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  • Academic and vocational strands – why we do both State average – use subjects above state average Structure & organisation – pastoral care, Wednesday afternoon – flexible to cater for TAFE but also allows our more academic students to undertake extension subjects
  • Student interviews conducted to determine appropriate choices, career aspirations, students readiness for senior study Course viability depends on depend on student numbers, majority of courses run. Some smaller subjects that have insufficient numbers does not mean the student cannot study the course – outside school comes into play – eg textiles, dance… or online distance education – ancient history, software design, development. … or DET distance education for languages.
  • Pathways include; Accumulation – up to 5 years Repeating Courses – within 5 years. UAI calculated on the last attempt Recognition of Prior Learning – from OS study, TAFE Acceleration – completion of the HSC program ahead of schedule
  • Other school delivery – some students have a desire to study a subject that we cannot run due to insufficient numbers. In this case we can access a neighbouring school for delivery – eg Dance at the Senior College, Textiles and Design at Toormina. The preferred mode of delivery is face to face classroom environment. At JPC we are able to run face to face with most courses, however sometimes an alternative is required. These courses are available in this mode of delivery.
  • A typical student – attend school 85%, complete all assessment tasks to a satisfactory level = outcomes achieved
  • Subject is the general name given to an area of study. A subject can offer one or more courses. Eg English is a subject that runs Advanced, Standard, Extension 1 and 11 courses 6 Units of Science – Chemistry, Biology, Physics – yes but could not add in Earth and Environmental Science. This rule ensures a broad range of study is undertaken
  • Paul to talk about pathways
  • 2007 HSC Course Average Biology 74 Economics 76 Chemistry 75 Visual Arts 80
  • Go to p38 in your book. Each course is set out the same with Course Content What should I be able to do at the end of the course How will this course help me in the future How will I be assessed Fees Contact person
  • Show book TAFE rep at the next night – Expo with books and answer questions Go to p 73/74 and explain BDC and BEC Aged Care (BEC) 2 units, Traineeship with an employer – 2 units, Industry Based Learning – 2 units – Total 6 units towards the HSC.

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  • 1. WELCOME TO THE YEAR 11 2014 INFORMATION EVENING THURSDAY 18TH JULY 7.30PM • A positive learning environment, catering for diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. Excellence in Catholic Education
  • 2. COLLEGE EXTRANET HTTP://WWW.COFHSLISM.CATHOLIC.EDU.AU
  • 3. JOHN PAUL COLLEGE Broad curriculum catering for academic achievement and vocational studies 2012… 136 students in the HSC, some high lites: Over $17000 raised for our local Paediatric and school in Kawalazi Africa    48 students gain early entry to the University of New England and Southern Cross University (STAR entry)  Scholarships of $2000 to $4000 to Bond-Newcastle-NSW University  Defence Force Technical Scholarships of $3000 to 4 students  TAFE Wednesday afternoon, St Vincent de Paul, Street Retreats
  • 4. JOHN PAUL COLLEGE 17 courses over state average Stand out courses at JPC included: • English Extension 2, Earth & Environmental Science • Design & Technology, Ancient History • PDHPE, Industrial Technology-Timber, Legal Studies • General Mathematics, Modern History, Music • Hospitality. • 55 Band 6 results, over 160 Band 5 results • 31 Students made the Distinguished Achievers List • 11 students 90+ ATAR (Jaspreet Nagra 99.35)
  • 5. THE YEAR 11 PROCESS Careers Lessons with Mr Corsalini Process and information with Mr Doyle Curriculum Handbook Q and A by Leaders of Learning Curriculum Expo evening Thursday 18th July Subject selection completed by Thursday 25th July 4pm
  • 6. THE SUBJECT SELECTION PROCESS Subject lines are formed based on student choice Student/Parent interviews occur during week 6, Tuesday 20th August (online) Students and parents notified of final course success early Term 4. Page 2 of booklet, time line for easy reference.
