At Smithdon High School, the final year of school really starts in Year 10!
Year 10 ends with a series of examinations to check where pupils are in the journey towards achieving their academic potential. The information from these examinations allow teachers to personalise the Year 11 curriculum to better meet the needs of pupils.
The resources below are the Knowledge Organisers which Year 10 pupils can use to support their preparation for these exams. The Knowledge Organisers include the core knowledge that pupils need to know in order to be successful in the Year 10 examinations
You will also find a timeline resource which outlines what Year 11 will look like.
The Final Year at Smithdon High School - Timeline
The typical timeline for Year 11 students is as follows:
Year 11 Information Evening (September)
Mock Interview Day (October)
Pre Public Exams (October/ November)
Analysis of student performance used to generate bespoke support and intervention
Visits from Post 16 providers
Help You Choose; supporting application for Post 16 study (December)
Pre Public Exam (February)
Analysis of student performance used to generate second round of support and intervention
Year 11 Parents’ Evening (March)
Subject specific conferences
GCSE Exams supported by Revision
Year 11 Celebration Assembly/ Prom (June/ July)
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