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06/12/19

Do take a look at this week's Glyn Newsletter! https://t.co/qFZul5Z9BO

05/12/19

Year 13 Parents and Carers evening this evening, Thursday 5 December. A warm welcome to families.

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04/12/19

Retweeted From The Beacon School

Artist in Residence at The Beacon School Jonathan Braybrook, who is an art teacher at School came to the Beacon School to take up the role of Artist in Residence on Wednesday, 2nd December. He led a master class for our A-Level students in fine art portraiture. https://t.co/18G9n8sCRL

28/11/19

A reminder that school is closed for all students on Friday 29 November for INSET. See you on Monday!

28/11/19

Do take a look at this week's Glyn SchoolNewsletter: https://t.co/nxaMgx2pjL

27/11/19

LAST ORDERS FOR CHRISTMAS TREES! Premium Nordmann Non-Drop. The deadline to order a Christmas tree is Tuesday 3 December 2019. Please order via ParentPay, or email glynpsa.com.

26/11/19

“We are delighted to be celebrating the success of Accelerated Reader! We have been awarded Champion School status and our success story has been published on . Fabulous! Read more here: https://t.co/7foKwTPVpl

25/11/19

Applications to join will close this Friday. Make sure you submit your application form via: https://t.co/iAQtDPfBXU

25/11/19

Another busy day at Glyn!..House football, final of the Tony Cooper Spelling Bee, Baskeball match v Southborough Sch and representative from the charity CRY to speak to students in Years 10 and 11 assembly

22/11/19

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22/11/19

Do take a look at this week's Glyn Newsletter! https://t.co/v2caWcspSE

22/11/19

Overall Winner of House Music this year is Asher 11A with a note perfect performance of 'Fantaisie Impromptu'. Totally amazing performance!

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21/11/19

And 7 Merton win best form! https://t.co/y3qoPQHLRR

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21/11/19

House Music Final in full swing and slightly festive at the moment! https://t.co/zDqZPg95WG

18/11/19

We hope families will come along to our House Music Final on Thursday 21 November from 6.30pm to 8.30pm - it is always a very popular evening, with lots of talented student musicians, and Mr Cooke as MC!

15/11/19

Do take a look at our weekly Newsletter - lots of uplifting news! https://t.co/v2caWcK1he

15/11/19

Any questions, please contact glynpsa.com NOT glynpsa.org https://t.co/CJjrjXFZgz

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