Admissions information booklet

S I X T H F O R INFORMATION BOOKLET THE ARTHUR TERRY SCHOOL SEPTEMBER 2015 Kittoe Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B74 4RZ Tel: (0121) 323 2221 Fax: (0121) 308 8033 School Email: enquiry@arthurterry.bham.sch.uk Admissions Email: agambles@arthurterry.bham.sch.uk Website: www.arthurterry.bham.sch.uk Executive Headteacher: Sir Christopher Stone Associate Headteachers: Richard Gill & Neil Warner Assistant Headteacher & Director of Sixth Form Studies Neil Bowater M
S  I  X  T  H  F  O  R  INFORMATION BOOKLET THE ARTHUR TERRY SCHOOL SEPTEMBER 2015 Kittoe Road, Sutton Cold   eld, West Mi...
S I X T H F O R M HOME SCHOOL AGREEMENT As a Sixth Form student I will: 1. Attend school regularly, on time and appropriately dressed*, and inform the school beforehand if I am going to be absent for any reason** 2. Wear my ID Lanyard at all times whilst on the school premises. 3. Be punctual to all vertical tutor group sessions, assemblies and enrichment sessions 4. Arrive at all lessons on time with essential equipment, any work to be completed for the lesson and be ready and willing to learn, and take an active part in the lesson 5. Take personal responsibility for my learning, using Independent Study Periods appropriately and regularly reading around the topic/subject area 6. Be a "Leader of Learning" by showing respect to all members of school community, provide a role-model and leadership for members of the lower school, and cooperate with members of staff 7. Have respect for the work, property and privacy of others 8. Complete class work, coursework and homework to the best of my ability by the deadline set, and make appropriate use of my Sixth Form Student Planner to help me do this 9. Discuss any problems with my Form Tutor or another appropriate member of staff 10. Take responsibility for my personal belongings and for any letters and other communications/information given to me to pass to my parents/carers 11. Not bring into school any dangerous, illegal or valuable items 12. Take pride in the school and protect the environment by not dropping litter or damaging school property. Treat the school facilities with respect and use them appropriately 13. Behave in a sensible manner during break, lunchtimes, study periods and when travelling to and from school, taking particular care if coming to school in a car*** in the immediate environs of the school 14. Follow the school code of conduct at all times and act in a way which will bring credit to myself, my family and my school
S  I  X  T  H  F  O  R  M  HOME SCHOOL AGREEMENT As a Sixth Form student I will  1.  Attend school regularly, on time and ...
S I X T H F O R M HOME SCHOOL AGREEMENT * This should be in accordance with the published Sixth Form Dress Code ** Reasons for absence in the Attendance and Punctuality Section. *** Permission to drive to school will only be granted if a letter is provided, co-signed by your parents/carer, which outlines why driving a car to school is necessary. Permission to park may be withdrawn if you show irresponsible behaviour. The following must be observed: • You must park your car in the designated student parking area adjacent to the Beaton Road entrance near the all-weather pitch • Car parking is not allowed in Kittoe Road or Beaton Road. • The parental letter and car’s registration must be given to the sixth form office. • You must have a current driver’s licence and insurance and the car must be taxed. • Under no circumstances must you engage in reckless or unsafe driving on the school site. The school accepts no responsibility for student’s cars or their contents while parked on the school premises.
S  I  X  T  H  F  O  R  M  HOME SCHOOL AGREEMENT   This should be in accordance with the published Sixth Form Dress Code  ...
