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1 Omagh Learning Community Foundation Learning Analysis KS4

2 Community Members Arvalee Dean Maguirc Drumragh College Omagh Academy Omagh CBS Omagh High Loreto Sacred Heart College St Johns, Dromore South West College Omagh Campus

3 General Context Omagh … Semi Rural Declining school population Good relationships Area Development: Lisanelly Educational Campus Coordinator Agreed Service level Agreement etc Shared Leadership: rotating chair / each principal leads a sub committee of curriculum leaders/appropriate teachers

4 Arvalee School Perspective Difficult to establish a role –Arvalee does not have the resources to support schools in SEN through the context the OLC –Pilots attempted and ventures ongoing –Offering Training etc –At times constant A Level Discussion etc The Paradigm –How do I look at my role? –How will the focus benefit Arvalee pupils?

5 Summary EF Context OLC Vision Context Agreed pathway FL Development in England Agreed frames of reference Sub committee: Audit issues Agreed structure / model Way forward

6 Entitlement Framework Statement consider the appropriateness of the existing curricular offer and to determine how best to meet the needs of all the young people in the area …

7 OLC Agreed Vision access to an appropriate entitlement for all young people in the Omagh district

8 Omagh Learning Community: Pathway (adapted from Cumbria model) CONSIDER OPTIONS 18 / 19 FURTHER EDUCATION HIGHER EDUCATION APPRENTISHIPEMPLOYMENT EMPLOYMENT WITH TRAINING ADULT TRAINING CENTRE CONSIDER OPTIONS AT 16 Level 3 GCSE / A LEVEL Level 2 FOUNDATION LEARNING TRAINING FOR SUCCESS APPRENTISHIP EMPLOYMENT / TRAINING CONSIDER OPTIONS 14 Level 2 (GCSE etc) FOUNDATION LEARNING

9 Development in England: Foundation Learning Discussion of development in England with FL Note Note: the Post 16 QCF model - build up credits towards a qualification Qualifications catalogue for Foundation Learning (currently excludes CCEA Awards) –http://www.qcda.gov.uk/qualifications/29.aspxhttp://www.qcda.gov.uk/qualifications/29.aspx Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency

10 Points of Reference for FL sub group Pupil Skills/Learning needs OLC Year 11 English developments in Foundation Learning / Cumbria Pathways Model Qualification Framework Northern Ireland Level definitions NI Curriculum/Entitlement Framework

11 Sub Committee: Foundation Learning and SEN Current Focus: Foundation Learning Sencos Arvalee Dean Maguirc Drumragh Omagh High Sacred Heart St Johns South West College

12 Issues from OLC Sub Group Meeting February or 2 pupils not achieving entry levels in each school 1 or 2 pupils not accessing appropriate Occupational Studies / are Occupational Studies appropriate? English and Mathematics qualification suitability Access for pupils with SEN Gaps in provision such as Retail

13 Entry Level to Level 1 Definitions Entry 1 Recognises progress along a continuum that ranges from the most elementary of achievements to beginning to make use of skills, knowledge or understanding that relate to the immediate environment. Entry 2 Achievement that reflects the ability to make use of skills, knowledge and understanding to carry out simple, familiar tasks and activities with guidance. Entry 3 Achievement that reflects the ability to make use of skills, knowledge and understanding to carry out structured tasks and activities in familiar contexts, with appropriate guidance where needed. Level 1 Achievement that reflects the ability to use relevant knowledge, skills and procedures to complete routine tasks. It includes responsibility for completing tasks and procedures subject to direction or guidance. Qualifications Framework in UK Report 2009

14 Focus on Entry 1 Definition –Need to review the qualifications on offer to ensure continuum is being recognised –Need to ask if current entry levels are fit for this purpose … review specification and assessment method

15 Foundation Learning in Omagh Learning Community KS Entry Level 1 / 2 / 3 to Level 1 Princes Trust xl CertificateArt and DesignREICTEnglishOral CommunicationMathematicsSciencePEOccupational StudiesCertificate in Life Skills Not recognised: Entry Level 1 (see definition) Transition ChallengeNational Skills ProfileAccreditation for Life and Living

