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18/09/20

We can’t show you in person, but we would love you to see why you should choose our outstanding school. Virtual tours available from 4.30pm Oct 1 via our school website: https://t.co/z2M3dUDJOb. https://t.co/AvmpdgkHtr

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18/09/20

We can’t show you in person, but we would love you to see why you should choose our outstanding school. Virtual tours available from 4.30pm Oct 1 via our school website: https://t.co/z2M3dUDJOb. https://t.co/F0BsxXITda

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18/09/20

We can’t show you in person, but we would love you to see why you should choose our outstanding school. Virtual tours available from 4.30pm Oct 1 via our school website: https://t.co/z2M3dUDJOb. https://t.co/fsvGjLcChc

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18/09/20

We can’t show you in person, but we would love you to see why you should choose our outstanding school. Virtual tours available from 4.30pm Oct 1 via our school website https://t.co/z2M3dUDJOb https://t.co/pPTUZCeqfT

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18/09/20

We can’t show you in person, but we would love you to see why you should choose our outstanding school. Virtual tours available from 4.30pm Oct 1 via our school website: https://t.co/z2M3dUDJOb. https://t.co/SqSsgETJPT

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18/09/20

We can’t show you in person, but we would love you to see why you should choose our outstanding school. Virtual tours available from 4.30pm Oct 1 via our school website: https://t.co/FhPVKhXVWp. https://t.co/Wx7hsIuEmb

08/09/20

Tuesday 8 September brings the Year 8 (6.15pm) and Year 10 (7.30pm) Information Evenings. These will be virtual meetings, via GoogleMeet, for the first time. See you later...

07/09/20

The first full week of this academic year begins with 23 students sitting Oxbridge PPEs and all students engaged in House Art.

05/09/20

Retweeted From Glyn School P.E.

A fantastic morning for the first year 7 Rugby and Football trials. Thanks to all the boys and parents for a great morning.

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05/09/20

Retweeted From Glyn School P.E.

Priest Hill looking glorious for year 7 Football and Rugby trials this morning. https://t.co/Y2NIMycZFG

03/09/20

A warm welcome to all students today, old and new!

02/09/20

We are really excited to welcome our new year 7 students this afternoon at 1pm today. Day 1 of a 7 year long adventure!

20/08/20

Retweeted From GLF Schools

A late night shout out to the team of exams officers, & their direct colleagues, across our secondary schools - thanks for all your fabulous work in the most difficult circumstances. We are truly grateful.

20/08/20

Congratulations to all our GCSE students today. We are immensely proud as they embark on the next stage of their education.

14/08/20

Yesterday was all about individuals and a few Glyn students made the local news making us very proud 😊 https://t.co/vL0glhGKxh

13/08/20

Well done to everyone who collected results today, we are proud of all of you! Good luck in your next chapter!

13/08/20

We are proud of everyone collecting results today! Please come to the Sports Hall from 8am 😊

17/07/20

Congratulations to Nell and Nathan, our new Head Girl and Head Boy! https://t.co/ajBC0mQPxt

14/07/20

Keep Doing Good programmes are happening this summer! This is your chance to help get the country back to business. Join 1000’s of other students across the country to make a difference. It’s free to join! https://t.co/Zc7k2e9Px7

Sixth Form Student Support

Timetable for Sixth Form Subject Support Sessions

The Glyn Sixth Form team is a firm believer in supporting students to ensure they achieve their full potential. No students will be left behind and there are several stages to the level of support. The outcome of the intervention process is for every student to reach and maintain improved standards of attainment and achievement across all their subjects.

Students who are not meeting their Target Grades will be supported in reviewing their performance regularly and consider what they can do to move forwards. Staff support is substantial but the student must be reflective and self- evaluate before improvement can be made.

What Makes a Successful Sixth Form Student?

Minimum Expectations:

I am equipped for my studies:
Notes

  • Files
  • Exercise Books
  • Key Texts (if appropriate)
  • Personal Learning Checklists
  • Course Guides
  • Mark Schemes
  • Record your independent study: Plan to meet your deadlines

Successful habits:

  • I make detailed notes or produce in-depth answers in class
  • I seek advice in class if I require clarification, i.e. ‘ask questions if I don’t understand’
  • I give my independent study time and consideration
  • I submit independent work on time  to ensure I receive constructive feedback quickly
  • I attend additional subject clinics to revisit and support my own learning
  • I summarise my notes into a sophisticated form such as a concept maps
  • I use past papers to prepare for intermediate assessments using the mark scheme to evaluate my own performance 
  • I organise my work in a folder or book using dividers and labels
  • I organise my time effectively by producing an effective and manageable work timetable

Keys to further progress:

  • I organise my own digital opportunities and download additional resources from appropriate sources. I may subscribe to    free podcasts, lectures and papers as appropriate.

Year 12 Learning Licence

Sixth Form Students need to acquire a new set of study skills in order to be successful at A Levels. Key features of independent learning skills will be taught via form time in order for students to gain their Learning Licence.

After the first half term, Form Tutors and the Sixth Form Leadership Team will decide whether students have met the Learning Licence requirements. Those who are successful will become exempt from afternoon registration so that they are able to leave the school site at the end of their last timetabled session and study at home. Students displaying excellent study skills may also request to become exempt from up to two morning form times per fortnight.

If a student does not gain their Learning Licence at the first review point, this will be reviewed at the end of the next half term. Students must demonstrate they can work independently for at least one half term.

Any privileges may be revoked if we believe that the student’s attainment is declining.

Success criteria

Requirements for Learning Licence

Types of evidence that could be demonstrated

Good attendance and punctuality

  • More than 97% attendance record
  • Absences that are authorised
  • Punctuality record - no more than 3 lates

Utilisation of student checklists

  • Copy of student checklist in folder or online
  • Student has self-assessed
  • Student has shown they have reacted to any amber / red areas by completing further reading or work

Demonstration of organised folders for each subject

  • Specification printed and in folder
  • One folder per subject
  • Dividers or clear sections
  • Organisation demonstrated with work

Engagement with literature outside the specification

  • Notes from reading
  • Awareness of journals / magazines / books
  • Subscription to magazine / journals
  • Extra reading sourced

Homework deadlines met and classwork of a good standard

  • SIMs points checked
  • Teacher recommendation
  • RAG analysis by teacher