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  • YEAR 10 OPTION TALKS

    FOR YEAR 11 in 2016

  • Year 11 Option Talks

    Choosing your pathway. Choosing your English course. Choosing your Mathematics course. Choosing your 3 or 4 option subjects Completing your option form(s) Questions

  • CHOOSING A QUALIFICATION PATHWAY

    CIE - Cambridge NCEA Mixed pathway CIE / NCEA

  • CIE Majority of Year 11 students choose this An international qualification Assessment mostly by external examinations Some internally assessed subjects Given a grade from A* to F Offers full range of traditional school subjects Includes Foreign Languages Leads to AS / A Levels in Years 12 & 13 which

    gather UCAS points for university entrance Can change to NCEA Level 2 in Year 12

  • NCEA

    Subjects divided into standards, each worth credits Some internal assessment during year in all subjects Some subjects all internal. Most subjects some external. New Zealand Qualification Offers traditional school subjects. Also offers practical,

    hands-on, technology and employment focused subjects Level 1 certificate earned when 80 credits gained (plus

    numeracy and literacy) Leads to NCEA Level 2 & 3 in Years 12 & 13 University Entrance gained from Level 3 Difficult to change to CIE in Year 12

  • SUBJECTS ONLY AVAILABLE IN ONE PATHWAY AT Year 11

    CIE: Accounting Chinese Japanese Spanish Computer Science

    NCEA: ESOL English Hospitality & Food Tech Maori Media Studies Technology - Engineering Technology - Wood Textiles & Design

  • MIXED PATHWAY CIE/NCEA

    Think about the pathway that best suits your learning style and subject choices

    In Year 11, you may be able to take one subject from the other pathway only if it is not offered in your main pathway

    You must ask permission from Mr Goodyer if you wish to take a mixed pathway. See him to sign your option sheet before you hand it in.

  • CHOOSING YOUR ENGLISH COURSE Compulsory in Years 11 & 12 Literacy needed from Years 11 and 12. NCEA a minimum of 10 credits Level 1 and Level 2 ( 5 reading and 5 writing). CIE a minimum of a D grade in IGCSE and an E grade in AS. Year 11 in CIE Pathway: IGCSE English Literature 11ELC IGCSE English Language 11ENC NCEA Level 1 ESOL 11ESL NCEA Level 1 English 11ENG

    Year 11 in NCEA Pathway: NCEA Level 1 English 11ENG NCEA Level 1 English for Literacy 11ENL NCEA Level 1 ESOL 11ESL All continue to Year 12 courses which can satisfy University Entrance Literacy

  • CIE ENGLISH COURSES in Year 11

    11ELC: Literature Need strong academic

    background in English. Study poetry, prose , drama Analyse & evaluate texts Write academic essays Need to do well in exams

    11ENC: Language Need ability to write

    accurately, imaginatively & with flair

    Analyse texts & extract information

    Write in different styles Need to do well in exams

  • NCEA ENGLISH in Year 11

    11ENG: English Need sound background in

    English. Wide range of skills Formal & creative writing Study texts, film & language Full 25 credit course

    11ENL: Literacy For students who struggle

    with English Extra help with reading &

    language skills Study texts and film Slightly fewer standards

    11ESL: ESOL is for second language students who have been tested and recommended to take this course.

  • CHOOSING YOUR MATHS COURSE

    Compulsory in Year 11. Numeracy from Year 11 NCEA minimum of 10 credits at Level 1 CIE minimum of D grade in IGCSE Students taking the NCEA Pathway: NCEA Level 1 Mathematics 11MAT NCEA Level 1 Numeracy Mathematics 11MNU Students taking the CIE Pathway: IGCSE Mathematics 11MTC NCEA Level 1 Mathematics 11MAT Accelerated students choose: AS Mathematics 1 year course 12MTC or 11MPU AS Mathematics 2 year course 11MAC

  • Mathematics - 11MTC or 11MAT For students who hope to continue studying

    Mathematics in Year 12 either CIE AS or NCEA Level 2

    For those with over 40% in the Year 10MAT end of year exam

    CIE students - IGCSE Mathematics (Extended) NCEA students - NCEA Level 1 Mathematics

  • Year 11 Numeracy Mathematics:

    Aim of course is to gain Numeracy credits for University Entrance

    For students who find Mathematics challenging and do not plan to continue it in Year 12. Does NOT lead to Year 12 Maths.

    Leads to NCEA Level 1 Mathematics Made up of internally assessed Achievement

    Standards and three Unit standards

  • CHOOSING YOUR OPTION SUBJECTS

    Read all the information available to you: Information Booklet read the small print Subject Details for NCEA Level 1 & IGCSE on

    the school website Also NCEA Level 2 & 3 and AS and A Level -

    read recommended backgrounds for subjects for Year 12 & 13

    Option Sheets - read both sides

  • 3 or 4 OPTION SUBJECTS?

    FIVE subject course: 3 option subjects Most students will choose 3 option subjects SIX subject course: 4 option subjects To be considered for this you will need to get an

    average of 75% in the four core Year 10 exams (10ENG, 10MAT, 10SCI, 10SOS) with no mark less than 65%.

    Indicate which is your sixth subject - You will drop this subject if you are only allowed to do five subjects after your exam results in November.

  • Taking Science in Year 11?

    Do your career ideas need science? If you havent decided on your ideas yet

    should you keep your options open? Do you like/enjoy science?

    Are you good at it?

