Presentation on theme: "Blwyddyn 8 9 Pathways - Llwybrau 2014-2015. Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School All learners in Year 9 will follow ◦ 7 compulsory subjects."— Presentation transcript:
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School All learners in Year 9 will follow ◦ 7 compulsory subjects ◦ 5 compulsory GCSEs ◦ 1 optional GCSE/BTEC
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School Physical Education French History Geography Art Music PSE which includes the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification These are not GCSE courses but are National Curriculum subjects that are taught to all learners in Year 9.
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School English Mathematics Science Religious Studies Welsh These subjects are compulsory GCSE courses that all learners will follow through to Year 11.
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School GCSE Product Design 3D GCSE Product Design Textiles BTEC Information Technology ASDAN CoPE All learners in Year 9 have now chosen one of the above subjects. They will complete this subject during Year 9 and take more options in Year 10 & 11.
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School GCSE courses will either be examination only, or will require completion of a portfolio or controlled assessment. A more detailed calendar of the controlled assessments required can be found in the parents handbook provided this evening.
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School Our new Year 9 Programme of Study learners will study and analyse a range of fiction and non-fiction texts, and become more confident as speakers and listeners. We aim to make the Year 9 curriculum accessible to all learners, challenging and fun with opportunities to complete extended writing for real contexts. Most importantly, the Year 9 programme will directly prepare learners for the rigours of GCSE. Students will complete controlled assessments and examinations in years 10 & 11.
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School Firstly, developing the skills needed to succeed in GCSE English: speaking & listening, reading, writing and organisation. Secondly, they will hone the skills needed for life through English lessons. For example, to make effective presentations, to listen and respond to others and to write in a range of forms. Finally, we aim to nurture learners’ appreciation of a variety of literary and non-literary texts such as: novels, short stories, plays, films, media, poetry and web pages.
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School NO coursework and NO controlled assessments. One calculator and one non-calculator exam at the end of the course. Four tier scheme of learning to ensure that every student fulfils their potential. Internal testing at the end of every half term. Progressive scheme of learning.
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School Sets 1 & 2 (Higher Paper - Grades A* to D) 7 Lessons per fortnight GCSE External Exam at the end of Year 10. Sets 3 & 4 (Foundation - Grades C to G)
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School There are 4 different pathways that learners could follow. These pathways either follow a GCSE or BTEC route The 4 Pathways- Triple Award Science - (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) Core & Additional Core only BTEC Vocational
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School GCSEs Each form of GCSE pathway consists of: 3 examinations in the summer each paper = 25% of final grade. 1 controlled assessment (practical exam) = 25% of final grade. BTEC The course consists of: 3 coursework units (Biology, Chemistry and Physics). 1 examined unit. Year 8 into 9 Pathways 2014-15
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School Year 9 & Year 10 Year 11 Triple Award BIOLOGY CHEMISTRY PHYSICS 1 GCSE 1 GCSE 1 GCSE Triple Award BIOLOGY CHEMISTRY PHYSICS 1 GCSE 1 GCSE 1 GCSE Core & Additional CORE ADDITIONAL 1 GCSE 1 GCSE Core & Additional CORE ADDITIONAL 1 GCSE 1 GCSE Core Only CORE 1 GCSE Core Only CORE 1 GCSE BTEC Vocational PRINCIPALS APPLICATIONS 1 GCSE equivalent BTEC Vocational PRINCIPALS APPLICATIONS 1 GCSE equivalent Further GCSE or GCSE equivalent
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School In Year 9 we start the WJEC Short Course GCSE and study the following topics through the religion of Christianity. Believing and Living: Our World Relationships Looking for meaning Is it fair?
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School There is no external examination for this course. Students will pass by completing a portfolio of coursework. 20 pieces of coursework will complete the portfolio. Cymraeg – Welsh Students will receive one hour per week of compulsory Welsh in year 9. Students will complete a Level 2 National Vocational Qualification. More able students will have the opportunity to complete a further qualification in year 10.
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School WBQ- Intermediate During Year 9 learners will study numerous topics from the PSE framework. Learners will study: The Environment Health and Wellbeing Positive relationships and sexual education Active Citizenship Year 9 learners will complete the first challenge; The Individual Project Challenge.
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School Course is studied over 1 year and has 1 external examination and 3 coursework based units Course is graded Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* which is equivalent to GCSE Grade C, B, A or A* Course is made up of 4 units throughout the year: Technology Systems, Creating a Digital Animation, Spreadsheet Development & A Digital Portfolio
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School Learners will be assessed in two ways: Examination ( one 2 hour written paper which is worth 40% of the total marks) Coursework (one design and make project worth 60% of the overall marks)
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School 12 coursework based units- Communication Citizenship and Community Sport and Leisure Independent Living The Environment Vocational and Diploma Preparation Health and Fitness Work Related Learning and Enterprise Science and Technology International Links Expressive Arts Beliefs and Values
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School What is different about being in KS4? Lunchtime will be between 1.05 p.m. and 1.40 p.m. Students will be moving all around the school for their lessons Students will get to know a wider range of staff and pupils of all ages in their classes. You will follow a curriculum that leads to qualifications
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School Take place every day at 2.40pm for 20 minutes Conducted by the tutor and co tutor both of whom will get to know the students well During one session per week there will be an assembly Once a month there is a full house assembly for students in years 7-13.
