Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
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.
TODAY’S BRIEF Outline the current process Recent changes Review student data Staff input session
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
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 *
STUDENT DATA YEAR 9 SURVEY General impression of Survey Data from Term 4 2014: 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
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?
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)
STUDENT DATA YEAR 10 SURVEY General impression of Survey Data from Term 4 2014: 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
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