A summary of our sixth form


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A summary of our sixth form

  1. 1. Sixth Form Opportunities Entry September 2011
  2. 2. What did OFSTED say? • Results (2010) are the school’s most impressive yet because students are making better progress than was the case at the last inspection. • in the last two years the improvements made to provision have accelerated
  3. 3. What did OFSTED say? • There have been important improvements in students’ attitudes to learning • The improvement in students’ attitudes and achievement is a direct result of more effective leadership • All students are experiencing a much better curriculum
  4. 4. New Sixth Form Curriculum Offer AS and A2 level in: Biology Physics Chemistry Maths English Language English Literature Food Tech Product Design Textiles History Geography English Combined Spanish Physical Education Applied ICT Art and Design Music Tech French Theatre Studies Law Psychology Sociology Religious Education Film Studies
  5. 5. BTEC Level 3 courses BTEC level 3 Sport - single (1 A – level) BTEC level 3 Sport – double (2 A – levels) BTEC level 3 Science – single (1 A – level) BTEC level 3 Science – double (2 A – levels) BTEC level 3 Business Studies - single (1 A – level) BTEC level 3 Business Studies - double (2 A – level) BTEC level 3 Music (1 A – level) BTEC level 3 Dance (1 A – level)
  6. 6. ContinU Partnership Accountancy Geology Leisure Studies Media Studies Philosophy Further Maths Systems Control Statistics Economics BTEC level 3 Hospitality CISCO Academy
  7. 7. Pathways 2011 Green Route 5 A* - B’s including English and Maths at grade C or above. Maximum of 4 choices from List A and B (Double counts as 2 choices) Subject specific requirements must be met in all chosen subjects Red Route 5 A* - C’s including English and Maths. Maximum of 4 choices – including at least 2 from List A (Double counts as 2 choices) Subject specific requirements must be met in all chosen subjects Blue Route 5 A* - C’s not including English and Maths. Maximum of 3 choices – including at least 2 from List A (Double counts as 2 choices) Subject specific requirements must be met in all chosen subjects Resit English and/or Maths Yellow Route Less than 5 A*-C. Combination of at least 2 level 2 BTEC courses or Diploma course Resit English and/or Maths
  8. 8. Wolverley Sixth Form – the final chapter of your journey through Wolverley CE Secondary School.
  9. 9. Our best results ever – 94% passing A2
  10. 10. All our students gained places at university. Trinity College, Carmarthan. Religious Studies Manchester Metropolitan University Primary Education leading to QTS Wolverhampton University Computer Science University of Chester English Language with English Newman College, Birmingham Education Studies with Religious Education Worcester University Business, Accountancy & Public Relations Aberystwyth University Business and Management University of Central Lancashire History Worcester University Illustration Bangor University History Coventry University Journalism and Media Wolverhampton University Product Design Worcester University English Language Studies and Journalism Worcester University History and Sociology University of Bolton Education studies and English Foundation Lincoln University Forensic Science Oxford Brookes University City and regional planning Wolverhampton University Drama and Performance Worcester University Psychology
  11. 11. Tutor time • A big difference to KS4 • Small group tutorials – challenging you to consistently improve your grades. • Rewards
  12. 12. Examples of year 12 work placements for last year • Veterinary nurse • Solicitors in Birmingham • Birmingham City Council – legal affairs • Wyre Forest Golf Club • St Catherine’s Primary School • London Midland Transport • Chartered accountants • Garden care and maintenance. • British Heart Foundation. • McDonalds • The Red Arrows. They all arranged them independently.....
  13. 13. The social side of our sixth form.
  14. 14. Charity events • Watch out for a week of events after half term – all run by our new sixth form committee.
  15. 15. Wolverley’s Got Talent - established by one of our sixth form.
  16. 16. Our facilities
  17. 17. Sport and enrichment • Adam Nutland – represents England at table tennis. • Regional Judo champion • Harriers coaching course – coaching • Helping run enrichment clubs.
  18. 18. Supporting our younger students • Transition • Reading buddy scheme • Lesson support • Enrichment
  19. 19. Myths vs Reality