Presentation on theme: "AQA Baccalaureate. The AQA Bacc is a recognised qualification that helps students to gain the suite of qualifications, skills and qualities that universities."— Presentation transcript:
The AQA Bacc is a recognised qualification that helps students to gain the suite of qualifications, skills and qualities that universities and employers want. Students will pursue subjects, interests and activities that give them –Independence and Leadership –promote responsibility and –engage them with study. builds on students’ core A-level subjects, adding value through wider learning, the extended project and enrichment activities. What is the AQA Baccalaureate?
AQA Baccalaureate What is the AQA Baccalaureate? Building on your A- levels, broadening your study, completing the extended project (EPQ) and recording your enrichment activities
AQA Baccalaureate Students are free to study any of your chosen A-level subjects. Students are effectively creating their own sixth-form programme. Students will have an exciting study framework that you will feel motivated to complete. Students will gain formal recognition for activities you already enjoy. Students will be able to talk confidently at interviews about the skills and experience you have acquired through and beyond academic study. The Importance of the AQA Baccalaureate
AQA Baccalaureate What do Universities think? A levels continue to be the gold standard for progression to university. The AQA Bacc gives students access to 550 UCAS points –Up to 140 per A level –Up to 70 for the EPQ –Up to 60 for the breadth subject
AQA Baccalaureate What do students gain? Qualifications and skills that universities and employers want. Demonstration of skills and qualities (via enrichment), commitment to and interest in chosen field of study (via depth and independent learning), the breadth of academic ability (via the breadth subjects). “We believe that it can be the “extras” that a student brings to the University, over and above the A-level results that secure them a place” University of Warwick “We believe that it can be the “extras” that a student brings to the University, over and above the A-level results that secure them a place” University of Warwick