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Southern Entrance

We would like to remind parents and carers that the gate at the southern entrance will be locked at 08:23 each morning. Students arriving after this time should enter via the main entrance in Cricklefield Place.

Safeguarding

The welfare and safety of our students is our priority. We do everything possible to ensure our students’ safety, both within the school community and outside of school, including working with relevant agencies to address any issues related to child protection. Students are informed of who they should go to should they have a concern about their own safety or the safety of others. At INA, all staff have regular safeguarding training to ensure that they are able to meet their statutory responsibilities. We also have a number of staff who are designated to respond to any child protection concerns and to liaise with social services:

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Jo Spencer Vice Principal Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) Tam Broadway Primary Headteacher Designated Child Protection Officers Eleanor Seale Office Manager Leanne Abbott-Jones Assistant Principal Gareth Marshall-Jones Primary Deputy Headteacher You can find the INA Safeguarding policy, Child Protection policy and other related policies and procedures on the Academy’s website.

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Dear Parents and Carers, This week the Year 8s have enjoyed their Maths Relay, the Year 11s have been entertained by a professional theatre company’s performance of A Christmas Carol, and a number of Year 10s and 11s were given the opportunity to receive some mentoring from staff from the Department of Work and Pensions. More details can be found in this week’s edition of the INA newsletter… Parents of Year 8s may have be told by their son/daughter of a wonderful opportunity to apply for one of 6 places on next summer’s Phillips Exeter Summer School. Please read the article that follows and attend the meeting at school next week for more information. I am delighted to introduce you to Sophia Foot, our new Art and Design Technology and Curriculum Technician at INA:

Sophia Foot, Art and Design Technology and

Curriculum Technician I am really excited to start my new job as Art and Design Technician at Isaac Newton Academy. I am looking forward to learning new skills and meeting new colleagues and students. I spent my childhood in Enfield Town, North London, with my parents and two younger siblings, during which I spent a lot of time going to museums such as the Tate Modern and National Gallery, which gave me a great appreciation for Art and Design. After leaving school I studied a degree in Graphic Design at the University of Southampton where I improved my skills in digital art as well as experimenting with print, photography and textile techniques. When I finished my degree I was offered a unique opportunity to go to Hong Kong for a year to teach English in a local kindergarten. I enjoyed the warm weather, food and culture in Hong Kong. Since returning to England I have worked supporting special needs children and as a technician at a School in Muswell Hill. I am really impressed by Isaac 2 December 2016 Secondary Newsletter

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Newton Academy’s facilities. In my first week of being here I have already learnt how to pewter cast and use the laser cutter. I hope to continue learning alongside supporting the students learning new skills. With best wishes,

Rachel Macfarlane

On Monday 21st of November a group of students from Years 8 and 9 took the stage of The Shaw Theatre to perform an abridged version of Shakespeare’s classic, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. We also had the pleasure of bringing along two year 10 GCSE Drama students who skilfully designed the lighting and sound for our performance. We spent the morning preparing for our performance with a technical and dress run and then we spent some time relaxing before out big moment- we even had a go at our very own mannequin challenge! The performance was a success! It was great to see weeks of late night, gruelling rehearsals and line-learning come to fruition. Our performance was fast-paced and we managed to tell what is a very complicated story in a funny and entertaining way! “They were terrific – it was fast, funny and best of all, beautifully spoken.” Lucy Heller, Chief Executive at ARK “It was an experience I will always remember!” Sanaan Hafeez, 9I *Please note that participants of the Shakespeare Schools Festival enrichment are no longer required to attend club on Monday or Wednesday.

