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1 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Welcome

2 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Curriculum for Year 11 Students: English Maths Science Citizenship Philosophy and Ethics Personal, Social and Health Education Games and Health & Self

3 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Plus up to four Option subjects. These are chosen from: French, German, Spanish Electronics, Engineering, Resistant Materials, Textiles, Graphics, Food Technology Geography, History, PE, ICT, Business Studies Art, Drama, Music Triple Science

4 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Some students also follow: A College or Farm course Functional Skills Foundation Learning

5 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Some of these courses are Modular These courses have already had exams in Year 10 that count towards the GCSE

6 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Modular GCSEs are: English Philosophy and Ethics Science Geography

7 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening In some cases it is possible to resit modules in order to improve results The cost of these resits may be passed on to parents Decisions regarding resits are made within subject areas

8 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Most courses have a coursework element Some of these coursework elements are done in school under Controlled Assessment

9 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Courses with Controlled Assessment are: English All DT subjects Geography History Science All Languages

10 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Controlled Assessment has been happening in Year 10 and may be have been completed in many subjects

11 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Some courses are continually assessed The work done throughout the course counts towards the GCSE

12 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Courses that are continually assessed are: Art ICT Business Studies PE (BTEC)

13 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Some courses have a Practical Assessment These generally take place in Year 11

14 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Courses with a Practical Assessment are: PE (GCSE) Music Art Drama

15 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening In courses that are modular or have controlled assessment or are continually assessed, teachers will have a very good idea as to what grade students are likely to achieve.

16 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Important dates January exams

17 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening January 2013 Exam Timetable DateAwarding BodyQualificationTitleExam Code 09-Jan-13AQAGCSEUnit 5 ScienceSCA1FP and HP Core Science Yr 10 09-Jan-13OCRGCSE English Literature:Modern Drama:Written Paper (Foundation and Higher}A662/01 and 02Re-sits Yr 11 10-Jan-13OCRGCSE English:Information and Ideas:Written Paper (Foundation and Higher)A680/01 and 02Sets 1-3 Yr 11 18-Jan-13OCRGCSE Religious Studies:Ethics 2 ( Peace and Justice Equality Media):Written PaperB604/01Re-sits Yr11 18-Jan-13OCRGCSE Religious Studies:Ethics (Relationships Medical Ethics Poverty and Wealth):Written PaperB603/01Re-sits Yr11 21-Jan-13AQAGCSEGeography40351F and HRe-sits Yr 11 22-Jan-13AQAGCSEAdditional Science Paper 1AS1FPAdditional Yr 11 25-Jan-13AQAGCSEGeography40352F and H All Yr 11 Geog 28-Jan-13AQAGCSEBiologyBLY1 and BLY2 Triple group Yr 11 29-Jan-13AQAGCSEChemistryCHY1 and CHY2 30-Jan-13AQAGCSEPhysicsPHY1 and PHY2

18 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Individual timetables will be issued to all students sitting exams. Students must take responsibility for knowing when their exams are, their candidate number and their seat number

19 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Important dates Summer exams

20 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening DateAwarding BodyQualificationExam CodeTitle 13-May-13 OCRGCSEB604/01 Religious Studies:Ethics 2 ( Peace and Justice Equality Media):Written 13-May-13OCRGCSEB603/01 Religious Studies:Ethics (Relationships Medical Ethics Poverty and Wealth):Written 13-May-13EdexcelGCSE5FR01French Unit 1: 1F Listening Foundation 13-May-13EdexcelGCSE5FR03French Unit 3: 3H Reading Higher 13-May-13EdexcelGCSE5FR01French Unit 1: 1H Listening Higher 13-May-13EdexcelGCSE5FR03French Unit 3: 3F Reading Foundation 14-May-13AQAGCSEAS1FPAdditional Science 1 Unit 5 14-May-13AQAGCSEAS1HPAdditional Science 1 Unit 5 14-May-13AQAGCSEBL2HPBiology Unit 2 14-May-13AQAGCSEBL2FPBiology Unit 2 14-May-13AQAGCSEBL3HPBiology Unit 3 14-May-13AQAGCSEBL3FPBiology Unit 3 14-May-13EdexcelGCSE5PE01Unit 1: The Theory Of Physical Education 15-May-13EdexcelGCSE5EM03Unit 3: Application Of Technology In Engineering And Manufacturing 17-May-13AQAGCSE41051Citizenship Studies Unit 1 17-May-13EdexcelGCSE5SP03Spanish Unit 3F Reading Foundation 17-May-13EdexcelGCSE5SP03Spanish Unit 3H Reading Higher 17-May-13EdexcelGCSE5SP01Spanish Unit 1H Listening Higher 17-May-13EdexcelGCSE5SP01Spanish Unit 1F Listening Foundation 17-May-13AQAGCSE41051Citizenship Studies (Short Course) Unit 1

