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YEAR 9 INTO 10 TRANSITION. IS THERE AN ISSUE?  Today’s session is an opportunity to identify any issues that exist with the Current Year 9 into 10 Transition.

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1 YEAR 9 INTO 10 TRANSITION

2 IS THERE AN ISSUE?  Today’s session is an opportunity to identify any issues that exist with the Current Year 9 into 10 Transition process:  Teacher concerns  Student concerns  Issues identified can be then investigated by a working group which will have the opportunity to implement any recommendations.

3 TODAY’S BRIEF  Outline the current process  Recent changes  Review student data  Staff input session

4 THE CURRENT TRANSITION PROCESS  Friday 22th Aug: Assembly – Dudley Campus  Wednesday 3th Sept: Year 10 Information Evening  Tuesday 9th Sept: MIPS Interview & Counselling Day  Friday 12th September: Subject Selection Sheets Due  Week 2-5 Term 4: Course Counselling* with students with regard to Subject Selections  Week 6-7 Term 4: Subject Confirmation* & Support and Advance Classes confirmed  Week 6-7 Term 4: Campus Tour  8th – 12th December: Year 10 Headstart Week  Week 10 Term 4: Year 9 & 10 and Welfare Coordinators meet to discuss welfare & behavioural issues  29th January 2015: School Commences

5 RECENT REFINEMENTS & OPPORTUNITIES  Provision of Maths and English data for Year 9 students – guiding streaming in Year 10 Classes  Special Needs information circulated – ES, Welfare, YLC’s  Uptake of advanced Maths and English subjects – Literature and Pre-Calculus Maths  Access to Interim and Semester Reports – available for all students on S drive  AusVELS data similarly available  Introduction of Compass – record of student academic, welfare and behavioural history *

6 STUDENT DATA YEAR 9 SURVEY  General impression of Survey Data from Term :  70% of students positive about the move  54% were anxious to some degree about changing campuses  Many students simply unsure about what to expect across a range of surveyed questions  Many respondents comment on being excited and nervous  Most positive about making friends and meeting new teachers  Most believed they would have to work harder  Most believed they would feel safe

7 STUDENT DATA YEAR 9 SURVEY  Things the Year 9 Students were looking forward to:  New subjects  New teachers  New friends  Canteen  Being treated more like an adult  New surroundings  Freedom with uniform?

8 STUDENT DATA YEAR 9 SURVEY  Concerns of the Year 9 Students about moving campus:  Getting lost or being late to class  Teachers (mean ones)  Workload  Older students and fitting in  Bullying (only 10% of students were concerned about ‘feeling safe’, although 15% were concerned about bullies)

9 STUDENT DATA YEAR 10 SURVEY  General impression of Survey Data from Term :  69% believing older students and 91% believe teachers made them feel comfortable at McBride  81% of student agreeing they felt safe at McBride  Roughly an even split on workloads and teachers expectations  Majority agreed they were treated more like adults at McBride  80% agreed the subject selection process was well explained and understood  87% of students agreed Headstart gave students an impression of what life would be like at McBride  83% of students were able to find their way about in a matter of days

10 STAFF FEEDBACK – YOUR TURN!  Break into 10 groups  Task 1: Outline issues involving transition within your group  Staff or Students perspectives  Task 2: Your suggestions  Task 3: Regroup to share responses  Each group is asked to share one concern and one suggestion

11 THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION


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