Presentation on theme: "Supporting your student Preparing for exams. Interim report/ Parents’ Meeting S4 Parents’ Meeting 25 th Oct S5/6 Interim Reports: 26th Oct Try to identify."— Presentation transcript:
Supporting your student Preparing for exams
Interim report/ Parents’ Meeting S4 Parents’ Meeting 25 th Oct S5/6 Interim Reports: 26th Oct Try to identify patterns Discuss the issues, by letting your student tell you the problems S5/6 Parents’ Meeting 29.11.12 Staff recommendations about presentation levels may begin to emerge
Prelims /Targeted Parents’ Meeting Prelims for S4: 10.12.12 – 19.12.12 Prelims for S5/6: 30.01.13 – 18.02.13 S4 full reports 25.01.13 S5/6 full reports 01.03.13 Targeted Parents’ Meeting 07.03.13
The tools for progress Suggestions we make to students to ensure success attendance Keeping up with work Avoiding procrastination “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it” Dividing up and organising your work into blocks of 20- 30 minutes Study timetable? Regular revision Seeking help when you need it!
Sources of help School website S5/6 Course outlines include deadlines Past Papers BBC Bitesize Level changes PSE/ study skills Academic mentoring
Supported Study Supported study takes place after school, to help students address specific areas of difficulty. There are numerous subjects on offer on two or three nights of the week. 1. S4: 19.11.12 - 7.12.12 2. S5/6: 07.01.13 – 25.01.13 3. S4-6:04.03.13 – 29.03.13 4. Spring Revision: 02.04.13 – 05.04.13 5. Students asked to sign up for Spring Revision.
S4 Interim Report Grade – S Grade and Intermediate Bands and Grades Table CourseGradeBandGradeCourse 1Intermediate 2A1 2 A2 3 B31S Grade Credit 4Intermediate 2B4 5 C5 6 C62S Grade Credit 7Intermediate 1A1 8Intermediate 2D7 9Intermediate 1A2 10Intermediate 1B33S Grade General 11Intermediate 1B4 12Intermediate 1C5 13Intermediate 1C64S Grade General 14Intermediate 1D7 155S Grade Foundation 16Access 3Pass6S Grade Foundation