21 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening 20-May-13OCRGCSEA662/01English Literature:Modern Drama:Written (Foundation) 20-May-13OCRGCSEA663/01 English Literature:Prose from Different Cultures:Written (Foundation) 20-May-13OCRGCSEA663/02English Literature:Prose from Different Cultures:Written (Higher) 20-May-13OCRGCSEA662/02English Literature:Modern Drama:Written (Higher) 20-May-13AQAGCSECH2FPChemistry Unit 2 20-May-13AQAGCSECH2HPChemistry Unit 2 20-May-13AQAGCSECH3FPChemistry Unit 3 20-May-13AQAGCSECH3HPChemistry Unit 3 22-May-13EdexcelGCSE5GN01German Unit 1: Listening Higher 22-May-13EdexcelGCSE5GN01German Unit 1: Listening Foundation 22-May-13EdexcelGCSE5GN03German Unit 3: Reading Higher 22-May-13EdexcelGCSE5GN03German Unit 3: Reading Foundation 22-May-13AQAGCSE44301Electronics Unit 1 22-May-13AQAGCSE41053Citizenship Studies Unit 3 22-May-13AQAGCSE45701Design and Technology : Textiles Technology Unit 1

22 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening 23-May-13AQAGCSEPH2HPPhysics Unit 2 23-May-13AQAGCSEPH2FPPhysics Unit 2 23-May-13AQAGCSEPH3FPPhysics Unit 3 23-May-13AQAGCSEPH3HPPhysics Unit 3 23-May-13AQAGCSEAS2FPAdditional Science 2 Unit 6 23-May-13AQAGCSEAS2HPAdditional Science 2 Unit 6 23-May-13OCRGCSEA664/01 English Literature:Literary Heritage Prose and Contemporary Poetry:Written (Foundation) 23-May-13OCRGCSEA664/02 English Literature:Literary Heritage Prose and Contemporary Poetry:Written (Higher) 24-May-13EdexcelGCSE5MU03Music Unit 3: Listening And Appraising 03-Jun-13EdexcelGCSE5FT02Unit 2: Know. And Underst. Of Food Technology 03-Jun-13OCRGCSEA971/11 History:Aspects of Int'l Relations 1919-2005 & chosen Depth Study:with Germany 1918-45 04-Jun-13OCRGCSEA680/02English:Information and Ideas:Written (Higher) 04-Jun-13OCRGCSEA680/01English:Information and Ideas:Written (Foundation) 05-Jun-13AQAGCSESCA1HPScience A 1 Unit 5 05-Jun-13AQAGCSESCA1FPScience A 1 Unit 5 05-Jun-13AQAGCSEBL1FPBiology Unit 1 05-Jun-13AQAGCSEBL1HPBiology Unit 1 05-Jun-13OCRFSMQ6993/01Additional Mathematics:Paper 1

23 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening 07-Jun-13EdexcelGCSE5RM02Unit 2: Know. And Underst. Of Res. Mats. Tech. 10-Jun-13OCRGCSEA972/21 History:British Depth Study with How was British society changed 1890-1918? 10-Jun-13AQAGCSECH1FPChemistry Unit 1 10-Jun-13AQAGCSECH1HPChemistry Unit 1 11-Jun-13EdexcelGCSE1MA0 1HMathematics A Unit 1 (Higher) 11-Jun-13EdexcelGCSE1MA0 1FMathematics A Unit 1 (Foundation) 11-Jun-13AQAGCSE45501Design and Technology : Graphic Products Unit 1 12-Jun-13AQAGCSE40352FGeography B Unit 2 12-Jun-13AQAGCSE40352HGeography B Unit 2 13-Jun-13AQAGCSESCA2HPScience A 2 Unit 6 13-Jun-13AQAGCSESCA2FPScience A 2 Unit 6 13-Jun-13AQAGCSEPH1FPPhysics Unit 1 13-Jun-13AQAGCSEPH1FPPhysics Unit 1 14-Jun-13EdexcelGCSE1MA0 2HMathematics A Unit 2 (Higher) 14-Jun-13EdexcelGCSE1MA0 2FMathematics A Unit 2 (Foundation) 14-Jun-13OCRGCSEB601/01 Religious Studies:Philosophy 1 (Deity Religious and Spiritual Experience End of Life):Written 14-Jun-13OCRGCSEB602/01 Religious Studies:Philosophy 2 (Good and Evil Revelation Science):Written 18-Jun-13AQAGCSE40353HGeography B Unit 3 18-Jun-13 AQAGCSE40353FGeography B Unit 3

