Lower Sixth Parents' Consultation Day

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Lower Sixth Parents' Consultation Day

The Lower Sixth Parents' Consultation Day will take place on Wednesday 31st March, 8:30am - 7:55pm via a Teams call or phone call. This is the opportunity to discuss student progress in subjects, gain feedback from teaching staff about strengths and areas for improvement and ask any questions you may have about course expectations.

Lower Sixth Students: Please make appointments with your teachers. Every appointment is five minutes long but double appointments can be booked if necessary.

Lower Sixth Parent/Carers: Please encourage your child to arrange appointments with their teachers prior to Wednesday 31st March.

Upper Sixth and Lower Sixth Students: Reading Day for all students.

If you have any questions, please contact enquiries@notredamecoll.ac.uk

Dear Parents/Carers,

RE: Lower Sixth Parent Consultation – Wednesday, 31st March 2021

I do hope this letter finds you and your family safe and well. I would like to take this opportunity to say how happy we are to have our students back in College. Their behaviour has been exemplary since we resumed full face-to-face teaching and they seem pleased to back. Please continue to access the many resources on our website, which are regularly refreshed and provide up-to-date information and support for every student and their parents/carers.

As part of our continuing support we will be holding a virtual Lower Sixth Parent Consultation Day on Wednesday, 31st March 2021. This will be an opportunity for you to speak with teachers to talk about how your child progressed during the lockdown and how they have adapted to being back on site.  

All appointments will be conducted using Microsoft Teams or via phone. The teacher will contact you at the agreed time. There will be no face-to-face appointments on site.

There will not be any lessons on this day and my expectation is that every Lower 6th student attends each of their subject appointments.

Please ask your child to make a 5-minute appointment with each of their teachers and they should then let you know as parents/carers the appointment times they have arranged. Students should ensure that appointments are not so close together that they risk overlapping.

In order to support you with the consultation, I have added some prompts/questions, at the end of this letter, which you may find useful to ask the teachers. These are a guide and not prescriptive.

I hope that you will find this a useful process in supporting your child’s progress,

Thank you for your continued support

Yours sincerely,

Mrs J Barlow

  • How did my child engage with online learning?
  • What support will there be if my child feels that they fell behind during lockdown?
  • What key skills / topics does my child need to focus on?
  • When will feedback from the recent assessment be available?
  • Feedback may be available from the recent CAP 2.
  • Is my child working hard in lessons?
  • Is there any particular area he/she could improve on? How? Can I do anything to help at home?
  • How would you describe my child's attitude towards coursework/homework?
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