Information regarding NEW GCSE GRADING

These are the up-dated Ofqual postcards – information on new GCSEs for teachers, students and parents – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/your-qualification-our-regulation-gcse-as-and-a-level-reforms

There is a film which goes with this – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgZYx_fycrM

 

There is a new GCSE Combined Science postcard – https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/693519/Combined_science_grading.pdf

There is a film which goes with this – a film that explains that how combined science will be graded, and that it is worth two GCSEs. You can watch the film here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udKj5fjrDeA&feature=youtu.be

 

Qualifications reform: resources for teachers

a PowerPoint presentation that you might consider using at parent evenings or teacher training events. You can view it here – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/qualifications-reform-resources-for-teachers

 

This information can also be found under the ‘Exam’ section of our website.

STEM Week

A short video showing just some of the tasks and activities that have taken place through the STEM Week (Science, Technology, English & Maths).

 

National Online Safety – Parents Course

The online world is posing an ever-increasing risk to children and it is important that schools,
parents and carers work together to take an active role in teaching children about online dangers and how to act safely when using the internet…

Please click on the link below:

Extra Curricular Activities 2018

Please see attached the Extra Curricular Activities Booklet.

We have recently had requests to provide Boxing and Gym sessions both which are on offer (Boxing – Wednesday and Gym – Friday).

This made us think a reminder may be useful.

Paediatric First Aid

Bishop Grosseteste University are offering a 2 day Paediatric First Aid
course on Wednesday 9th – Thursday 10th May through Meridan Services. This
practical and very informative Level 3 course meets Ofsted requirements,
includes training on how to use an Epipen and all participants will receive
an accredited certificate valid for 3 years.

This course is only £190pp and is ideal for teachers, parents, nursery
staff – anyone working with or taking care of children.

Please share this email and attached flyer with your colleagues and also
parents. If you would like me to post some flyers out to you so they can be
distributed to parents please let me know.

To book places you can email me on gemma.fogg@bishopg.ac.uk or call on 01522
583621.

Eco Warriors

Eco Warriors are a group in this time of climate change whom develop
projects which are created and driven by the students and have enabled them
to develop key skills. Not only do they showcase their efforts to local
primary schools but also take part in events such as The Lincolnshire Show
Schools Challenge, STEM clubs “Big Bang” challenge held at Loughborough
where the team won through to the national final to be held at ICC in
London. We have close links with Barton Waters Edge and have, visited Drax
power station, Bagmoor windfarm and will be visiting Lake Windermere. The
group meets formally each Thursday.