  • 7. NATHAN Advanced English Studies of Religion 1 Physics Economics Mathematics Mathematics Extension 1 Ancient History TASCHA Advanced English Studies of Religion 1 Chemistry Biology Mathematics PDHPE Marine Studies 1 (Non ATAR)
  • 8. JORGIA Advanced English Studies of Religion 1 Mathematics Mathematics Extension 1 Business Hospitality Business Studies Aviation -TAFE
  • 9. GENERAL INFORMATION Students have the opportunity to select from a wide variety of pathways leading to the HSC. These include; ATAR program (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) Pathways non ATAR program mixing TAFE courses into the HSC program mixing a school based traineeship (SBAT) with the HSC program Page 7-10 of booklet
  • 10. EXTENSION COURSES P13 of booklet Extension courses build on the content of the corresponding 2 unit course Only English & Mathematics have Preliminary Extension Courses In the HSC year JPC also offers History
  • 11. MODES OF DELIVERY • Classroom delivery at John Paul College • Other school delivery - single subject eg Dance • TAFE delivered – at Coffs Harbour Education campus or Glenreagh Street Campus. • Online Distance Education – Diocese of Lismore Online • Distance Education – Open High School (DEC) eg for languages not offered at John Paul College. • Pp10-13 of booklet
  • 12. ALL MY OWN WORK (AMOW) HSC: All My Own Work: program designed to help HSC students follow the principles and practices of good scholarship Understanding and valuing of ethical practices when locating and using information as part of HSC studies. All students must complete HSC: All My Own Work before they can be entered for any Preliminary or HSC course. Yr10 will do this late in Term 4
  • 13. HSC REQUIREMENTS Preliminary course Terms 1-2-3, 2014 Minimum 12 units HSC course Term 4, 2013 and Terms 1-2-3 2014 Minimum 10 units P11 and 21 of booklet (checklist)
  • 14. SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF A PRELIMINARY COURSE?  Follow the course developed by the BOS  applied themselves with diligence and sustained effort to set tasks and experiences in the course  have achieved some of the course outcomes.  complete work placement for VET courses  make a genuine attempt at assessment tasks that total more than 50% of the available school assessment marks for that course.
  • 15. SATISFACTORY COMPLETION 2 Failure to meet one or more of the criteria outlined on the previous slide may result in a N Determination You will be warned in writing May impact on the HSC You may appeal Must also make a serious attempt at the HSC Exam
  • 16. Requirements for the HSC at the College • at least SIX units of Board Developed Courses (those with HSC exams or a BDC) • at least two units of English • at least four subjects (including English) • at least three courses of two units value (or greater) • at most, 6 units in Science • at least 1 unit of Studies of Religion or Catholic Studies P21 of booklet
  • 17. AUSTRALIAN TERTIARY ADMISSION RANK (ATAR)  University calculation for rank only  Students who want to go to university from school  There are other pathways to university  The best 10 units of courses with a HSC exam (BDC courses).  You must count your best 2 units of English (English Studies is non ATAR) At least 4 BDC You can only count 2 units of Category B courses eg Retail, Hospitality P9 of booklet
  • 18. ASSESSMENT AND THE HSC P12 AND 18  Receive 3 marks and a performance band for each subject at the completion of the HSC  School based assessment mark -4 to 5 tasks (50% of the HSC mark)  HSC exam mark (50%)  A HSC mark which is a combination of these two and also includes a performance band from 1-6.  Average mark in any HSC course is now 70% and above. The average student will score 70/100.  To rank highly then they would need to be in the 80-90% range
  • 19. SCALING OF SUBJECTS 1  Universities undertake a complex mathematical process of determining the relative difficulty of each and every subject.  Student’s marks in each subject are raised or lowered (scaled) accordingly.  The ATAR is then calculated by comparing students academic ability across a range of subjects. (10 best units)