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Debating – Nov 26th 2016

On 26th November, INA welcomed Sayeqa Islam from Ark and Kelvin Amin, who is a History undergraduate from King’s College London University. They delivered a session all about debating, the skills involved and the opportunities that can come from high level debating both in schools, at university and in the wider community. The session was attended by a group of year 9 students, who all had some vested interest in debating. Sayeqa and Kelvin started the session by introducing the topic of debating and sharing some of their past experiences, this included places they have competed around the world and competitions they have competed in. This was followed by Kelvin explaining how debating has helped in his degree, and what he hopes to gain from his debating experiences at university. Next the group had some discussion based around what debating actually was and where we may have seen it previously. The group came up with some fantastic answers. There was some interesting discussion around the recent heated debates between Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton. The group was next split into 2, with a group going with either Sayeqa or Kelvin. In the smaller groups the students learned about what skills were needed to be an excellent debater. This included some speaking games, one of which proved very popular and lots of fun (apples or oranges?). Once the students had practised and honed their skills, the debating began. The two groups were split into Proposition (For) and Opposition (Against); they debated on 2 different topics. The first group debating whether Rap music should be banned, which the other group debating whether violent video games should be banned. The debates were well thought out and even got quite heated (obviously issues the students felt passionately about). 2 December 2016 Secondary Newsletter

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All in all, the event was a success with both the students and guests saying just how much they had enjoyed the day. It was definitely helpful for the students and will allow them to develop the skills they learned on the day and possibly become expert debaters themselves. Student feedback: “Knowing how to debate properly will help with our Harkness lessons.” “It has given me more confidence to speak up about my opinions.” “It has opened my eyes to what you can do with debating, you can travel all over the world if you’re good enough.” “It has made me consider getting into debating at school.”

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Save the date!

Tuesday 6th December—Year 9 Options Evening We are pleased to invite all parents and carers of our Year 9 students, and the students themselves, to our Year 9 Options Evening on Tuesday 6th December. 9ISAC:

Open from 5.45pm to 6.30pm

Talk at 6pm

9NEWT:

Open from 6.30pm to 7.15pm

Talk at 6.45pm

This is an essential opportunity to explore the subjects on offer, understand how the options process will work and reflect on factors to consider when making decisions about option choices. Browse subject stalls, pick up information and ask lots of questions of both our teachers and some of our GCSE students. This evening is your chance to find out about how the options system will work and pick up your options guide and form.

Make sure to catch one of the explanatory talks: 6pm for 9ISAC 6.45pm for 9NEWT Should there be a problem with the slot allocated to your child’s tutor group, contact the school as soon as possible and we will investigate the possibility of joining the other session. Ms McEvoy, Assistant Principal

Year 11 Interviews and Mock Examinations Friday 9th December 2016

Please be advised that students are expected to be on site only for their exams and their guidance interviews. If a student needs to remain on site then they are expected to be studying quietly in the Dining Hall where the interviews will take place. They will not be able to access other parts of the building. Thank you in advance for your support. 2 December 2016 Secondary Newsletter

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Phillips Exeter Academy Summer School

“If you are a serious student, intellectually curious, creative, eager to embrace new challenges and opportunities, then Phillips Exeter Summer School may be for you.� This week Ms Abbott-Jones and I spoke to Year 8 students in assembly about a fantastic opportunity for 6 of the year group to attend the Phillips Exeter Summer School from 2nd July to 5th August 2017. This is a prestigious programme of Harkness lessons, sports and cultural excursions at one of the top independent schools in the USA. Any student wishing to apply to be considered for this trip MUST attend a meeting with their parent/carer at the school on Wednesday 7th December 2016 at 6.00pm prompt, where there will be the opportunity to find out much more and to ask questions. Following this meeting, applications will need to be submitted for consideration with a deadline of Thursday 15th December at 5pm for returns.

Rachel Macfarlane, Principal

Queen Mary University of London A student ambassador from Queen Mary University of London held a session on Alternatives to Medicine and Dentistry on Thursday. The presentation covered choosing a university, applications, volunteering/work experience and alternative to highly competitive courses like medicine and dentistry. The students found in thoroughly engaging and had lots of questions which will support their future applications. Mr Crowther-Green has details of a Medicine and Dentistry Summer School for interested students.

