Transition Communication for years 7 and 11
We are pleased to be able to welcome new families of students due to join us in Year 7 in September 2020.
Year 7 Induction PowerPoint (19 June 2020)
Preparing for September? Need to order a school uniform?
Our uniform providers have updated their website with an easy to use, mobile-friendly site allowing you to simply order online. There are click and collect and delayed payment options. Go straight to the AGFS Uniform page via: https://khalsaschoolwear.co.uk/school/greenwich-free-school/
Want to try on in-store? The new Crayford Shop will be opening on the 15th June with ample parking, location details below:
Khalsa Schoolwear, Crayford Store, Unit 1 Crayford Commercial Centre, Greyhound Way, Crayford DA1 4HF Khalsa Map.pdf
Please follow the below links to access the documents requiring consent as part of any new student induction:
Home School Commitment-2020 (Compulsory)
Acceptable Use Policy (Compulsory)
Biometric Thumb print usage Consent Form (to be used for lunch accounts)
Updates for Year 11 Students and Parents
Results Day Letter (9th July 2020)
An Introduction to Cambridge for Year 11 students: Tuesday 16th June, 3:00 -4:00 pm
- What: A webinar exclusively for Ark Year 11 students, delivered by the admissions team at Christ’s College, Cambridge. In this session, we will cover key information about university, how Cambridge is a little different, your post-16 subject choices, an overview of the Cambridge admissions process and information about student life, with opportunities to ask questions throughout the event, and at the end.
- Who can attend: Year 11s who are likely to achieve at least six grade 7-9s at GCSE.
- Please sign up here.
CTK have set up a Year 11 Virtual School, that has a number of resources to support year 11 students with their transition to post 16 study and includes the following:
- Transition booklets for all the subjects we offer at Christ the King Sixth Forms which includes activities for students to complete, online and reading resources to help students prepare for their post 16 studies.
- A Free careers download activity pack which students can access and work on.
- CTK Year 11 Careers Hotline, is proving popular so if students need any impartial advice the CTK Team are here to help at this difficult time.
Here you will find transition booklets for all our subjects, to help you prepare for your post 16 studies. You can also download a free careers guide with activities and tips to help you find out more about your options after school. Their careers advisors are ready to help and give you specialised careers advice, please contact them on firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any careers support.
If you have already applied to a place at Christ the King Sixth Forms, or wish to apply and have questions, please see their FAQ here. (9th June 2020)
For the latest information regarding exams amidst the coronavirus pandemic, click here.
StarLine- Parent Hotline for Home Learning (27th April 2020)
Y11 GCSE Summer Grading Letter (24th April 2020)
Grading in 2020- video from Ofqual (11th April 2020)
EtonX Course Options (31st March 2020)
Y11 Preparing for Post-16 Letter (27th March 2020)
Y11 Leavers Assembly Letter (19th March 2020)
Y11 A level Preparatory Resources
CTK Aquinas recommended reading and resources (5th May 2020)
CTK St Mary's recommended reading and resources (5th May 2020)
CTK Emmanuel recommended reading and resources (5th May 2020)
Transition guide OCR Biology (1st May 2020)
Transition guide AQA Physics (1st May 2020)
Recommended physics books (1st May 2020)
Transition from KS4-KS5-baseline test for Chemistry (1st May 2020)
Transition baseline answers for Chemistry (1st May 2020)
Courtesy of Thomas Tallis, here are some useful reading resources for Y11’s A Level subject choices they have made to study at KS5. (24th April 2020)
MIT OpenCourseware Support for A Level Computer Science (21st April 2020)
Year 11 to 12 Transition Booklet for A Level Mathematics (21st April 2020)
Department for Education letters
Latest Ofqual Summer 2020 Update (3/4/2020)
Other Year 11 Opportunities:
STEM Online 4-day summer internships - Investment Banking, Medicine, Engineering, Psychology, Computer Science, Architecture, Entrepreneurship July & August 2020
Who: Students aged 15 – 18
What: InvestIN Education are hosting 'Live & Online' Summer Internships which last 4 days and take place in July and August. The first 3 days are dedicated to immersive experiences of that career alongside top professionals and Q&A/virtual networking time with them. Day 4 is dedicated to personalised career coaching - a sector recruitment expert will look at your credentials and create a bespoke development plan so you can maximise your chances of success.
Find out more: Full details and sign up here.
Leadership through Sport and Business: Business and Finance Apprenticeship including 12-week bootcamp September 2020, London & Birmingham
Who: We are looking for young people aged 16 – 21 who are passionate about building a career in finance and accountancy, and business admin. You don’t need previous experience, but you do need to show evidence of an interest in the sector.
What: Leadership Through Sport & Business is a social mobility charity that equips bright young people with access to meaningful work with major firms. We work with major firms in the UK, including Grant Thornton, RSM, TalkTalk and EY to offer Level 3 Accounting, Business Admin and Finance apprenticeship opportunities in London, Birmingham and Liverpool. You will undergo a 12-week bootcamp that combines the power of Sport and Business to help you succeed. From gaining a Sports Leadership qualification to a host of employability skills and exclusive corporate experiences, we give you the edge. You’ll also complete an accredited AAT Level 2 qualification through one of our education partners. Successful completion of the bootcamp guarantees you interviews with our major firms for junior finance and accounting roles. On the apprenticeship you’ll have the opportunity to gain a Level 3 qualification, learn new skills, earn a competitive salary, and be supported professionally through the programme. Eligibility criteria:
Next steps: Check you meet the eligibility criteria and apply here ASAP for September 2020 start.