Millais School

In Pursuit of Excellence

Year 8

Autumn Term

  • Setting for Humanities/Languages
  • ‘Human Papilloma Virus’ (HPV) vaccination process begins
  • Open evening volunteers required for prospective Year 6 parents
  • Progress and Commitment to Learning (PCTL) grades issued (November)
  • Pantomime day/talent show (pupil and staff participation/auditions)
  • Celebration assemblies – opportunities to recognise no warnings, community points(bronze, silver, gold certificates issued)100% attendance (of a term), star pupil awards for each tutor group
  • School and Year council presentations and elections
  • Opportunities for “Targeted Youth Support” service interventions for some pupils as well as vocational courses at The Lodge.
  • Meet the Tutor Evening
  • World Cup Competitions Begin

Spring Term

  • Progress and Commitment to Learning (PCTL) grades issued (January)
  • Organise and prepare Charity event (Local, National and International Charities supported)
  • Celebration assemblies – opportunities to recognise no warnings, community points(bronze, silver, gold certificates issued)100% attendance (of a term) star pupil awards for each tutor group
  • Parent Consultation Evening
  • Examinations

Summer Term

  • French Trip
  • Enrichment Days (Hampton Court and African Arts)
  • Sports Day – Competing for own country (tutor group) and Community
  • Prize Giving (prizes awarded for achievement and progress in all subjects)
  • Celebration assemblies – opportunities to recognise no warnings, community points(bronze, silver, gold certificates issued)100% attendance(of a term and for the term) star pupil awards for each tutor group
  • End of Year reports issued

All Year

  • Star Pupil Awards
  • Targetted Intervention