16 OLC FOUNDATION LEARNING PATHWAY MODEL/STRUCTURE: KS4 Functional Skills Learning Additional Subject Based Learning Learning for Life and Work Principal Vocational Based Learning 16 – 19 Destination Training for Success Apprentiship Special Training Education Programme Arvalee School Programme 14 Options Information Advice and Guidance Adapted from QCDA

17 CURRENT FUNCTIONAL SKILLS LEARNING AREA Functional Skill Learning Using ICT Using Mathematics Communication Current Entry Level or Not Recognised Mathematics Oral Communication English ICT PRIORITY POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENT Functional Skills Learning

18 CURRENT PRINCIPAL VOCATIONAL LEARNING AREAS Occupational Studies HorticulturePlumbingTilingBrick Laying Joinery (1 / 2) Vehicle Studies Car Valeting Hospitality and Catering Hair and Beauty Media Studies Digital Technology Current Entry Level or Not Recognised Occupational Studies PRIORITY POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENT Principal Vocationa l Based Learning

19 Level 1: Developments 2010 / 11 South West College Omagh Campus –Wall Tiling –Painting and Decorating –Motor Vehicle Studies –Beauty Therapy –Hospitality and Catering –NOCN ICT

20 CURRENT LEARNING FOR LIFE AND WORK Learning for Life and Work Citizenship Personal Development Employability Home Economics Current Entry Level or Not Recognised Life Skills Transition Challenge Learning for Life and Work Princes Trust xl Certificate / Duke of Edinburgh Learning for Life and Work

21 CURRENT ADDITIONAL SUBJECT LEARNING AREAS Additional Subject Learning Areas Art and Design Physical Education REScience Current Entry Level or Not Recognised Art and Design Physical Education Religious Education Science Additional Subject Based Learning

22 Information Advice and Guidance What role do Careers officers have? What is on offer Post 16 and Post 19? What role does Transition Planning play in linking up the curriculum Pathway? CURRENTLY LINKING THIS INTO COURSE DEVELOPMENT Information Advice and Guidance

23 Current provision at Foundation Learning Level Learning AreaContentCurrent QualificationsHost Schools Functional Skills Learning Communication Using Mathematics Using ICT English EL 1/2/3 Oral Communication Mathematics EL 1/2/3 ICT EL 1/2/3 CCEA Speaking Board CCEA Principle Vocational LearningOccupational Studies Horticulture Plumbing Tiling Brick Laying Joinery (1 / 2) Vehicle Studies Car Valeting Hospitality and Catering Hair and Beauty Media Studies Digital Technology CCEA

24 Current provision at Foundation Learning Level Learning AreaContentCurrent QualificationsHost Schools Additional Subject Based Learning Art and Design EL 1/2/3 Physical Education EL 1/2/3 Religious Education EL 1/2/3 Foundation Science CCEA AQA Learning for Life and WorkLife Skills xl Certificate Duke of Ed Asdan Princes Trust Duke of Ed

25 Way forward? What is the ideal Omagh Learning Community Foundation Learning offer for each pupil? What is appropriate to develop for September? –Consider current Year 10s

26 Current work Continued collaborative work Focus on developing a Entitlement for SEN under the agreed model … –Year 11 vocational sampling course at Level 1 –Literacy / Numeracy Support Priority Skills Areas: 1.ICT and Computing 2.Construction and the Built Environment 3.Electronics and Electrical Engineering 4.Tourism and Hospitality 5.Manufacturing Engineering 6.Software Engineering Additional Local Skills Areas: 1.Agriculture 2.Retail 3.Office Administration 4.Beauty Therapy/Hair dressing

27 The ultimate goal in Omagh EVERY PUPIL WITH AN SEN IN OMAGH LEARNING COMMUNITY WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THE AGREED FOUNDATION LEARNING PROGRAMME NO MATTER WHAT SCHOOL THEY ATTEND.


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