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Prepare 2015

Thursday 5th February 2015

Prepare 2015

JCG Foundation launches ‘Prepare 2015’ with Rathbone Investment Management International

This week, JCG Foundation is proud to announce the date for Jersey’s first dedicated GCSE revision conference, Prepare 2015. Sponsored by Rathbone Investment Management International (RIMI) the conference will take place during the Easter holidays from Tuesday 7th to Friday 10th April at Jersey College for Girls. The Focus of the conference is ‘effective and structured exam preparation’.

Prepare 2015 is open to all students studying for GCSE examinations at any island secondary school and each session costs £40. Students can attend multiple sessions and financial assistance is available for students who need it thanks to the generosity of RIMI.

The GCSE Revision Conference is designed to provide active, structured and intensive revision opportunities in key subjects to Island Year 11 students preparing for GCSE examinations in May and June 2015. Students can select any number of subject-specific sessions to attend, according to their requirements. Each GCSE subject is offered a three-hour session and the most popular subjects will be repeated during the week so that students can participate in every session they wish. The sessions will be taught by expert teachers from a number of island schools.

On committing to the activity, Phil Bain, deputy managing director of RIMI comments: ‘We are delighted to continue our partnership with the JCG Foundation to support education in Jersey and believe that Prepare 2015 will be invaluable in helping students to revise for their GCSE examinations at this crucial time. We hope this year’s conference is a fantastic success and look forward to supporting the event for years to come.’

Value to students include:
• Gives students personal revision a boost with intensive practice in key subject areas
• Uses students’ time effectively by choosing the subjects they need most help with
• Small classes – between 10 and 20 students per class – allows personal guidance and support
• Experienced and expert teachers will focus on Examiners’ comments and exam strategies to give students the best chance of achieving their potential
• Most subjects are offered at Foundation and Higher Tier so whether a student is aiming for a pass grade or an A* the sessions will be focussed on what each student needs to learn
• The content and techniques which will be covered are applicable to all examination boards so students can be certain of benefit whatever examination board they are taking

Conference Sessions
Join highly experienced and inspiring teachers to revise the following subjects:
● Mathematics Higher and Foundation
● English Language Higher and Foundation
● English Literature Higher and FoundationRathbones
● French Higher and Foundation
● Spanish Higher and Foundation
● Physics
● Chemistry
● Biology
● Core Science
● Additional Science

In addition, there will be a session on Learning and Study Skills.

On of the JCG Foundation’s many goals is to provide pioneering learning opportunities for students in Jersey,’ commented Leanda Jane Guy, Foundation Director. Thanks to the support from Rathbone Investment Management International, we can offer students who may not normally be able to take up this opportunity places on this inaugural revision conference.’ ‘We are very encouraged, that despite current economic pressures, local businesses are reacting so positively to the launch of the JCG Foundation Corporate Partner Scheme. Investing in the next generation is crucial for the Island and the JCG Foundation scheme provides a great opportunity for businesses in Jersey to support education on the Island at many different levels.’

JCG Foundation Corporate Opportunity Programme – Achieve your CSR objectives with the JCG Foundation
‘The Foundation’s unique Corporate Opportunities Programme provides a vehicle for businesses to support the heart of education in Jersey’ continued Miss Guy. ‘The Foundation’s activities support not just JCG students but other young people on the Island at other schools too’. There are three packages available: Nisi, Dominus and Frustra. If your company would like to support education locally as part of your corporate social responsibility objectives we would love to hear from you.

For more information on the JCG Foundation, Corporate Opportunities programme please contact Leanda Guy, Foundation Director l.guy@jcg.sch.je
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