24 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Students will remain in lessons until Tuesday 21 st May after which they are on study leave

25 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Individual subjects

26 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening English

27 ALL CONTROLLED ASSESSMENTS WILL NEED TO BE COMPLETED AND MARKED BY THE END OF APRIL 2013 Single Pathway: Students who complete this course will receive a single GCSE in English Language. The majority of students that are taking this pathway have already sat the English Language exam (June 2012). However, there will be the opportunity to retake this exam in June 2013. The remainder of the year will be spent working on Controlled Assessments. This will involve a piece on Wilfred Owen (Term 1) as well as Imaginative writing (Terms 2 and 3)

28 Duel Pathway: Students who complete this course will receive two GCSEs in English Language and English Literature. Year 11 students following this pathway have completed all but one piece of Controlled Assessment – Spoken Language – will be written in Term 1. Where a student has not achieved the appropriate grade in a piece of Controlled Assessment, they will be required to attend sessions provided by the English Department in order to redo the task. These sessions will be run on Tuesdays after school (3.45-5.00) and will start on 2 nd October. The majority of the year will be spent studying texts in preparation for the January and June examinations.

29 Revision Sessions From 2 nd October until the end of Year 11, Controlled Assessment rewrites/Revision will take place on a Tuesday afternoon (3.45-5.00) Rewrites will take place in Terms 1 and 3. Students will receive letters inviting them to attend. Revision for the Information and Ideas examination will begin in Term 2. Revision for the Literature examinations will take place in Term 4.

30 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Maths

31 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Revision sessions start 19th/20th Sept Students have been invited to these and attendance is reliant in 100% effort in lessons We expect 100% commitment to these sessions with extra work being set that needs to be completed. We will contact home if students are not doing as required in these sessions.

32 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Letters will be going home about revision guides & DVDs in the next couple of weeks - these are optional purchases The department will issue resources during the Spring/summer term to help focus on exam preparation.

33 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Science

34 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Science is one of the modular subjects and as such there will be exams in January that are part of the GCSE. Double Science is made up of Core and Additional Students completed to Core Science course in Year 10 and should have a grade for this dependent on any resits

35 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Coursework in science As part of the AQA Science GCSEs students complete a controlled assessment. The coursework counts for 25% of the final GCSE mark. Students have several chances at this and it represents a great chance to boost their exam score. The next one of these takes place during the Collapsed Timetable days in October (24 th and 25 th )

36 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Revision guides You will receive a letter asking for a contribution towards the purchase of a CGP revision guide and workbook for your child. If all students have these we can ensure consistent and rigorous preparation for exams.

37 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Practice exam papers If you visit the AQA website you can navigate to the past paper sections, just click on the tab for parents and students and make sure you have chosen the right course.

38 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Design & Technology

39 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Controlled assessment deadlines for all DT subjects will be during the month of February 2013, teachers will issues specific dates dependent on when lessons fall. Controlled assessment help sessions, catchup (for those eligible), access to PCs etc will be on Tuesday Lunchtimes, and Tuesday after school, this includes access to the workshops when needed.

40 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening From end of Feb onwards revision sessions will mainly be held (dependent on the needs of the subjects / students) on Tuesdays after school. Individual revision guides and resources will be given out by specific subject teachers. Those doing Entry Level with Mr James will be informed separately what sessions they will need to attend.

41 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Philosophy &Ethics

42 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Retakes are Friday 18 th January and the deadline for entries is 5 th October. Letters will be sent to parents soon with details and informing them of the cost. Teachers cannot use lesson time for revision for these exams so students will have to be proactive as they have revision guides and class notes already. Staff will be available at lunchtimes but students will have to 'book' times with us..

