Every child, every step, every day Teaching and Learning – new focus Rapid and sustained progress More challenge in lessons Pace and differentiation Home learning innovations Study Skills Rigorous monitoring of standards Learning independence skills
Every child, every step, every day Behaviour and Safety More engagement Improved uniform Better Planner and Homework practice Transition extended to two days Higher attendance 95.4% (outstanding) Improved behaviour policy – 97% compliance Improved praise policy
Young Leaders Tutor time responsibilities Sports Ambassadors Extra curricular activities ABC – STOP crew Librarians Merit badge awards School Council Gifted and talented programme Literacy leaders and super readers
Tutors remain with tutor group throughout Transition manager – Mr Jenkins liaises with every primary school and sees every pupil Progress Leaders and pastoral support workers support learning and behaviour as well as providing emotional encouragement All staff seen as part of the pastoral system
Summary of year 11 progress from Summer 2014. Recognise improvement from previous year Efforts of staff, parents and students rewarded Important – closer to national averages with ambitious targets for 2014/2015 to exceed them. Changes in curriculum to ensure students leave with pathway to college and beyond
72% English A*-C 81% 3 Levels of Progress 35% 4 Levels of Progress 7% A*/A English Literature 82% A*C 16% A*/A
64% A*-C 8% A* A 66% 3 Levels of Progress 20% 4 Levels of Progress
20% improvement on 5 A*-C (EM) 42% achieved 1 A*/A (or equivalent) 14% of all GCSE grades were A*/A Statement 100% 5 A*-C (EM) Year on Year progress since 2011 Value Added 20 points higher than 2011 in 2013
Triple science 93% - 29% A*/A Further Maths 77% - 29% A*/A Geography 71% - 34% A*/A History 75% - 18% A*/A Computing 80% - 33% A*/A PE 80% Textiles 81% Btec Art and Design 100% Btec Performing Arts 100%
Can-do culture No child left behind Inquisitive community of learners Rapidly improving (DFE and Ofsted) Lessons encourage thought, argument and debate Reports home 5 times per year To establish next steps to promote further progress To strengthen the relationship between the college, student and home
What does it mean? Regular Ofsted visits Termly Department For Education visits Outstanding coaching from Arnewood Teaching School A ccess to expertise B uild our practice in collaboration C hecking progress Advantages Our evaluations of progress are tested by experts termly Our plans, progress and procedures are scrutinised publicly Rapid progress is good for ‘every child, every step, every day.’
2014 GCSEs with A* - G National Curriculum with levels Schools compared by number of students with Levels of Progress and 5A*-C (EM) 2015 English and Maths new GCSE start Year 10 New National Curriculum ‘no levels’ in second year. We guarantee that the TSC curriculum will be 2020 ready.
September 2018 New GCSE in place for all curriculum subjects Graded 9-1 Terminal exams Schools compared by Progress of 8 best subjects August 2020 GCSEs with grades 9-1 Best Testwood results ever More students exceeding expectations than ever before
Our New Curriculum To capture their imagination To maximise their progress Raise their aspirations Provide breadth and balanced options
14 th October 9.00 – 10.30 21 st October 9.00 – 10.30 Arrive at reception Guided Tours by Year 7 students Head Teacher’s study for any questions Please phone for an appointment 02380 862146
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