Year 11 Information
Welcome to the information page for Year 11 students and parents.
We hope the information below will help you and your child in this most important year.
Year 11 Team
|Raising Standards Leader (Academic Progress)||Stephen Reidfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Head of Year (Personal/Behaviour)||
|School Counsellor||Annie Heademail@example.com|
|School Nurse||Lynne Nelsonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Careers and Next Steps Advisor||Julie Thompsonemail@example.com|
|Education Welfare Officer (Attendance)||Nicola Heightonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Designated Safeguarding Officer||
|Vice Principal for KS4 Progress||Pete Daviesemail@example.com|
Year 11 Form Tutors
|Form Group||Form Tutor|
|Business Studies||Daniel Duncanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Computer Science||Daniel Duncanemail@example.com|
|Hospitality and Catering||Zoe Moorefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Health and Social Care||Lee Haywoodemail@example.com|
|Media Studies||Joanne Evansfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Physical Education (PE)||Lee Haywoodemail@example.com|
|Sports Studies||Lee Haywoodfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Key Dates including coursework deadlines)
|21st Sept. - 2nd Oct. 2020||
|9th November 2020||
First progress report (PC1)
|12th November 2020||
Year 11 parents evening (Online)
7th - 9th December 2020
Formal practice examinations (maths, English and science)
in the exam hall.
|7th - 18th December 2020||Formal practice exams in other subjects in class.|
|14th December 2020||
Second progress report (PC2)
22nd Feb. - 5th March 2021
Formal practice examinations (all subjects)
13th April 2021
Third progress report (PC3)
Formal examinations [*tbc]
|19th August*||GCSE Results Day [*tbc]|
Raising Attainment Evening - October 2020 (Online)
Raising Attainment Evening - Videos and Docs
Address by Mr Segalini
Welcome address by Mr Segalini
Raising Attainment Main Presentation by Mr Reid
Main presentation by Stephen Reid on the year ahead including key dates and how parents can support at home.
Pastoral Presentation by Mr Feely
Presentation by Liam Feely (Head of Year) on the year ahead from a pastoral viewpoint.
Tackling Exam Stress by Mrs Head
Presentation by Annie Head (School Counsellor) on how students can tackle exam stress and anxieties.
Careers and Next Step Advice by Mrs Thompson
Presentation by Julie Thompson to Year 11 students on careers and next steps.
KSA Autumn Careers Newsletter - click here to download.
Raising Attainment - English
Presentation by Jo Evans (Head of English) on the English exams students will sit and how students can prepare.
Raising Attainment - Maths
Presentation by Grace Horne (Head of Maths) on the maths exams students will sit and how students can prepare.
Raising Attainment - Science
Presentation by Gavin Stanger (Head of Science) on the science exams students will sit and how students can prepare.
Raising Attainment - French and German
Presentation by Stephen Reid on the French and German exams students will sit and how students can prepare.
Raising Attainment - Art
Guidance document for students and parents on how to maximise progress in art
Raising Attainment - Construction
Guidance document for students and parents on how to maximise progress in construction
Raising Attainment - Graphics
Guidance document for students and parents on how to maximise progress in graphics
Raising Attainment - Hospitality and Catering
Guidance document for students and parents on how to maximise progress in hospitality and catering
Self-study ideas and online learning details
In this section you will find ideas of things students can do to help learning at home including details of websites our teachers recommend.
Click here to download the booklet with revision/self-study ideas and details of websites
Revision Guide Details
Revision guides are now on sale on WisePay. You can buy guides at much reduced cost.
We highly recommend buying the ‘How to Revise for GCSE’ guide for students and the ‘How Parents Can Help’ guide for parents as well as subject guides – they really are superb value.
For the English revision guides please check which guides they need - it depends on their teaching group.
Letter and Parent Bulletins
Letters and parental bulletins relevant to all Year 11 students will be saved here.
Parent Information Pamphlets
The parent information pamphlets below have been published by PiXL (an organisation which aims to raise achievement and aspirations). The pamphlets contain useful information about learning techniques, keeping healthy and how parents can help.
Click on the title to download the pamphlet.