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Year 10

Head of Year: Mrs K McGee (Mr Elia)

Miss McGee and I are very pleased to have this opportunity to write to you at the beginning of what will be an important year. It is a privilege to be able to continue to lead a promising cohort of pupils through success at Chadwell Heath Academy. The students are busy settling into their GCSE or exam lessons and I am sure they will work hard to achieve the very best results they can.

As a parent/guardian you also play an important role in the education of your child and your encouragement and involvement can help a child excel. I’m sure that you will agree that effective communication between home and school is one of the best ways to support students, and I hope that you will find the information below useful for this year.

Year 10 Dates

Module 1 assessment: week beginning 28th of October 2019
Module 1 effort grades: week beginning 4th November 2019
Module 2 assessment: week beginning 6th of January 2020

iMedia CNAT Exam : Wednesday 8th January 2020
Module 2 effort grades: week beginning 13th of January 2020
Module 3 assessment: week beginning 9th of March 2020
Module 3 effort grades: week beginning 16th of March 2020
Revision period for end of year exams from 23rd March – 27th March 2020
End of Year Exams WEEK beginning 30th March 2020
End of year reports will be sent home: in the week beginning 4th May 2020
Work Experience Two weeks work experience beginning 6th July 2020

Year 10 Parents evening is scheduled for Wednesday 6th May 2020. It is extremely important that you attend this evening to have the opportunity to discuss your child’s progress with their exam subject teachers.

Year 10 Educational Trips/Activities for Year 10:

Thursday 14th November & Tuesday 19th November - RE Trip to Westminster Abbey

Monday 25th November – English – Ginificent ‘A Christmas Carol’

Thursday 5th December – Media – BFI Trip

Thursday 25th June – Technology Trip – Design Museum

Year 10 Extra Curricular

Sport

Mondays After School – Girls Netball

Tuesday Lunchtimes – Girls Basketball

Tuesday After School – Girls Basketball, Boys Football & Dance

Wednesday Lunchtimes – Boys Basketball

Wednesday After School – Girls Football

Thursday Lunchtimes – Boys/Girls Trampolining & Table Tennis

Thursday After School – Boys/Girls Handball

Friday Lunchtimes – Girls Fitness

Friday After School – Girls Netball

Other

Thursday Lunchtimes - Model United Nations – Room 39

As a parent may I remind you that you can access details of homework that has been set for your son/daughter via Show My Homework. If you are unable to login please do let us know. In addition, pupils are told to write down all of their homework into their planners, and parents are asked to check and sign these weekly.

If at any point you have queries regarding your son/daughters progress, please contact their subject teacher or form tutor in the first instance. However, please do not hesitate to contact me if you feel the matter should be passed directly to me and I will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.

May I take this opportunity to thank you for your on-going support to ensure the very best for your son/daughter. I hope they enjoy the new challenges this year and participate in all the school has to offer. I wish them every success in their exams this year and next.

Mr S Elia & Miss K McGee