Y9 Options process

SNHS 2014
an understanding of….
• The options process at SNHS

• Our KS4 curriculum
• The qualifications framework
• The importance ...
Confederation of British
Industry
Employability – SKILLS
• Over the next 3-5 years a decrease in the number of low
skilled employees.
• By 2020, 50% of jobs...
Employability -Attitude
• When recruiting school and college leavers attitude
to work, general aptitudes, literacy and num...
Vision 2020
Wealth creating sectors
ADAPTING WORKFORCE
Conclusion
When our young people go into the workplace they
need to:
• be as highly skilled and as highly qualified as
pos...
NQF / QCF / EQF
Qualifications framework
8

Doctorate

7

Masters
Post graduate

6

Bachelors degree

5

Foundation degree

3

Advanced le...
GCSE reform
GCSE reform
• What’s changing? What is not?

• Current Y9 start GCSE courses September 2014.
Will be examined Sumer 2016
•...
Post 16 Routes
• 6th Form – 55% (55%)

• College – 30% (28%)
• Apprenticeship • Employment – 7% (5%)

• Unemployed - 3% (2...
KS4 curriculum
• English

3 x 75 min lessons

• Maths

3 x 75 min lessons

• Combined Science

3 x 75 min lessons

• PE

1...
Core subjects
• English

• Maths
• Science Core
• Games
• RE

• It
• Computer programming
• Information technology
• Media
Optional Subjects
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•

Art
Business Studies
Child development
Construction
Drama
Engineering
Food and Nu...
Our timetable
• Option Blocks
• These are subjects that take place a the same time on
a timetable.
• For example, this yea...
Options process
• 10th January – Student poll

• 17th January – 14th March – Subject Assemblies
• 27th February – Parents ...
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  • 2nd April Options evening – 5 weeks away
  • Carried out an education and skills survey in 2013294 firms representing 1.24 million workersTheir conclusions…..
  • The skill demands of the workforce over the coming years are changing.
  • DED recently carried out a piece of work mapping the IOMs economic future.They analysed the data from discover the agenda for change in our economy.
  • Financial and professional services will remain the largest wealth generating sectorEstablished sectors – Engineering (aerospace and optics); The visitor economy offers growth potential; Marketing of local high value productsEmerging sectors – E-gaming; Energy; Biomedical
  • Future workforce will need to adaptMore skilled specialistsICT, engineering, corporate financial services
  • Y9 options 2014_SNHS_Parents

    1. 1. Y9 Options process SNHS 2014
    2. 2. an understanding of…. • The options process at SNHS • Our KS4 curriculum • The qualifications framework • The importance of long term career/education goals
    3. 3. Confederation of British Industry
    4. 4. Employability – SKILLS • Over the next 3-5 years a decrease in the number of low skilled employees. • By 2020, 50% of jobs will be leadership, managerial or professional roles. • Currently 1 in 3 (30%) jobs demand a degree level skills this is set to rise. • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) skills are in demand; 2 in 5 companies that require staff with knowledge and skills in STEM are having difficulty recruiting. A trend expected to continue over coming years.
    5. 5. Employability -Attitude • When recruiting school and college leavers attitude to work, general aptitudes, literacy and numeracy rank well ahead of academic results alone. • Employers report that young people lack work experience and qualities like self management and attitude to work. • 88% of business recruiting graduates consider the right attitude is the most important consideration (above degree subject and class), and there is a concern that applicants have a lack of workplace experience and are not ready for work. Confederation of British Industry_ Education and skills Survey 2013 The key findings from the survey of 294 firms, employing 1.24 million workers
    6. 6. Vision 2020
    7. 7. Wealth creating sectors
    8. 8. ADAPTING WORKFORCE
    9. 9. Conclusion When our young people go into the workplace they need to: • be as highly skilled and as highly qualified as possible. • have a positive attitude. • demonstrate key employability skills.
    10. 10. NQF / QCF / EQF
    11. 11. Qualifications framework 8 Doctorate 7 Masters Post graduate 6 Bachelors degree 5 Foundation degree 3 Advanced level A levels 2 Intermediate level GCSE A*-C 1 Foundation level GCSE D-G Entry level BTECs NVQ 4 Apprenticeships NVQ 5 Cert-HE HNC 4 Dip-HE HND NVQ 3 / GNVQs NVQ 2 / GNVQs NVQ 1 / GNVQs
    12. 12. GCSE reform
    13. 13. GCSE reform • What’s changing? What is not? • Current Y9 start GCSE courses September 2014. Will be examined Sumer 2016 • The last series for Eng Lit/Eng Lang / Maths • Grades A*-G still place. • Mostly exams will be taken at the end of two years • Core science end of Y10 • Reduced coursework • Look at subject outlines on web page
    14. 14. Post 16 Routes • 6th Form – 55% (55%) • College – 30% (28%) • Apprenticeship • Employment – 7% (5%) • Unemployed - 3% (2%) • Unknown/Other - 5% (10%)
    15. 15. KS4 curriculum • English 3 x 75 min lessons • Maths 3 x 75 min lessons • Combined Science 3 x 75 min lessons • PE 1 x 75 min lessons • RE 1 x 75 min lesson • PSHE 1 x 75 min lesson • IT 2 x 75 min lessons • 3 options 6 x 75 min lessons • Enrichment On going throughout KS4
    16. 16. Core subjects • English • Maths • Science Core • Games • RE • It • Computer programming • Information technology • Media
    17. 17. Optional Subjects • • • • • • • • • • • Art Business Studies Child development Construction Drama Engineering Food and Nutrition Food technology French Geography Health and Social care • • • • • • • • • • History Hospitality Motor Vehicle Music Product design Salon services Separate sciences Spanish Systems and control Textiles
    18. 18. Our timetable • Option Blocks • These are subjects that take place a the same time on a timetable. • For example, this year Food technology and Child development are in the same block. • It is physically impossible for you to study both of these subjects. • Blocks
    19. 19. Options process • 10th January – Student poll • 17th January – 14th March – Subject Assemblies • 27th February – Parents info evening • 2nd April – Y9 Options evening • 8th April – Y9 Parents evening • 11th April – Deadline

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