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Three-Way Conferences Years 7-13

Posted: October 8, 2021

Three-way conferences will take place on Tuesday 9 November (1.30 – 6.30 pm) and Thursday 11 November (1.30 – 6.30 pm). These are 5-minute interviews with teachers, where you and your child are present and participating. The conferences will be conducted over Zoom.

The conversation during the appointments will focus on:

  • Where am I going? Feedback that clarifies the learning intentions and success criteria that are being used in lessons.
  • How am I going? Feedback that ensures the student knows how they are progressing in relation to the learning intention. This should include explicit reference to current assessment/attainment grades in relation to expected outcomes.
  • Where to next? Suggesting the steps needed to address the gap between their learning and the intended outcome. This could also be ‘Even Better If…’ ideas if the students are meeting or exceeding expectations.
  • Questionsan opportunity for parents/students to ask further questions and address any concerns.

Lessons will finish at 12.30pm on the days of the conferences.The schedule will be as follows:

Learning Team

8.20 – 8.30

Period 1

8.30 – 9.25

Period 2

9.25 – 10.20


10.20 – 10.40

Period 3

10.40 – 11.35

Period 4

11.35 – 12.30

There will be no Discovery Time on these days.

Students will be expected to participate in the conferences from home.  Some Year 13 students may be invited to remain on campus to carry out practical work that is essential for the IB Diploma. They will be expected to participate in their conferences, via Zoom, from school.

Appointments will be made using the ESF app, following these instructions.  The booking system will open on Tuesday 26 October at 9.00 am and close on Friday 5 November at 11.59 pm.