WINK 2022/2023

 Careers - Experience of a Workplace   Thursday 8th September 2022  Hall/Wave Parents of Year 10 students: Mr Fenner invites Year 10 parents to hear more about students' experience of a workplace in June. This session will provide an opportunity to hear about what students should be doing to source, finalise, and prepare for their experience of a workplace Year 10  
 Careers - FE & Apprenticeships  Thursday 15th September 2022  Hall/Wave  Parents of Year 11 students: Come and join Jonathan Prest, principal of Barton Peveril Sixth form college, and Ian Henser, our independent careers adviser, to hear about the latest developments in further education, and the application process.  Year 11 
Year 7 - How to Support your child at Secondary School    Thursday 22nd September 2022  Virtual Event  Parents of year 7 students: Find out how you can support your child in Secondary school with workshops from English, Maths and other areas on how to support your child at KS3. Year 7  
 Preparing For Exams   Thursday 6th October 2022  Virtual Event  There will be information on the revision support and resources your son/daughter has access to (including how to manage exam stress) as well as opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of revision techniques and exam structures in subjects like English, Maths and Science. Year 10 & 11  
 Love Languages  Thursday 10th November 2022  Hall Learn how to support your son/daughter as they embark on becoming a confident linguist; hands-on sessions to ensure language learning is as easy as un, deux, trois... Join us for vocabulary learning tips, key language websites and apps, and experience how we teach languages at Wildern. Suitable for parents and students of all year groups. No prior language knowledge required! All Years  
 CAMHS   Thursday 17th November 2022 Hall   Helen Dove works in Hampshire CAMHS with a variety of projects that seek to support young people parents/carers and professionals. The focus is on early help, self help, and health promotion. Helen is not a clinician or a manager, and therefore would be unable to take questions on these elements of the service. However, she will spend some time walking us through their hugely helpful website to show the resources that are available and so accessible for all. She will also share the latest projects that will be of use and interest to many. Open to all parents of any year group who are looking to be able to support their child with their emotional health and wellbeing. All Years  
 The Effective Use of EdTech to support Learning  Thursday 8th December 2022   Virtual Event  Find out how education technology can support your child in school and in self-study. From Google education tools like Google Classroom through to apps and online extensions discover how technology supports learning, revision as well as the range of assistive tools that can be used on Chromebooks during lessons. Wildern Trust is an EdTech Demonstrator for the DfE supporting schools in the south east region to use technology more effectively.  All Years 
 Year 8 Pathways Evening  Thursday 19th January 2023 Virtual Event   An information evening to guide you through the pathways progress Suitable for year 8 parents only Year 8  
 E-Safety  Thursday 26th January 2023   Hall  "Find out how you can support your child and yourself with all things eSafety to improve your understanding of the basics and more advanced features. Open to all parents and students of any year group. The internet is part of everyday life for education, business and social interaction.

To help you and your children further, we aim to provide as much information as available to help you keep you and your child safe on this WINK evening.

Please feel free to browse through this link and keep yourself e-safety aware."

 All Years 
 Supporting Your Teenager   Thursday 9th February 2023 Hall/Wave   Being a parent of a teenager can be tough. It can be rewarding. It can also be exciting, exhausting, frightening, full of pressures, decisions and endless seemingly unanswerable questions and challenges. This session aims to provide you with information and strategies to meet these challenges. Suitable for all parents All Years  
Stretch and Challenge  Thursday 16th March 2023 Hall  Find out how thinking hard skills, challenge and academically stretch your child. In this session, we will share some effective strategies that you can use at home to further support your child in reaching their full potential. All Years 
Chromebooks  Thursday 4th May 2023 Hall  This evening will introduce the Chromebook scheme which will be opened to the current Year 8 cohort. Suitable for Year 8 parents only Year 8 
Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)  Thursday 18th May 2023 Virtual Event  This session will outline what is covered throughout the Education for Life curriculum and how the RSE statutory requirements are delivered. This is open to parents of all year groups. All Years 
How to Support Your Child's Reading  Thursday 8th June 2023 Hall/LRC Join staff and students at Wildern as we share some effective strategies to support your child with reading. Open to all parents and students of any year group - particularly suitable for KS3 All Years (particularly KS3) 
Healthy Eating/Affordable Nutritious Meals  Thursday 22nd June 2023 Virtual Event  Find out more about the importance of fueling our bodies with a balanced diet whilst we explore the themes celebrated during the British Nutrition Foundation's 11th annual Healthy Eating Week. We will also share tips for planning quick, affordable and nutritious family meals. All Years