Year 9Information and Guidance   Parent Information        Evening
Purpose of the evening Outline   the options process Begin giving you early information on a variety of courses Show   ...
Our IAG process Will     give students the skills they need to  make good decisions The  information about all the optio...
IAG inputs Parents Subject   teachers Tutors Mr Farr – Student Support Manager Hilary Burr – Guidance Advisor PSHE s...
Options Process TimelineSeptember and October and NovemberAll about thinking forward to futures andpotential career choice...
DecemberAll about students and parent reflecting onthe full reportJanuaryAll about gathering specific information anddevel...
FebruaryCompletion of a ‘dry run’.Mentoring – working through dry run options23rd February – subject teachers andparents’ ...
MarchAll about making final option choices-   16th March - Final Option choicesApril to July- Timetabling and staffing- Pa...
September 2012            Year 10 Commitment   to chosen courses Success   and achievement Enjoyment   and engagement
Looking ahead into the distant future      Mr Farr
FULL-TIME EDUCATION      A huge choice of coursesAt Level 3 A Levels, IB, Pre U,Advanced Diploma’s, BTEC Level 3 Nationals...
And more choices…Level 1 and Foundation Level, NVQ’s,Foundation Diploma’s, BTEC VocationalQualifications, Skills for Life....
Thinking about University?     Think you won’t be able to afford it?Full-time and part-time students who starttheir course...
2016If your income falls below£21,000 a year, your repaymentsstopYour income per year    Monthly repayments               ...
A personalised curriculum The  right courses for you To engage and motivate you To challenge you and so you can  achiev...
A broad and balanced             curriculum Thecore subjects Academic subjects Vocational / Applied / work related cour...
Key messages Age of participation in education and training – 18 Choose   options which will keep doors open Choose    ...
Some things which have changed The   English Baccalaureate    new The   value of Btec courses Diplomas    at LVC X Off...
The English Baccalaureate English   Language Maths Double Science A Humanity (History or Geography) MFL (French or Sp...
Post 16 is selectiveThe importance of grades at GCSE/BTec toget onto post 16 coursesA greater emphasis on GCSE results for...
What hasn’t changed An   outstanding curriculum offer at LVC   A personalised approach The   importance of Year 9 – ach...
Next steps Explore the possible future pathways  together Check out Cambscoursefinder Focus on developing your child’s ...
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Parents' evening year 9 2011

  1. 1. Year 9Information and Guidance Parent Information Evening
  2. 2. Purpose of the evening Outline the options process Begin giving you early information on a variety of courses Show you where to find out more Answer your questions
  3. 3. Our IAG process Will give students the skills they need to make good decisions The information about all the options available to them Guidance
  4. 4. IAG inputs Parents Subject teachers Tutors Mr Farr – Student Support Manager Hilary Burr – Guidance Advisor PSHE skill development days Student Support and Mr Parker and his team Friends and peers
  5. 5. Options Process TimelineSeptember and October and NovemberAll about thinking forward to futures andpotential career choicesAll about giving early information about thewide range of options
  6. 6. DecemberAll about students and parent reflecting onthe full reportJanuaryAll about gathering specific information anddeveloping the skills for making good decision- PSHE day- Options Booklet- Assemblies- IAG in subject lessons
  7. 7. FebruaryCompletion of a ‘dry run’.Mentoring – working through dry run options23rd February – subject teachers andparents’ evening and Options Presentation
  8. 8. MarchAll about making final option choices- 16th March - Final Option choicesApril to July- Timetabling and staffing- Partnership liaison- Taster lessons- Failed options re-think
  9. 9. September 2012 Year 10 Commitment to chosen courses Success and achievement Enjoyment and engagement
  10. 10. Looking ahead into the distant future Mr Farr
  11. 11. FULL-TIME EDUCATION A huge choice of coursesAt Level 3 A Levels, IB, Pre U,Advanced Diploma’s, BTEC Level 3 Nationals,NVQ’sAt Level 2 Further GCSE’s, Diploma’s, BTECLevel 2 Firsts, NVQ’s, Access to A Levels
  12. 12. And more choices…Level 1 and Foundation Level, NVQ’s,Foundation Diploma’s, BTEC VocationalQualifications, Skills for Life.APPRENTICESHIPS level 2 - equivalent to 5good GCSE passesADVANCED APPRENTICESHIPS level 3 -equivalent to 2 A Levels
  13. 13. Thinking about University? Think you won’t be able to afford it?Full-time and part-time students who starttheir course after 1 September 2012 beginpaying back their student loan once theyearn more than £21,000 year.So, for example, if your course finishes in June2015 and you get a job paying £25,000 inSeptember 2015, you start repayments in April2016.
  14. 14. 2016If your income falls below£21,000 a year, your repaymentsstopYour income per year Monthly repayments (including interest)£21,000 and under no repayments£25,000 £30£30,000 £67.50£40,000 £142.50£50,000 £217.50£60,000 £292.50
  15. 15. A personalised curriculum The right courses for you To engage and motivate you To challenge you and so you can achievement Broad and balanced Different ways of assessment Pathways to further education and training post 16 and beyond – the right qualifications
  16. 16. A broad and balanced curriculum Thecore subjects Academic subjects Vocational / Applied / work related courses Consider the range of skills you will need for your future.
  17. 17. Key messages Age of participation in education and training – 18 Choose options which will keep doors open Choose options which will develop a range of skills for the future
  18. 18. Some things which have changed The English Baccalaureate new The value of Btec courses Diplomas at LVC X Offer of media and dance Courses at partnership schools / colleges
  19. 19. The English Baccalaureate English Language Maths Double Science A Humanity (History or Geography) MFL (French or Spanish)These 5 GCSEs at A* - C grade make upthe ‘English Baccalaureate’.
  20. 20. Post 16 is selectiveThe importance of grades at GCSE/BTec toget onto post 16 coursesA greater emphasis on GCSE results forUniversity entry
  21. 21. What hasn’t changed An outstanding curriculum offer at LVC A personalised approach The importance of Year 9 – achievement The importance of English and maths
  22. 22. Next steps Explore the possible future pathways together Check out Cambscoursefinder Focus on developing your child’s decision- making skills – the process Explore all the options Put dates in your diary

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