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Year 9 future pathways intro assembly 2011

  1. 1. Welcome to theYear 9 Future Pathways <br />Providing our students with more choices for success<br />
  2. 2. Why the fuss about qualifications?<br /> ‘In a competitive job market, academic and vocational qualifications are increasingly important.  Those without qualifications are at a higher risk of being unemployed and having low incomes.’ <br />Exclusion, employment and opportunity, Case Paper No 4, Atkinson. A and Hills J, (eds),<br />
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  4. 4. What do I have to study in Year 10/11?<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 />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. Week plan - Year 10 Sept 2011<br />
  6. 6. What Options are available?<br />Art GCSE<br />Catering GCSE<br />Child Development GCSE<br />Drama GCSE<br />French GCSE<br />Geography GCSE<br />Graphics Technology GCSE<br />History GCSE<br />Music GCSE<br />Physical Education GCSE<br />Resistant Materials Technology GCSE<br />Science (Triple Option) GCSE<br />Spanish GCSE<br />Textiles Technology GCSE<br />(Worth 7 GCSEs A*- C)<br /><ul><li>Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
  7. 7. Diploma in Hair and Beauty
  8. 8. Diploma in Hospitality and Catering
  9. 9. Diploma in Business and Finance
  10. 10. Diploma in Environment and Land Based Studies
  11. 11. Diploma in Creative and Media
  12. 12. Diploma in IT
  13. 13. Diploma in Society, Health and Development
  14. 14. Diploma in Travel and Tourism
  15. 15. Diploma in Public Services
  16. 16. Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure</li></ul>Business BTEC First <br />Sport BTEC First (single or double option)<br />Performing Arts - Music BTEC First<br />Performing Arts - Dance BTEC First<br />
  17. 17. What’s new then?<br />English Baccalaureate <br />– The new ‘gold standard’ in education??? <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 />
  18. 18. What Options are available?<br />Art GCSE<br />Catering GCSE<br />Child Development GCSE<br />Drama GCSE<br />French GCSE<br />Geography GCSE<br />Graphics Technology GCSE<br />History GCSE<br />Music GCSE<br />Physical Education GCSE<br />Resistant Materials Technology GCSE<br />Science (Triple Option) GCSE<br />Spanish GCSE<br />Textiles Technology GCSE<br />(Worth 7 GCSEs A*- C)<br /><ul><li>Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment
  19. 19. Diploma in Hair and Beauty
  20. 20. Diploma in Hospitality and Catering
  21. 21. Diploma in Business and Finance
  22. 22. Diploma in Environment and Land Based Studies
  23. 23. Diploma in Creative and Media
  24. 24. Diploma in IT
  25. 25. Diploma in Society, Health and Development
  26. 26. Diploma in Travel and Tourism
  27. 27. Diploma in Public Services
  28. 28. Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure</li></ul>Under Review<br />Business BTEC First <br />Sport BTEC First (single or double option)<br />Performing Arts - Music BTEC First<br />Performing Arts - Dance BTEC First<br />Under Review<br />
  29. 29. Vocational Areas<br />GCSE Subjects<br /><ul><li> Construction
  30. 30. Hair and Beauty
  31. 31. Hospitality and Catering
  32. 32. Business Studies
  33. 33. Environment and Land Based Studies
  34. 34. Creative and Media
  35. 35. ICT
  36. 36. Society, Health and Development
  37. 37. Travel and Tourism
  38. 38. Public Services
  39. 39. Sport
  40. 40. Dance
  41. 41. Music
  42. 42. Young Apprenticeship in Engineering</li></ul>Art GCSE<br />Catering GCSE<br />Child Development GCSE<br />Drama GCSE<br />French GCSE<br />Geography GCSE<br />Graphics Technology GCSE<br />History GCSE<br />Music GCSE<br />Physical Education GCSE<br />Resistant Materials Technology GCSE<br />Science (Triple Option) GCSE<br />Spanish GCSE<br />Textiles Technology GCSE<br />
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  44. 44. The Raising of the Participation Age (RPA) means that all young people will continue in education or training to 17 from 2013 and to 18 from 2015. <br />
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  46. 46. So what next??<br />Interview with a member of Senior Staff in the week beginning February 7th or 14th (parents invited)<br />Recommended Coloured Pathway<br />Interests and Strengths<br />Career ideas <br /> Sixth Form / Higher Education<br />Update on curriculum offer and chance for questions<br />
  47. 47. Year 9 Parents Evening<br />Thursday 10th February 2011<br /> Make appointments to see ‘Core’ teachers and subjects where you have particular interests<br />
  48. 48. Completing Options online<br />For vocational areas select just the subject<br />e.g. Hair and Beauty, Sport, Business Studies<br />Select Coloured Pathway<br />Use drop down menus to select your subjects<br />Submit<br />form answering the security question<br />Avoid prohibited combinations<br />e.g. 2 DT subjects, GCSE PE and Sport <br />Indicate reserve area<br />
  49. 49. So what next?<br />Join us for refreshments and informal discussions<br />Think carefully about your plans for the future<br />Prepare well for your interview<br />Talk with family, friends and teachers<br />Pick areas and subjects for the right reasons<br />

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