating Success Individual – Achievement Points – non- uniform days Form group – Rewards for Combined Highest Achievement Points Rewards breakfast – for progress Attendance – Gift Vouchers Presentation evening for subjects at the end of the year End of year rewards trip
Mayfield Rewards System Number of Achievement Reports RewardPaperwork/ Gateway 25 Non UniformCertificate 40 Non Uniform £2 Voucher/Free Lunch Certificate + Letter sent home (Signed by Tutor) 60 Non Uniform £5 JD/I tunes/Cinema voucher Certificate + letter sent home (Signed by Tutor) 80 Non Uniform £7.50 Voucher/1 week no queue pass Certificate + Postcard sent home (Signed by YGL) 100 Non uniform £10 voucher Certificate + Postcard sent home (Signed by YGL) 125 Non uniform £15 voucherCertificate + Letter sent home (Signed by AHT)
Our Year Group Ethos Care for your environment Opportunities are available: maximise them Model your behaviour and set an example to others Meet and exceed your MEL (minimum expected level) Uniform should be worn correctly with pride Neat and tidy work – take care with your presentation It is important that you arrive on time and attend everyday Take risks in your learning and don’t give up You should always be prepared and ready to learn
Your Role Continued support and encouragement Communication Ensuring your child has a healthy balance between work and recreational activities. Positively encouraging reading at home
Summer Preparation BBC Bitesize (KS3 Activities) CGP workbooks and online activities Reading a variety of books
Thank you Thank you for coming and we very much look forward to working with you to ensure your child is the best they can possibly be!