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Welcome to Dane Court Sixth Form

Year 11 Transition material 2020

Subject enrichment activities

world school tri 2 colour 150pxHeads of departments and their teams have provided some resources to help you develop yourself during the extended break from learning.

Phase one
pdf Click here to view the activities (2.42 MB)

Each subject has provided:

  • Something to think about
  • Something to listen to
  • Something to read

Phase two
pdf Subject Enrichment (1.74 MB)
pdf IBCP Enrichment (617 KB)
pdf IBDP Enrichment (789 KB)

Develop your skills ready for Dane Court Sixth Form

Weekly videos and activities will be posted to help you develop the essential skills for a successful sixth form.

Internal students

Go to Google Classroom. If you don't see the year 11 transition class you can join it using the code nevjsluTo join a class, click the plus symbol near the top right (PC/laptop) or bottom right (mobile) of your Google Classroom home page.

External students

Use the information in the following documents that will be posted on a weekly basis:
Over the next few weeks you will have the opportunity to hear students talk about the importance of the different study skills, hear an instructional video and practice it yourself.
In order to access the videos you will need to follow this weblink:
https://vimeo.com/showcase/7013773 and use the password: netsixth11
We look forward to seeing you in Dane Court Sixth Form!

Week 1: Note-taking

  1. Watch 'Week 1 - Video - Taking Notes' (https://vimeo.com/showcase/7013773 and use the password: netsixth11)
  2. Watch 'Week 1 - Video about the note-taking task' (the instructional video for the exercise)
  3. Work through the task on the this PowerPoint to practice your note-making skills.

Week 2: Note-taking: Lectures, podcasts and videos

  1. Watch 'Week 2 - Note-taking TASK 2 lecture podcasts and videos' (the instructional video for the exercise) (https://vimeo.com/showcase/7013773 and use the password: netsixth11)
  2. Work through the task on this PowerPoint to practice your note-making skills

Week 3 - Having a goal that drives you

  1. Watch 'Week 3 - Video - Having a goal' (https://vimeo.com/showcase/7013773 and use the password: netsixth11)
  2. Watch 'Week 3 - Video explaining the PowerPoint on ‘having a goal' (the instructional video for the exercise)
  3. Work through the task on this PowerPoint to realise your goal

Week 4: Independent Learning

  1. Watch 'Week 4 - independent learning' (https://vimeo.com/showcase/7013773 and use the password: netsixth11)
  2. Watch 'Week 4 - PPT Video' (the instructional video for the exercise)
  3. Work through the task on this PowerPoint to evaluate your independent learning skills.

Week 5: Understanding hard topics

  1. Watch 'Week 5 - 'Understanding Harder topics' (https://vimeo.com/showcase/7013773 and use the password: netsixth11)
  2. Watch 'Week 5 - 'Understanding Harder topics - PPT Explained' (the instructional video for the exercise)
  3. Work through the task on the this PowerPoint to evaluate your independent learning skills.

Week 6 - Organisation

  1. Watch 'Week 6 - Organisation’' (https://vimeo.com/showcase/7013773 and use the password: netsixth11)
  2. Watch 'Week 6 - Organisation - PPT Explained' (the instructional video for the exercise)
  3. Work through the task on this Powerpoint to prepare your organisation skills for sixth form.