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Student: “Chillax – I’m doing enough to get by” Parent: “Are they working hard enough? Is there more I could do?” ?
Secrets to Success Attendance Class work Homework Punctuality Uniform
Probationary Period September/Oct Mid point Tutor Calls– 24 th -28th Ends 5/10 Continuing IAG
6 th Form Independent Learning Academy’s drive to improve attainment & encourage independent learning Additional designated timetabled 5 th lesson for Independent Learning for each subject. This lesson for independent learning is distinct from the Independent Study Period / Private Study still on 6th form timetables.
Teachers will set 2 sections of work: 1. Homework which is collected in and marked accordingly 2. Weekly Independent Learning. tasks for the ‘5 th Period’ which is checked and verified by the teacher but not necessarily marked
Private Study Lessons Choose to work in either the 6 th Form study area or Library. It is in this lesson that students should complete their Homework (draft, correct & redraft) Registers taken
Independent Subject Lesson ISL: ‘5 th lesson’ Be prepared in advance! Students registered in classroom by teacher Positive working atmosphere Individually / Pairs / Small groups Research / Extension work Teacher present supervises / checks your plan for the lesson / may be able to help/advise Internet – own laptop
On the VLE you can…. Staff can Access SIMS… Stamps / behaviour / timetables Set hwk Set up discussions / blog Upload revision resources Upload lessons + w/sheets Write reports from home And more….. Parent’s / Students can Access reward & behaviour record Timetables View Homework Access learning resources & discussion boards e.g. new Boardworks package
CourseworkExams Oct Art single BTEC Assignment 1 deadline AS Graphics Portfolio of Skills unit 1 deadline (6GR01) Nov Assessment Point 1 Art single BTEC Assignment 2 deadline A2 Graphics Designing deadline (6GR04) BTEC PE Unit 1 completion Dec 6 th Form Reports go home English AS c/work essay 1 unit 2 Art double BTEC Assignment 1 deadline Health and Social Care F912 Promoting Good Health & F915 Working in Early Years due AS Graphics Portfolio of Skills unit 2 deadline (6GR01) Jan Assessment Point 2 Art AS Coursework deadline. Media Studies Foundation Production deadline AS Yr 12 Geography Unit 1 Sociology Unit 1 Psychology Unit 1 General Studies Unit 1 (Y12) Yr 12 Physics Module 2 Yr 12 Maths Core 1 Feb Yr 12 BTEC ICT – Unit 43 Deadline 15th February 2013 A2 Graphics Product Manufacture deadline (6GR04) BTEC PE Unit 2 completion Art AS Year 12 Exam Starts. ( 3 months of lessons and homework to produce development work, followed by 5 hours in exam conditions to produce final piece). Academic Year For Yr 12 AS Level 2012-13
Mar Yr 12 Biology F/work 3 rd -5th Assessment Point 3 13 th -16 th = Geography f/work 21st = Parent’s Evening English AS c/work essay 2 unit 2 H&S F911 Communication & F917 Complementary Therapies Completed A2 Graphics Product Testing & Evaluation deadline (6GR04) AS Graphics Portfolio of Skills unit 3 deadline (6GR01) Apr Physics ISA assessment to be completed May BTEC PE Unit 3 completion -History exam on Option B: British Political History in the 19 th Century- Britain 1830-85, Representation and Reform -History exam on Russia in Revolution, 1881- 1924: From Autocracy to Dictatorship D4 Stalin’s Russia, 1924-53 Media Studies G321 exam – TV drama / audiences and institutions General Studies Unit 2 (Y12) -H&S F910 Promoting Quality Care -H&S F918 Caring for Older People AS Philosophy of Religion G571 AS Ethics G572 Physics Module 1 DT AS Graphics Exam (6GR02) 23/5/13 - AS Level Spanish Exam (SPAN1) – 2 Hour listening, reading & writing paper AS Level Spanish Exam (Span2) – Teacher conducted oral exam – Date TBC Jun Yr 12 BTEC ICT – Unit 1 and 2 Deadline 21st June 2013 Geography Unit 2 & Unit 1 resits PE Unit 1 Exam Sociology Unit 2 & Unit 1 resits Psychology Unit 2 & Unit 1 resits DT A2 Graphics Exam (6GR03) English Lit Unit 1 exam Maths Core 2 Maths: Decision & Discrete Jul BTEC PE Unit 7 completion
Long Term Planning Start to research appropriate Universities Consider UCAS statement/Job application Get Involved…… Get Involved…… Peer mentoring Work Experience Duke of Edinburgh Subject volunteers House roles Senior Prefects Head Boy/Girl + deputies Yr 13