  • 20. SCALING OF SUBJECTS 2  Scaling of subjects is NOT a good basis on which to choose subjects.  Doing a more difficult subject or less enjoyable subject can work against you.  Students are better off studying subjects which they can do well in, that is, rank highly, despite any perceived degree of difficulty.  Scaling has the least effect on students who are good at a subject and ranked highly. P9 of booklet
  • 21. ACCELERATED STUDIES OF RELIGION & CATHOLIC STUDIES 1 UNIT (SOR1) • Will complete the HSC in 2014. • Benefit from consistency of face to face, staff expertise and 1 unit completed. • SOR1 is academic, for an ATAR and essay writing. The study of world religions. • Catholic Studies is Non ATAR, 1 unit. • SOR2 remains a two year course
  • 22. Course Name Unit Value – 1 or 2 Category – A or B Type of Course – (BDC) or (BEC) ATAR – Subject can be included in the ATAR calculation Course Descriptions p8 BUSINESS STUDIES – 2 UNIT ATAR: CATEGORY A BOARD DEVELOPED COURSE
  • 23. COURSE FEES…
  • 24. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION •Vocational Education Courses are Category B subjects (BDC) •1 of these courses can be included in the ATAR calculation but a combination can be selected if an ATAR is not required. •VET 35hrs compulsory Work Placement Pp14-17 booklet Offered at JPCOffered at JPC Run at TAFERun at TAFE Usually Wednesday pmUsually Wednesday pm Hospitality-Hospitality- Kitchen OperationsKitchen Operations Retail ServicesRetail Services AccountingAccounting AutomotiveAutomotive Business ServicesBusiness Services ConstructionConstruction ElectrotechnologyElectrotechnology EntertainmentEntertainment PrimaryPrimary IndustriesIndustries Tourism & EventsTourism & Events RetailRetail Metal andMetal and EngineeringEngineering
  • 25. TAFE • TAFE courses (BDC) are included as part of the HSC and count towards the ATAR • TAFE courses (BEC) are included as part of the HSC but do not count towards the ATAR • Students study at TAFE (CHEC or Glenreagh Campus) usually on Wednesday afternoons. Students leave JPC at lunchtime and study from 1.30pm – 5.30pm Students need to provide their own transport . They will miss classes at JPC. • Course costs are $700 per year. This cost is a subsidised amount of the actual cost to study at TAFE. Selection of a TAFE course should be done in consultation with the Careers Advisor . • School Based Trainees – Combine TAFE (2 Units) and Industry Based Learning (2Units) Pp 14-17 booklet
  • 26. SCHOOL LEAVING AGE P10 Students complete Year 10 and stay in education, training or work, or a combination of these, until 17. How this works (after Year 10 but under 17): In addition to staying in school, students may choose to undertake a range of eligible options: • A TAFE course • A course with a Registered Training Organisation • An apprenticeship or traineeship • A combination of some form of education or training with part- time work • Employment for an average of 25hours per week.
  • 27. What do I like? What do I need to or want to know ? What am I good at ?
  • 28. FIRST DECISION IS: W H AT D O I LIKE?
  • 29. THEN THE NEXT THREE DECISIONS: 1. ATAR or Non ATAR 2. English-Advanced, Standard or English Studies? 3. Studies of Religion 1 (SOR1) or Catholic Studies 1 unit or Studies of Religion 11 (SOR2) 2unit • Pp19-23
  • 30. NEXT, MATHEMATICS? Mathematics is not compulsory… -Mathematics -Preliminary Maths Extension -HSC Mathematics Extension 1 -HSC Mathematics Extension 2 General Mathematics 1 (NON ATAR) (same preliminary courses) General Mathematics 2 (ATAR)
  • 31. INITIAL SUBJECT CHOICES FOR YEAR 11, EXAMPLES You may select a maximum of 13 units but a minimum of 12 units is required. Check you satisfy the requirements for a HSC
  • 32. OPTIONS YEAR 11 CHOICES Option 1: 5 x 2 unit subjects plus 1 Unit Studies of Religion plus 1 unit from the following – Extension Maths, Extension English, Sport & Recreational Studies, Exploring Early Childhood, Marine Studies, Visual Design, Digital Photography & Video Option 2: 6 x 2 unit subjects plus 1 Unit Catholic Studies Option 3 & 4 next slide
