Presentation on theme: "Year 11 Information Evening 2014 Do your best at all times & Respect yourselves and others."— Presentation transcript:
Year 11 Information Evening 2014 Do your best at all times & Respect yourselves and others
Meet The Team Head of Year - Mr McCurdy Assistant Head of Year – Mrs Bailie
The Tutors Alden’s -Mr Collins (Ms Marshall from December) Allison’s - Miss Taylor Chase’s -Mr McGarry Davis’s-Mrs Woods Dobbin’s-Miss McIntyre Price’s -Mrs McNaught School-Mrs Pearson and Mr McNerlin Yates’s-Mrs Bailie
Tutor’s Role first point of contact to support your son and ensure that he works and achieves to the best of his ability to build a strong working relationship with you so that we can help your son mature and develop educationally.
Challenges New subjects, classes, timetable Higher level of work Controlled assessment External exams Personal organisation
Expectations of students Wear your uniform with pride Set the highest standards of yourself. Know what you are aiming for from the outset. Get planners signed weekly – Tutor will sign on Thursday First commitments - school starts at 8.40am Be punctual - ‘lates’ will result in progression along the discipline structure. Senior Games - Monday and Wednesday Off games requires a note on the day of attendance.
What parents can do Check and sign the diary every week. Provide a quiet, desk space with a light and paper for private study. Support him with personal organisation! Read coursework/homework (if possible) and help your son with projects. Buy additional reading materials/study guides for subjects and encourage independent learning. Discuss topics around the table that he is studying in school. Be positive with your child. Support is vital to success.
Any problems? Get in touch with the tutor Ring Front of House Write a note or write in the homework diary
QQuestions Are there any questions you would like answered?