We are holding mock re-sits for Yr 11 pupils in certain subjects between the 24th and 28th February. These re-sits will give pupils an opportunity to re-revise subject content that they are not yet secure on over half term and the chance to gain confidence by improving on their December result. The majority of these re-sits are in the afternoon and some will be finishing after 3.15 pm. All pupils received a letter this week stating which re-sits they will be taking and the finish time of each exam so that you will know if they have any late finishes that week.
These retakes should provide the basis for pupils’ revision over the next 2 weeks. Pupils will need their copy of the syllabus for each subject to help set out what they still need to learn and a timetable that ensures they have a sufficient number of revision sessions to cover all the content that will be tested in each exam. Revision sessions should each last for 45 minutes and involve creative, interactive revision techniques such as Cornell notes, mind maps, flash cards and memory testing. As we have previously discussed with pupils, to embed something into long term memory, pupils will need to learn the content and then test themselves on it as often as possible.
‘Good luck to all Yr 11s taking these exams’ – Mr Hosfield
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We know how much your personal belongings can mean to you, and the impact they would have if they’re gone.
We hope you never find yourself in a position of having any of your belongings stolen, so we want to pass on some simple steps that can help prevent that happening…
· Keep your phone out of sight
· When leaving the gates try traveling home with your mates
· Keep your bags closed and close to you
Also did you know Apple and Android devices have an app installed that allows us to be able to track your technology if they were stolen. However, you need to make sure it’s set up to do so. To set up your devices now – head to west-midlands.police.uk and search ‘keep your phone safe’
Remember, be aware and take care, in an emergency call 999.
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We are now working towards our Silver accreditation, which means we are focusing upon five key articles/rights within Hall Green School. Those articles are:
- Article 29- Goals of education. (Ready)
Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.
Birmingham City Council is looking to improve the process of applying for and receiving an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and/or travel assistance for families with children who have Special Educational Health and Care needs and, as part of this, would like to understand your experiences with the process at present.
Please use the link below to access a survey to share your experience.
West Midlands Police have been made aware of a smartphone app called ‘UNICO LIVE’. The app is publicised as age restricted (12+) and designed for young people to upload videos of them performing, singing and dancing etc.
It has come to their attention that there is inappropriate content on the platform involving young people which is being investigated. The content does not appear to be monitored, and we urge you to raise awareness widely to increase vigilance and reduce the likelihood of any child being sexually exploited.