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A Warm Invite to INA’s End of Autumn Term Awards Assemblies Monday 12th December Year 7 Friday 16th December Years 8, 9, 10 & 11 In the final week of term, we will be holding our first awards assemblies of the year. This is an opportunity for the staff, students, governors and parents/ carers to formally celebrate our students’ achievements at the end of the autumn term. There will be a separate assembly for each year group. Please note the dates and times as follows:

Monday 12th December

8.55-9.45 Year 7 Awards assembly

Friday 16th December

11.05am Year 9 Awards Assembly KS3 Hall Year 11 Awards Assembly Dining Hall 12.00pm Year 10 Awards Assembly Dining Hall Year 8 Awards Assembly KS3 Hall 1.00pm Students dismissed At the assemblies we will be presenting awards in recognition of students’ academic progress and attainment, personal progress and the development of their BRIDGES dispositions. Excellent attendance and punctuality will also be celebrated. It is also a great opportunity for you to see some examples of the activities and events your child has been participated in this term. We believe that it is important that every student is represented by a parent at the Awards assembly for their year group and would like to invite one parent to attend on behalf of the family. If you would like to attend, please ask your son/daughter to collect a ticket for the awards assembly from his/ her form tutor. Please request your ticket by Friday 9th December. Due to limited capacity, we are unable to accommodate very many additional family members. However, if you would like a second place, please notify the school office and we will do our best to allocate an additional ticket. I look forward to seeing you on the 16th December. Jo Spencer, Vice Principal 2 December 2016 Secondary Newsletter

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Praise and Recognition

At INA, we aim to provide a stimulating, challenging and rewarding learning environment which supports learning, celebrates achievement and encourages everyone. Awarding merits, informal praise in class and the end of term awards assemblies are all part of this. Please speak to your child/children on a regular basis to see how many merits they have and how they are working towards the different awards on offer.

Merits It is the start of another year so we are restarting the Form Merit competition. Each merit you gain will increase your individual total and also your form’s overall total. So make sure you are keeping up the good work to gain merits! Also if you are owed a merit, go and collect it and make sure it gets recorded on your form’s spreadsheet! YEAR 7

TOTAL

YEAR 8

TOTAL

YEAR 9

TOTAL

YEAR 10

TOTAL

YEAR 11

TOTAL

A E W C I S N

612 556 549 531 487 411 407

W I N T C E S A

419 387 364 357 271 243 227 156

I N W S A C T E

332 315 250 247 213 157 152 119

W T A N E S I

361 338 271 187 159 137 133

W C E I T N A S

100 73 75 65 59 48 17 5

Ahmed Al-Khafaji Award (Peer Commendation Award) Ahmed was well known for being kind, for helping others and for being extremely polite. He was also someone known for his hard work and absorption. The idea, therefore, is that the winner should be someone who encapsulated one of these qualities in that week. Year 7: Ryan Claire 7I Year 8: Ratul Saha 8T Year 9: Abdur Razaaque 9N Year 10: Ye Yint Koko 10W Year 11: Moiz Dean 11A

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Good Deed Feed Ms Arrowsmith: Abdi Mahamuud in 7C helped me bring my stuff into the front of the building this week, as I was struggling to open the door and carry everything in. Ms Alibhai: I’d like to nominate Alfie Southall 10T who was particularly welcoming to an interview candidate during their interview lesson. In my mind he really role modelled that character element of our vision statement; that it is not enough to leave us with fantastic grades if you don’t also leave us with kindness, warmth and humanity. In a moment when it would have been easy not to ‘step up’ he did so, and completely independently. Mr Healey: Noah Hawthorne 9A, Jayden Deane 9I, Hassan Islam 9I, Sinthuram Seethamohan 9A have all helped out 2 weeks in a row to help coach and develop the Year 7/8 Girl’s Handball team. Ms Lapish: Hussein Yonis 7N kindly retrieved a basketball from under the stairs, after realising that another student had borrowed it and not returned it to its rightful place. Thank you Hussein for being so vigilant and helpful. Mr Beattie: Aqsa Bano Rafiq 11C has done the scoring for all the Handball tournaments as far in her own time. Ms Malik: Not a student but a wonderful teacher - Mr Dewal - who changed a flat tyre on my car so I could leave on time to pick my children up from school! Mr Wilson: Chloe Bonnici – Empathy and Sociability. Chloe has recently shown some really wonderful levels of support for her peers and demonstrated the importance of offering advice, guidance and support to those who need it. Wonderful to see!

