Information Sessions

Whole College

Title Description Date Download
Social Media – Friend or Foe A collaborative workshop led by Senior Leadership unpacking the trend of social media and the connection with our students. September 2017 Social Media – Friend or Foe
Laptop Handout Session This presentation covers care of your new laptop and looks at the issues around digital citizenship including responsible use, digital footprints and identity safety. 15 Aug 2017 Laptop Handout Presentation
Parent Coffee Morning: Positive Psychology  The presentation is led by Tracey Chitty and is regarding the introduction of PERMA model of wellbeing and the use of Growth mindset when parenting 13 Feb 2017 Positive Psychology
Social Media – Friend or Foe

A collaborative workshop led by Senior Leadership unpacking the trend of social media and the connection with our students.

 September 2016 Social Media – Friend or Foe-
Restorative Parenting: parenting for a peaceful home The presentation is led by Margaret Thorsborne and is regarding the use of restorative approaches and problem solving when parenting. 10 Jan 2013 Restorative Parenting

Primary

Title Description Date Download
Year 1 & 2 Parent Maths Workshop

An exploration of the curriculum and teaching approaches in Maths in Years 1 & 2 with activities and suggestions for parents wanting to support Maths learning at home.

November 2017 Doing Maths with your child
PYP Math Activities Numeracy at home

Early Years Maths Parent Workshop November 2017

Reading Workshop

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October 2017 Reading Workshop
Primary Big Picture

Primary Big Led by Chris Barr and the Primary Leadership Team , this workshop provides an outline of the the Primary school procedures and key pieces of information for the year ahead.

September 2017 2017 Primary Big Picture
Year 3 Parent Information – Technology

Led by Joe Leithhead and Chris Barr, this information session introduced technology use in Year 3 to parents, highlighting the school User Agreements in this area.

September 2017 Year 3 Parent Information Evening
Intro to the PYP

Led by Kate Agars, this workshop aims to inform new parents about the IB the Primary Years Programme and inform parents about the type of learning they will be undertaking.

September 2017 Intro to PYP – 2017
New Parent Reading Workshop

Led by Jason Boon, this workshop provides an outline of the reading programme at DC as well as practical ways you can support at home.

September 2017 2017 New Parent Reading Workshop Session 1
New Parent Reading Workshop

Led by Chris Barr and the Primary Leadership Team , this workshop provides an outline of the the Primary school procedures and key pieces of information for the year ahead.

September 2017 2017 New Parent Reading Workshop Session 1
PYP Math Parent Workshop
  • What is meant by the phrase Number Sense?

  • How we support children to calculate fluently and flexibly based on Number Sense at DC

  • How might parents support the development of Number Sense at home?

 16 February 2017  Doing Maths with Your Child PYP Math Activities Numeracy at home Maths Parent Workshop Presentation – February 2017
Year 3 Parent Information – Technology

Led by Joe Leithhead and Chris Barr, this information session introduced technology use in Year 3 to parents, highlighting the school User Agreements in this area.

 February 2016 Year 3 Parent Information Evening
Primary Big Picture

Led by Chris Barr and the Primary Leadership Team , this workshop provides an outline of the the Primary school procedures and key pieces of information for the year ahead.

 September 2016 2016 Primary Big Picture
Chinese Language What does Chinese language learning look like
for near-native children
Additional Language Learning in Chinese
 9 November 2015 Say it with me- Near Native.ppt
  How is Chinese Language Acquired and Learned? 9 November 2015 Say it with me- Over all .pptx
  What does Chinese language learning look like for non-native children
Additional Language Learning in Chinese
5 November 2015 Learn with me- Non-native Final.ppt
Parent Information Fair 2015 Primary Big Picture. This session focussed on finding out how your child is progressing, what your child is learning and how your child is supported in developing social and emotional well being.  20 August 2015  Primary Big Picture – 2015/16
  Chinese Information Session. This session was led by the Primary Chinese team and focused on:
  • Class groupings and understanding pathways
  • What and how students learn in class
  • How to support your child learning Chinese at home
 20 August 2015 DC Primary Chinese Programme 2016-17

 

Secondary

Title Description Date Download

DP Subject Selection

Intro to DP and Subject Selection Process 

12 January 2017

DP Subject Selection 

MYP & Community Engagement

Introduction to the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) and MYP Community Engagement

31 August 2017

Google Slides Presentation

MYP Assessment Workshop

Assessment in the MYP. Parent Workshop

27 September 2017

Google Slides Presentation

MYP Assessment, Recording and Reporting Briefing Session

MYP Assessment, Reporting and Recording. Parent briefing session

28 September 2017

Google Slides Presentation

Lance King Parent Workshop

‘Courage, Resilience and Failing Well’ – a workshop for parents

14 September 2017

Google slides presentation

Y6 Moving to Secondary Morning

DC Secondary – what’s in store

Presentation to Year 6 Parents

12 September 2017

Y6 Moving to Secondary Morning

Parent Information Fair

Secondary Big Picture – an overview of student support practices in Secondary

31 August 2017

Google Slides Presentation

Introduction to the MYP

31 August 2017

Google slides presentation

Introduction to the DP

31 August 2017

Google slides presentation

Introduction to CAS

31 August 2017

Google slides presentation

Higher Education Presentation

31 August 2017

Google slides presentation

Y6 Transition Day

Transition Day

How we support your child’s learning and wellbeing

2 June 2017

Y6 Transition Day