    SCIENCE FACULTY

  • Year 11 Sciences NCEA - Level 1 Science Leads to NCEA Level 2 & 3 Biology, Chemistry &/or Physics in Years 12 & 13 CIE IGCSE Biology, Chemistry &/or Physics Continue as AS & A Level Biology, Chemistry &/or Physics in Years 12 & 13 You need > 70% in the Yr 10 end of year Science exam Can only pick 1 or 2 single Sciences in Year 11 unless you are approved to

    take 6 subjects and you get > 80% in the Yr 10 Science exam. CIE IGCSE Combined Science Does NOT generally lead to AS single Sciences in Year 12 Leads to IGCSE or NCEA Level 2 Biology, Chemistry &/or Physics which

    then continue as AS or NCEA Level 3 in Year 13

  • Pathways in Science

    Year10 Science

    NCEA Level 1 Science

    NCEA Level 2 individual Sciences

    NCEA Level 3 individual Sciences

    CIE IGCSE Combined

    Science

    CIE IGCSE individual Sciences

    CIE AS individual Sciences

    CIE IGCSE individual Sciences

    CIE AS individual Sciences

    CIE A Level individual Sciences

    Yr11 Yr12 Yr13

  • The vocational pathway courses (shaded on the Year 11 option sheet)

    The vocational pathway starts mainly in Year 12 It offers NCEA credits at Levels 1, 2 and 3 mostly

    through unit standards It can also offer industry certificates to provide a

    step-up to a tertiary or apprenticeship qualification Many of the standards offered in these courses do

    not lead to subjects approved for University Entrance at Level 3

    Many of these standards do not offer the opportunity for grades higher than achieved i.e. not merit or excellence

  • The vocational pathway courses

    Hospitality & Food Technology (Yrs 11 - 13) Engineering (Yrs 11 - 13) Woodwork (Yr 11) Carpentry (Yrs 12 & 13) Automotive (Yrs 11 - 13) Sport Leadership (Yr 13) Travel and Tourism (Yrs 12 & 13) Information Management for Business (Yrs 12&13) Vocational Pathway Studies (Yrs 12 & 13)

  • University Entrance requirements from NCEA

    *For Auckland University from 2016, students will require 17 or more credits in NCEA Level 2 or 3 English, for entry to all degree courses.

  • University Entrance requirements from CIE

    *For Auckland University from 2016, students will require a Grade D or better in AS English (Language or Literature), for entry to all degree courses.

  • Subject Selection Information Booklet Given out today Has general advice and information SUBJECT DETAILS are on the school website On the Home page, under In the Spotlight Macleans College Senior Course Guide www.macleans.school.nz http://courseguide.macleans.school.nz/index.csh

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    SUBJECT DETAILS

    http://www.macleans.school.nz/http://courseguide.macleans.school.nz/index.cshtmlhttp://courseguide.macleans.school.nz/index.cshtml

  • NCEA & CIE Parent Information Evening Especially for students going in to Year 11 Tuesday 15th September 2015 7.00 p.m. Hillary House

    PARENT INFO EVENING

  • Think about: Your interests, skills and abilities Your learning style Which subjects you enjoy Your career choices Trying a range of subjects Subjects that require skills and knowledge

    from studying the year before What is involved in studying the subjects

    you are interested in

  • Completing your Option Sheets Must choose one subject from each column Fit English & Maths, three or four option subjects 5 Subject Course: Fit core Phys Ed (11PED) last 6 Subject Course: Indicate your 6th subject which you will drop if only

    allowed to take 5. This must be a science if you have chosen 3 sciences. If 2 subjects can only be taken in the same column, select the one you

    most want to do then write a note on the option sheet to say you also would like the other subject but it currently clashes.

    If you choose a subject not in your main pathway you must see Mr Goodyer, fill in 2 sheets, check the columns

    Fill your form in neatly in ink with no alterations or twink Must be signed by parent or guardian Fill in the back returning to school?, career ideas? Accelerated Maths students taking 6 subjects must pick their Maths course

    (12MTC or 11MPU), in column 1.

  • CHECK LIST

    READ THE NOTES IN THE BOOK READ SUBJECT DETAILS ONLINE READ THE OPTION SHEET, BOTH SIDES PARENTS READ BOOK, SUBJECT

    DETAILS & OPTION SHEETS PARENTS ATTEND INFO EVENING ON

    TUESDAY 15 SEPT, 7.00, HILLARY DISCUSS IDEAS WITH YOUR PARENTS ASK FOR HELP IF YOU NEED IT DECIDE ON YOUR PATHWAY DECIDE ON YOUR SUBJECTS

    FILL YOUR OPTION FORM IN CAREFULLY.

    BOTH SIDES, IN INK NO TWINK OR ALTERATIONS GAIN PERMISSION IF YOU NEED IT FORM SIGNED BY PARENT (OR GUARDIAN) & BY STUDENT COMPLETED FORM RETURNED TO MAIN OFFICE BY: FRIDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2015

  • ANY QUESTIONS??

    YEAR 10 OPTION TALKSFOR YEAR 11 in 2016Year 11 Option TalksCHOOSING A QUALIFICATION PATHWAYCIENCEASUBJECTS ONLY AVAILABLE IN ONE PATHWAY AT Year 11MIXED PATHWAY CIE/NCEACHOOSING YOUR ENGLISH COURSECIE ENGLISH COURSES in Year 11NCEA ENGLISH in Year 11CHOOSING YOUR MATHS COURSEMathematics - 11MTC or 11MATYear 11 Numeracy Mathematics:CHOOSING YOUR OPTION SUBJECTS3 or 4 OPTION SUBJECTS?Slide Number 16Year 11 SciencesSlide Number 18The vocational pathway courses(shaded on the Year 11 option sheet)The vocational pathway coursesUniversity Entrance requirements from NCEAUniversity Entrance requirements from CIESUBJECT DETAILSPARENT INFO EVENINGThink about:Completing your Option SheetsCHECK LISTANY QUESTIONS??