Mr Ayerh

Year 10 Pastoral Leader, i/c Praise and Recognition.

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Principal: Rachel Macfarlane Isaac Newton Academy 1 Cricklefield Place Ilford Essex IG1 1FY th Friday 4 November 2016

I am writing to inform you about the opportunity we are offering students to purchase a GCSE Science Revision guide for their GCSE course scheduled for examination in 2018. During years 10 and 11, students will be following the AQA Science GCSE course either through the combined science or triple science route. The textbooks we have chosen, published by Collins, cover the topics that are clearly labelled by grade, embed problem-solving and reasoning, and have been designed to build fluency and nurture confidence in GCSE – style practice questions. We would like to offer students the opportunity to purchase the textbook so that they can take a copy home, annotate where needed and complete additional learning independently throughout the course. The textbooks will be available in the school shop section, please ensure you select the correct book choice based on the student’s option choice. Payments should be paid via Wisepay which can be accessed through the schools website. Combined award science students will only need one book that covers all the content required for their two GCSE’s in science and this is given at a subsidised price of £7.65. For triple science students it is recommended that they purchase a textbook for each of the science subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) and will therefore require three books again subsidised at a total of £10.20. Should you wish to purchase a textbook but need financial assistance please contact me to discuss this. Students whose payments have been received will be given the textbook at the beginning of the week following payment. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the school on 0208 911 6666 and ask to be directed to Mr Clift-Matthews. Yours sincerely,

A Clift-Matthews Alex Clift-Matthews Head of Science

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AUTUMN 2016

Calling: Parents, carers and community members. Would you like to volunteer to lead an after school enrichment at Isaac Newton Academy?

Enrichment runs 4:15pm-5:15pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 3:15pm-4:15pm on Tuesday. For further information contact Ms Clarke Tel: 020 8911 6666 info@isaacnewtonacademy.org 2 December 2016 Secondary Newsletter

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Prud

“It is the state of mind of the person wielding the instrumen

The Dalai Lama The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan Buddhists. Following

the Chinese invasion of Tibet in the 1950s, many Tibetans took to the streets demanding an end to Chinese rule. The Chinese People’s Republic troops crushed the revolt and thousands were killed. The Dalai Lama approached the situation with prudence and caution. He considered all the possibilities and risks involved before suggesting a way forward. The Dalai Lama is a man of peace so he advocated a non-violent response. He told the people of Tibet ‘With Truth, Justice and Courage as our weapons, we Tibetans will eventually prevail in regaining freedom for Tibet’. In 1989 the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for the liberation of Tibet. He now devotes his life to the promotion of compassion, forgiveness, tolerance, contentment and selfdiscipline. He is committed to the development of religious harmony and understanding among the world’s major religions.

A student who has shown great Prudence Halema Anjum Balancing learning work load and still finds time to mentor a member of the tutor group twice weekly. The strategies she has employed to complete learning in lessons and independently to avoid receiving IL detentions and the meet INA’s high expectations.

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dence

nt that determines to what end it will be put.”

Dalai Lama

Prudence To think through carefully and consider all aspects of a situation or issue before taking action.

Behaviours Being cautious, being tactful, being trustworthy and discrete (not turning someone’s personal information or feelings into gossip), thinking ahead and planning a course of action, taking care of valuable items, being aware of risks and dangers.

Students

Top tips

• Devise a one, five and ten year plan for yourself. • Research universities and the courses that you are currently interested in. • Consider the way you speak to people and the language you use. How do you think it makes them feel? • Practise being kind to those around you. • Save up for something worthwhile or important.

