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Enrolment Information for new Year 12 students

Enrolment Information for new Year 12 students

Enrolment Day – Monday, 3rd September 2018

This is the date that new year 12 students will join Mascalls Academy Sixth Form.

There will not be any subject lessons on the first day; instead we have arranged a number of team building activities for students to take part in, as well as sessions aimed at getting to know their Student Advisor, and meeting other students.

The day will begin at 08:30 in the Sixth Form Common Room, where Student Advisors will meet their groups and take them off to their individual Advisory rooms to brief them on the schedule of activities for the day.  Students will receive their lesson timetables during that first session.

What should I wear?

As a Mascalls Academy student you are required to observe the published dress code.  However, on Enrolment Day (only) you are requested to wear clothing that is suitable for physical activity, which includes track suits, sports leggings and trainers, since the activities you will be engaged in will require you to move around and will incorporate some light exercise.

Do I need to bring anything with me?

If you were set work to complete over the summer vacation period – which you would have received either as a result of attending our Induction Days in July, or by email if you had informed us that you couldn’t attend those days – then you should bring that completed work with you on 3rd September so that it can be submitted for marking.

Please also bring some money with you for lunch, if you intend to purchase it from the Sixth Form canteen, as per the information below.

What are the catering arrangements?

The canteen in the Sixth Form Common Room, which is managed and operated by our caterers, Cucina, will be open for breakfast, as well as at break and lunch times for hot and cold drinks and snacks.  If you prefer to bring your own packed lunch with you, you are welcome to do this but please be aware that there is no facility to heat up food brought in from home.

The Sixth Form canteen takes cash payments at any time, but if  you wish to use the school’s cashless system, this is also possible.  If you are new to Mascalls Academy, your Scopay account will need to be set up and a fingerprint reading taken before you can use the cashless process.

When can I collect my 16+ Travel Card?

If you applied for your Travel Card by the 13th July application deadline as specified by Kent County Council, then your Travel Card should have been sent to the school prior to 3rd September so that you can collect it from the Sixth Form office on that day.  If you submitted your application later than 13th July then your card may not be ready for you to pick up, but please check with our Sixth Form Support Assistant anyway, just in case it has been received.  You will need to sign for the card to confirm that you have collected it.

What time will the day finish?

The day will end at the usual 15:00 school finishing time.

Who should I contact if I have any questions?

Please contact our Sixth Form Support Assistant, Michelle Preston by telephoning 01892 835 366 ext 197, or  you can email her at michelle.preston@mascallsacademy.org.uk