  • 33. OPTIONS YEAR 11 CHOICES Option 3: 6 x 2 unit subjects – this includes 2 units of Studies of Religion Option 4: 5 x 2 unit subjects 1 Unit Catholic Studies plus Extension Maths or Extension English Note: Students cannot choose Marine Studies and TAFE subject
  • 34. TYPICAL STUDENT PATTERN OF STUDY Typical Student ATypical Student A Option 1Option 1 Advanced EnglishAdvanced English Studies of Religion 1Studies of Religion 1 MathematicsMathematics GeographyGeography Modern HistoryModern History Design & TechnologyDesign & Technology Marine Studies 1Marine Studies 1 12 Units12 Units ATARATAR  Typical Student BTypical Student B Option 2Option 2 Standard EnglishStandard English Catholic Studies1Catholic Studies1 Business StudiesBusiness Studies PDHPEPDHPE TAFETAFE MusicMusic Legal StudiesLegal Studies 13 Units13 Units ATARATAR 
  • 35. Typical Student Pattern of StudyTypical Student Pattern of Study Typical Student CTypical Student C Option 3Option 3 English StudiesEnglish Studies PDHPEPDHPE DramaDrama TAFE – Automotive *TAFE – Automotive * BiologyBiology GeographyGeography Catholic Studies 1Catholic Studies 1 13 Units13 Units ATAR - NOATAR - NO Typical Student DTypical Student D Option 4Option 4 Advanced EnglishAdvanced English MathematicsMathematics PhysicsPhysics BiologyBiology IPTIPT Studies of Religion 1Studies of Religion 1 Extension EnglishExtension English Extension MathematicsExtension Mathematics 13 Units13 Units ATARATAR 
  • 36. MAKING THE CHOICES  Based on interest and ability  Become knowledgeable about the HSC, ATAR, Vocational Education, TAFE requirements. This allows you to make good decisions  Use the career planning -handed out by Mr Corsalini in Careers  Look beyond school to what you want to do, then work backwards to determine which subjects will be of most benefit to you  Talk with people that can help you make the decisions – teachers, parents, other adults with knowledge in careers you are interested in.
  • 37. FURTHER INFORMATION Board of Studies website: www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au For the ATAR contact the Universities Admissions Centre see www.uac.edu.au
  • 38. CURRICULUM EXPO… FIRST …THE EXTRANET!
  • 39. B 2unit C 2unit D 2unit E 2unit English Studies of Religion F Visual Art 1 Business Studies 1 Music 1 1 Business Studies 3 Advanced English 1 Studies of Religion 2unit 1 TAFE Geography 1 Modern History 1 Business Studies 2 Economics 1 Advanced English 2 SOR 1 1 Marine Studies 1unit 1 Extension1 Mathematics   General Mathematics 1 Sport, Lifestyle & Rec 2unit 1 Legal Studies 1 PDHPE 2 Advanced English 3 SOR 1 2 Marine Studies 1unit 2   Mathematics 1 General Mathematics 2 General Mathematics 3 Biology 2 Standard English 1 SOR 1 3 SLR 1unit 1   Mathematics 2 Mathematics 4 Biology 1 Earth and Environment 1 Standard English 2 SOR 1 4 Visual Design 1unit 1   PDHPE 1 Physics 1 Chemistry 1 Design and Tech 1 English Studies 1 SOR 1 5 EEC 1unit 1   Industrial Technology Metal 1 Community & Family Studies 1 Physics 2 IPT 1 English Studies 2 SOR 1 6 Extension 1 English   Exploring Early Childhood 1 Industrial Technology Timber 1 Hospitality 1 Agriculture 1   Catholic Studies 1    
  • 40. B 2unit C 2unit D 2unit E 2unit English Studies of Religion F Visual Art 1 Business Studies 1 Music 1 1 Business Studies 3 Advanced English 1 Studies of Religion 2unit 1 TAFE Geography 1 Modern History 1 Business Studies 2 Economics 1 Advanced English 2 SOR 1 1 Marine Studies 1unit 1 Extension1 Mathematics General Mathematics 1 Sport, Lifestyle & Rec 2unit 1 Legal Studies 1 PDHPE 2 Advanced English 3 SOR 1 2 Marine Studies 1unit 2 Mathematics 1 General Mathematics 2 General Mathematics 3 Biology 2 Standard English 1 SOR 1 3 SLR 1unit 1 Mathematics 2 Mathematics 4 Biology 1 Earth and Environment 1 Standard English 2 SOR 1 4 Visual Design 1unit 1 PDHPE 1 Physics 1 Chemistry 1 Design and Tech 1 English Studies 1 SOR 1 5 EEC 1unit 1 Industrial Technology Metal 1 Community & Family Studies 1 Physics 2 IPT 1 English Studies 2 SOR 1 6 Extension 1 English Exploring Early Childhood 1 Industrial Technology Timber 1 Hospitality 1 Agriculture 1 Catholic Studies 1