Welcome to Campbell College Monday 22nd September 2014 What is the aim of this evening ? - To consider, with your parents, the year ahead. - To discuss and set clear targets GCSE results 2014 11% A* Grades (9% in 2013, 7% in 2012, 6% in 2011) 31% A*/A Grades (32% last year, 26% in 2012, 21% in 2011) 87% A* - C Grades (86% last year, 81% in 2012, 78% in 2011) GCSE results 2014 12 A*/A grades Alex Nagar 11 A*/A grades Malcolm Corry, Charlie Edgar, Josh Haslett and Ben Taylor (all with 9 A* Grades) John Crowther, Scott Dennis, David Isaac and Nicholas McMinn In total, 25 boys achieved 7 A*/A grades or better Raising the bar Over 130 Year 12 boys achieved the increased tariff for Sixth Form Know your targets Using data 1. Reading a graph for information Data Information Action What do you do about it? Year 11 results Average % in Y11 exams (2012) Average % in Y11 exams (2012) GCSE points 2013 (A*/A =3, B=2, C=1) GCSE points 2013 (A*/A =3, B=2, C=1) 23 pts 5 pts Average % in Y11 exams (2012) GCSE points 2013 (A*/A =3, B=2, C=1) Waste time William Y11 result – 59% Y12 – 5 pts Average % in Y11 exams (2012) GCSE points 2013 (A*/A =3, B=2, C=1) Average Joe Y11 result – 58% Y12 – 15pts (5B’s and 5 C’s) Average % in Y11 exams (2012) GCSE points 2013 (A*/A =3, B=2, C=1) Academic Albert Y11 result – 61% Y12 – 25 pts (3 A*s, 4 A’s, 2 B’s) Average % in Y11 exams (2012) Learning from the past Learn from your mistakes… Original Grade Tom Smyth John Smyth Ian Smyth Alan Smyth Tom Smyth John Smyth Ian Smyth Alan Smyth Tom Smyth John Smyth Tom Smyth Ian Smyth 205 D 191 D 343 A* 253 B 199 D 224 C 241 C 242 C 258 B 313 A 255 C 335 A Plus 1 mark per unit Plus 2 marks per unit Plus 3 marks per unit Plus 4 marks per unit Plus 5 marks per unit C D A* B D C C C B A B A* C D A* B D C C C B A B A* C D A* B C C C B B A B A* C D A* B C C B B B A B A* C C A* B C C B B B A B A* “Incremental improvement” Get credit in the bank… The significance of Controlled Assessment Student A - Double Award Science (Summer 2014) Exams (75%) Biology 1 47 b Biology 2 58 c Chemistry 1 42 c Chemistry 2 57 c Controlled Assessment (25%) Overall grades BB 135 a* Physics 1 45 c Physics 2 58 c Get credit in the bank… Student B - Physical Education (Summer 2014) Exam (40%) Knowledge & Understanding for the Active Participant Controlled Assessment (60%) The Active Participant Overall grade A 176 a* 75 c Tonight You have the opportunity to discuss each subject grade with your son and come to agreement with them. The target grade will be recorded in school and progress monitored. “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time” Year 12 Making your points prediction… A*/A = 3 pts B = 2 pts C = 1 pt 14 points (4 B’s, 6C’s) 22 Points (4 A’s, 4 B’s, 2 C’s) 30 Points (10 A’s) Be SMART about your targets Specific Measurable Agreed Realistic Time-bound Be SMART about your targets Examples “Finish draft of ICT Controlled Assessment on time so that final draft can get an A grade” “Revise all of the Unit 1 Chemistry before Christmas.” “Complete two T3 Maths past papers before the Mock Exams” “Set aside 2 hours each week to revise History” … Influencing your own destiny Knowledge Skills Perseverance Influencing your own destiny Knowledge Skills Perseverance Mostly school Mostly you Helping yourself Knowledge •Course content Skills Note taking Note Perseverance making •Assessment Give up •Coursework Lose your temper Memory skills Summarizing Blame someone else Good practice encourages active learning. Learning is not a spectator sport. You learn as you • talk about what you are learning • write about it. and • participate in class Year 12 The Year Ahead 5 weeks Half Term 7 weeks Christmas 0 weeks Mocks 3 weeks Parents’ Evening 5 weeks Easter 4 weeks GCSE Exams 24 weeks 120 days Year 12 The Year Ahead 5 weeks Half Term 7 weeks Christmas 0 weeks Mocks 3 weeks Parents’ Evening 5 weeks Easter 4 weeks GCSE Exams 24 weeks 120 days Summer 2015 Remove the risk. A final 4-letter word! A final 4-letter word! WORK If you have any queries please do not hesitate to talk to any member of staff. Thank you for coming. After target-setting in your tutor groups, please join us for refreshments in the Dining Hall.