Parents • Start a discussion with your son/ daughter about GCSEs, A-levels, University courses and future careers. • Discuss a situation with your son/ daughter when you acted prudently and a situation when you didn’t and talk about the impact of each response. • Talk to your son/daughter about how you manage the family income and outgoings.

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Well done to the following students who are this week’s Mathematicians of the Moment

7I

440

8I

30

9I

180

7S

530

8S

50

9S

80

7A

10

8A

7C

540

8C

330

9C

7N 100

8N

130

9N

7E

8E

430

9E

7W

8W

50

9W

7T

8T

290

9T

9A

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THIS WEEK IN P.E……………… AT INA YEAR 7 AND 8 HANDBALL TEAM COME SO CLOSE! On Monday the Year 7 and 8 handball team played in their first tournament together at the Redbridge handball championships. The boys got off to a dominant start, beating Mayfield 6-0 in their first match. Game 2 was against Palmer’s 2nd team, which was an end to end game in which we shared the points after a 3-3 draw. The last group match was against Oaks Park, where we had to win to ensure our progress into the semi-finals. We went 3-1 up, but Oaks Park fought back to bring it back to 3-3. But with the last shot of the game in the dying seconds, Jack scored with a thunderous jump shot from range to give us a 4-3 win. In the semi-finals we played against Palmer’s 1st team. The boys rose to the occasion and it was a comfortable 3-1 victory for us, with us controlling the game throughout. We headed into the final against Chadwell Heath. It was an intense battle, with both teams displaying some amazing Handball. It was a back and forth battle, with Zain equalising to make it 1-1, then Ramel equalising to make it 2-2. Chadwell then went 4-2 up, but Jahiem brought us back into the game with a powerful jump shot breaking through their defence to make it 4-3. However the boys ran out of time and the final score was 4-3. It was a great display from the team which consisted of: Jack Lavin, Zain Ali, Jahiem Chambers, Sudais Khan, Ahmed Marziakhall, Miguel Paisley, Pritom Borhan Uddin, Haider Ali Rafaq and Ramel Shakespeare. Goalscorers were: Jack, Zain, Jahiem, Sudais, Ahmed and Ramel. The player of the tournament was the captain Jack, whose effort was outstanding defensively, and offensively he also scored some great jump shots from range.

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This Week’s Results: Thursday 24th November

Year 10 Basketball v Seven Kings (H) – WON 48-12

Next Week’s fixtures: Monday 5th December

Year 10 Basketball v Beal (A)

Tuesday 6th December

Year 9 Redbridge 5-a-side tournament (A)

Tuesday 6th December

Year 8 Basketball v Seven Kings (H)

Wednesday 7th December

Year 10 Netball V King Solomon (H)

Wednesday 7th December

Year 10 Football v Loxford (A)

Wednesday 7th December

Year 9 Basketball V Canon Palmer (Cup – A)

Thursday 8th December

Key Stage 3 Redbridge Badminton tournament (H)

Thursday 8th December

Year 7 Netball V Mayfield (A)

We want your opinion…

We will be hosting a parent focus group on Monday 16th January 2017 at 6pm to discuss the weekly newsletter that you receive. We welcome all parents to participate and discuss your thoughts and ideas on the design, content and distribution of the newsletter. Please let us know if you will be attending the focus group by emailing marketing@isaacnewtonacademy.org or phoning the school reception on 0208 911 6666. Many thanks Ms May Marketing and Communications Manager

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HOUR OF CODE You are invited ! Please join us in S28 and S30 on Thursday 8th December to spend an hour creating fun games.