43 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Nearer to the summer there will be lunchtime and after school revision sessions. There is a revision guide on the school website and an additional resource on the VLE called ActiveTeach. There is also an e-mail address which students can use to send in practice exam answers to mark

44 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Citizenship

45 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening All coursework should now be completed (60% of the final grade). Parents will be informed imminently if coursework has not been received. Students will now be preparing for the final exam in June.

46 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Languages (French, German, Spanish)

47 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening There will be one more CA each in Writing and Speaking before Christmas. Each of these is 15% of the GCSE and that it is therefore vital that students are thoroughly prepared and take the time required at home to memorise their draft prior to writing it out under exam conditions in one hour in class. Two CAs in each skill are submitted (one of each was completed in Year 10). There may be an opportunity to do a third in the spring, but this would be completed out of lesson time as most students will not need it.

48 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening ICT

49 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Absolute final deadline for all Unit 5, Unit 7 and Unit 23 updated work is Mon 22nd October Lunchtime catch ups available on Monday, Thursday and Friday - 1.50 - 2.30pm After school ICT club Tuesdays 3.30 - 4.45pm

50 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening History

51 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Catch up sessions/ revision sessions for the history department are available from Mrs Glaze any day at lunchtime except Thursdays. CA catch up sessions will be with Mrs Glaze and students who have still not done the CA will need to come and see Mrs Glaze as soon as possible.

52 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Geography

53 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Unit 1 Examination (Resit) Urban environments - January examination (worth 25% of GCSE) Unit 2 Examination – Hazards - January - 1hr examination (worth 25% of GCSE) Unit 3 Examination – Tourism - June 18th - 1hr examination (worth 25% of GCSE)

54 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Controlled Assessment Task 1 Fieldwork. Completed by February 2013 There is a revision guide for each unit, which is augmented by past paper examination questions

55 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Music

56 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Coursework deadline is Feb half term One to one catch up sessions for all students are run after school. All students will be expected to do some of these and they are organised individually with students/parents if need be.

57 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Art

58 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening GCSE Mock Exam Question paper distributed 10 th September. Students have 10 weeks to complete their book work. 20 marks for art history 20 marks for developing and experimenting with ideas 20 marks for drawing Exam Deadline and 10 hour test November 26 th and 27 th.

59 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening GCSE Preparation Work Exam Paper handed out in January. Provisional date for 10 hour test is March 21 st and 22 nd.

60 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening GCSE Art Clubs Extra afternoon classes will be supervised in the Art block every Tuesday and Thursday after school. 3.30pm-5.00pm.

61 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Drama

62 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Completion of Response to Live Theatre written task: Thursday 25 th October 2012 (completed in school on Collapsed Timetable days) Completion of Unit 2 – Exploring Play Texts Documentary Response: Friday 21 st December 2012 (completed in school in controlled conditions during lessons) The students will then have completed 60% of their GCSE in Drama.

63 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening They will spend the remainder of the course preparing for their final practical exam which will take place in the week beginning 29 th April 2013, and this represents the remaining 40% of their course. Additional after school rehearsal sessions will be available during in the weeks before the final exam. A timetable will be provided and all students will be expected to attend some of these sessions. A dress rehearsal slot will also be allocated to each group to allow students an experience of the exam conditions in the week before the exam.

64 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening GCSE PE

65 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Key dates for GCSE PE: Fitness assessment 1 by the 21st of September Fitness assessment 4 by Tuesday 6th November Hand in date for their personal Exercise Programme Friday the 16th November Starting the 4th of March, two weeks of Contolled Assessment. Friday 22nd of March, Athletic moderation NOA 4pm till 7pm (compulsory) April 22nd and 23rd Moderation days in school for all practicals.

66 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening BUSINESS STUDIES

67 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Assessed in 3 parts: Marketing - Controlled assessment: 25% People and Business – 1 hour exam: 25% Production, Finance and the External Business Environment – 1 ½ Hour exam based on a case study which will be available in advance of the exam: 50%

68 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening The Controlled assessment is currently in the planning stage (10 Hours) and will be followed by the write up stage (6 hours) which is due to be completed by the end of this term.(Friday 26 th October)

69 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Textbooks and revision guides: A number of the group have bought the latest course textbook The school has spare copies of the old text book that students can borrow and keep at home There is a specific OCR Business Studies revision guide that is particularly useful for the Case study exam. It is available from Amazon (It costs about £6 new & £3 used)

70 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening This presentation will be on the school website

71 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening And now the fun stuff

72 Year 11 Parents Curriculum Information Evening Thank You


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