Information Sessions

Whole College
Primary
Secondary
PTA
Whole College

Whole College

Title Description Date Download
College culture, working together to achieve our Vision. Session from the Parent Fair led by the College Leadership Team. It provided a keynote on the values that underpin the College’s direction and opportunities to learn about some of the College’s current work with Positive Education. 30 August 2018 Parent Info Fair - College Culture
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. 14 August 2018 Laptop Handout Presentation
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
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
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

Primary

Title Description Date Download
Year 1& 2 Maths Workshop Supporting your child to develop the Big Ideas and Important Skills with Early Number October 2018

Parent Guide Numeracy

PYP Maths Activities for Numeracy at home

 

Early Years Maths Parent Workshop October 2018 2017

 

12 Steps to unlock your students maths achievement

PYP Exhibition PYP Exhibition – How could you support your child throughout the Year 6 exhibition March 2018

PYP Exhibition Guide 2018

DC Exhibition Parents as Partners Presentation 2018

Coffee Morning – 
5 Love Languages

Would you like to have a deeper understanding of the emotional needs of your child?
What are the 5 Love Languages?

 

Gary Chapman has written several books on relationship building including, The 5 Love Languages for Children. This book offers insight into developing stronger communication and positive relationships within families.

March 2018 5 Love Languages
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

Secondary

Title Description Date Download

MYP Assessment Workshop

Assessment in the MYP. Parent Workshop

17 September 2018

Assessment in the MYP 2018

Parent Information Fair

Introduction to the DP and CP

30 August 2018

 

Introduction to DP and CP Higher Education Presentation

Parent Information Fair

Introduction to the MYP

30 August 2018

Introduction to the MYP 2018

Challenges of Parenting Teenager

The intention of this presentation was to provide:

  1. A chance to learn more about what is happening in the body, brain and social worlds of teenagers.
  2. What parents can do to help their teenager flourish, not just “survive” these years.
  3. A chance to reflect, share and connect.

24 April 2018

Challenges of Parenting Teenagers

DC Secondary Drugs Education and Interventions

The session included information of how we educate our secondary students about drugs (legal and illegal), and also how we respond when information is brought to us, or we have suspicion of usage by a student.

6 March 2018

 Drugs Education and Interventions at DC

Building Positive Relationships Framework Presentation

An introduction to our ‘Building Positive Relationships Framework’. This framework underpins our Behavioural Management processes and provides protocols and interventions when support is required and options and methodologies for the celebration of success

30 Jan 2018

Building Positive Relationships

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, 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

PTA

PTA

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