New Heads of Sixth Form Inset Value Added Conference by Yearoveryear

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									  New Heads of Sixth
        Form Inset
       Value Added
        Conference
    2 nd February 07

             Outcomes and inset content
 This session will look at the role of the Head of sixth
form in target setting, monitoring and tracking student
         performance, managing intervention.
     Monitoring teaching and learning—S Plumb
The Role of the Head of
 Sixth Form in Target
        Setting
                        Facilitating
          •Student Data is in place for the start of
                term for staff and students



                        Encouraging
  •Students are informed of the use of ALPS and ALIS data
             systems in tracking their progress.
  •Tutors issue ALPS target grades individually to students
  and encourage them to set their own aspirational targets.
  •These are recorded electronically, in student files and in
                    student planners.
Managing The Role Of The
         Tutor
•Daily morning meetings.



                •Student Attendance Reports.



                            •Scheduled individual tutor meetings
                             are built into student programmes
                                        each half term.


                                         • An on-line Cause for Concern system
                                        facilitates the Subject Teacher, Tutor and
                                                      Head of Year link.
Monitoring Student
    Progress

  •A Tracking Task is assessed against
 Target Grades by subject teachers and
           reported to parents.



       •Regular Progress Enquiries
 Intervention Strategies for
    Struggling Students
    •Additional support
sessions offered by subject
         teachers

                   •Help with Time
                    management


                                 •Scheduled Supervised
                                   After School Study
                                        Sessions

                                                • Regular supportive
                                               academic monitoring by
                                                     form Tutor
 Intervention Strategies for
  Underachieving Students
•Frequent Progress Enquiries


          •Private study scheduled in
              non-contact periods


                          •On site Attendance Records.


                                        •Loss of Common Room
                                               Privileges.


                                                         •Compulsory Scheduled
                                                         Supervised After School
                                                            Study Sessions
 The Electronic
Cause for Concern
    System
       Summary
   Recommendations
           •Student Contracts setting out clear
           expectations.
Students   •Communicate Targets as early and as
           positively as possible.
           •Open Door Policy.




           •Praise
 Staff     •Challenge
           •Communicate

								
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