From the Secondary Principal

Welcome to the new school year. The Secondary staff look forward to working with you over the coming year.

Important Dates for your Calendar 2015-2016

Beginning of Year Parent Talks

(8.15am in the Conference Room)

Mon 31st Aug – Year 7 Parents

Tuesday 1st Sept – Year 8 Parents

Wednesday 2nd Sept – Year 9 Parents

Thursday 3rd September – Year 10 & 11 Parents

Friday 4th September – Year 12 Parents

Monday 7th September – Year 13 Parents

Tuesday 8th September – Studying an MFL in Secondary

Wednesday 9th September – Additional Educational Needs

Thursday 10th September – Drug Testing at BISP & General Information

Parent Teacher Student Consultations

Date

Year Group

Time

11th & 12th November

7,11-13

1.30-5.30pm

26th November

8-10

1.30-5.30pm

3rd February

11,13 (Drop in Consultations after mock report)

3-5pm

4th & 5th May

7-10,12

1.30-5.30pm

Reports

Name

Date Released

Year Group

Progress Report

15th October

13th November

7,11-13

8-10

Mid Year Report

11th December

15th January

5th February

13

11,12

7-10

Mock Report

15th January

29th January

11

13

Progress Report

8th April

7-10,12

Exit Report

8th April

11,13

End of Year Report

23rd June

7-10,12

Examinations

Name

Dates

Year Group

Mock Examinations

1st -10th December

15th -22nd January

11

13

LAMDA Examination

11th-15th January

7-9

IB

May (Schedule will be sent to parents)

13

IGCSE

May/June (Schedule will be sent to parents)

11

End of Year

20th – 27th May

10,12

End of Year

16th – 27th May

7-9

Subject Selection Talks for Parents

Name

Date

Parents of …

IGCSE – Years 10-11

29th October 8.15am

Year 9 (All parents welcome)
IBDP – Years 12-13

30th October 8.15am

Year 11 (All parents welcome)

Trips

Year

Dates

7

23rd – 27th November

8

29th February – 4th March

9

6th – 10th June

12

Student Development Week (To be advised re number of days)

School Photographs

8th -10th December

University Fairs

6th October19th November

Activities Overview

Term 1: Sept 7th to Dec 4th

Term 2: Jan 11th to Apr 8th

Term 3: May 2nd to Jun 17th

Tutors

All students in the Secondary School are assigned to a tutor group. In Years 7,8 & 10 there are 2 tutors per group. Years 9,11,12 & 13 have one tutor. During the first few weeks, tutors will make contact with all parents, via email, in order to introduce themselves. In most circumstances, the tutor is the first point of contact for parents.

Secondary Leadership Team 2015-16

Principal Mr Simon Meredith [email protected]

Deputy Principal Mr Brad Augustine [email protected]

KS3 CoOrdinator (Years 7-9) Ms Ginette Stockings [email protected]

IGCSE CoOrdinator (Years 10,11) Ms Jo Newton [email protected]

IB CoOrdinator (Years 12,13) Ms Carey Christensen [email protected]

Pastoral CoOrdinator Mr Paul Wheatley [email protected]

Director of ICT Mr Nigel Wheeler [email protected]

Director of English Mr David McIntyre [email protected]

Simon Meredith

Principal – Secondary School