S I X T H F O R M ATTENDANCE  AND  PUNCTUALITY  You  are  required  to  meet  the  following  basic  standards  of  a6endance  and  punctuality: A6end  all  registra
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S I X T H F O R M ATTENDANCE  FACTS  AND  RESEARCH 90%  a6endance  would  mean  19  days  or  4  weeks  or  100  lessons  being  lost. 80%  a6endance  would  mean  38  days  or  8  weeks  or  200  lessons  being  lost. 70%  a6endance  would  mean  57  days  or  11.5  weeks  or  290  lessons  being  lost. A"endance vs. Target Grades A"ainment A2 Level    100  90  80  70  60  % Above Target  50  % On Target  % Below Target  40  30  20  10  0  98‐100%  95‐97%    90‐94%  85‐89%  80‐84%  80%>  A"endance  The  graph  shows  that  as  a6endance  levels  drop  below  95%  the  percentage  of  students  achieving  above  their  target  grade  or   mee
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Data Protection FAIR PROCESSING NOTICE –LAYER ONE SUMMARY The Arthur Terry School processes personal data about its students and is a “data controller” in respect of this for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998. It processes this data to: • support its students’ teaching and learning; • monitor and report on their progress; • provide appropriate pastoral care, and • assess how well the school as a whole is doing. This data includes contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information, characteristics such as ethnic group, special educational needs and any relevant medical information. This data may only be used or passed on for specific purposes allowed by law. From time to time the school is required to pass on some of this data to local authorities, the Department for Education (DfE), and to agencies that are prescribed by law, such as the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA), Ofsted, the Department of Health (DH), Primary Care Trusts (PCT), ContactPoint (mentioned above and organisations that require access to data in the Learner Registration System as part of the MIAP (Managing Information Across Partners) programme and Connexions (see below). All these are data controllers in respect of the data they receive, and are subject to the same legal constraints in how they deal with the data. The trustees of an academy are required by law to supply basic information to ContactPoint. This only includes the name and address of the student, contact details for their parents or carers (with parental responsibility) and the contact details of the school. Students, as data subjects, have certain rights under the Data Protection Act, including a general right to be given access to personal data held about them by any data controller. The presumption is that by the age of 12 a student has sufficient maturity to understand their rights and to make an access request themselves if they wish. A parent would normally be expected to make a request on a student’s behalf if the student is younger. If you wish to access your personal data, or that of your child, then please contact the relevant organisation in writing. Details of these organisations can be found on the following website: www.arthurterry.bham.sch.uk or, for those students/parents where this is not practical, a hard copy can be obtained from the school, telephone 0121 323 2221. For students of 13 years and over, the school is legally required to pass on certain information to Birmingham City Council on request. This information includes the name and address of the student and parent, and any further information relevant to the September Guarantee of ensuring all students who leave school are participating in employment, education or training to the age of 17. However parents, or the students themselves if aged 16 or over, can ask that no information beyond name and address (for student and parent) be passed on. If as a parent, or as a student aged 16 or over, you wish to opt-out and do not want Birmingham City Council to receive from the school information beyond name and address, then please contact the school. Your attention is drawn to (Layer 2) of this Fair Processing Notice, which gives supplementary information about the processing of student data by the organisations mentioned above, and gives greater details of how the student data is processed and the rights of parents and students. This can be obtained from the school website or in hard copy from the school (see below). The Arthur Terry School Postal Address: Telephone: Email: Website: Mrs Lucy Meade, Data Protection Officer The Arthur Terry School Kittoe Road Sutton Coldfield B74 4RZ 0121 323 2221 enquiry@arthurterry.bham.sch.uk www.arthurterry.bham.sch.uk
Data Protection FAIR PROCESSING NOTICE    LAYER ONE SUMMARY The Arthur Terry School processes personal data about its stud...
USE OF VIDEO/PHOTOGRAPHY AT ARTHUR TERRY CELEBRATING SUCCESS We are constantly looking for new ways to celebrate success at Arthur Terry. As such during a students time with us we may wish to record images/ film and audio of activities that involve a student. The images may be used for display, publications and on websites by us, by Birmingham City Council or by local media. It is important we encourage and celebrate the success of our students and this helps us to do this. When recording images and audio, carried out by the news / media, students will only be named if there is a particular reason to do so (e.g. they have won a prize), and home addresses will never be given out. It is also worth noting that CCTV is used extensively on site. By its very nature it is not possible to remove students from this but, we will only use footage for internal purposes or if it is officially requested by the police / court of law. Some examples of recordings and use are shown below though these are not exclusive. Please feel free to contact us should you have any concerns or require further information. Internal - Teaching & learning - Intranet - Displays - Event Promotion External - Website - Press / Media Coverage - Exam boards - Police / Legal Request NB There may be other circumstances, beyond those identified above, in which images and audio of a student are requested. The establishment recognises that in such circumstances specific consent from you will be required before recording of students can be permitted.
USE OF VIDEO PHOTOGRAPHY AT ARTHUR TERRY CELEBRATING SUCCESS We are constantly looking for new ways to celebrate success a...
STUDENT ICT CONTRACT Responsibility • • • • • • • I will be responsible for my own area and information on it I will not dismantle any of the computer equipment I will report any problems I encounter with computer equipment to my teacher I will play my part in trying to reduce paper waste I will use ICT to help with work in my other subjects I will not attempt to play games or use the internet without permission I understand that my usage of the FreeWiFi system will be monitored in accordance with the Student ICT Contract and the school will not accept responsibility for damage or loss to any devices I bring in to school. Respect • • • • • I will leave my computer as I would expect to find it I will keep food and drink away from the computers I will use the computers sensibly and with sensitivity to other users I will only use the software I have been given I will not attempt to install or run any software not installed on the system Privacy • • I will not share my password with anyone I will not use or try to find out anyone else’s password I understand that if I do not follow this contract that I may have my access rights removed and further action may be taken if necessary.
STUDENT ICT CONTRACT Responsibility                              I will be responsible for my own area and information on ...