You will receive a Certificate No prior knowledge needed You may bring headphones

East London Support for Schools visited INA to complete a careers workshop with Years 10 and 11. Year 10 and 11 students learnt interview skills and how to effectively complete application forms as part of INA ongoing careers information advice and guidance They discussed post 16 pathways, transferable skills and apprenticeships and traineeships. East London Support for Schools are coming back in to complete a follow up in the near future. Mr Crowther-Green

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Attendance Regular attendance is a crucial factor in students’ educational development and ability to achieve their full potential. At Isaac Newton Academy every student is set the target of 100% attendance. We know that attendance has a direct link to progress, and would urge you to really consider if a day off school is necessary. Well done to 9A for achieving 100% for the week. Year 7 are the top year group again this week with 98% well done!. 7A

95.4

8A

94.8

9A

97.7

10A

96.2

11A

96.2

7C

98.1

8C

94.4

9C

96.7

10E

95.6

11C

94.2

7E

100

8E

90.3

9E

92.7

10I

96.5

11E

92.9

7I

94.9

8I

98.6

9I

97

10N

92.2

11I

92.9

7N

98.4

8N

95.9

9N

100

10S

98

11N

100

7S

93.7

8S

98.8

9S

91.5

10T

97.1

11S

91.4

7W

94.2

8T

98.9

9T

97.4

10W

98.4

11T

98.8

8W

99.5

9W

95.8

11W

98.8

Ms Abbott-Jones Assistant Principal

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Meet the Prefects

The Prefects at Isaac Newton Academy are at the heart of our school life. The new cohort of Prefects has recently started their training programme and will officially take over from the existing Year 11 Prefects in January. There were nearly 60 students who interviewed to be Prefects. During the interview process, the overall quality of the applicants was highly impressive. After a difficult decision-making process, 26 Prefects were eventually selected.

Aisha Jatta

Aishah Patel

Aliya Vahora

Amandeep Teja

Anika Ferdoush

Aniqa Ahmed

Anushri Menon

Avni Dhanjal

Ayesha Maniyar

Brett Butler

Ekam Marwa

Gurpreet Kaur

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Meet the Prefects

The Prefects have many important roles within the school community. This week they are all undergoing Peer Mentor training in order to support some of the younger students. Some have led roles on the Student Council and Charity Council, or support the PE department with primary academy sports leadership. Within the new Prefect team there are also students who have attended Philips Exeter Academy as part of their role as Harkness Champions.

Gurveen Johal

Hamzah Mosheraf

Inaya Hussain

Ishani Punj

Lamys Mills

Mahdi Alom

Mariam Parwane

Mary Brant

Muhammad Shaukat

Noshin Samiya

Raeis Dudhia

Rajveer Aytan

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Meet the Prefects

Sumayyah Hosenee

Zainab Ale

All of the Prefect team support the community through contributing to a duty rota, and as part of this duty rota they are always on hand in the Key Stage 4 desk area and in the ICT rooms to support other students with independent learning. We hope that you will get the opportunity to meet them as they support at school events.

A Christmas Carol

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Year 11 Interviews

In order to support students with making informed decisions about their post-16 choices, each student will have a 1-2-1 interview with a member of SLT, Mr Singh, or Ms McNamee (one of our governors who has expertise in this field). Interviews will take place all day on Friday 9th December when students are not involved in their mock examinations. Each meeting will be approximately 20 minutes. Students will be advised of when the interviews will take place by letter and parents will be informed that the letter has been issued by text. The interviews will only involve the student and the member of staff. This is to support the students in transitioning into being fully independent learners. As we are sure you can appreciate, logistically arranging the meetings for all of Y11 is a large and complex operation. Therefore it will not be possible to amend the meeting times. The discussion at the interviews will centre on the following questions: •

What university courses or equivalent are you considering? Will this impact on your current career aspirations?

What courses have you considered studying at KS5? Why? What research have you completed around other possible choices?

Are you intending to stay at INA? Have you submitted an application?

What is your plan for KS5 if your ideal situation does not occur? What steps have you taken to research your secondary plan?

Are you considering the EPQ? Why? If yes, what would your area of research be?

We trust that parents and carers will support students by ensuring that they are fully prepared for these important meetings by discussing the above questions with them in advance of the meeting. To support with research we would recommend the following websites: russellgroup.ac.uk/media/5320/informedchoices.pdf www.ucas.com/?schemes=Undergraduate&theme=all_stages&tile=tile-276 nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk www.plotr.co.uk www.bestcourse4me.com We hope that this meeting will be a great opportunity for our Y11 students to feel excited about their future decisions and we look forward to supporting them during this time.

