Year 9 Parent Presentation - Mount Carmel Technology College for

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Year 9 Progression Evening 20th January 2015

Ms Haynes Principal

Time to Choose Your Pathway to success!!!

Purpose of this Presentation        

The Future The Option Process Pathways Qualifications Choosing Options Do's and Don'ts Where to get advice Next Steps Mount Carmel College for Girls

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Year 9 Progression Timeline        

PSCHE Lessons - December – January 2015 Year 9 Reports Analysis – December - January 2015 Taster Fortnight 5th January – 16th January 2015 Y9 Options Assembly – 8th January 2015 Y9 Options Evening – 20th January 2015 Y9 Options Interviews – 2nd February - 13th February 2015 Y9 Parents Evening - 4th March 2015 Final Option Choices Deadline - 11th March 2015 Mount Carmel College for Girls Mount Carmel College for Girls

Pathways 19+ 16-19

Higher Education

Employment A levels

IB

BTEC National

Further Education Level 3

Apprenticeship

GCSE A*-C

Level 2 Vocational Course

GCSE D-G

Level 1 Vocational Course

14-16

11-14

Key Stage 3

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Core GCSEs- Compulsory • • • •

English Language & Literature Mathematics Additional Science Religious Education (RE)

NO EXAMINATIONS • Personal Social Health & Careers Education (PSHCE) • Core Physical Education (PE) Mount Carmel College for Girls Mount Carmel College for Girls

GCSEs - Options • • • • • • • •

Art and Design Drama French Geography Graphics History ICT Media Studies

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Music PE Product Design Spanish Textiles Triple Science

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A* - G Linear Exams Controlled Test Practical Exams Prescribed Assessment

Vocational Options (BTEC or Cambridge Nationals)

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Business Music Performance Arts ICT  Level 2 (A* - C) Sport  Level 1 (D – G)     

Pass, Merit, Distinction 75 % Assignments 25% External Examination Practical Vocationally related Mount Carmel College for Girls Mount Carmel College for Girls

Government Changes • • • • • • • • •

EBACC – English Baccalaureate Progress 8, Attainment 8 GCSE Grading 1-9 (4-5 = C grade) Changes to the Curriculum (English and Maths) NO Coursework All Linear Exams New A Levels (No AS Level) New Assessment YOU must achieve a grade C in English & Maths or you will continue in Sixth Form • Tracking your destination • New Sixth Form opportunities Mount Carmel College for Girls

Who takes all GCSEs?  Your aim is to achieve at least 8 GCSE grades C or above (A*, A, B or C) including English and Maths.  To study A Level at 6th Form you must achieve grades Cs and above, some Bs are required for Maths, Science and Humanities A Level subjects.  You are prepared to revise and study for your exams.  You complete homework on time.  You are an independent learner.  You will prepare and complete all controlled assessments on time.  You will attend after-school clubs.  You are considering university. Mount Carmel College for Girls

Vocational qualifications are suitable for : o Someone who knows what area of study interests them. o Likes to learn in a more practical way. o Is good at coursework. o Is not confident in exams. o You are considering a Level 3 Vocational courses at Post 16. o You can still go to university. Mount Carmel College for Girls

What level should I choose? Levels

LEVEL OF STUDY

Mostly Level 2a, 3C, 3B, 3A, 4C

Choose 3 x Vocational Courses

Mostly 4C, 4B, 4A, 5C, 5B

Choose a mixture of GCSEs and Vocational courses

Mostly 5A, 6C, 6B, 6A, 7s, 8s

Choose ALL GCSEs

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Subject Restrictions Triple Science – Level 6 and above Music – Play an instrument or sing, audition required Drama – Read the booklet carefully, required skills Media Studies – Level 5 and above in English Level 1 or Option A courses – by teacher selection only Mount Carmel College for Girls

Interviews with Mr Jackson and Mr McDonough o

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Discuss progress, behaviour, attendance and attitude to learning. Decide on the best pathway. Consider possible option choices. Set clear targets to help you progress. Discuss future progression and career aspirations Mount Carmel College for Girls Mount Carmel College for Girls

Do’s Do speak to your parents/carer Do speak to other students Do ask for advice, and questions Do make decisions based on interest, strengths and enjoyment Do research subjects, careers Do continue to work hard in Year 9 Do read your Pathway Booklet carefully when you receive it. Mount Carmel College for Girls Mount Carmel College for Girls

Don’ts o Don’t choose a subject because you like the teacher o Don’t choose a subject because your friends are o Don’t choose a subject because it sounds good o Don’t choose a subject because you think it will be easy Mount Carmel College for Girls Mount Carmel College for Girls

English, Mathematics, Additional Science, Religious Education, PSHCE and PE

3 GCSEs e.g. History, Drama, and Spanish

2 GCSEs e.g. Triple Science, Geography and French

1 GCSE and 2 BTEC e.g. Product Design, BTEC Business and BTEC Sport

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Completing the Options Form

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Information Advice & Guidance  Senior Staff  Heads of Department  Head of Years  Form Tutor  Subject Teacher  Support Staff  LRC  Internet Mount Carmel College for Girls Mount Carmel College for Girls

Key Staff Form Tutors

Senior Staff

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Ms Haynes Mr Lobo Mr C Jackson Mr McDonough Mr Pantelides Ms Duffy

Principal VP Year 9 AP Curriculum AP Curriculum IAG/PSCHE SEN/EAL

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Ms C McKenzie Ms Quirke Mr Gray Ms Petrica

• Y9 Head of Years: Ms Ayoade/Ms Snowdon

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Useful Links National Careers Service https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx Skills.org.uk http://www.skill.org.uk/youth/page.aspx?c=0&p=412 My World of Work http://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/

GOOD LUCK!! THE CHOICE IS YOURS!!

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