Yr 7/8 Academic Counselling Interviews [25/26 May]

Dear Parents / Caregivers / Whanau

 

Re :     Yr 7/8 Academic Counselling Interviews for Yr 7/8

            [Thursday 25 May 3.30 – 5.30 pm and Friday 26 May 9.00 am – 6.00 pm]

 

We would like you and your son to meet with his Homeroom Teacher for 15 minutes on Thursday 25 or Friday 26 May with the following purposes:

  §   To reflect and revise the academic goals set at the end of Term 1

  §   To set an academic goal for the remainder of the year

  §   To set an action plan to help your son achieve this goal

  §   To discuss any other matter in regard to your son’s learning and wellbeing

 

For ease you may book your interview online by following the steps listed below:

1.         Log onto the school interview website – www.schoolinterviews.co.nz

2.         Enter the Event Code:  nxb27    

3.         Enter your name, your email address and your son ‘s full name

4.         On the next page select your son ‘s Homeroom Teacher

5.         You will see a timetable showing when the teacher is available.  Click on

            an available time that suits

 

When you have finished the online process, your interview timetable will be emailed to you.  If circumstances change and you need to alter the interview time you may return to the site and do so whenever you like.  If you do not have access to a computer, you may phone the school office [211 3003] and we shall assist you.

We see your input into your son’s learning as being a key partnership with us.  Therefore, we would appreciate your attendance at a time that suits on either Thursday 25 May between 3.30 – 5.30 pm or Friday 26 May between 9.00 am – 6.00 pm.

 

To enable our staff to meet with each of their students and families Friday             26 May will be a Teacher Only Day for all Yr 7 and 8 students only [normal school day for year 9-13 students].  Your son will only be required to attend school during his interview.

 

We have also attached a copy of the questions which we would like you and your son to complete online via the Parent Portal prior to coming to the interview so that the interview can be productive for all those in attendance.  To access these questions, follow the steps listed below:

1.     www.sbhs.school.nz – Student and Parent Portal [Quick Links – left hand side of home page]

2.     Username                           

3.     Caregiver Password         

4.     Profile

5.     Interviews

 

If you require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.  If you do not have access to a computer, please fill in the attached question sheet and bring it with you.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Paul O’Connor

Acting Rector

Yr 7/8 Academic Counselling Questions

25/26 May 2017

 

These are the questions we are going to start with.  We invite you to talk to your family and your son to prepare some other questions before we meet.  Your family’s opinion is important to us.

 

1.         How has achieving your son’s first [Term 1] goal / step gone?

 

2.         What support does your son feel that he needs from the school to help him achieve the goal set in Term 1?

 

3.         What does your son feel he can do well?

 

5.         What does your son feel he needs to improve on?

 

6.         Other information you feel the school needs to know.

 

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Please complete this form via the Parent / Student Portal using the following steps:

1.     www.sbhs.school.nz – Student and Parent Portal [Quick Links – left hand side of home page]

2.     Username                           

3.     Caregiver Password         

4.     Profile

5.     Interviews

 

If you require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.  If you do not have access to a computer, please fill in the attached question sheet and bring it with you to the interview.

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