GCSE Launch Evening 2011<br />Welcome to all Year 8 students and their parents<br />
Tonight’s objectives<br />To launch KS4 curriculum including GCSEs in English, Maths, Science<br />To explain the impact o...
What do I have to study in  KS4?(Year 9 -11  commencing Sept 2011)<br />English<br />All: GCSE English Language <br />Some...
What other subjects will I study in Year 9?<br />History <br />Geography<br />French or Spanish or Additional Literacy<br ...
Week plan - Year 10 Sept 2012<br />
What’s new?<br />English Baccalaureate <br /> The new ‘gold standard’ in education??? <br />C grade or better in...<br />E...
Vocational opportunities<br /><ul><li>   Construction
   Hair and Beauty
   Hospitality and Catering
   Business Studies
   Environment and Land Based Studies
   Creative and Media
   ICT
   Society, Health and Development
   Travel and Tourism
   Public Services
   Sport
   Dance
   Music
Engineering</li></ul>Under Review<br />Under Review<br />
Current GCSE Options Offer<br /><ul><li>Art GCSE
Catering GCSE
Child Development GCSE
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  1. 1. GCSE Launch Evening 2011<br />Welcome to all Year 8 students and their parents<br />
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  3. 3. Tonight’s objectives<br />To launch KS4 curriculum including GCSEs in English, Maths, Science<br />To explain the impact of national policy on the option process for 2011/12<br />To explain the structure of the Year 9 curriculum<br />
  4. 4. What do I have to study in KS4?(Year 9 -11 commencing Sept 2011)<br />English<br />All: GCSE English Language <br />Some: GCSE English Literature<br />Mathematics<br />All: GCSE Mathematics<br />Science<br />All: GCSE Core Science<br />+<br />either: GCSE Additional Science<br />or: BTEC Applied Science<br />Triple Science available as an option in Year 10 and 11<br />PSRE<br />Full / Short Course GCSE RE<br />Core ICT<br />EDEXCEL Aida qualification or Functional Skills<br />Core PE<br />Physical Education<br />
  5. 5. What other subjects will I study in Year 9?<br />History <br />Geography<br />French or Spanish or Additional Literacy<br />Technology (2 choices)<br />Arts (3 choices)<br />
  6. 6. Week plan - Year 10 Sept 2012<br />
  7. 7. What’s new?<br />English Baccalaureate <br /> The new ‘gold standard’ in education??? <br />C grade or better in...<br />English GCSE<br />Maths GCSE<br />2 x GCSEs in Science<br />GCSE in a Language<br />GCSE in Humanities<br />The ticket to Sixth Form, University and Employment success???<br />
  8. 8. Vocational opportunities<br /><ul><li> Construction
  9. 9. Hair and Beauty
  10. 10. Hospitality and Catering
  11. 11. Business Studies
  12. 12. Environment and Land Based Studies
  13. 13. Creative and Media
  14. 14. ICT
  15. 15. Society, Health and Development
  16. 16. Travel and Tourism
  17. 17. Public Services
  18. 18. Sport
  19. 19. Dance
  20. 20. Music
  21. 21. Engineering</li></ul>Under Review<br />Under Review<br />
  22. 22. Current GCSE Options Offer<br /><ul><li>Art GCSE
  23. 23. Catering GCSE
  24. 24. Child Development GCSE
  25. 25. Drama GCSE
  26. 26. French GCSE
  27. 27. Geography GCSE
  28. 28. Graphics Technology GCSE
  29. 29. History GCSE
  30. 30. Music GCSE
  31. 31. Physical Education GCSE
  32. 32. Resistant Materials Technology GCSE
  33. 33. Science (Triple Option) GCSE
  34. 34. Spanish GCSE
  35. 35. Textiles Technology GCSE</li></li></ul><li>
  36. 36. So back to year 9... Our principles<br />Real focus on maximising achievement in English,Maths and Science – 3 years to get to GCSE<br />Preparing students for the ‘English Bac’<br />Allowing students to make some choices now about which subjects to follow<br />Giving plenty of Information, Advice and Guidance about the ‘Options Process’<br />
  37. 37. GCSE Mathematics<br />Subject Leader - David Lee<br />david.lee@wolverley.worcs.sch.uk<br />
  38. 38. Mathematics<br />Curriculum<br />Testing and assessments<br />Homework<br />Progress and Contact<br />Exam Preparation and Materials that lead to Success <br />
  39. 39. Thinking Ahead and Support<br /> Parents’ Evenings<br /> Mathematics Assessments<br /> Dates and contact <br />Booking Holidays<br />Examination Dates<br /> Study Equipment<br /> Quiet place to work<br /> Get Involved <br />How can Parents help?<br />
  40. 40. GCSE English<br />Subject Leader - Cheryl Grantham<br />cheryl.grantham@wolverley.worcs.sch.uk<br />
  41. 41. What does GCSEEnglish look like?<br />40% Exam<br />English? <br />Or English Language with Literature?<br />20% Speaking & Listening<br />(<br />)<br />40% Literary Reading / Creative Writing<br />English Language: 30% Extended Reading / Creative Writing / Spoken Language Study<br />
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  43. 43. GCSE Science<br />Subject Leader – Julian Rouse<br />julian.rouse@wolverley.worcs.sch.uk<br />
  44. 44. Science from Y9 to Y11<br />Year 9: Core Science <br />Do the first module examination in June Y9<br />Do some work on Controlled assessment<br />Y10: Core Science<br />Do the second Module examination in January Y10<br />Do the final Module examination in June Y10<br />Complete CA in Y10<br />Y10/11: Triple Science<br />Do the first triple Module examinations in Jan Y10Do 1-2 Extension modules in June Y10<br />Do the final Module/extension examinations in June Y11<br />Y11: Additional Science<br />Do the first Module examination in January Y11<br />Do the final Module examinations in June Y11<br />Complete CA in Y11<br />Y11: BTEC Applied Science<br />Complete a range of BTEC assignments starting in Y10 and finishing in Y11<br />
  45. 45. Monitoring Achievement in Science<br />Half-termlyAssessments to monitor achievement since Year 7<br /><ul><li> In Year 9 the half-termlytests will be based on GCSE</li></ul> questions and the results will be a GCSE grade.<br />
  46. 46. How are you getting on?<br />Check your progress outside the Science office.<br />The symbol shows how you are doing.<br />Thursday, 16 June 2011<br />Wolverley CE Science<br />
  47. 47. Parental Support<br />Homework Projects<br />Internet Site – Oxford University Press – electronic homework similar to MyMaths<br />
  48. 48. Monitoring Achievement<br />
  49. 49. Monitoring Achievement<br />Intervention based on attainment and attitude<br />Achievement interview/Options discussion with member of Senior Team in Spring term<br />Mentoring programmes:<br />Year 10 – Academic Mentoring focusing on E Bac students<br />Year 11 – Assertive Mentoring focusing on achievement in all areas<br />
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