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Open evening 4 dec 2013 v2

  1. 1. OPEN EVENING DECEMBER 2013
  2. 2. Why Abbeyfield? Where should I choose?
  3. 3. A few highlights…
  4. 4. Leadership opportunities Students who are on the Football Development Programme receive; Two football sessions per week, delivered by a UEFA B licensed coach, at Stanley Park (two time National Award winning sports facility). Pathway links to coaching, the sports industry, universities and higher education institutions. Access to First class FIFA 1 Star 3rd Generation Artificial Floodlit facilities.
  5. 5. Leadership opportunities To enable students to make a positive contribution to the Sixth form, school and wider community, whilst preparing students for the next stage in their life, whether it be university, college or the workplace by: Providing opportunities to develop vital leadership skills Providing opportunities to lead a team Provide valuable experiences that can be utilised in job, college and university interviews and applications
  6. 6. Support and Guidance • Supervised study • Personal Tutor • Tutor Contact Time (TCT)
  7. 7. Support and Guidance • • • • • • Supervised study Personal Tutor Tutor Contact Time (TCT) Careers guidance Probation period Regular progress reviews
  8. 8. Trips and Visits New York Ski trip
  9. 9. Leadership opportunities
  10. 10. Borneo Expedition 2015 • One month expedition to Borneo (all inclusive). • Chance to help others by working on a range of projects, helping to improve the lives for rural people. • Opportunity to take part in a forest regeneration project to protect wildlife and the environment on the island. • A visit to the Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary • Chance to complete the PADI Open Water Diving Course • Opportunity to gain 70 UCAS points on completion of the expedition which will contribute to University applications.
  11. 11. Abbeyfield Combined Cadet Force (CCF) To provide a disciplined organisation in a school so that students may develop powers of leadership by means of training to promote the qualities of responsibility, self reliance, resourcefulness, endurance and perseverance. Leadership opportunities
  12. 12. Which qualifications and subjects are right for you? Abbeyfield Sixth form So what courses are you looking for?
  13. 13. Collaboration
  14. 14. Sixth form pathways 2014 A LEVEL PATHWAY – 322 ASF points (CHOICE OF 23 SUBJECTS + EXTENDED PROJECT) COMBINED PATHWAY – 292 ASF points (A LEVELS + CHOICE OF VOC. QUALIFICATIONS AT LEVEL 3) ACCESS PATHWAY – 200 ASF points (LEVEL 3 VOC. COURSES + EXTENDED PROJECT)
  15. 15. Abbeyfield Sixth Form (ASF) Entry Requirements For entry into the Sixth form, students will require a minimum of 200 ASF points
  16. 16. ASF Points Calculator: GCSE Grade ASF Points Score A* 58 A 52 B 46 C 40 D 34 E 28 F 22 G 16 BTEC or equivalent course ASF Points Score Distinction 52 Merit 46 Pass 40 Note that BTEC, GNVQ and Double Award subjects will carry the same number of points as a single award for the purpose of calculating ASF entry points.
  17. 17. Sixth form pathways 2014 A LEVEL PATHWAY – 322 ASF points (CHOICE OF 23 SUBJECTS + EXTENDED PROJECT) Entry requirement – 322 ASF points Applicants should have a GCSE or equivalent Grade B if they intend to chose AS Level subjects plus Grade B or above grades in English and Maths. Where the chosen course is a new subject for the student, we will look at grades in related subject areas.
  18. 18. Facilitating subjects Want to go to a top university? The Russell group of 20 leading Universities such as Bristol, Durham, Exeter, Cardiff, Manchester, Nottingham & Oxford have produced a list of ‘facilitating subjects’ which are preferred. The A-Level subjects are: Biology Chemistry English Literature Geography History Languages Physics Maths This does not mean to say that you should only choose these. However, these subjects should feature heavily in your choices at A-Level if you want to attend a top university.
