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1 Parents Information Evening 2014-15 Monday 8 th September

2 Senior Leadership Team Kellie Jepsen – Principal Allison McDonald – Vice Principal Assistant Vice Principals Mr Martin Jepsen. Mr Danny Boyd, Mr Phil Davies, Mr Ryan Baker Educational Advisors - Belvedere Preparatory School – Principal - Clare Burnham Stockport School – Principal - Ian Irwin

3 FS 2Year 1Year 2 Kirsty ReganOrla MurphyMarie Salvatore Eluned PritchardLaura ScottAmber Blamire Charlotte CookVictoria ClarkeDiane Forster Zoe JoyceJosh LuscombeRebecca Smith Danielle BarronMichelle OHagen Year 3Year 4Year 5 Kate McNallyJulia WoodLaura Hogan Roisin BoyleEmily LittleRachel Butler Kate WhiteFrancoise Bromley Year 6Year 7Year 8 Kathryn Dornan (B)Gemma Burns (B)Kirsty Baker(B) Will Walker(B)Karleigh Williams (G) Geoff Mitchell (B) Amanda Shehadeh (G)Lorna Kennedy (B) Year 9 Hannah Cummings (G) (Yr 8) Iain Winterbottom (B)


5 School Structure 38 teachers delivering the UK curriculum 17 teachers delivering the Arabic Language, Islamic Studies and Social Studies programme 1 hour timetable 30mins morning break 15/15 50 mins lunch break 25/25 7:30 start, 2:40 finish - Collection points around the foyer e1 – School Management System – Pearson – SCHOOL GATE Parent Portal – Part of SCHOOL GATE Current emails in communication book

6 Assessments Overall Teacher Judgment Evidence based Variety of standardized tests In-class observations Assessment tasks Able to achieve the objective independently Antidotal notes Discussions Interviews Grade cards - beginning of Term 2&3 – 15 th January & 16 th April. Written report (end-of-the-year) Goal setting interview – Week 3 – Tuesday 16 th 3:30-6pm Wednesday 17 th 3:30- 7pm – individual times to be confirmed Parent Progress Interview – 3 Way conference Yr 1-9 21 st &22 nd April

7 Behaviour ADEC guidelines – Behaviour Policy – Belvedere website In-school systems – Consistency E1 – communication Pastoral team – Head of Pastoral – Mr Martin Jepsen – FS 2 – Yr 2 – Mr Walker – Yr 3-6 – Mr Phil Davies – Yr 7-9 – Mr Baker

8 Outline The school Governing Body at Belvedere British School (BBS) exists to help our school deliver the highest possible standard of education to all pupils. This education is tailored to each individual child’s needs, interests and aptitudes. SIP Accountability 8 parents – 4 co-opted, 4 voted 8 staff – 2 Board of Directors, 3 Leadership team, 1 teacher elected, 1 support staff elected. Committee – Discipline, Personnel, Finance, Public Relations

9 Board Of Governors Nominations Self –nominations Voting process FS 2 Key Stage 1 – Year 1,2,3 Key Stage 2 – Year 4,5,6 Key Stage 3 – Year 7-9

10 Parent Team BBS Parent Team - The BBS Parent Team will be meeting the last Monday of each month at 6pm. More often as required. The purpose of this team is to assist with co-ordinating and organising school wide events: eg International Day, celebrations, exhibitions Dates for this term – 28 th September, 26 th October, 23 rd November

11 Geography

12 What topics will we be looking at this year? What is Geography? Map Skills Atlas Work Contrasting places Map Skills and Atlas Work Settlement Weather Floods Map Skills Industry and Farming Weathering and Erosion Population and Migration Energy Hazards Natural Environments Map Skills

13 Miss Williams

14 Year 6 will cover the following topics this year – First World War – 100 Year Anniversary The Titanic Start of the Second World War Year 6

15 Year 7 will cover the following topics this year – The Norman Conquest - Battle of Hastings The Black Death The Peasant’s Revolt Year 7

16 Year 8 will cover the following topics this year – Queen Elizabeth I Gunpowder Plot Crime and Punishment through the ages Year 8

17 Year 9 will cover the following topics this year – Slave Trade First World War America in the 1920s Year 9

18 Art and design Purpose of studying Art, craft and design Art and design education should Engage Inspire Challenge Equipping the pupils with the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and design and think critically They should also know how art and design both reflect and shape our history, and contribute to the culture, creativity and wealth of our nation.

19 Aims The national curriculum for art and design aims to ensure that all pupils produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design techniques evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art, craft and design know about great artists, craft makers and designers, and understand the historical and cultural development of their art forms.

20 Key stage 2 Pupils are taught: To develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design. To create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay] About great artists, architects and designers in history.

21 Key Stage 3 Pupils are taught to Develop their creativity and ideas, and increase proficiency in their execution. They will develop a critical understanding of artists, architects and designers, expressing reasoned judgment’s that can inform their own work. To use a range of techniques to record their observations in sketchbooks, journals and other media as a basis for exploring their ideas by also using a range of techniques and media, including painting, to increase their proficiency in the handling of different materials To analyse and evaluate their own work, and that of others, in order to strengthen the visual impact or applications of their work Learn about the history of art, craft, design and architecture, including periods, styles and major movements from ancient times up to the present day

22 English at Belvedere British School

23 The Department We are a large department made up of 9 teachers. (teachers name)

24 We believe: – that English is relevant and important to students’ lives as a functional skill, for personal growth and to be enjoyed for lifelong learning – in inclusivity and that every child is capable of making good progress – that assessment directs and informs progress – in reflecting on our own practice – in the ability of our subject to make a difference to children’s lives We aim to: – enthuse and inspire through creative teaching and a positive learning culture – develop students’ confidence and encourage them to take risks through positive relationships and developing speaking and listening skills – extend thinking beyond their own experience – develop students’ personal learning skills to enable independent work, group work etc. – give students an appreciation of literature – encourage enjoyment of English

25 Our expectations All students will be prepared for class – each lesson they will have a pen, their communication book and a reading book from either home or the school library Students will complete homework to a good standard - Reading homework should be logged A working partnership with support from you Students to work hard to achieve their best

26 Mr Baker, Mr Davies, Miss Cummings PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

27 Learn to win and lose! Mission and vision New PE curriculum Systems Assessment Progress HAVE a Nice day

28 Curriculum breakdown Movement Using skills, and techniques Dance Cooperation Competition Tactics Challenge Analysis and evaluation Preparation for life Health and fitness Swimming

29 What can we expect from PE? HAVE a Nice day Use of technology to evaluate and assist progression Sports Leadership module Competition Preparation to become and exam subject Students given homework Sports Journalism Extra – curricular programme Rewards, badges, certificates, etc. New changing facilities A department that is dedicated to giving your child a positive, safe, but challenging learning experience.

30 Mathematics Team Lead Teacher – Marty Jepsen Gemma Burns, Kathryn Dornan Children are in ability sets 4 modules this term – Yr 6&7 Number and number properties Yr 8 &9 – Volume and capacity Assessment for the year will comprise of : End of term test -20 % 2 Assignments - 20% Module Tests - 40 % On going assessment -20 %

31 Arabic Department Miss Rania – Lead Teacher Arabic First Language Arabic Second Language Islamic Studies Social Studies

32 Levels

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