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School The class discuss and reflect on a thought for the week (DACW) Learning conversations take place between students and co tutor Uniform and equipment is checked Attendance, behaviour and achievement discussed Literacy and numeracy activities/ weekly quiz General discussions to ensure students well being is maintained take place
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School All blogs are updated regularly with information applicable to all students Displayed and discussed every day during TFL session Easily accessed from home via the schools home page
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School If you or your child have any concerns please contact HoH/TfL/HoKS by phone or by email. email@example.com-Head of KS4 firstname.lastname@example.org- email@example.com-Head of Pryderi firstname.lastname@example.org- email@example.com-Head of Olwen firstname.lastname@example.org- email@example.com-Head of Branwen firstname.lastname@example.org- email@example.com-Head of Taliesin firstname.lastname@example.org-
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School PRYDERI Ms ButcherMs Pinder Mr HodgeMs Rees-Ellis Mr LlewellynMs Curtis Mrs HughesMrs Jarman Mrs EdwardsMsTucker Ms OwenMrs Rees
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School TALIESIN Mr JonesMs McQuaid Mrs DaviesMs Phillips Dr AndrewsMs Evans Ms MeynellMr Croft MrHeavysideMrs Summers Ms MillerMs Harry-Young
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School OLWEN Mr JonesTBC Mme TeixeiraMs Rees Mr HutchersonMrs Cregg Mr HicksMrs Lampitt Mr StaniforthMrs Bowen Ms McNairMr Beale
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School BRANWEN Ms GoddardMs Nightingale Ms WatkinsMr Leadbeater Ms TurleyMr Brace Mr WhiteheadMrs Sadler Ms HopkinsMs Homfrey Mr StroudMr Mullins
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School Kayaking Climbing Adventure Trekking Map Reading and Navigation Camp Craft skills Orienteering Mountain Rescue Scenarios Bush Craft The Country Code Team Challenges and Activities
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School JT- Ms TurleyJOH- Ms HopkinsEG- Ms Goddard AustinCurtisWelchCallumBudzenWiktoria HallCallumAthayLaurenCharlesSamantha HaydenCerysBatesJosephDelicataLewis JacksonAshlynDeanKatrinaHoneMorgan JonesLouisGibbonsDanielOliverEuan MartinJackGoodwinKatieReynoldsAmber RedmanSerenStock-BerrettPaigeStoneJessica StevensKelseyWallCerith SweetJake ZahraSabika GST- Mr StroudMWH - Mr WhiteheadJW- Ms Watkins AmbatzidisLaylalouiseBatesJoshuaAthayEllis DevonshireJoshGlorieuxRebeccaBennettHarry FayyazZenMorriceStephanieBishopTheo GaddChloeWallerDanielDykeLauren NawazHussnainWatkinsLouisLagdenAimee OrmondBillyWebbChelseeLawrenceAlisha TaylorBryony-Rose WattsConnor
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School AST- Mr StaniforthHMN- Ms McNairJMH-Mr Hicks Bond, CraigGibbons, IsobelBarry, Courtney Flannelly, AndrewLlewellyn, AbigailBowe, Natalia Williams, AidenBessant, OwenWilliams, Kyle Spark, KaitlinRowe, MatthewMurray, Bethany Vodden, KaicieRoberts, CerysRoberts, Chantelle Baldwin, JordanPorretta, MichaelFord, Alexander Hinkley, JakeSargent, KoreyMorris, Matthew White, LewisSade, Ryan Paterson, Jamie MDH- Mr HutchersonMT-Mm TeixieraPRJ- Mr Jones Wooles, Jordan-NicoleDavies, SkyeClayden, David Luwangula, Muganzi (Dorothy)Parris, SeanWilliams, Alicia Sullivan, CaitlinWorkman, DylanNichols, Jamie -Leigh Pratt, GwendolinAllen, Scott JamesBower, Halle Tanner, MorganChapman, HollyJohnson, Daniel Plackett-Dash, IanColes, ShannonMyles, Joshua Wilkins, LeonWainwright, Clara Jones, Kian Jones, Benjamin
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School NHE- Mr HeavysideRMI- Miss MillerSA- Dr Andrews Katie RyanBilly MarshallCameron Price Lauren LewisCameron IlesVictoria Polopida Max JonesHarry FairfaxLouis Stone Morgan EvansShannon ColeEllis Williams Mathew BrittonJensen Lewis PrattLowri Moore Ellis JamesBethany WilliamsCerys Myatt Chloe HardingChloe SweeneyThomas Martin Ben LittleJennifer VirgoLewis Edwards-Mitchell Ellie Reilly CM- Miss MeynellDBJ- Mr JonesKD- Mrs Davies Jacques FlectherNiall WildingJade Irvin Connor HumphriesDylan EmersonStephen Spiller James LaneEmily BowdenSamuel Grant Declan PriceLauren CherrettJamie Clemett Jake RogersClaudia HurleyKaitlin Reakes Ella EvansHeilo FilipeSamuel Burrows Lee MorganMatthew Dymond Rebecca Morgan Gracie Edwards
Ysgol Uwchradd Casnewydd Newport High School ME- Mrs EdwardsRKH- Mrs HughesRLL- Mr Llewellyn EvansLibbyCherrettThomasAllcockLucie JoyOliviaCookAstonCampbellKatie LewisMeganDaviesEmilyLe-GalloudecRoss RogersChloeJamesFreyaMappsBrandon SmithShaneJordanAshleyMillsDominic SymondsConnorPopeKellanWiffenBethany WilliamsLewesGodsallPatrickWilkinsBenjamin KB- Ms ButcherSO- Ms OwenRH- Mr Hodge BinghamAaronBrehonyDannyBlacoeCallum ConarroeAlyshaEdwardsRossElliottCourtney CrockerSophieHallLiamLingardLene HarrisMorganJamesMollyMarshallJody JonesTieganO'BrienChloeMohlerovaBianka KentLydiaSmithCallumPriceTeanni MartinNiallFussellJedPriestnallJacob WillisIndiaWatsonJohn