  19. 19. A LEVEL PATHWAY A LEVEL PATHWAY ( + EXTENDED PROJECT) A LEVEL SUBJECTS GEOGRAPHY* ENGLISH LITERATURE/LANGUAGE* CHEMISTRY* GERMAN* HISTORY* ENGLISH LITERATURE* MATHS MECHANICS* BIOLOGY* PHYSICS* FRENCH* MATHS STATISTICS LAW PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS FILM STUDIES DRAMA & THEATRE STUDIES MUSIC ECONOMICS FURTHER MATHS PSYCHOLOGY FOOTBALL ACADEMY SOCIOLOGY ART BUSINESS PHOTOGRAPHY * “FACILITATING SUBJECTS” EXTENDED PROJECT CCF
  20. 20. Sixth form pathways 2014 COMBINED PATHWAY – 292 ASF points (A LEVELS + CHOICE OF VOC. QUALIFICATIONS AT LEVEL 3) Entry requirement – 292 ASF points Applicants should have a GCSE or equivalent Grade B if they intend to chose AS Level subjects plus Grade C or above grades in English and Maths. Where the chosen course is a new subject for the student, we will look at grades in related subject areas.
  21. 21. COMBINED PATHWAY COMBINED PATHWAY (A LEVELS + CHOICE OF VOC. QUALIFICATIONS AT LEVEL 3) RECOMMENDED A LEVEL SUBJECTS GEOGRAPHY* GERMAN* LAW MUSIC MATHS STATISTICS ENGLISH LITERATURE/LANGUAGE* PHOTOGRAPHY PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS DRAMA & THEATRE STUDIES MATHS MECHANICS* FRENCH* FILM STUDIES ART BUSINESS VOCATIONAL SUBJECTS AT LEVEL 3 (WC – DELIVERED IN COLLABORATION WITH WILTSHIRE COLLEGE) BTEC BUSINESS STUDIES BTEC HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE BTEC CREATIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION BTEC SPORT APPLIED SCIENCE ENGINEERING (WC) PUBLIC SERVICES (WC) MUSIC TECHNOLOGY (WC) FOOTBALL ACADEMY EXTENDED PROJECT CCF
  22. 22. Sixth form pathways 2014 Entry requirement – 200 ASF points Applicants should have at least 5 A*-C GCSE grades or equivalent Where the chosen course is a new subject for the student, we will look at grades in related subject areas. ACCESS PATHWAY – 200 ASF points (LEVEL 3 VOC. COURSES + EXTENDED PROJECT)
  23. 23. ACCESS PATHWAY ACCESS PATHWAY (LEVEL 3 VOC. COURSES + EXTENDED PROJECT) VOCATIONAL SUBJECTS AT LEVEL 3 BTEC BUSINESS STUDIES BTEC HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE BTEC ICT BTEC CREATIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION BTEC SPORT APPLIED SCIENCE DELIVERED IN COLLABORATION WITH WILTSHIRE COLLEGE: ENGINEERING PUBLIC SERVICES MUSIC TECH COMMUNICATION AND NUMERACY GCSE ENGLISH GCSE MATHS EXTENDED PROJECT FOOTBALL ACADEMY CCF
  24. 24. Sixth form pathways 2014 A LEVEL PATHWAY – 322 ASF points (CHOICE OF 20 SUBJECTS + EXTENDED PROJECT) COMBINED PATHWAY – 292 ASF points (A LEVELS + CHOICE OF VOC. QUALIFICATIONS AT LEVEL 3) VOCATIONAL PATHWAY – 200 ASF points (LEVEL 3 VOC. COURSES + EXTENDED PROJECT)
  25. 25. Schedule for tonight • Subject presentations and stalls • Presentations (where applicable) will take place at four separate times • Stalls based in subject areas plus street • Please see information sheet for details
  26. 26. Presentations 7.00 – 7.10 – presentation 1 7.15 – 7.25 – presentation 2 7.30 – 7.40 – presentation 3 7.45 – 7.55 – presentation 4 8.00 – 8.30 – Chance to visit any subject area and ask questions • 8.30 - CLOSE • • • • •
  27. 27. Following tonight • Students should be discussing possible subject combinations with their tutor, subject staff and parents/carers • Please contact school if you require any guidance or have any questions as parents/carers. • Application deadline for 2014 entry is Friday 31st January 2014

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