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22/10/21

Wishing everyone a great October half term holiday. School re-opens at normal time of 8.40am on Monday 1 November - see you then!

21/10/21

Mufti Day - Friday 21 October in aid of the Glyn PSA. Own clothes and voluntary donation of £2 at the gate. Students - do check your blazer pockets for anything you might need, such as Oyster cards or ID badges!

21/10/21

Telephone Lines Down Thurs 21/10 - with regret, our phone lines are down. Please email the school via glynmail.org

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15/10/21

Surrey Police engagement today at Glyn School. Many thanks to for coming to visit. https://t.co/yaoIatEdxa

14/10/21

We are delighted to welcome Year 11 students and their families to our Sixth Form Open Evening this evening - Thurs 14 Oct - from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. Do come along to see our outstanding Sixth Form provision.

13/10/21

Wednesday 13 October - we look forward to welcoming Year 6 pupils and their families to our Open Morning today from 9.30am to 11.00am. Sorry that there is no parking on the school site. Do come along to see our outstanding school.

12/10/21

We look forward to welcoming Year 6 pupils and their families to our Open Mornings from 9.30am to 11.00am Tues 12, Weds 13 and Thurs 14 October (sorry that there is no parking on the school site). We hope you can come along!

08/10/21

We are extremely proud of our Sixth Form curriculum which offers more subject combinations than many other schools, allows for mixing of BTEC and A Level courses, and offers courses not available at other schools, such as Law and Economics. Come along to our Open Evening!

08/10/21

Ewell Village Road Closure - a sink hole has opened up on the junction of Chessington Road and Kingston Road, near the Spring Tavern. The road is closed. Traffic from Ewell West is being diverted through Longmead Road into Epsom. Some bus routes will be on diversion.

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30/09/21

It's China Week in the canteen and the food looks simply wonderful! 吃好喝好! https://t.co/jnky9KVxEn

29/09/21

With regret, our telephone lines are down. Please email any student absences to: attendance.org

24/09/21

We are delighted that we have more and more activities happening at school again each week! Do take a look at our Glyn Newsletter: https://t.co/JUrK1g2BvC

23/09/21

Thurs 23/9 We have been made aware that an incident has taken place earlier today in Blenheim Road. Road closures on Blenheim Road and Almond Road are in place and a number of other roads are closed in Epsom. This may affect journeys home today.

23/09/21

We look forward to welcoming families to our Open Mornings, for entry into Year 7, on Tues 12, Weds 13 and Thurs 14 October 2021. Please see our website for further details and booking form: https://t.co/8z3j0dapL7

23/09/21

We look forward to welcoming current Year 12 students and their Parents and Carers to the Information Evening this evening - Thursday 23 Sept - from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. There will be some parking on the school site.

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16/09/21

No booking required for our Open Evening today (tickets for Headteacher talks handed out on arrival). Simply turn up! Current students and staff will be waiting to show you our outstanding school. https://t.co/9f93OyoyLX

16/09/21

We are delighted to welcome Year 6 families to our Open Evening TODAY from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. Whilst not compulsory, please consider wearing a face covering - thank you. We are delighted to be welcoming families onto the school site!

15/09/21

Less than 24 hours until our Open Evening! Year 6 pupils and their families are welcome to see our school on Thursday 16 September from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

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.

All students start year 12 in possession of their ‘learning licence’, the focus of Year 12 is on developing and refining the independent learning behaviours required to be successful at A Level and BTEC Level 3 study. Those who successfully develop those habits, supported by their form tutors and our comprehensive study skills programme will keep hold of their learning licence and the privileges that come with it; such as freedom over where and how to study in ‘free’ periods. Student progress is continually reviewed and a range of support offered by the Sixth Team, for those students who find the transition to Sixth Form more challenging than others and ask that students and families are willing to collaborate on supporting students to achieve their potential. 

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