Read our news from the Christmas Term here – Winstanley Life Christmas 23
Please make sure that you read the following information prior to the beginning of GCSE exams.
Key Stage 4
Students will learn about Business Studies from a theoretical and practical perspective, studying business in the context of entrepreneurs starting a small business and how businesses develop beyond the start-up phase. These two themes focus on concepts, issues and decisions, with an emphasis on marketing, operations, finance, human resources and the impact of business on the wider world.
Students are assessed via two exams, each one worth 50% of the qualification. Both exams will include calculations alongside short answer and extended answer questions based on business contexts.
We are holding Bake Sales this week to raise money for Children in Need, please support your house by bringing some cakes to sell –
Tuesday 15th Aspen
Wednesday 16th Maple
Thursday 17th Elm
Friday 18th Oak
Friday 18th November
House Challenge – Each form is to collect as many coins as you can, the form with the heaviest amount of change wins.
Pay £1 to wear ONE item of spotty clothing with full uniform.
Following the Government’s announcement regarding school closures, we want to ensure that key workers’ children are still able to attend school if required. Please fill out the attached form should you require your child to attend school after the Christmas break. Wishing you all a happy and healthy Christmas.
Video by Mr Bennett regarding Chromebooks for Year 7, please watch if you are a parent/carer of a Year 7 student.
This is the latest letter regarding Coronavirus which will be shared with parents as of 13th March 2020
The latest newsletter has been emailed to parents and is also available to read here.
In year 7 RESPECT focuses on developing a sense of self. Lessons will cover the following topics: kindness; being involved; pushing yourself; remembrance; road safety; body image and puberty; me and my hobbies, interests and skills; First aid.
Year 8 RESPECT lessons will continue to develop themes considered in year 7: kindness, positive reinforcement and generosity, recognizing and respecting difference; remembrance; alcohol, drugs and smoking awareness; body image, relationships and consent; making choices, types of careers and pathways; British values.
Year 9 RESPECT continues to develop themes from previous years with a more targeted focus on careers and choices: kindness, helping each other grow, how to deliver and receive feedback sensitively; how sex and relationships work, contraception, HIV/Aids; financial awareness, labour market, occupations, skills, local and national opportunities; First aid.
Year 10 lessons focus on developing as a person and the individual’s contribution to society with lessons considering: kindness, helping each other grow, how to deliver and receive feedback sensitively; careers for the 21 st century, opportunities at post 16, interview techniques, attitudes and values in the work place, work experience opportunities; sex and relationship education including positive and negative relationships and their consequences, contraception and sexually transmitted infections.
Throughout year 11 RESPECT focuses on next steps in the immediate and medium term: organizing your time; preparation for post 16, UCAS applications, writing a personal statement, making informed choices, knowing yourself, progress and effort; study skills; revision skills.