Ms Alibhai & Mr Crowther- Green

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11

En Lit 1 (1h 45) 180 students Animal Farm

AM Year

P1 8:35 for 8:40 start Finish 9:40

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Mu (1.5h)

PM Year

P5 1:45 for 1:50 start Finish 2:50

P6 2:55 start Released 4:00

Spanish Listening (higher) (40m) 57 students Sound desk/CD

French Listening (higher) (40m) 60 students Sound desk/CD

P4 12:50 start (varied finish time)

Ma 1 (1.5h) 180 students 4 extra time

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Science C1 (1h) 180 students 3 extra time 5 other access arrangements

Gg 1 (1h45) 128 students 4 extra time

11

Tue 6th Dec

P3 Science B1 11:05 for 11:10 start (1h) Finish 12:10 180 students 3 extra time 5 other access arrangements

P2 9:45 start Released at 10:50

Mon 5th Dec

Times unless stated

Eng Lit 2 (2h15) 180 students Poetry and Christmas Carol

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French Listening (foundation) (30m) 4 students Sound desk/CD

Science P1 (1h) 180 students 3 extra time 5 other access arrangements

Hi 1 (1h45) 69 students 4 extra time

11

Wed 7th Dec

Ma 2 (1.5h) 180 students 4 extra time

11

Spanish Listening (foundation) (30m) 8 students Sound desk/CD

Science B2 (1h) 180 students 3 extra time 5 other access arrangements

RE 1 (2h) 42 students

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Thu 8th dec

Drama Splendid theatre

Normal lessons

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French Reading (higher) (50m) 60 Students

Science C2 (1h) 180 students 3 extra time 5 other access arrangements

Tech (2h) 68 students 2 extra time

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Fri 9th Dec

Year 11 Mock Exam Timetable December 2016

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(foundation) (35m)

Geography 2 (1h30)

(foundation) (35m)

Spanish Reading

Science C3 (1h)

PE (1.5h)

English Language 1 (1h45) 19th Century Fiction

Science P2 (1h)

RE 2 (2h)

French Reading

Maths 3 (1.5h)

English Language 2 (2h) Non-fiction

Wed 14th Dec

Spanish Reading (higher) (50m)

Tue 13th Dec

Mon 12th Dec

Art exams – 1-2 Dec in classrooms with AJ and AH

P5 1:45 for 1:50 start Finish 2:50 P6 2:55 start Released 4:00

PM P4 12:50 start (varied finish time)

AM P1 8:35 for 8:40 start Finish 9:40 P2 9:45 start Released at 10:50 P3 11:05 for 11:10 start Finish 12:10

Times unless stated

Y11 Mock GCSE Exam Timetable December 2016

Drama (1.5h)

Science B3 (1h)

Science P3 (1h)

History2 (1h10)

Thu 15th Dec

Year 11 Mock Exam Timetable December 2016

Art Exams - 1st & 2nd December in class rooms with AJ and AH

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Key Dates for the Autumn Term 2016 Term Dates -Autumn Term Thursday 1st September - Friday 16th December Half Term: Monday 24th – Friday 28th October INSET Days: 1, 2, 5 September, 23 November, 9 December

Key Dates for Secondary – Autumn Term

Monday 5th – Thursday 15th December Tuesday 6th December Wednesday 7th December Thursday 8th December Friday 9th December

Tuesday 13th December Thursday 15th December Friday 16th December

Year 11 Mock Exams

Year 9 Options Evening PEA Summer School Meeting Year 8 Christmas Lunch INSET Day: no school for Years 7-10 Year 11 Mock exams Splendid Theatre Production Community Party Winter Concert Awards Assemblies Term Ends at 1pm

Year 11 Mock Exam Breakfast From Mon 5-Thu 15th December Year 11 students are encouraged to claim their free revision banana from the dining hall between 8:10-8:20 on each morning, before the Mock exams. 28 Secondary Newsletter

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