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Parents' Evening Year 9 15 Januarya 2013

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<ul><li> 1. GEORGE ABBOT SCHOOL Welcome Year 9 Parents Information Evening Tuesday 15th January 2013 George Abbot School no n s ibi s e d to ti </li> <li> 2. Aim for the evening RJGTo present information on: the year ahead theschool curriculum in Years 10 and 11 (Key Stage 4) how the choices system will work Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 3. KS3 Assessment MFKFormal testing will continueSCIENCE 1 paper on 21/ March to include Biology, Physics and 22 Chemistry. Accelerated Science students will be doing 3 separate papers in Biology, Chemistry &amp; Physics during this week.MATHS 2 papers (3rd June calculator and non-calculator) in addition to a 30 minute mental maths test.ENGLISH Late June. Formal assessment of reading and writing, each with a separate one hour paper.GEOGRAPHY/ HISTORY No formal end of year test just regular assessment throughout the yearLANGUAGES Start the GCSE in Year 9 and do a GCSE Assessment in the final half term, however this is under review Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 4. How can you help? MFKThe opinions of a current Year 9 Boy ontests! Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 5. How can you help? MFK Ensure your child starts revision in plenty of time. Ensure a revision schedule is planned well in advance. Get involved with the revision process. A balance between study and leisure time is essential. Exams are important - but they are not the only key to a successful future Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 6. Decisions - how we are helping!MFK Options Evening Tutor Time Activities Assemblies PSHE Senior Staff interviews Questionnaire KS3 to KS4 Transition 14-16 Skills event at Guildford College Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 7. Think about!! Aspirations and Expectations Choosing for right reasons Opening doors /closing doors Making a balanced choice Think ahead Post 16 -18 Seeking advice and guidance W am I good at? hat W do I enjoy? hat Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 8. The Big Picture PAR Importance of Teaching November 2010: A move to a more academic and rigourous set of qualifications The world is changing fast new skills are needed for changing labour markets, but competent literacy and numeracy still essential. Young people need to be qualified to increasingly higher levels Higher Fees for Higher Education The BCC - CCC university offer is shrinking The best apprenticeship schemes at 18 look for top grades Increasing particpation in further education 4.4% of young people are NEET locally.subtitle style Click to edit Master George Abbot School no n s ibi s e d to ti </li> <li> 9. 2012 DESTINATIONSafter Year 11 227 students joined 6th Form 33 to Guildford College 5 to Merrist W ood 9 to Godalming College 6 to other school 6th Forms 11 to other colleges 10 went to apprenticeships/ employment 4 NEET Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 10. 2012 DESTINATIONSafter the 6th form 142 students to higher education 87 to Russell Group or Times Top 20 Universities 6 students to further education 8 art foundation prior to degree 24 to employment with training 27 on a gap year 0 unemployment Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 11. Curriculum Reform Raising participation age (RPA) : 18yrs in 2015 New freedoms for schools: more open options Broad set of academic subjects English Baccalaureate EBacc English Language Maths Science 2 Qualifications from Triple Science or Core and Additional Science Modern Foreign or Classical Language A Humanity History or Geography Review of vocational qualifications: Prof Wolf cautioned 14 -16yrs on dead-end courses Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 12. Examination Reform Linear Examinations For two-year GCSE courses beginning in September 2012, all external exams will have to be done at the end of the course. Re-sits of individual modules will end. Spelling, Grammar, and Punctuation - Marks for accurate spelling, punctuation and use of grammar will be awarded in exams that have a sufficient written English element English literature, geography, history and religious studies. Vocational Qualifications reviewed BTECs will now feature an element of external assessment and equivalency to GCSE has been reviewed. Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 13. Examination Reform Controlled assessment - internal assessments and not part of the exam cycle, so the timing ofthese will not be affected by the change. However, Ofqualare looking separately into issues that schools have raisedregarding the implementation of controlled assessment. A more rigourous assessment less bite sized and a raised bar? Proposal - EBCs will be taught from 2015. Potential changes to A Level from 2014 - ABacc Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 14. The challengeTo provide the opportunity for all young people to succeed at higher levels: bycreating clear learning routes that provide the skills and knowledge they need byoffering young people the chance to learn in different ways byoffering a range of qualifications that are widely understood Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 15. Principles Foundation for Lifelong Learning - independent learners Broad and Balanced - with some depth English, Maths and ICT skills for life and work Continuity and Progression routes to learning Progress Monitoring assessment for learning Success motivation and enjoyment Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 16. The design: 3 parts Part 1 - Compulsory Core : exam courses English English Literature Mathematics ICT Aida GCSE equivalent qualification Science 17 hours in Year 10 Religious Education 14 hours in Year 11 Foreign Language Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 17. The design: 3 parts Part 2 - Compulsory Core : non-exam courses Personal and Social Education Citizenship Careers Education Sex Education Physical Education 2 hours in Year 10 2 hours in Year 11 Work Related Learning Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 18. The design: 3 parts 6 hours in Year 10 9 hours in Year 11Part 3 Option subjects A series of pathways through the curriculum Option blocks less restricted than in the past Timetable constructed around student choice but there are limitations Financial constraints affect group size EBACC Must choose History or Geography Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 19. Design: 3 parts Part 3 option blocks: 4 routes 6 hours in Year 10 9 hours in Year 11 Architectural Design Business Studies Child Development Classical Civilisation Computer Graphics Control Technology Dance Fine Art French Drama Food Technology German Graphic Design Geography History ICT Latin Music PE Photography Product Design Sociology Spanish Textiles ASDAN CoPE 1 &amp; 2 ASDAN CoPE 1 &amp; 2 ASDAN CoPE 1 &amp; 2 Health and Social Care Engineering (double award) Leisure and Tourism (single award) External Courses : 14 16 Skills, Level 1 or Level 2 external vocational courses, work placements,and a choice of Leisure and Tourism GCSE and/ or ASDAN CoPE 1 &amp; 2. Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 20. Option Blocks: Green Route mostly GCSE courses Architectural Design Business Studies Child Development Classical Civilisation Computer Graphics French Control Technology Dance Geography Drama German Fine Art History Food Technology ICT GCSE Full Course Graphic Design Latin Music Sociology PE Spanish Photography Product Design Textiles Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 21. Vocational GCSE SubjectsSEK Leisure and Tourism Engineering Health and Social Care CoPE 1 &amp; 2 Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 22. 14-16 Skills - Guildford College Merrist Wood &amp; Stoke ParkAnimal Care (Level 1)Wildlife and Conservation (Level 1&amp;2)Public Services (Level 2)Motor Vehicle (Level 1 /2)Hairdressing (Level 1/ 2)Beauty Therapy (Level 1/ 2)Childcare (Level 1)Electrical Installation (Level 1)Plumbing (Level 1)Construction (Level 1)Catering &amp; Hospitality (Level 1) Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 23. Level 2 Vocational CoursesICON @ Spectrum Sport and Sport ManagementMIT @ West Byfleet Plumbing and Electrics Motor Vehicle Hair dressing Beauty Hospitality Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 24. Selection Process Attend Open Evening at Guildford College (Thursday 17th January) Application forms will be available on the night. Complete an application form &amp; hand in to Mrs Finnis Selection criteria applied Interview at establishment Click to edit Master subtitle styleSchool no n s ibi s e d to ti George Abbot </li> <li> 25....</li></ul>