Information Sessions

Whole College

Title Description Date Download
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
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
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 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

  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)

20

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