Information Sessions

Whole College

Title Description Date Download
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
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. 13 Aug 2015 Laptop Program – 2015Responsible Use Agreement
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


Title Description Date Download
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
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


  Description Date Download

MYP Information Evening

Subject Selection for Y10 & 11 26 January 2016 Subject Selection Y10 & Y11
Parent Information Fair 2015 Introduction to the Middle Years Programme (MYP). This session addressed the structure and philosophy of the MYP, the MYP at Discovery College and an overview of Community Engagement. 20 Aug 2015 Intro to MYP – 2015Overview of MYP CE August 2015
  Introduction to the Diploma Programme (DP). This session addressed at the structure and philosophy of the DP, the DP at Discovery College and and overview of Creativity, Action, Service (CAS)


Aug 2015

Intro to DP – 2015Overview of CAS in the DP Aug 2015
  Higher Education Office (HEO). This session explained the role of the higher education office and the relevant systems and procedures.


 20 Aug 2015  HEO Session 2015