Presentation on theme: "S5/6 INFORMATION EVENING Thursday 28 August 2008."— Presentation transcript:
S5/6 INFORMATION EVENING Thursday 28 August 2008
PRESTON LODGE HIGH SCHOOL S5/6 Information Evening 28 August 2008 Programme WelcomeW Galbraith S5/6 Course ProvisionJ Robertson Support for StudentsJ Robertson Our Experience Calum McCombs Rosie Smith
Preston Lodge High School Pastoral SupportC Blakey S6 Contribution to School P Christie Careers GuidanceG Pert UCAS and Higher EducationN Bradley QuestionsJ Robertson Refreshments
S5/6 COURSE PROVISION Advanced Higher Higher Intermediate 2 Intermediate 1 Units (40 hours) Internal assessment (NABS) marked by teachers moderated by SQA Reassessment Final Exam
S5/6 COURSE PROVISION Courses at appropriate levels Changes in content Credit for units successfully completed Preparation for internal unit assessments
SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS Making S5/6 Work for You Timeline for internal assessments Homework/Homework Clubs Easter revision sessions Target setting and tracking Guidance Teacher and Head of House Mentoring Scheme
HOW CAN I HELP AS A PARENT? Homework and homework clubs Timeline for Assessment Discuss targets Attendance Contact school if you have concerns Personal Statement Balancing Act!
S6 CONTRIBUTION TO SCHOOL Setting standards S6 Induction School and the community Committees House system Charities Mentoring scheme
PASTORAL SUPPORT Social Education S5 – Personal Development One period per week S6 – UCAS/Employment/FE UCAS On-line Personal Statement Individual Support
PASTORAL SUPPORT LEAPS Lothian Equal Access Programme for Schools Application process to HE Criteria for support First Generation Adverse home circumstances Low Income/Unemployment Adverse Personal Circumstances
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