School News

14 Aug 2017

UNDERSTANDING YOUR CHILD'S GRADES

Parents and care givers have received a Semester 1 report for the children within their care. For most subjects there is a grade given on learning proficiencies and practices. The explanations given here will help you to understand the grades

Learning Proficiencies

A

Your child is outperforming other students at this year level.

The student has an extensive knowledge and understanding of the content and can readily apply this knowledge. In addition, the student has achieved a very high level of competence in the required processes and skills and can apply these skills to new situations.

B

Your child is outperforming some students at this year level.

The student has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the content and a high level of competence in the required processes and skills. In addition, the student is able to apply this knowledge and these skills to most situations.

C

Your child is performing exactly where they should be for this year level.

The student has a sound knowledge and understanding of the main areas of content and has achieved an adequate level of competence in the required processes and skills. The student is achieving exactly what he or she should be for the year level

D

You child is performing below what is expected for this year level.

The student has a basic knowledge and understanding of the content and has achieved a limited level of competence and skills

E

Your child is performing well below what is expected for this year level.

The student has an elementary knowledge and understanding in few areas of the content and has achieved very limited competence in some of the processes and skills.

N/A

Not Assessed

 

 

 

Learning Practices

Actively engages

Your child shows great interest in class discussions, does their work very well and works cooperatively with other students.

The student actively engages in learning activities by demonstrating interest in content through curiosity or questioning, participating in class discussion, seeking enrichment or extension, requesting teacher feedback and incorporating it into their work. In addition, the student actively promotes inclusion and tolerance in class.

Responds effectively

Your child is organised, respectful and takes part in class discussions.

The student responds effectively in learning activities by joining in class discussions without being prompted and responds to teacher feedback. In addition, the student responds respectfully, is organised and punctual to class

Participates appropriately

Your child is polite and organised and completes their work.

The student participates appropriately in learning activities by completing class and home work efficiently and participates in class discussions and activities. In addition, the student responds respectfully to staff and other students, brings necessary materials and is on time to class.

Requires prompting

Your child needs to be reminded to do the right thing.

The student requires prompting in learning activities to engage respectfully class and teacher discussions, complete class work and incorporate feedback into their work. In addition, the student may borrow necessary materials and may struggle with organisation or punctuality.

Requires direction

Your child is disruptive in class and is disorganised.

The student requires direction and redirection in learning activities in order to participate in class or engage with course content and incorporate feedback into their work. In addition, the student’s low level of organisation, punctuality and respect for staff and students negatively impacts on their learning.


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