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  • YEAR 11 PARENT’S EVENING

    INFORMATION FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS FROM THE MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

  • PREDICTED GRADES

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

    • Mock Grades

    • Assumptions

  • HOW TO IMPROVE

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

    • Past paper practice

    • Resources

  • THINGS TO AVOID

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

    • Compliance

    • Mis-use of Resources

  • POST-16 OPTIONS

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

    • Resit pass rate

    • New syllabus

  • HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

    DEAR PUPILS,

    ALL MEMBERS OF THE MATHS DEPARTMENT ARE COMMITTED TO GIVING YOU THE BEST OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUCCESS.

    WE WILL DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO ASSIST – HOWEVER, WE CANNOT PUT IN THE NECESSARY HOURS AND EFFORT FOR YOU. THAT IS DOWN TO EACH OF YOU INDIVIDUALLY.

    GOOD LUCK TO ALL OF YOU!

  • HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

  • WHAT IS THE POINT OF ENGLISH?

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

  • OUR CURRENT PREDICTIONS ARE BASED ON..

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

  • AQA ENGLISH LANGUAGE EXAM

    7TH JUNE (AM)

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

  • EXAM FACTS

    • 2 HOURS, 15 MINUTES • TWO SECTIONS – READING AND

    WRITING • ONE HOUR PER SECTION PLUS 15

    MINUTES FOR READING TEXTS • THREE TEXTS TO READ AND ANALYSE

    FOR SECTION A • TWO WRITING QUESTIONS ON

    SECTION B (BASED ON THE TOPICS OF TEXTS ANALYSED IN SECTION A)

  • TEXT TYPES

    • Newspaper articles • Web pages • Magazine articles • Leaflets • Stories • Autobiographies

  • TEXT TYPES

  • TEXT TYPES

  • TEXT TYPES

  • TEXT TYPES

  • TEXT TYPES

  • QUESTION TYPES

    Reading section….

  • Reading (Foundation)

  • Reading (Foundation)

  • Reading (Higher)

  • Reading (Higher)

  • QUESTION TYPES

    Writing section…. (Higher and Foundation)

    Q5) Writing to inform OR explain OR describe

    Q6) Writing to argue OR persuade

  • Writing (Foundation)

  • Writing (Higher)

  • STUDENTS ARE GIVEN PERSONAL TARGETS BUT YEAR 11 WOULD ALL BENEFIT FROM…

    • Expanding their vocabulary.

    • Reading more widely – particularly non fiction!

    • Discussing the arguments for and against topical issues with you.

    • Sentence and punctuation accuracy.

  • PRACTICAL WAYS TO HELP THE CHILDREN WITH THEIR ENGLISH

    LANGUAGE EXAM.

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

  • EXPANDING VOCABULARY – THE WOW WORDS!

    GCSE Bitesize

    has a wealth

    of resources.

  • Create word walls at home filled with new and sophisticate d words!

    EXPANDING VOCABULARY – THE WOW WORDS!

  • Read newspaper articles!

    READING MORE WIDELY – PARTICULARLY NON FICTION

  • WE WILL PUT

    ALL THESE

    LINKS ON

    OUR WEBSITE

    AND TWITTER

    FEED!

    READING MORE WIDELY – PARTICULARLY NON FICTION

  • READING MORE WIDELY – PARTICULARLY NON FICTION

    Your child should

    really challenge

    their self by

    reading articles

    by the National

    Geographic. Excellent writing

    style – learn from

    the best!

  • READING MORE WIDELY – PARTICULARLY NON FICTION

     Outside magazine is the intelligent person's guide to the always-exhilarating world outside. Each issue of Outside magazine features award-winning writers, great stories of adventure, tips on the latest gear and advice for active travellers. The English Language Exam often has articles like these for the children to analyse!

  • Final Tip!

    Extracts from biographies and

    autobiographies sometimes come up!

  • DISCUSSING THE ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST TOPICAL

    ISSUES

    Newsround!

    Always a

    favourite.

    Check it out.

    Stay informed 

  • SENTENCE AND PUNCTUATION ACCURACY

    As well as the basics, encourage your

    child to teach themselves / revise how to

    use the semi colon and the dash!

  • Search for AQA

    English

    Language

    revision videos on

    youtube.

  • FOLLW US @YR11ENGLISHHTA Follow us @

  • PERSONAL LEARNING CHECKLIST LINK TO PAST PAPERS AND MARK SCHEMES AQA REVISION MATERIALS ON STUDENT OUT GCSE POD BBC BITESIZE DOUBLE TIME FOR REVISION REVISION SESSIONS AT LUNCH AND AFTER SCHOOL REVISION GUIDES AND WORK BOOKS HOMEWORK

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY SCIENCE

  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES - EDEXCEL

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY

  • Paper 3 Religion and a study based on Roman Catholic Christianity

    Paper 8 Religion and Society based on a study of Christianity and at least one other religion

  • Two exam papers each lasting 90 mins

    4 questions

    Each question subdivides into 4 parts

    A = 2 marks

    B = 4 marks

    C = 8 marks

    D = 6 marks

    PLUS – 4 mark for SPaG (Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar)

  • PLC’s (Personal Learning Checks) – based on mock exam

    Class tests

    GCSE POD

    YouTube – Mr McMillanREvis

    www.Recuthies.co.uk

    Revision Guide (Paper and CD copy)

    ‘Student Out’ - Past exam questions, mark schemes and examiners report

  • E

    Revision Classes

    Every Monday and Tuesday Lunch time

    Every Monday evening after school – 3.30-4.30pm

    Easter School – Whole day!

    Watch this space!

  • WEB SITE

    REVISION RESOURCES

    GCSEPOD

    REVISION TIMETABLE

    HOLY TRINITY ACADEMY Year 11 parents evening information

    www.holytrinity.academy

    Revision Resources/Show My Homework –

    http://www.holytrinity.academy/