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1 Year 10 Information Evening Monday 17 th September 5 – 6pm

2 Welcome and Introduction Mr Barrow - Headteacher Key Statistics – 2011 ‘Outstanding school of the year in Croydon’ – 2012 SSAT ‘Top 10% Nationally for value added’ based on 2011 GCSE results – 2012 achieved ‘100 Club’ for the second successive year and 72% inc. English and Maths

3 Programme for this evening Welcome and Introduction Behaviour and Expectations Work Experience & Work Related Learning Standards and Achievement Post 16 Closing Remarks

4 Behaviour and Expectations Mr Hutchinson Head of Year 10

5 Behaviour and Expectations Year 10 are currently the best behaved ( in terms of lowest seclusion, isolation) and this is to be maintained via the close support received from home. The year motto is “Simply the Best”, based on attainment grades throughout KS3, behaviour, participation in school life and the general ethos of the students who take pride in their performance and the school. The expectation is that ALL students will achieve 5 A* -C GCSE grades at the end of Year 11. This can only be done by commitment and effort from the students, the staff and parental support In order to keep up to date with expectations please feel free to email myself or the relevant form Thomas, Powders, Essien, Munro, Aideh, Rixson, or Daniels

6 Work Related Learning and Work Experience Miss Collins -Head of Work Related Learning

7 Learning for work Work Skills CV writing Team work Interview skills Dressing for work Communication skills Problem solving Money management Personal action plans Employment rights and responsibilities Learning styles

8 Learning through work Dedicated area on Fronter Responsibility lies with student Submission of forms electronically

9 Work Experience Important Dates Monday 1st July – Friday 12th July 2013 Initial Deadline for return of forms Friday 1 st February 2013

10 Dedicated room on Fronter

11 Work Experience Form

12 Shirley High School Business Partnership Mock interviews Skills days (workshops) Business breakfasts Links with new A-Level business course Links with local businesses Enterprise events Careers events Learning about work

13 Standards and Achievement Mr Templeman-Wright Deputy Headteacher

14 Standards and Achievement Key Points: How do we do it – strategies that deliver success for all? – PiXL membership x 300+ = schools network with our own PiXL Associate – Our targets for students come from ‘FFT D’ estimates (top 25% Nationally) note ‘school’s actual 2012 results = value added factor – FFTD – 86% (5+ A* - C passes) actual 100% = +14% factor and FFTD 64% inc. English and Maths, actual 72% = + 8% factor – Individual One to one meetings with students x 3 per year to review progress – We issue grade reports x 3 per year to monitor and report progress which we internally monitor on a further 3 occasions per year. We state ‘current performance’ and FFT D estimates – In addition we offer: One to one and small group teaching and support, additional lessons afterschool, additional GCSE equivalent options, bespoke timetables, early entry in Maths and English, outstanding teaching and a whole school commitment to achieving success.

15 Standards and Achievement Key Points - continued: – We focus on reporting ‘indicative’ grades i.e. C1, C2, C3 – We focus on a minimum of two sub-levels progression per year e.g. Student ‘A’ in July of Year 9 = English C1 Student ‘A’ in July of Year 10 = B2 Student ‘A’ in July of Year 11 = A3. – We expect students to: complete all set homework, read and action all assessment comments by their teachers, attend extra classes, complete all classwork and ask for help.

16 Post 16 Mrs Harris Head of Sixth Form

17 The Sixth Form at Shirley High School Moving On…

18 Why stay on at SHS Sixth Form? Striving for success Achieve Aspire Enjoy

19 SHIRLEY HIGH SCHOOL SIXTH FORM – What do we offer? Outstanding results 100% pass rate for 2012 Excellent teaching and learning leading to good value added A professional, technological and academic environment A wide range of enrichment opportunities Improved facilities and a new block in 2013 Small teaching groups Outstanding pastoral care, monitoring and support for post 18 progression High quality IAG

20 COURSES ON OFFER We offer Level 3 qualifications. Mostly A Levels Some BTEC/Vocational Level 3 courses The Level 3 offer will be expanding as more experienced Sixth Form teachers join the staff. Level 2 BTEC courses and resit classes may be available depending on demand. This will allow students who do not achieve the entry grades for A levels to stay in the Sixth Form.

21 Less than 5x A*-C including English Language and Maths To Level 3 courses

22 If you achieve 5x A*-C including English Language and Maths You get a foot in the door. We will not turn you away. But you will not necessarily have the chance to do any course you want.

23 ENRICHMENT AND PSHEE UCAS Study & Life skills University Visits Duke of Edinburgh Award Sport Sixth Form Council Mentoring Charity / Community work Work Experience EPQ Sports leadership and primary school support Arts award

24 THE FUTURE Development of Sixth Form Spaces Investment in ICT New Sixth Form block Introduction to the Sixth Form programme for Year 11 Development of the induction programme

25 So, if you want to join us. Work hard to meet and exceed your target grades this year.

26 Closing Remarks Mr Templeman-Wright Deputy Headteacher

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