Presentation on theme: "YEAR 9 EVENING YEAR 9 OPTIONS EVENING WELCOME. REASONS FOR CHOOSING You have done well in the subject at KS3. Enjoyment. Like the subject and will commit."— Presentation transcript:
YEAR 9 EVENING YEAR 9 OPTIONS EVENING WELCOME
REASONS FOR CHOOSING You have done well in the subject at KS3. Enjoyment. Like the subject and will commit to it.
THE FUTURE Do you want to go into the VI Form? Do you have a career in mind which requires certain subjects? If not, try to choose a broad range of subjects that will give you choice when you are 16 and/or 18.
REASONS FOR NOT CHOOSING Friends. Teachers.
REASONS FOR NOT CHOOSING Pre-conceived ideas about which subjects are for boys and which are for girls. Parents.
THE DECISION - MAKING PROCESS Check you understand the choices to be made. Gather your information. Think about the consequences of your decisions and make sure that you have discounted any alternatives.. Think about the consequences.
THE CORE CURRICULUM AT KS4 G.C.S.E. English. G.C.S.E. Mathematics. Core & Additional Science (2 G.C.S.Es). P. E. (non-exam). Citizenship. Short course G.C.S.E. R.S. Functional Skills in ICT.
THE OPTIONS STUDIED AT KS4 3 Full Course G.C.S.E.s. 2 Short Course G.C.S.Es. (.5 of a G.C.S.E. and taught in less time). You could replace 1 full course and 1 short course with Double Applied Business Studies. ( 2 G.C.S.E.s).
FULL COURSE G.C.S.E. OPTIONS Art & Design Business Studies Child Development Design and Technology - Graphic Products Resistant Materials Food Technology Triple Science Leisure/Tourism PE Drama Geography History (SHP) Information Technology (ICT) MFL: German French Spanish Music Media Studies Religion, Life, Society Food and Nutrition
YOUR SHORT COURSE G.C.S.E OPTIONS Design & Technology Graphic Products Resistant Materials French German Geography History (Modern World) Information Technology (ICT) P.E.
French.German. N.V.Q. Level 2
DOUBLE APPLIED COURSE APPLIED BUSINESS
SPECIALIST DIPLOMAS Tick the Diploma you are interested in on the Options Form: 1.Creative and Media. 2.Environment and Land. 3.Construction and Land. 4.Business Admin. And Finance.
THE OPTIONS FORM THINK BEFORE COMPLETING THE FORM - TO AVOID FUTURE CHANGES. FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. FILL IN ALL THE BOXES. MAKE SURE IT IS SIGNED!
Dont Panic! We are here to help. You can see any of the following people: Subject Teachers. Mr Grundy. Mr Mckeown and the other members of the Middle School Team Connexions (Essex Careers Service).
TIMESCALES THE FINAL DATE FOR THE RETURN OF YOUR OPTION CHOICE FORM IS ……. TUESDAY, 23 MARCH 2010
THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING Please fill in your questionnaire before you leave!